6/21/2013

New York City mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner's response to a homophobic slur by a woman whom he was soliciting a signature from brought calls for Weiner to respond more forcefully to anti-LGBT views on the campaign trail. LGBT rights groups and two New York state legislators slammed Weiner's response to a woman who referred to openly lesbian New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn, as "the dyke." Weiner later apologized in a statement.

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