In a surprising move, Eric Adams who is the current mayor of New York has appointed three people with anti-LGBTQ+ pasts (and presents) to his administration. The move is a surprising one and many have called it a step back for the progressive city. To read more about it, see the following links
Adams defended both moves, pointing to how these men have allegedly evolved in their views. “This is a different America when marriage was first brought to the floor. If we say, ‘Everyone who did not get it then should be banished permanently,’ that’s the wrong message,” Adams told reporters last week. “The goal is to convert, allow people to evolve so that they can see the error of their ways. That’s who we are.”R. Barkan, Jocobin News (1.3.2022)
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