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NYC Mayor Bill De Blasio Encourages Boycott Of “Anti-LGBT” Chick-Fil-A

Which is honestly fine because there are about 80,000 other ways to eat more chicken in New York. More »


Hillary Clinton & Bill De Blasio Make Super Cringe-y Joke About “Colored People Time”

Over the weekend, Hillary Clinton and New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio were on hand for the city’s annual Inner Circle Dinner, which brings together local politicians for an evening of food, pretty boring dinner conversation and super awkward onstage bits. Clinton and De Blasio’s skit, delivered alongside Hamilton’s Leslie Odom Jr., however, brought the… More »


Rahm Emanuel Bans City Travel To North Carolina, Finally Does Something Good

You know your legislation is truly evil when even the (possibly most sociopathic ever) mayor of Chicago Rahm Emanuel balks at it. Emanuel announced that he’s drafting an executive order banning City of Chicago government travel to North Carolina following the passage of their anti-LGBT bill, HB2, which overturned and banned non-discrimination ordinances statewide. Emanuel… More »


NY Gov. Cuomo Bans State Travel To North Carolina After It Passes Heinous Anti-LGBT “Bathroom Bill”

New York City mayor Bill de Blasio has come out in support of the ban. More »


New York City Issues New Transgender Protections

New York City’s government has issued a set of guidelines protecting transgender individuals from discrimination. The guidelines elaborate on prior legal protections.

The new guidelines include misgendering, enforcing gender-specific dress codes, and barring access to gendered facilities under the definition of discrimination, effectively making the practices illegal. Employers in New York must alsoMore »


New York Post Blasts “Bad Mom” Chirlane McCray, The NYC First Lady

This kind of bullshit makes my blood boil: the New York Post’s cover today shows a picture of New York City’s First Lady Chirlane McCray with the headline, “I WAS A BAD MOM.” It references an article that just came out in New York magazine about McCray’s life in which she writes about her difficulties… More »


NYC Mayor Bill De Blasio Boycotts St. Patrick’s Day Parade Over Gay Ban

New York City’s new mayor Bill de Blasio announced he will boycott the St. Patrick’s Day parade, the largest in the nation, because  of the organizers’ ban on pro-gay banners and signs. De Blasio is the first-ever NYC mayor to decline participation in the parade. [ABC News]
Louisiana has scrapped its kinda shady… More »


New York Mag Starts Off 2014 By Mistaking NYC’s New First Lady For A Woman Who Cried Rape!

New York Magazine is the latest publication that can’t tell the difference between Black faces. Just one day after Bill de Blasio took his oath of office, the New York-centric weekly confused his African-American wife, Chirlane McCray, with a woman who falsely accused her father of rape! Read more on Hello Beautiful …More »


Chiara De Blasio Wore A Witch’s Hat To Her Dad’s Swearing In As NYC’s New Mayor

Everything I know about Chiara de Blasio, the 19-year-old daughter of New York City’s new mayor Bill de Blasio, has led me to conclude that she is smart, brave and a total fashion risk taker. I admire both her decision to be upfront about battling substance abuse and to don tricky accessories, like a conical… More »


Chiara De Blasio, Daughter Of NYC’s New Mayor, Describes Her Depression And Battle With Substance Abuse

I would like to applaud Chiara de Blasio, the 19-year-old daughter of New York City’s new mayor Bill de Blasio, for her bravery in speaking frankly and honestly about her struggle with clinical depression and using marijuana and alcohol to cope. The Santa Clara University sophomore just completed an outpatient group therapy program for depression, anxiety,… More »


Get The Look: Chiara De Blasio’s Headband!

Yesterday, New York City elected its first Democratic Mayor in 20 years. Headed to Gracie Mansion with Mayor-elect Bill De Blasio is his amazing family — wife Chirlane McCray, son Dante and daughter Chiara. Oh, and one more thing. Chiara’s awesome array of headbands, which she has worn all campaign season. My personal favorite? This… More »