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posted Friday, April 20, 2012 - Volume 40 Issue 16

For Quinn Wedding, Politics on the Side
By KATE TAYLOR

She has joked about caterer tastings and trying on dresses. She has sent out hundreds of invitations, sprinkled with references to an early romantic getaway at the Pierre hotel and a shared affection for the Jersey Shore. In just a few weeks, she will walk down the aisle, with brooches from her mother fastened in her hair and surrounded by wildflowers meant to evoke those on the High Line.

After years of advocating for the right of gay men and lesbians to marry, Christine C. Quinn, the speaker of the New York City Council, is about to become one of the most prominent elected officials in the nation to marry someone of the same sex.

full story:
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/04/25/nyregion/for-christine-quinns-wedding-politics-may-be-uninvited-guest.html?_r=1


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