We're as excited today as the next Manhattan fag and fag hag that Christine Quinn was just elected City Council speaker, becoming, as the Times dutifully reports, the first openly gay person to hold such a high-ranking position.
(Someplace, we're sure, Democrat-turned-Republican Manhattan borough president candidate Brian Ellner is crying in the arms of his partner, Simon, who we're equally sure is not allowed to say anything in response. And someplace else, Ed Koch is no doubt silently thanking the Times for the strategic use of "openly.")
OK, fine. And we're also a little sad Quinn didn't run for city council up in Peekskill.