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Thursday, May 3, 2012

Wall Street’s gay heavyweights weigh presidential politics

Bank of America tower, New York City
On Wednesday, Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein joined Paul Singer, founder of hedge-fund firm Elliott Management and a Republican activist behind same-sex marriage legalization in New York, to talk about the choice Wall Street gay-rights advocates must make in this year’s presidential race between Democrat Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney. The discussion, which took place at Bank of America’s midtown Manhattan offices as part of a forum for the “Out on the Street” LGBT Leadership Conference, focused on the financial industry’s role in advancing gay rights. Read more in this report from Bloomberg News.


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