Gianaris Slams Conversion Therapy

In response to news reports that the Texas Republican Party adopted an anti-LGBT stance at its annual convention, including an endorsement of so-called conversion therapy, State Sen. Michael Gianaris (D-Astoria) decried the Texas GOP’s insensitivity and urged passage of his legislation that would protect minors in New York from this harmful practice. “This alarming development […]

Bill Would Penalize Unlicensed Drivers

BY TRISHA SAKHUJA Staff Writer The Western Queens community has gathered to mourn yet again, after a child was killed in Woodside last week, the fourth child to die because of automobile accidents this year alone. Just days after a crash involving a truck driver with a suspended license took the life of eight- year-old […]