Today activist Louis Flores made a call to NY1 and spoke to the news reporter Michael Scotto who asked the deputy mayor a question on gay rights at the Crains' breakfast we attended. Michael Scotto asked Goldsmith - actually read what Louis wrote below!
Louis wrote me this....and when I get his newest blog posting -- I will post it... I have it now....
With help of two reporters Michael Scotto and Erik Engquist --- attached is the article about Stephen Goldsmith’s record on the subject of Gay Pride.
(Folks check back latter for link to Louis' website to see article plus all you need to do is watch YouTubes by Louis -- his series and one by me!)
While he was mayor of
, Stephen Goldsmith stopped the practice of signing a ‘’proclamation declaring a gay pride day for the city.’’ Indianapolis
Here is the video I made, which is the Deputy Mayor’s response to questions about why he ended the practice of issuing proclamations while he was mayor of
, and what his thoughts were on the subject of same sex marriage. Indianapolis
By the time I started my hand-held camera, I missed the questions, and they are not included in the video on the above link.
These questions were posed to the Deputy Mayor by Michael Scotto, a reporter for NY1. These video links are of a July 20, 2010 breakfast meeting, where the new Deputy Mayor of
New York City gave a speech and answered questions about his vision for . Suzannah B. Troy made the conclusion that the way that the Deputy Mayor kept making non-answers, avoided his record, and would not answer what his thoughts were on gay marriage in the video on the above link meant that he was anti-gay, and as well as anti-gay marriage. New York City
Look at his record : while he was mayor of
, he didn’t want to recognize or acknowledge a gay pride day. In response to questions from NY1, the Deputy Mayor said he could not ‘’recollect’’ his anti-gay record, and he would not answer questions regarding marriage equality. Indianapolis
I will be updating the description of my YouTube video and my blogs, and I am sharing this information with you, in hopes that you can help me spread the word : Mayor Bloomberg has hired a conservative Republican to run our city, layoff firefighters, and bring his Republican worldview to us.
In 2009, when a very slim majority of New Yorkers voted for an ‘’Independent’’ to take a th3rd t3rm as mayor, did anybody expect that he would be recruiting an anti-gay deputy for his administration ?