Posts tagged "bill de blasio"

New York Post Blasts “Bad Mom” Chirlane McCray, The NYC First Lady

This kind of bullshit makes my blood boil: the New York Post's cover today shows a picture of New York City's First Lady Chirlane McCray with the headline, "I WAS A BAD MOM." It references an article that just came out in New York magazine about McCray's life in which she writes about her difficultie…
By: Jessica Wakeman / May 19, 2014

NYC Mayor Bill De Blasio Boycotts St. Patrick’s Day Parade Over Gay Ban

New York City's new mayor Bill de Blasio announced he will boycott the St. Patrick's Day parade, the largest in the nation, because  of the organizers' ban on pro-gay banners and signs. De Blasio is the first-ever NYC mayor to decline participation in the parade. [ABC News] Louisiana has scrapped its kinda…
By: Jessica Wakeman / February 4, 2014

New York Mag Starts Off 2014 By Mistaking NYC’s New First Lady For A Woman Who Cried Rape!

New York Magazine is the latest publication that can’t tell the difference between Black faces. Just one day after Bill de Blasio took his oath of office, the New York-centric weekly confused his African-American wife, Chirlane McCray, with a woman who falsely accused her father of rape! Read more o…
By: Hello Beautiful / January 3, 2014

Chiara De Blasio Wore A Witch’s Hat To Her Dad’s Swearing In As NYC’s New Mayor

Everything I know about Chiara de Blasio, the 19-year-old daughter of New York City's new mayor Bill de Blasio, has led me to conclude that she is smart, brave and a total fashion risk taker. I admire both her decision to be upfront about…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 2, 2014

Chiara De Blasio, Daughter Of NYC’s New Mayor, Describes Her Depression And Battle With Substance Abuse

I would like to applaud Chiara de Blasio, the 19-year-old daughter of New York City's new mayor Bill de Blasio, for her bravery in speaking frankly and honestly about her struggle with clinical depression and using marijuana and alcohol to cope. The Santa Clara University sophomore just completed an outpatient group therapy program for depression, anxiety,…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / December 24, 2013

Get The Look: Chiara De Blasio’s Headband!

Yesterday, New York City elected its first Democratic Mayor in 20 years. Headed to Gracie Mansion with Mayor-elect Bill De Blasio is his amazing family -- wife Chirlane McCray, son Dante and daughter Chiara. Oh, and one more thing. Chiara's awesome array of headbands, which she has worn all campaign season. My personal favorite? Thi…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 6, 2013