Declaring Its LGBT Goals Have Been Met, Empire State Pride Agenda Winding Down Operations"We really never thought it would be achievable that we would see marriage equality, nondiscrimination and so many other rights," Executive Director Nathan Schaefer said.
Gay Rights Group Gives $60K Campaign Check To Gov. Andrew CuomoThe Empire State Pride Agenda's check to the Democrat was one of the biggest among Cuomo's $5.5 million in contributions since January.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo Believes NY Legislature Could Pass Gay Marriage This YearGov. Andrew Cuomo, closely allied with the Senate Republican majority that once blocked gay marriage, said he's now optimistic it will be legalized in New York.
Gay Marriage Supporters Plan New Vote In NY SenateThe Empire State Pride Agenda said their count after the November elections shows a net gain of two votes for gay marriage. The group also notes Senate Republican leader Dean Skelos has promised to bring the issue to the floor again.