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.

Weiner was once a presumed mayoral front-runner.

June 11 2011 3:25 PM

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

April 26 2011 9:15 AM

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

February 10 2011 11:25 AM

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

August 09 2010 1:55 PM

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

December 03 2009 8:25 PM

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

7:00 PM

This ends months of speculation about whether the high-profile lesbian Democrat would support the nominee of her party or back incumbent mayor Michael Bloomberg.

October 27 2009 12:00 PM

Quinn was a central figure in a vote that extended term limits from two consecutive four-year terms to three consecutive four-year terms.

October 25 2008 12:00 AM