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
November 04 2014 6:40 AM ET

Christine Quinn's Next Political Move? Equality For Women

Katie Boyden

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
September 14 2013 5:27 PM ET

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

Trudy Ring

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
September 12 2013 3:00 AM ET

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

Steve Weinstein

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

Quinn Concedes NYC Mayoral Bid
September 11 2013 11:09 AM ET

Christine Quinn Concedes NYC Mayoral Race

Michelle Garcia

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
September 09 2013 6:00 AM ET

Interview: Christine Quinn on Having a Seat at the Table

Robbie Imes

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

WATCH: Tim Gunn Endorses Christine Quinn for Mayor in NYC
July 27 2013 3:12 PM ET

WATCH: Tim Gunn Endorses Christine Quinn for Mayor in NYC

Lucas Grindley

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

NYC: Million Dollar Labor Campaign Targets Quinn
April 09 2013 3:10 PM ET

NYC: Million Dollar Labor Campaign Targets Quinn

Michelle Garcia

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
March 26 2013 6:00 AM ET

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

Jim Morrison

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
March 10 2013 4:28 PM ET

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

Michelle Garcia

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

HRC Endorses Christine Quinn for NYC Mayor
February 01 2013 12:28 PM ET

HRC Endorses Christine Quinn for NYC Mayor

Trudy Ring

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

Christine Quinn Turned Down Date with Pamela Anderson
October 26 2012 4:32 PM ET

Lady Bunny and Pamela Anderson on Romance

Diane Anderson-Minshall

At a New York animal-rights event, Pamela Anderson and Lady Bunny speak up.

Christine Quinn Reflects on Progress at Democratic Convention
September 06 2012 11:25 AM ET

Christine Quinn Reflects on Progress at DNC

Julie Bolcer

The lesbian Speaker of the New York City Council offered her thoughts on the experience for LGBT delegates in Charlotte, and responded to chatter about her own political future.

Christine Quinn: Chick-fil-A Not Welcome in New York City
July 28 2012 4:38 PM ET

Christine Quinn: Chick-fil-A Not Welcome in New York City

Julie Bolcer

The out lesbian official launched an online campaign calling on the company’s president to change his antigay views, and she asked New York University, home of the city’s only Chick-fil-A restaurant, to replace the fast food chain.

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