Christine Quinn

The latest news about Christine Quinn, the out New York City politician. She is a Democrat and served as the City Council Speaker under Michael Bloomberg, the thrice-elected mayor of New York City, and became the first lesbian and woman to hold this office. Christine Quinn ran for the position of mayor in 2013, but she placed third in the city's democratic primary. The nomination ultimately went to Bill de Blasio. Quinn is a resident of Manhattan, along with her wife Kim Catullo.
Christine Quinn's Next Political Move? Equality For Women

Christine Quinn's Next Political Move? Equality For Women

New York's former City Council speaker Christine Quinn is using her experience as a lesbian and a woman in politics by leading a new party.

Adviser: Christine Quinn's Gender, Gayness Counted Against Her

Adviser: Christine Quinn's Gender, Gayness Counted Against Her

The problem was not 'homophobia or sexism per se, but is the way society and people view women and gays,' the New York mayoral hopeful's chief strategist says.

Op-ed: Why Christine Quinn Didn't Win With LGBT Voters

Op-ed: Why Christine Quinn Didn't Win With LGBT Voters

Rather than being a rejection of an LGBT political candidate, it showed that we’ve moved beyond identity politics.

Quinn Concedes NYC Mayoral Bid

Christine Quinn Concedes NYC Mayoral Race

The New York City Council speaker and protege of outgoing mayor Michael Bloomberg came in third in the Democratic primary Tuesday night.

Interview: Christine Quinn on Having a Seat at the Table

Interview: Christine Quinn on Having a Seat at the Table

The out candidate for New York City mayor makes a case for LGBT votes.

WATCH: Tim Gunn Endorses Christine Quinn for Mayor in NYC

WATCH: Tim Gunn Endorses Christine Quinn for Mayor in NYC

The lifelong teacher and mentor on Project Runway even ties fashion to his reasoning.

NYC: Million Dollar Labor Campaign Targets Quinn

NYC: Million Dollar Labor Campaign Targets Quinn

A group of labor and political activists are targeting New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn for not being favorable enough to issues on the left.

Op-ed: Beware of Supporting Candidates Just Because They're Gay

Op-ed: Beware of Supporting Candidates Just Because They're Gay

Jim Morrison — host of the political show For & Against — explores the dangerous trend of blindly supporting gay politicians.

Quinn Makes Bid As NYC's First Female and Gay Mayor

Quinn Makes Bid As NYC's First Female and Gay Mayor

Will Christine Quinn make history as The Big Apple's first openly gay and first female mayor?

HRC Endorses Christine Quinn for NYC Mayor

HRC Endorses Christine Quinn for NYC Mayor

'Chris is ready to fight for the city New Yorkers deserve,' HRC president Chad Griffin says of the out lesbian City Council speaker.

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