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.

"Don't touch me," Corey Lewandowski said to Quinn, the lesbian former New York City council speaker, during a heated CNN exchange. 

August 02 2016 12:06 AM

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.

November 04 2014 6:40 AM

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.

September 14 2013 6:27 PM

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

September 12 2013 4:00 AM

The New York City Council speaker and protege of outgoing mayor Michael Bloomberg came in third in the Democratic primary Tuesday night.

September 11 2013 12:09 PM

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

September 09 2013 7:00 AM

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

July 27 2013 4:12 PM