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Christine Quinn to appear on Bill Maher’s show

Former City Council Speaker Christine Quinn will be a guest on HBO’s “Real Time With Bill Maher” on April 25 — her first public appearance since leaving office Dec. 31. After leading the pack for much of last year’s mayoral race, Quinn finished a distant third in the Sept. 10 primary.

De Blasio headlines fundraiser for anti-Quinn group

An animal rights nonprofit that spent hundreds of thousands of dollars to undermine City Council Speaker Christine Quinn's mayoral bid is holding a tony Manhattan fundraiser December 4, and its main draw will be Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio, whose campaign benefited from the heavy anti-Quinn spending. Show More Summary

Orlando Cruz Marries In Central Park

8 months agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Michael Lavers reports at Washington Blade: New York City Councilmember Melissa Mark-Viverito, who is among the frontrunners to succeed outgoing New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn in the position, officiated the ceremony. Pedro Julio Serrano of the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force and Shirley Casiano were witnesses. Show More Summary

Quinn, with city's power women, keeps her chin up

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn isn't sure what's next on her agenda, but she knows she's sick of lightning-round debate questions—her sense of humor undiminished since losing her bid to become the first female mayor of New York. Show More Summary

QUESTION: In 2013, Does A Political Candidate’s Sexual Orientation Still Matter?

10 months agoLGBT / Gay : Queerty

In one of the great political surprises and upsets of 2013, openly lesbian City Council speaker Christine Quinn was defeated in her bid to become both the first female and first gay mayor of New York City. Quinn, who just four months ago had an aura of inevitability around her campaign to secure the democratic [...]

NYC City Council Speaker Christine Quinn Endorses Bill De Blasio for Mayor: VIDEO

10 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn, who was defeated in last week's Democratic primary, put her support behind Bill De Blasio's NYC mayoral campaign at a press conference earlier today. Watch, AFTER THE JUMP...

Quinn backs de Blasio—and trusts him, too

Throughout the campaign, City Council Speaker Christine Quinn hammered Public Advocate Bill de Blasio as someone voters simply could not trust. "He will say anything depending on whose votes he is trying to get," she said during the final mayoral debate on Sept. Show More Summary

Christine Quinn Will Endorse Bill De Blasio Today

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn, who led polls for the Democratic mayoral race up until the very end, finished a disappointing third during last week's primary election. Now, she's poised to throw her support behind her former rival, Bill de Blasio. [ more › ]

NYC Council Speaker Quinn to endorse liberal de Blasio for mayor: source

NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn on Tuesday plans to endorse Bill de Blasio, her former rival for the Democratic mayoral nomination, according to a person familiar with her plans.

Christine Quinn and the Maturing of the LGBT Vote

Last night New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn cratered, dropping to a distant third place in New York City's Democratic mayoral primary after having been the frontrunner in the polls for months. But more fascinating were the groups that abandoned her in droves. Show More Summary

Christine Quinn Concedes New York Mayoral Race

10 months agoLGBT / Lesbian : SheWired.com

New York City Council speaker Christine Quinn conceded the mayoral race Tuesday night after finishing third in the high-profile Democratic primary. Quinn, who would have been New York City's first female and openly gay mayor, congratulated her opponents at the Dream Hotel in Chelsea with her wife, Kim Catullo, by her side. Show More Summary

Quinn's Primary Party: Better Than That Time A Drunk Lady Ripped Me Off In '83

Defeat arrived unfashionably early to City Council Speaker Christine Quinn's primary-night reception. From the moment President Obama finished his speech on Syria and the first exit polls came on NY1—showing her in third place with 18 percent of the vote—her imminent loss was almost palpable. Show More Summary

2013 Primary Results: De Blasio Has A Big Lead So Far

The Primary Day polls have closed and early reports suggest what was expected—that Public Advocate Bill de Blasio has a sizable lead over nearest rivals City Council Speaker Christine Quinn and Comptroller Bill Thompson. [ more › ]

Christine Quinn Concedes

10 months agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Openly lesbian New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn has 15.7% of the vote with 40% of the precincts having reported at this writing. She has reportedly conceded.

De Blasio Maintains Substantial Lead In Latest Pre-Primary Poll

While it's not a run-off proof number, the latest Marist mayoral poll shows that Public Advocate Bill de Blasio's late surge is holding strong: He's got 36%, while City Council Speaker Christine Quinn and former Comptroller Biill Thompson each have 20%. [ more › ]

Dustin Lance Black Endorses Christine Quinn for NYC Mayor: VIDEO

11 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Screenwriter Dustin Lance Black (Milk) argues that NYC mayoral candidate and City Council Speaker Christine Quinn will fight for those who, like her, have felt the sting of discrimination - in particular, LGBT youth who come to New York looking...

Duh: Supporting Bloomberg's 3rd Term Has Hurt Christine Quinn

No one likes how term limits were overturned, not now and not back when City Council Speaker Christine Quinn led the Council to overturn them back in 2008. So it's no surprise that the move has cast a pall on Quinn's mayoral campaign—but there are interesting new details about how it happened. [ more › ]

NY Times & Daily News Take Shots At Mayoral Frontrunner Bill de Blasio

A poll last week showed that Public Advocate Bill de Blasio had the support of 32% of Democratic voters ahead of next week's primary, beating out Bill Thompson (18%) and City Council Speaker Christine Quinn (17%). Today the Times and...Show More Summary

IOC Responds To New York's LGBT Pols

11 months agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

The International Olympic Committee has responded to a letter sent them by New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn and other local LGBT elected officials which asked the IOC to publicly condemn Russia's abuses of LGBT people. Here's...Show More Summary

De Blasio Has 15-Point Lead Over Quinn In Latest Quinnipiac Poll

Public Advocate Bill de Blasio will get to enjoy his Labor Day weekend as a frontrunner in the mayoral race, because the latest Quinnipiac Poll shows him with 36% support of likely voters. City Council Speaker Christine Quinn has 21% and former Comptroller Bill Thompson has 20%. Former Congressman Anthony Weiner has 8% and Comptroller John Liu is at 6%. [ more › ]

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