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What Christine Quinn's Failure To Woo Gay Voters Means In The Long Run

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

New York mayoral hopeful Christine Quinn's failure to capture the city's gay vote has been the subject of intense debate in the days since the Sept. 1...

Christine Quinn: New York City's Next Mayor

Roberta Sklar | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Roberta Sklar

There is no one more progressive who is running for mayor of New York , so it is time to stop thinking, "Maybe I'll vote for a more progressive politician."

Gay Is Not Enough

Richard Goldstein | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Richard Goldstein

There's a reason that Quinn's campaign has pushed her sexuality to the forefront. Many liberals now speak of the "historic" nature of this election. And this is the nub of the question that many people are pondering: Should we vote for her because she is gay?

The Choice Is Clear: Christine Quinn for Mayor

Robert Pinter | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Robert Pinter

The idea that Christine Quinn supports the unconstitutional use of "stop-and-frisk" is simply not factual. It is contrary to her principles and the record of her statements and her actions.

Mark Blumenthal

Final NYC Mayoral Polls Confirm Bill De Blasio's Lead | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 09.09.2013 | Politics

The final round of polls in New York City's mayoral race confirm a dominant front runner in Public Advocate Bill de Blasio but leave much uncertainty ...

Mark Blumenthal

De Blasio The Clear Frontrunner | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 09.09.2013 | Politics

Another poll in New York City confirms that Public Advocate Bill de Blasio has surged ahead of rivals and has a chance to win Tuesday's mayoral primar...

Ariel Edwards-Levy

Polls Confirm There's A Frontrunner In NYC | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 08.15.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Two new polls confirm that Public Advocate Bill de Blasio has emerged as a clear frontrunner in the race for mayor of New York City. An...

NYC Mayoral Race No Longer Looking So Close

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 08.29.2013 | Politics

New York City public advocate Bill de Blasio has pulled further ahead in the New York City mayoral race, coming close to the 40 percent threshold he'd...

Michael McLaughlin

Candidate Calls For Birth Control For 11-Year-Olds | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 08.23.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- Christine Quinn is the sole woman running for mayor of New York, but it wasn't until this week that her historic quest to be the city's fi...

Does Your Vagina Vote for You?

Rachel Lavine | Posted 10.20.2013 | New York
Rachel Lavine

What's with all this talk of vaginas and Christine Quinn running for mayor anyway? What is it about the prospect of a vagina possibly sitting in the seat of power that has so many people -- even people with vaginas themselves -- all worked up?

Quinn's Wife: She's Received Anti-Gay Threats

Posted 08.21.2013 | New York

New York City mayoral candidate Christine Quinn has received threats for being gay, her wife Kim Catullo told The New York Daily News. “Chris h...

Michael McLaughlin

Mayoral Candidate Promises Better Condoms For New Yorkers | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 08.15.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- More jobs, lower taxes, affordable housing -- voters have heard those clichéd promises from New York mayoral candidates before. But how a...

Michelangelo Signorile

Christine Quinn: I Am Proud Of The 'Support Of Tens Of Thousands Of LGBT New Yorkers' | Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

In an interview on Wednesday, New York City mayoral candidate Christine Quinn, who would make history as the city’s first openly gay or lesbian mayo...

Christine Quinn Will Be a Great Mayor

Gara LaMarche | Posted 10.12.2013 | New York
Gara LaMarche

A beneficial side-effect of the Anthony Weiner sideshow has been to refocus New York voters on the critical question in the Mayoral race: who is best suited to lead this country's largest, most dynamic, complex, diverse, and global city.

Weiner Sexting Partner Backs Dem Rival For Mayor

Posted 08.08.2013 | Politics

Sydney Leathers, the woman at the center of former Rep. Anthony Weiner's (D-N.Y.) latest sexting scandal, is endorsing Christine Quinn for New York Ci...

No Dem Commands NYC Mayoral Race Yet

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 08.15.2014 | Politics

New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn leads the Democratic primary field in the city's mayoral race, according to a New York Times/Siena Colle...

Frontrunner Again!

| Posted 09.17.2013 | New York

By Colby Hamilton MANHATTAN -- City Council Speaker Christine Quinn has returned to her status as frontrunner -- at least in the latest poll. A ne...

Quinn Wants To Cut Calories From Restaurant's Kids Meals

Posted 07.02.2013 | New York

Although she opposes the soda ban, City Council Speaker Christine Quinn said, if elected mayor, she would hold kids meals at restaurant chains to the ...

New Ads Call Quinn Bloomberg's 'Real Estate Pawn'

Newsday | Emily Ngo | Posted 08.12.2013 | New York

An anti-Christine Quinn political committee that has raised $1.4 million toward the explicit goal of electing "Anybody But Quinn" as New York City's n...

Matt Sledge

You Won't Believe How Many Romney Donors Love Chris Quinn | Matt Sledge | Posted 05.23.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- Christine Quinn has always stood out in the crowded field of Democrats vying to replace New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg. The city co...

Rebecca Shapiro

Christine Quinn Reacts To Controversial NY Times Article | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 05.14.2013 | Media

City Council Speaker and Democratic New York City mayoral candidate Christine Quinn appeared at Fortune Magazine's Most Powerful Women event on Monday...

Quinn Helped Teen Who Was Abandoned For Being Gay

| Posted 05.13.2013 | New York

By Sara Sugar and Alex Wolf NEW YORK CITY — College student James Polite remembers when he had every reason to give up. Ostracized by his family...

WATCH: De Blasio Goes After Quinn For Support Of Ray Kelly

Posted 05.03.2013 | New York

A new video from Bill de Blasio's campaign targets City Council Speaker Christine Quinn over her support of NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly. Kelly and...

Proud to Be Loud: Women's Leadership & Mayoral Candidate Christine Quinn

Liz Abzug | Posted 06.16.2013 | New York
Liz Abzug

Tomorrow I will join a group of leading New York feminists at the Eleanor Roosevelt statue on the Upper west Side to endorse Christine Quinn in her race to become the first women and first gay mayor of New York City.

Quinn Slips In Polls, Weiner Reemerges

| Posted 04.10.2013 | New York

NEW YORK CITY — City Council Speaker Christine Quinn's poll numbers are down following a barrage of criticism in recent weeks — and coinciding wi...