New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn appeared on MSNBC on Tuesday to discuss the one year anniversary of gay marriage in New York.
Quinn talked about the wide array of benefits that marriage equality has brought to New York City alone, mainly the increased revenue that the city has seen since the law was signed into affect last year.
As mentioned in the video, Quinn was married earlier this year to her long-time partner. Quinn is New York City’s first openly gay City Council Speaker and is the front-runner to replace Mayor Mike Bloomberg next year. If elected, she will make history as the first openly gay Mayor of New York as well.
Campaign finance reports filed earlier this year show that Quinn leads the pack in fundraising. Her roster also included some donations from some pretty high profile contributors including actor Tom Hanks, director Rob Reiner, actress Lorraine Braco and Gawker co-founder Nick Denton.