Stonewall Democratic Club Endorses Anti-Gay Ruben Diaz Ally for Bronx Seat, Angers LGBT Advocates

The NY Post reports that LGBT advocates are angry at the Stonewall Democratic Club's endorsement of Luis Sepulveda:

SepulvedaThe Stonewall Democrat Club narrowly endorsed Luis Sepulveda, an ally of vociferous anti-gay-marriage state Sen. Ruben Diaz Sr. (D-Bronx), last week.

“I think it’s outrageous that an organization that holds itself out as a gay-advocacy group would ask voters to support an anti-marriage-equality candidate,” said Marriage Equality USA board president Cathy Marino-Thomas.Gay-rights advocates say Danny Figueroa, Sepulveda’s Democratic primary opponent for the vacant Bronx Assembly seat of state Labor Commissioner Peter Rivera, is a gay-marriage supporter.

Sepulveda said he’s a strong advocate for HIV and AIDS research funding and noted he has an HIV-positive brother.

Stonewall Democrat Club's list of endorsements is here.