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    Long Island LGBTQ+ community responds to the re-elections of Lee Zeldin and Peter King

    By: Wilko Martinez-Cachero Every weekend, Ray Banguolo is greeted by an American flag, a prisoner of war flag, and a rainbow flag upon arriving at the Sayville Congregational United Church of Christ. However, in early November, he noticed that one of the flags was missing. It was the sixth time in five months that the LGBTQ+ rainbow flag had been stolen. Banguolo, a pastor at the Sayville church, is one of many LGBTQ community members on Long Island who fear the re-election of politicians such as Lee Zeldin and Peter King in New York’s 1st and 2nd congressional districts will fuel similar incidents. “Sometimes, you do what’s right and not…