Alphonso David had been the New York governor's lawyer before joining the Human Rights Campaign and was involved in the response to sexual harassment accusations.
The lawsuit follows multiple failed attempts to start a queer student club at the New York university.
A man allegedly yelled a slur while punching a man in the head.
George Langdon IV has resigned from the Albany County Legislature and apologized for his "rash and thoughtless statements."
George Langdon IV, a member of the Albany County Legislature, has apologized for the remark, but there are still calls for his resignation.