11 March 2013

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Lesbian frontrunner in New York mayor race

Democrat Christine Quinn threw her hat into the ring Sunday to become New York's next mayor, in a race that could see her become the first woman and the first openly gay person to hold the position. Quinn, who currently is speaker of the city council, is vying to succeed Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who has held the post for 12 years. A general election vote to succeed him is to be held in November.


Lesbian frontrunner in New York mayor race (via AFP)
Brad Barket/Getty Images/AFP/FileSpeaker of the New York City Council Christine Quinn attends the 2013 Greater New York Human Rights Campaign Gala on February 2, 2013 in New York City. Quinn threw her hat into the ring Sunday to become New York's next mayor, in a race that could see her become the…

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