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Corey Johnson calls on Ruben Diaz Sr. to resign after anti-gay remarks

6 monthes ago   |   By New York Post

Council Speaker Corey Johnson said Monday that Bronx Councilman Ruben Diaz Sr. should step down for making an inflammatory remark about the gay community. “I think he should resign. It's not up to me, but I think what he said is totally unacceptable,” Johnson said during a press briefing in Albany, where he testified on...
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‘Homosexual Community' Controls City Council, One Member Says. He's Resisting Calls to Resign

‘Homosexual Community' Controls City Council, One Member Says. He's Resisting Calls to Resign

6 monthes ago   |   By NY Times

Rubén Díaz Sr., a councilman and a Pentecostal minister, was a vocal foe of same-sex marriage and has made other anti-gay remarks in the past.
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