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.

A group of labor and political activists are targeting New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn for not being favorable enough to issues on the left.

April 09 2013 4:10 PM

Jim Morrison — host of the political show For & Against — explores the dangerous trend of blindly supporting gay politicians.

March 26 2013 7:00 AM

Will Christine Quinn make history as The Big Apple's first openly gay and first female mayor?

March 10 2013 5:28 PM

'Chris is ready to fight for the city New Yorkers deserve,' HRC president Chad Griffin says of the out lesbian City Council speaker.

February 01 2013 12:28 PM

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.

July 28 2012 5:38 PM