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Joe Nicholson, Pioneering Out Gay Journalist, Dead at 71

Joe Nicholson, Pioneering Out Gay Journalist, Dead at 71

Joe Nicholson, the first out gay reporter at a major daily in New York, died on October 8, the New York Post, the paper where he came out, reported. Nicholson, who was 71, joined the Post in 1971 and came out in the newsroom in 1980, the newspaper reported, after an incident in which a […]

In Abrupt Shift, Quinn Agrees to Move on Paid Sick Leave

In Abrupt Shift, Quinn Agrees to Move on Paid Sick Leave

BY PAUL SCHINDLER | Little more than a week after City Council Speaker Christine Quinn told an audience of hundreds at an LGBT Democratic mayoral forum that she was not in favor of moving forward now on pending paid sick leave legislation, she will announce support for a modified bill at a City Hall press […]