Topics :: Andrew Cuomo

Ask the Doc: Gov. Cuomo Endorses PrEP for HIV Prevention

By Howard L. Scheiner, MD/AAHIVS | Tuesday Jul 15, 2014
The latest news on HIV comes alive in this week's installment of our popular Ask the Doc column.

New York Becomes 23rd State to Legalize Medical Marijuana

By EDGE | Saturday Jun 21, 2014
New York has become the newest state to legalize medical marijuana, after the Senate passed a bill on June 20 that allows cannabis to be prescribed in non-smokeable form only.

2016 Campaign Checklist: Cuomo

By Michael Virtanen | Monday Jun 9, 2014
A look at New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s preparations for a potential 2016 presidential campaign.

AIDS Orgs Commend Gov. Cuomo’s Move to Keep PLWHAs Housed & Fed

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Mar 12, 2014
As budget cuts continue to take a hit on New York City AIDS Service Organizations, two local groups applaud efforts by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo to ensure that people living with HIV/AIDS aren’t homeless or hungry.

NY Governor Cuomo Announces "I Love NY LGBT" Website

Monday Jul 1, 2013
Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the campaign Saturday as lesbian and gay New Yorkers celebrated pride weekend.

Cuomo Signs New Law Against Cyberbullying

By Michael Virtanen | Wednesday Jul 11, 2012
School districts will be required to establish protocols to curb online bullying or harassment of students under legislation signed Monday by Gov. Andrew Cuomo, but "cyberbullying" won’t constitute a specific criminal charge.

NY Court: Gay Marriage Caucus Didn’t Break Rules

By Michael Hill | Monday Jul 9, 2012
A state appeals court rejected a challenge to New York’s year-old same-sex marriage law Friday, ruling closed-door negotiations among senators and gay marriage supporters, including Gov. Andrew Cuomo, did not violate any laws.

Gay Bucks Roll in to Support Pro-Gay Marriage N.Y. GOP Lawmakers

By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Jan 18, 2012
Gay activists from around the nation are donating to the New York Republican senators that helped legalize gay marriage in the state last summer. Although they have received an overwhelming amount of support there are still groups attacking the lawmakers.

Cuomo: Marriage Equality Opponents Had "No Good Arguments"

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Oct 20, 2011
Governor Andrew Cuomo, New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn and state Sen. James Alesi (R-Rochester) were among the panelists who discussed the road to marriage equality in New York at the New York Times building on Tuesday, Oct. 18.

How Deep Is Andrew Cuomo’s Commitment to Gay Issues?

By Steve Weinstein | Wednesday Aug 17, 2011
In the wake of spectacular success getting gay marriage legalized, N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo is a front-runner for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination. But some have questioned his past & asked whether he merely seized on a popular issue.