De Blasio’s wife Chirlane McCray - who formerly identified as a lesbian and recently opened up about her sexuality in an interview with Essence Magazine - also featured at the glittery event, which was attended by about 300 supporters.. De Blasio wasn't shy about celebrating her lesbian past, praising her courage.
"Sometimes you're gay your whole life," Nixon said in introducing McCray, who has sent out a string of fundraising emails for her husband in recent days. "Then you wake up one day and you're straight."
Nixon herself was straight until her late 30s, when she met Christine Marinoni, an education activist who is now her wife.
That's amazing! They didn't undergo therapy or anything! Wow!
I know what the cynics are saying: well they're really just bisexual.
Uh-huh. Did they suddenly discover that sexual orientation?
The notion that sexual orientation is always fixed is crap. Experience proves it.