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New York Republican Publicly Supports Marriage Equality

by Michael K. Lavers

National News Editor

Monday May 9, 2011

New York State Assemblywoman Teresa Sayward [R-Willsboro] cited her gay son as she spoke in support of marriage equality at a rally in Albany, N.Y., on Monday, May 9.

Sayward first voted for a marriage equality bill in the state Legislature in 2007.


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.