Share this article Share However she told the New York Times that the couple's big day was not about politics but a private time for her and Miss Catullo, a year-old lawyer. Nine states- including New York which passed marriage last year- and the District of Columbia all legally allow same sex marriage and so the military has to legally accept those unions Favourite: Recent polls have placed Miss Quinn as the most popular Democratic candidate to become the next New York mayor The couple met in when they were set up by mutual friends. Miss Quinn has long been an impassioned support of gay marriage. In , she urged the state Senate to pass the same-sex marriage bill so 'all New York families are equal'. When the bill was legalised last July, she spoke of her happiness for same-sex couples in New York along with her own wedding plans. The couple will marry in an event space near the High Line park in Manhattan's meatpacking district In a poll this week, Miss Quinn was the runaway Democratic favourite to stand in the mayoral elections in a battle which could pit her against the Republican frontrunner and current Police Commissioner Ray Kelly.
Christine piled on weight after comfort eating to cope with bullying Get daily news updates directly to your inbox Subscribe Thank you for subscribingWe have more newsletters Show me See our privacy notice Could not subscribe, try again laterInvalid Email A woman who ballooned to 19 stone after her mum came out as gay dropped almost half her body weight and now hopes to find a man. After her parents split up and her mum became a lesbian Christine Roberts, 23, suffered at the hands of cruel bullies at school. Weighing 19 stone at her heaviest , Christine comfort ate to deal with the hurt she felt. The year-old, who now works as a supervisor for Marks and Spencer, said: