Senator Hoylman is the incumbent representing this Manhattan district. He is currently the only openly-LGBT member of NYS Senate. He is the lead sponsor of the Child-Parent Security Act and the Conversion Therapy bill, and he is a co-sponsor of GENDA. He also voted for the the Dream Act and the Safe Act. Senator Hoylman has been endorsed by Stonewall Democrats of NYC, Jim Owles Liberal Democratic Club of NYC, and the Gay and Lesbian Independent Democrats.