How Marginalized Communities Can Take the Lead

Beyond doing their job well, traditionally marginalized people need to view their differences as assets, not problems, says Speaker Quinn.

How I Came Out—To My Boss

New York City Council Speaker and potential candidate for Mayor Christine Quinn came out to another openly gay politician, while riding the subway.

Teaching Tolerance in New York City Schools

In response to an increase in anti-LGBT hate crimes, the New York City Council is spearheading public school initiatives to teach children tolerance.

Michael Bloomberg Has Been "A Very, Very Good Mayor"

Mayor Bloomberg has brought a diversity of experience to City Hall, says the council speaker. Asked if she'll be vying for his job in 2013, she simply says she's focused on her current job.