Feb 11, 2019 9:14 AM 1+ week ago
Some local officials are calling for Bronx City Councilman Ruben Diaz Senior to resign over seemingly homophobic comments. On the Spanish-speaking radio show "The Relief," Diaz said the City Council is "controlled by the homosexual community." Although he did not specify who he was referring to, the current City Council speaker is Corey Johnson, who is openly gay and HIV-positive. Mayor de Blasio took to Twitter, demanding that Diaz apologize. Now, a group of councilmembers is calling for further action. The City Council LGBT Caucus and Women's Caucus issued a joint statement saying, in part, "We demand he resign from......Read more.
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