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.

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

October 26 2012 5:32 PM

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.

September 06 2012 12:25 PM

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.

5:38 PM

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.

July 18 2012 3:35 PM

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.

May 21 2012 10:38 AM

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

February 05 2012 12:10 PM

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

December 13 2011 10:55 AM

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

August 29 2011 2:26 PM

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

July 29 2011 10:55 AM

She raised nearly double the amount of her nearest challenger.

July 15 2011 2:05 PM