Thursday, May 2, 2013

  LGBT Purists to Christine Quinn: We'd Love a Gay     Mayor. Just Not You.  
BY STEVE WEINSTEIN
LGBT Purists to Christine Q... On a recent Sunday morning at the Mandarin Hotel in the Time Warner Center, many of the city's gay glitterati gathered for a Victory Fund champagne brunch to help fill the campaign coffers of LGBT candidates. The wealthy gay men who had paid $250 to $1,250 to be in the room included Thomas Schumacher, head of Disney's Broadway production arm; billionaire Facebook cofounder Chris Hughes and his husband, congressional candidate Sean Eldridge; and Andy Tobias, treasurer of the Democratic National committee. Lesbians were also represented, albeit in smaller numbers, among them lobbyist Emily Giske and Joy Tomchin, who produced the Oscar-nominated documentary How to Survive a Plague. Out on the... more >>
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