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.
Navratilova Presses Quinn to Reform NYC’s Horsedrawn-Carriage Industry
July 18 2012 2:35 PM ET

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

Julie Bolcer

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
May 21 2012 9:38 AM ET

Christine Quinn Marries Partner Kim Catullo

Julie Bolcer

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
February 05 2012 12:10 PM ET

Quinn to Christie: Stop “Playing Games” With Marriage

Julie Bolcer

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

Ed Koch Backs Christine Quinn for NYC Mayor
December 13 2011 10:55 AM ET

Ed Koch Backs Christine Quinn for NYC Mayor

Julie Bolcer

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

Mayor Bloomberg Might Like the Sound of Mayor Quinn
August 29 2011 1:26 PM ET

Mayor Bloomberg Might Like the Sound of "Mayor Quinn"

Lucas Grindley

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

Quinn Narrowly Leads Democrats in NYC Mayoral Poll
July 29 2011 9:55 AM ET

Quinn Narrowly Leads Democrats in NYC Mayoral Poll

Julie Bolcer

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

Quinn Top Moneymaker in NYC Mayoral Race
July 15 2011 1:05 PM ET

Quinn Top Moneymaker in NYC Mayoral Race

Neal Broverman

She raised nearly double the amount of her nearest challenger.

Weiner Woes Boost Quinn Mayoral Bid
June 11 2011 2:25 PM ET

Weiner Woes Boost Quinn Mayoral Bid

Julie Bolcer

Weiner was once a presumed mayoral front-runner.

Quinn New York On Verge of Marriage
April 26 2011 8:15 AM ET

Quinn: New York on Verge of Marriage

Julie Bolcer

She believes New York is on the verge of an “amazing, amazing victory” for marriage equality.

NY Senate Leader Would Give Marriage Bill to Gay Lawmaker
February 10 2011 11:25 AM ET

N.Y. Leader Wants Gay Senator to Carry Marriage Bill

Julie Bolcer

New York's Senate majority leader said his chamber is likely to vote on the marriage equality bill by June.

Quinn Wants Senate Marriage Commitment
August 09 2010 12:55 PM ET

Quinn Wants Senate Marriage Commitment

Julie Bolcer

She called on Senate majority leader John Sampson to bring the marriage equality bill to the floor.

Christine Quinn  My Life is No Better Today
December 03 2009 8:25 PM ET

Christine Quinn: My Life Is No Better Today

Advocate.com Editors

"What I care about is that my life isn't any better today," she said.

Quinn Headed to Albany
December 01 2009 7:00 PM ET

Quinn Headed to Albany

Julie Bolcer

She will head to Albany on Tuesday night to push for the marriage equality bill.

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