In a Progressive State, a City Where Gay lifestyle Hangs with a Thread NEWARK, Nov. 30 — To reside in Newark frequently means grappling with unrelenting poverty, the anesthetizing appeal of medications, murderous gangs, too little decent jobs. But also for homosexual males, lesbians and transgender individuals, you will find extra hurdles which can be seldom recognized: gay bashings, H.I.V., available hostility from numerous spiritual leaders and quite often callous therapy by the police. When venturing outside their Central Ward…