Tag Archives: Cynthia Nixon

NEW YORK: Cynthia Nixon To Run For Governor

NBC New York reports: Actress Cynthia Nixon has announced she will run for governor. “I love New York, and today I’m announcing my candidacy for governor,” she tweeted Monday afternoon, along with a campaign video. A short biography on her campaign website states, “Cynthia Nixon is a lifelong New Yorker and progressive activist who is running for governor to fight ...

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Cynthia Nixon Mulls Bid For New York Governor

The Hill reports: Actress Cynthia Nixon is being floated as a possible primary challenger to Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D-N.Y.) in 2018. The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday that the “Sex & The City” star is considering a run against Cuomo, whose policies she has criticized before on The View. “Basically, Gov. Cuomo is shortchanging the children of New York State,” ...

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Freedom To Marry Celebrates 10 Years

Last night I attended the tenth anniversary celebration of Freedom To Marry. The evening included a performance by Tony winner Laura Benanti and a gorgeous short film based on a new poem by Richard Blanco, who read his work at Obama’s 2012 inauguration. (The film will debut at Cannes next month.) Pictured above: CNN commentator Margaret Hoover,  Freedom To Marry ...

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NEW YORK CITY: Cynthia Nixon Endorses Quinn Opponent Over Paid Sick Leave

Actress Cynthia Nixon yesterday endorsed Democratic NYC Public Advocate Bill de Blasio for mayor, citing Christine Quinn’s opposition to a long-pending bill that would require city businesses to offer paid sick leave. De Blasio officially launched his campaign this weekend at an event at his Brooklyn home. Azi Paybarah reports at Capitol New York: “To me, identity politics is not ...

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Cynthia Nixon Clarifies

“My recent comments in The New York Times were about me and my personal story of being gay. I believe we all have different ways we came to the gay community and we can’t and shouldn’t be pigeon-holed into one cultural narrative which can be uninclusive and disempowering. However, to the extent that anyone wishes to interpret my words in ...

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Linda Harvey On Bisexuality

“The practice of bisexuality provides more evidence that choice and flexibility are quite well known and accepted even among advocates of homosexuality. And within the homosexual community are many testimonies of change: sometimes called ‘fluidity’ and sometimes bisexuality or ‘queer’ orientations. It doesn’t take long to find self-contradictions within the ‘gay’ community that confirm the known reality of change and ...

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Quote Of The Day – Frank Bruni

“[T]he born-this-way approach carries an unintended implication that the behavior of gays and lesbians needs biological grounding to evade condemnation. Why should it? Our laws safeguard religious freedom, and that’s not because there’s a Presbyterian, Buddhist or Mormon gene. There’s only a tradition and theology that you elect or decline to follow. But this country has deemed worshiping in a ...

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On Cynthia Nixon’s “Choice”

Actress Cynthia Nixon has endured a barrage of criticism this week after declaring that she had “chosen” to be gay. Longtime activist Scott Long takes an interesting position: What, moreover, if sexual orientation itself is not “a deep trait felt to be at the core of one’s being,” one that people miraculously started feeling in 1889 when the word “homosexual” ...

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Cynthia Nixon: I Chose To Be Gay

“I gave a speech recently, an empowerment speech to a gay audience, and it included the line ‘I’ve been straight and I’ve been gay, and gay is better.’ And they tried to get me to change it, because they said it implies that homosexuality can be a choice. And for me, it is a choice. I understand that for many ...

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Max Ellington Nixon-Marinoni

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Cynthia Nixon For Fight Back NY

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Quote Of The Day – Cynthia Nixon

“She’s basically a short man with boobs. A lot of what I love about her is her butchness. I’m not saying I fell in love with her in a sexually neutral way. I love her sexuality—it’s a big part of what I love about her—but I feel like it was her. It wasn’t something in me that was waiting to ...

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NYC 2010 GLAAD Media Awards

Last night I attended the 2010 NYC GLAAD Media Awards at the Marriott Marquis in Times Square, where industry hotshots mingled with wealthy supporters as media contributions to LGBT equality were recognized in numerous categories. Joy Behar and Cynthia Nixon were honored for their outspoken activism and other top awards went to ABC’s Brothers & Sisters for Best Television Drama, ...

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Cynthia Nixon For Fight Back New York

Cynthia Nixon for Fight Back New York. “We’ve tried the carrot. Now it’s time for the stick. It’s time to fight back.” Fight Back New York is a new PAC created expressly to defeat anti-gay candidates for the New York Senate. Hit the link. Donate. We’ve got an uphill battle to get Assemblyman Jose Peralta into Slasher Monserrate’s old seat ...

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Father Tony Talks To Cynthia Nixon About Florida’s Ban On Gay Adoption

Bilerico’s Father Tony spoke to Cynthia Nixon about the ACLU’s launch of a campaign to overturn Florida’s ban on gay adoption. More on the story at Bilerico.

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