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Christine Quinn

In Wake Of Hate Crimes, NYC's LGBT Community Offered Free Unique Way To Protect Itself

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

New York mayoral hopeful Christine Quinn has responded to a disturbing spate of alleged anti-gay attacks in the area by offering a series of free self...

What Do Mayoral Candidates Think Of Blood-Sucking Jewish Ritual?

The Huffington Post | Ryan Buxton | Posted 05.30.2013 | New York

The candidates for New York City mayor have offered their positions on an unexpected issue -- an ancient Jewish ritual in which blood is sucked from t...

Everyone Loves a Weiner: Why Anthony Weiner Will Be the Next Mayor of New York

Mario Almonte | Posted 07.29.2013 | New York
Mario Almonte

Make all the jokes you want. The next mayor of New York City will be Anthony Weiner. The current crop of mayoral candidates is so mediocre that, until Weiner's entry last week, Election Day was on its way to attracting one of the lowest voter turnouts in history.

Joy Resmovits

Anthony Weiner's First Mayoral Debate

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 05.29.2013 | Politics

NEW YORK -- Anthony Weiner, the son of a former public school teacher, said his views on education run "deep in my bones." Fresh off the announcem...

The New York Tech Scene Rocked Last Week.

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 07.26.2013 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

Oh, all I have to say his whew! That was pretty awesome. Two major financial events, a week of panels and parties, and amazing content -- all centered around New York's growing digital ecosystem. Next week? I don't know about you, but I'm in good practice so I'm just going to keep it up.

Weiner Is in, Declares He's Running for NYC Mayor

Dominic Carter | Posted 07.22.2013 | New York
Dominic Carter

It was clear he was borrowing a page from someone else, the playbook of the man who would later go down in history as "America's Mayor," Rudy Giuliani. Looking at Weiner's spot, was I watching a Giuliani for NY Mayor commercial again?

Lila Shapiro

'I'm Not F***ing Having It'

HuffingtonPost.com | Lila Shapiro | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

On Monday night, two men in their 40s marched with thousands of New Yorkers just a few blocks from the historic inn where the modern gay-rights moveme...

Why Powerful Women Should Talk About Their Eating Disorders

Christina Huffington | Posted 07.16.2013 | Women
Christina Huffington

It's important for younger women to see that success does not prevent mental health issues and that mental health issues do not prohibit success.

Christine Quinn's Brave Choice

Bruce Weinstein | Posted 07.15.2013 | Politics
Bruce Weinstein

If only a small fraction of the people afflicted with bulimia or alcoholism are moved by Quinn's revelation and seek treatment, her decision to make her private struggles public will have greatly served the public interest.

Quiet and Methodical: The Bill Thompson Campaign for NYC Mayor

Dominic Carter | Posted 07.14.2013 | New York
Dominic Carter

Bill Thompson is running a quiet and methodical race to be elected mayor. If may just work. Boy, this primary is going to be fun.

Astoria Characters: The Perpetual Principal

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 07.14.2013 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Don't let the rocking chair fool you. Sure, Norm Sherman is sitting in it shoeless, but he has no real need of rest or relaxation.

Rebecca Shapiro

Christine Quinn Reacts To Controversial NY Times Article

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Raising the Cigarette Sales Age to 21: Politics Meets Paternalism

Audrey Silk | Posted 07.13.2013 | New York
Audrey Silk

Minors shouldn't smoke. There is a law already on the books that covers this. Sales to minors are illegal. Enforce it and leave the adults alone.

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...

NYC Mayoral Candidates Vie For Teachers' Support

Newsday | Posted 07.12.2013 | New York

Six mayoral candidates battling for the endorsement of the United Federation of Teachers pledged Saturday to rid the school system of many of the poli...

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...

New York City To Test Longer School Days

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 04.30.2013 | New York

The end of summer will be extra bittersweet for some New York City middle school students, who will be greeted in September with a school day 2.5 hour...

NYC Could Raise Minimum Age For Smokes To 21

Posted 04.22.2013 | New York

Young New Yorkers could have to wait three more years before being allowed to buy cigarettes. The New York Post reports City Council Speaker, and ...

POLL: Weiner In Second Place To Quinn

| Posted 04.17.2013 | New York

By Jill Colvin, DNAinfo Reporter/Producer NEW YORK CITY — It looks like Weiner is on the rise. Ex-Congressman Anthony Weiner, who was forced to...

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.

Spotlight on School Safety

Christine C. Quinn | Posted 06.14.2013 | New York
Christine C. Quinn

We recognize the devastating impact that arrests and suspensions can have on young people, that's why today, the City Council is holding a hearing that will focus on alternatives designed to keep schools safe while at the same time reducing arrests or suspensions in schools.

Quinn Wants One Hour Cap On NYers' Commutes

DNAinfo | Posted 04.11.2013 | New York

NEW YORK CITY — City Council Speaker Christine Quinn thinks no New Yorker should have to travel more than an hour to get to work. In a speech out...

Making the Case for Anthony Weiner

Andy Ostroy | Posted 06.11.2013 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

The other Democrats in the race, including front runner and City Council Speaker Christine Quinn, are respectable, decent, well-credentialed people. But are they the bright lights of the big 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...

Do We Have to Celebrate Margaret Thatcher? (And Other Women We Don't Agree With)

Keli Goff | Posted 06.08.2013 | Politics
Keli Goff

The question is this: What is our responsibility as women when it comes to supporting, celebrating or critiquing trailblazing women whom we may not agree with, like or respect.