The battle received considerable attention since there were concerns that Nixon might drain enough votes from Cuomo in the general election to allow a Republican to be elected although Cuomo was comfortably leading the polls at the time. Through it all, Miranda boldly defined womanhood on her own terms. Cuomo had vigorously campaigned to get the nomination before withdrawing when it was clear he would not get it. Cynthia Nixon When Sex and the City first aired, 20 years ago today, one thing quickly became clear — no one wanted to be a Miranda. My character, Miranda Hobbes , was decidedly un-glamorous. I think Miranda would support Cynthia Nixon for governor , and I hope you will too. What does it mean to be a "Miranda" in ? I'd been with men all my life, and I'd never fallen in love with a woman. She faced down catcalls and sexual harassment before social media gave us a space to share our stories. At the same time, she softened and grew to appreciate who she was outside of her work, becoming a mother and partnering with a husband who embodied the domestic qualities that she decidedly lacked. Cynthia Nixon is running to be the governor of New York. Nixon stated that in the event that she did not also secure the Democratic nomination, she would "confer with the Working Families Party and we will make the decision we think is best". As the feminist movement continues to evolve, our feminism must be intersectional. Her character is "Amanda Reese, the high-strung and larger-than-life director behind a problem-plagued Broadway version of Icarus", loosely modeled after Spider-Man director, Julie Taymor. I learned not to be scared of confrontation from Miranda, and I became more empowered in my own life as I stepped into the world of political activism. Views expressed here are her own. Komen for the Cure.