Speaker Christine Quinn is the first out lesbian elected to New York City Council. Our On the Dot columnist, R. Couri Hay, had the opportunity to sit down with Quinn at dot429’s Straight Talk event in New York City. Offering a personal perspective on issues that impact the entire LGBTA community, Speaker Quinn discusses the role her sexual orientation has played in her career, Obama’s decision regarding DOMA, and her desire to get married.
After getting comfortable, Quinn reveals intimate details about her personal life, from her weight loss and new look to guilty pleasures like Glee, baking, and time on the Jersey Shore. Click on the video below to learn more about one of the most influential women in New York.