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Christine Quinn

Weiner Apologizes For Voter's 'Dyke' Remark

Posted 06.21.2013 | New York

Anthony Weiner has apologized for a voter's use of a homophobic slur in reference to openly gay mayoral candidate Christine Quinn. The apology was...

Will Labor Pains Give Birth to a New Mayor?

Tom Allon | Posted 08.20.2013 | New York
Tom Allon

Why should voters care about who these organizations support? Now, more than ever, the city's fiscal health and tax policies are linked to how the next mayor handles labor negotiations.

Quinn Calls For 10-Year Limit On Madison Square Garden Permit

DNAinfo.com | Posted 06.19.2013 | New York

MIDTOWN — City Council Speaker and mayoral candidate Christine Quinn wants to boot Madison Square Garden from its home atop Penn Station 10 years fr...

Quinn's Self-Defense

Eliot Armand Glenn | Posted 08.18.2013 | Gay Voices
Eliot Armand Glenn

In response to vicious hate crimes against LGBT New Yorkers, City Council Speaker and mayoral hopeful Christine Quinn is sponsoring an insulting series of classes in "street smarts" and self-defense. As a policy response to these tragedies, Quinn's offer is inadequate and inappropriate.

"Oy-Vey." In Circumcision Debate, Mayoral Candidates Hit Below the Belt

Alan Singer | Posted 08.18.2013 | New York
Alan Singer

It is still early in the campaign for New York City mayor, primary is not scheduled until in September 10, 2013, but the candidates are already pandering to ethnic and religious blocs as they maneuver to scoop up as many votes as possible.

Can a Mayor Influence Economic Justice?

Tom Allon | Posted 08.17.2013 | New York
Tom Allon

For the middle class and upper-middle class, the choice is either to trade off a potentially well-funded retirement or to consign one's children to decades of debt in order to receive a strong education.

Lila Shapiro

Activists Demand Answers To Claims Of Anti-Gay Police Violence In NYC

HuffingtonPost.com | Lila Shapiro | Posted 06.12.2013 | Gay Voices

Just a few weeks after city council Speaker Christine Quinn announced that the New York City Police Department would step up police presence following...

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...

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

Posted 06.06.2013 | Gay 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...

'WHO ARE YOU CALLING A LADY?'

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 05.28.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- It was an unscripted moment made for Christine Quinn. One of her Democratic rivals in the New York City mayor's race had tried a bit of w...

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 05.21.2013 | Gay 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...

Christine Quinn Reveals Struggle With Bulimia

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 07.14.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — New Yorkers might have felt they knew about the personal life of Christine Quinn, the veteran politician seeking to become the city's...

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...