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Jun 24 2020
The Bronx Rejects Homophobe Rubén Díaz — Ritchie Torres Set To Become 1st Gay, Black Man In U.S. House Comments (0)

Ritchie-torres-boycultureCongrats! (Image via official portrait)

New York City Council member Ritchie Torres, 32, has defeated unrepentant homophobe Rubén Díaz in New York's 15th Congressional District. He — along with Mondaire Jones in New York's 17th, if results hold — will become the first gay, Black man to serve in Congress, as incumbent Jose Serrano is not running for re-election in November.

It's a thing of beauty to watch old troll Díaz asked repeatedly about getting only 15% of the vote on election night (with many more to be counted, but ...):