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Christine Quinn Re-Appointed Big Gay Face of Big Gay Apple

Christine Quinn, the hardnosed lesbian whose day job is speaker of the New York City Council, was re-elected to the post this week, meaning she’ll have a few more years of playing with Michael Bloomberg. But what’s most thrilling about her election isn’t that she won — we all sort of expected as much — but that the competition received only one vote.

That would be Charles Barron, who was, long ago, a Black Panther.

Quinn gave a heft speech after the results were in, which you can read in full here.