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 Turned Down Date with Pamela Anderson

Lady Bunny and Pamela Anderson on Romance

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

Christine Quinn Reflects on Progress at Democratic Convention

Christine Quinn Reflects on Progress at DNC

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

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

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.

Navratilova Presses Quinn to Reform NYC’s Horsedrawn-Carriage Industry

Navratilova Presses Quinn to Reform NYC’s Horsedrawn-Carriage Industry

A biased rant from a driver caught on camera has prompted Quinn to call for anti-discrimination training in the horsedrawn-carriage industry at the urging of animal rights activist Martina Navratilova.

Christine Quinn Marries Partner Kim Catullo

Christine Quinn Marries Partner Kim Catullo

New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn married her longtime partner Kim Catullo in a ceremony Saturday, becoming the highest-profile official to wed since the marriage equality law took effect last year.

Christine Quinn to Chris Christie Stop Playing Games with Marriage Equality

Quinn to Christie: Stop “Playing Games” With Marriage

She said he appears to be playing a “political game.”

Ed Koch Backs Christine Quinn for NYC Mayor

Ed Koch Backs Christine Quinn for NYC Mayor

Koch called the out lesbian elected official the ideal “center-to-the-left” candidate.

Mayor Bloomberg Might Like the Sound of Mayor Quinn

Mayor Bloomberg Might Like the Sound of "Mayor Quinn"

The New York Times reports that Mayor Michael Bloomberg is quietly endorsing Quinn.

Quinn Narrowly Leads Democrats in NYC Mayoral Poll

Quinn Narrowly Leads Democrats in NYC Mayoral Poll

The poll finds Quinn leading other potential Democratic hopefuls among respondents citywide at 16%.

Quinn Top Moneymaker in NYC Mayoral Race

Quinn Top Moneymaker in NYC Mayoral Race

She raised nearly double the amount of her nearest challenger.

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