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Christine Quinn

Who Will Replace Michael Bloomberg As Mayor?

AP | SAMANTHA GROSS | Posted 09.30.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- New York City's 2013 mayoral race doesn't fully kick off until after voters are done picking a president. But some of the city's top polit...

Aung San Suu Kyi's Advice for Parents

Barbara Becker | Posted 11.24.2012 | Parents
Barbara Becker

"To all the parents in the room -- really, this is important for everyone -- any child who feels they have been truly loved, even by just one person, will develop tremendous confidence."

PHOTO: NYPD Searching For Man Who Made Anti-Gay Remark Before Slashing Victim At McDonald's

Posted 09.21.2012 | New York

Police are currently searching for a man who allegedly made an anti-gay remark before brutally attacking a 22-year-old man with a razor at a West Vill...

The Real Purpose of the 'Cult of Moms': To Deny Women Public Power

Rebecca Sive | Posted 11.20.2012 | Politics
Rebecca Sive

This is all about power, and nothing about what women are capable of doing.

Empowering Women in STEM

Susannah Meyer | Posted 11.20.2012 | Teen
Susannah Meyer

L'Oréal USA celebrated its annual Women in Science awards on Thursday, September 13 at the Morgan Library and Museum in New York City. The night empowered girls to explore their interests.

When Will We Have Three Women in a Room?

Tom Allon | Posted 09.13.2012 | New York
Tom Allon

Politics, like many professions, has for too long been an old boys club, with bad behavior tolerated and misdeeds covered up. Nowhere has this been more evident than in Albany, New York.

PHOTOS: The West Indian Day Parade

| Posted 09.04.2012 | New York

By DNAinfo Staff CROWN HEIGHTS — Thousands of people clad in feathers, flags and bejeweled bikinis poured into Crown Heights Monday for the 45th ...

Paid Sick Leave Bill Advocates Frustrated With Quinn

| Posted 08.23.2012 | New York

By Jill Colvin, DNAinfo Reporter/Producer CITY HALL — Advocates of a mandatory paid sick leave bill upped the pressure on City Council Speaker Ch...


Posted 08.15.2012 | New York

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn is still polling ahead of her likely Democratic rivals for mayor. The latest Quinnipiac poll gives Quinn-- who wo...

Rupert Murdoch Blasts NYT: Paid Sick-Leave Rules Will Kill Small Businesses

The Huffington Post | Nate C. Hindman | Posted 08.06.2012 | Small Business

Rupert Murdoch doesn’t care if you’re feeling under the weather. The billionaire head of News Corp. on Sunday came out against a proposed New ...

Don't Have a Cow Over Chick-fil-A

Walt Hawkins | Posted 10.02.2012 | Gay Voices
Walt Hawkins

Unlike Speaker Christine Quinn, I neither require nor want any sort of coerced, half-assed apology from the likes of Cathy or any other person who makes such remarks, for that matter.

Top Official Wants NYU To Give Chick-fil-A The Boot

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 07.31.2012 | College

A prominent New York official is joining New York University students in calling for Chick-fil-A to be removed from the school's Manhattan campus, the...

WATCH: Fifth Grader Deliver Amazing Pro-Gay Marriage Speech To City Council

Posted 07.26.2012 | New York

Kameron Slade-- the Queens fifth grader initially prohibited from delivering a pro-gay marriage speech at his school before the INTERNET heard about i...

Quinn Slams Carriage Horse Driver's Anti-Gay Remarks

Posted 07.18.2012 | New York

The disturbing video featuring a New York City horse-drawn carriage driver going off on an anti-gay, racist tirade has caught the attention of City Co...

The Most Powerful Labor Leader In NYC

New York Observer | Posted 09.17.2012 | New York

On the night last month when Grace Meng won a tightly contested Democratic primary for a new Congressional seat in Queens, she took the stage at a pac...

My Pride Catharsis

DJ Louie XIV | Posted 08.28.2012 | Gay Voices
DJ Louie XIV

As I left the parade, feeling connected to the gay community and to my city in a way that I hadn't in a while, I realized that the stereotypes that I had tried to avoid by steering clear of Pride actually existed more in my own head than in reality.

Bloomberg Signs Cabbie Sex-Trafficking Bill, After All

Posted 06.22.2012 | New York

Mayor Bloomberg, it seems, has put aside his fears that his daughters could be mistaken as hookers, and signed an anti-sex trafficking bill Friday des...

Lila Shapiro

Gay And Civil Rights Groups Band Together To Protest Stop-And-Frisk Practice | Lila Shapiro | Posted 06.06.2012 | Gay Voices

On Tuesday, more than a dozen progressive groups, ranging from the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People to Empire State Pride Ag...

The Best Lesbian Moments Of The Week

Trish Bendix | Posted 07.25.2012 | Gay Voices
Trish Bendix

We pride ourselves on knowing all kinds of Sapphic pop-culture facts. Each week we'll share some of the best tidbits on The Huffington Post in our new series, "Best Lesbian Week Ever." Here's who and what was on our raging gay radar this week.

Wedding Of The Year

| Posted 07.19.2012 | New York

By Jill Colvin MEATPACKING DISTRICT -- Get ready for the most-anticipated wedding of the year. City Council Speaker Christine Quinn and her long...

NYPD Making Changes To Stop And Frisk Policy

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 07.17.2012 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) -- Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly on Thursday announced changes to officer training and supervision amid a growing public outcry and ...

Obama's Gay Marriage Support Elicits Strong Response From NY Leaders

Posted 05.09.2012 | New York

As news of President Obama's support for gay marriage broke on Wednesday, New York's top politicians reacted to the historical civil rights milestone....

City Republicans Scrambling For A Mayoral Candidate

Posted 05.03.2012 | New York

The city's top Republicans are scrambling to name a potential mayoral candidate for 2013's upcoming race and have pointed to billionaire supermarket h...

Saki Knafo

Bloomberg Budget Brawl: Children's Advocates Scramble To Save New York's State-Of-The-Art After-School System On Eve Of Massive Cuts | Saki Knafo | Posted 05.03.2012 | New York

A coalition of more than 150 New York City groups, including the Children's Aid Society and the Police Athletic League, is making a last-ditch effort ...

WATCH: Quinn Rebukes Heckler At Living Wage Bill And Storms Off Stage

Posted 04.30.2012 | New York

Despite Mayor Bloomberg's staunch opposition to the city council's proposed living wage bill, Council Speaker Christine Quinn came out defending the m...