Amid New York’s Political Elite, Council Speaker Weds Her Longtime Partner

The New York Times
May 21, 2012

The two brides — one in a cream-colored pantsuit, the other in a floor-sweeping gown — walked down the aisle to the strains of Beyoncé and Bruce Springsteen.

In a room bedecked with wildflowers, and sprinkled with a who’s who of New York elected officials, Christine C. Quinn, the speaker of the New York City Council and a leading candidate to be mayor, married her longtime partner, Kim M. Catullo, on Saturday evening, in one of the most prominent weddings of an LGBT public official to date.