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Amanda Terkel

Daughter Of Lesbian Houston Mayor Couldn't Get Driver's License Because She Has 2 Moms [UPDATE] | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.24.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker (D) announced Thursday that the Texas Department of Public Safety had barred her daughter from taking a driv...

The Single Greatest Civil Rights Threat of Our Time

Rev. Samuel Rodriguez | Posted 12.17.2014 | Religion
Rev. Samuel Rodriguez

We live in a time where the very freedom to express our respective faith values stands threatened -- a road we have never been down before.

Michelangelo Signorile

Houston's Lesbian Mayor On The Gay Community's 'Uphill Battle' For Equal Rights | Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Houston is the fourth largest city in the U.S., and also has the distinction of being the largest American city with an openly gay or lesbian mayor. A...

LOOK: Houston's Lesbian Mayor Ties The Knot In California

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Houston Mayor Annise Parker tied the knot with longtime partner Kathy Hubbard in a Jan. 16 ceremony in Palm Springs, Calif. ABC Eyewitness News 13...

Mayor, Committed Partner and Mother

Annise Parker | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Annise Parker

Though Kathy and I have been building a life together for 22 years, we cannot marry in our home state -- the state where I was born, and where I serve in Houston's highest office. Texas, like 40 other states, does not allow same-sex couples to marry.

LGBT History Month Icon Of The Day: Houston Mayor Annise Parker

The Huffington Post | JR Tungol | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Annise Parker's win in her 2009 mayoral race makes Houston the largest city in the U.S. to have a gay mayor, even though the red state has a history o...

Michelangelo Signorile

Houston Mayor Annise Parker: President Obama Needs To Evolve 'Faster' On Marriage Equality | Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Houston’s openly lesbian Mayor Annise Parker, newly re-elected to a second term, says President Obama needs to evolve "faster" on marriage equality,...

Annise Parker, Running For Houston Mayor, Hit By Anti-Gay Attacks

The Associated Press | Monica Rhor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Annise Parker's mayoral campaign Web site bio reads like a catalog of campaign catch phrases: She has been Houston's City Controller and a member of c...

Anti-Gay Activists Trying To Derail Houston Mayoral Campaign

The Daily Beast | Benjamin Sarlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Gay-rights advocates, coming off stinging defeats of same-sex marriage legislation in New York and Maine, could get a boost this week in--of all place...