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Christine Quinn

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Christine Quinn Was Supposed To Be NYC’s First Gay Mayor. Why Did She Lose So Big?

by David Badash ● 5:39 PM September 11, 2013
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A look at the Democratic primary’s exit polls reveals Christine Quinn won no groups. Not the LGBT vote. Not the women’s vote, not the Manhattan vote, not the college graduates’ vote. None.

Celebrities

Even George Takei Can’t Save Christine Quinn

by David Badash ● 6:52 PM September 5, 2013
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One Facebook post the former hugely popular “Mr. Sulu” of the original “Star Trek” fame made right now has a mere 354 “likes.” It’s his endorsement of Christine Quinn for mayor of NYC.

News

Who Needs The Endorsement Of The New York Times? Christine Quinn Has George Takei.

by David Badash ● 9:19 AM September 4, 2013
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Christine Quinn last week sewed up the endorsement of the New York Times. But what does that matter, when you’ve got George Takei on your side?

News

Breaking: Christine Quinn’s ‘Judgment And Record’ Win NY Times’ Endorsement For NYC Mayor

by David Badash ● 8:13 PM August 24, 2013
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Just seventeen days before the New York City primaries, Democrat Christine Quinn has snagged the most powerful and strongest endorsement possible: The New York Times.

Hate Crimes

NYC: City Council Candidate Yetta Kurland Speaks Out Against Chelsea Anti-Gay Hate Crime

by David Badash ● 2:34 PM August 17, 2013
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NYC City Council candidate Yetta Kurland is speaking out after Wednesday’s anti-gay hate crime attack in Manhattan’s historically LGBT-friendly Chelsea neighborhood.

Civil Rights

UPDATED: Same-Sex Couple Target Of Anti-Gay Attack In NYC’s Chelsea Neighborhood

by David Badash ● 4:55 PM August 14, 2013
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Two men holding hands in New York City’s historically gay Chelsea neighborhood were the victims of an anti-gay bias attack by up to six men very early this morning.

News

Anthony Weiner, With Wife By His Side, Says He’s ‘Surprised’ More Images Haven’t Come Out

by David Badash ● 5:48 PM July 23, 2013
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Anthony Weiner moments ago said he is surprised more photos and texts haven’t come out, given how close it is to primary day. He says he will not drop out of the mayoral race.

News

Listen: Voter Calls Quinn A ‘Dyke,’ Weiner Defends His Record On LGBT Rights

by David Badash ● 6:31 PM June 20, 2013
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Is Anthony Weiner being held accountable for the comments an elderly woman made about NYC Council Speaker Christine Quinn? No, but LGBT activists and allies are angered with what they see as his insufficient response.

Hate Crimes

Watch: NYC Mayoral Hopeful Christine Quinn Talks With Thomas Roberts About Anti-Gay Violence

by David Badash ● 3:04 PM June 7, 2013
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NYC Speaker Christine Quinn, running for Mayor, talked with MSNBC’s Thomas Roberts about the rise in anti-LGBT hate crime violence, her upcoming mayoral race,and Anthony Weiner.

News

LOOK: Edie Windsor Joins NYC Political Leaders in March Against Anti-Gay Hate Crimes

by David Badash ● 8:51 PM May 20, 2013
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Edith Windsor joined local NYC politicians and thousands of protestors in a march to protest the recent crime wave of anti-gay hate that culminated in Friday’s shooting death of Mark Carson.

News

Christine Quinn Tells NYC Voters She’s Officially Running For Mayor (Video)

by David Badash ● 11:14 AM March 10, 2013
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Christine Quinn today officially launched her campaign to become mayor of New York City, in a carefully-curated video that often mentions her family but not once her wife.

News

Christine Quinn, Running To Be Next NYC Mayor, Racks Up Endorsements

by David Badash ● 12:48 PM January 24, 2013
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Christine Quinn is running to be New York City’s next mayor and she’s been racking up endorsements, including one today from the Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund.

Civil Rights

Today: One Year Anniversary of New York State Marriage Equality

by Tanya Domi ● 9:09 PM June 24, 2012
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One year ago today the New York State Legislature passed marriage equality for  gay New Yorkers on the eve of  New York City’s Pride celebration One year ago this weekend the New York State Senate voted to legalize marriage equality for gays and lesbians in New York State with four Republican senators joining the affirmative [...]

Analysis

On Our Radar – The Love So Strong It Could Take Down DOMA

by Jean Ann Esselink ● 10:32 AM June 24, 2012
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Marriage is too significant an event for it to ever come too late in life. Today, a love so strong it changed the minds of Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Attorney General Eric Holder, President Barack Obama, and could even be the reason DOMA is overturned, is On Our Radar.               [...]