In Quotes

Gay Twitter runs full-steam-ahead with Cynthia Nixon’s “unqualified lesbian” clapback

“Now yesterday, when I announced my candidacy, one of [Andrew] Cuomo’s top surrogates dismissed me as an ‘unqualified lesbian.’

And I just want to say tonight that she was technically right – that I don’t have my certificate from the Department of Lesbian Affairs. Though in my defense, there’s a lot of paperwork involved.”— Cynthia Nixon at a NY Governorship campaign event, responding to being called an “unqualified lesbian” by Christine Quinn.

Nixon posted this portion of her speech to Twitter, where it has since racked up over 150K likes and 30K shares:

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Response came in all flavors: