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Gay Victim of Bronx Subway Stabbing Speaks Out, Suspect Arrested

stabbing of a 31-year-old man last week on a subway in the Bronx on the first day of Pride Month.Runadieo Jordan, 52, has been charged with assault as a hate crime, criminal possession of a weapon, and aggravated harassment as a hate crime, according to local TV station WNYW.Jordan allegedly attacked the Tavon Silver at 1 a.m. last Wednesday because Silver was playing his music too loud. The attack occurred on a Wakefield-bound No.
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New York Daily News reports.His anti-LGBTQ and anti-abortion platform in 2013 earned him an endorsement from the antigay hate group National Organization for Marriage, a nonprofit formed for the sole purpose of opposing same-sex marriage.During a candidate forum, Salgado criticized his opponents for marching in Pride parade, and sold himself as the “only one who did not march” and as “the only one who [is] willing to say in public that I only believe in traditional marriage.”In fact, not only did he not march in the Pride parade, he organized a march in the Bronx to protest the city’s decision to legalize gay marriage in 2011.But it gets worse.Not only that, in 2013 Salgado objected to the Parks Department erecting statues in the Sheepshead Bay Holocaust Memorial Park in honor of non-Jewish victims of the Nazis, including LGBTQ people, calling it “a betrayal of the community and even worse, disrespectful to the memory of those who perished in the Holocaust.”In addition to his anti-LGBTQ comments, the Adams appointee, who was also part of the mayor’s transition team, authored a transphobic tweet in 2016 attacking then-Mayor Bill de Blasio for enacting transgender-inclusive bathroom policies that still remains up on his Twitter page today:“Bill DeBlasio wants you to allow your daughters to share the bathroom with a transgendered [sic],” he wrote. “Shame on him.”Bill DeBlasio wants you to allow your daughters to share the bathroom with a transgendered.
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