If Donald Trump decides he wants to make a real run for president someday, he might have a hard time getting votes from the gay community.
Trump revealed on Howard Stern's radio show Wednesday that he is not in favor of same-sex marriage.
Politicians who speak against same-sex marriage "have found and will continue to find it more difficult to get elected," said Brian Silva, executive director of the national organization Marriage Equality U.S.A., which is headquartered in Chelsea. Silva said more than 60% of New Yorkers supported same-sex marriage when it became legal here in 2011.
The thrice-married Trump was pressed by Stern to go on the record supporting same-sex marriage. "I'm not," he replied in a jumbled discourse, adding, "people know it's not my thing one way or another."
Trump's opinion "may be counter to the law of the land, but I don't think he's advocating" that the law be changed, said Gregory T. Angelo, the interim executive director of Log Cabin Republicans.
"Republicans don't all walk in lockstep."