GAY MAN DIES @ RIKERS WHILE HELD UNDER $1 BAIL; FAMILY SEEKS ANSWERS

The family of 24-year-old Esias “Izzy” Johnson is seeking answers after the gay man died at New York’s Rickers Island prison September 7. Johnson’s family says jail officials ignored his pleas for help. He’d spent a month trying to get out of jail on a $1 bail, according to Gay City News. Twelve people, including Johnson,…