Video: Stringer Urges State Lawmakers to Pass Marriage Equality Bill

Michael K. Lavers READ TIME: 1 MIN.

Speaking at the LGBT Community Center in lower Manhattan on Thursday, June 23, Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer once again urged state lawmakers to pass a marriage equality bill.

He spoke as President Barack Obama attended an LGBT fundraiser in Midtown with New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn, Democratic National Committee Treasurer Andrew Tobias, David Mixner, actor Neil Patrick Harris and others.

The state Senate is scheduled to return to session at 10 a.m.

by Michael K. Lavers , National News Editor

Based in Washington, D.C., Michael K. Lavers has appeared in the New York Times, BBC, WNYC, Huffington Post, Village Voice, Advocate and other mainstream and LGBT media outlets. He is an unapologetic political junkie who thoroughly enjoys living inside the Beltway.

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