Topics :: Annise Parker

Out Houston Mayor Tells GOP Haters to ’Get Over’ Her Wedding

By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Jan 22, 2014
Houston Mayor Annise Parker tied the knot with her longtime partner Kathy Hubbard earlier this month but has received some criticism from members of the Republican Party.

Houston Mayor Weds Longtime Partner in California

Friday Jan 17, 2014
Houston Mayor Annise Parker has married longtime partner Kathy Hubbard in a sunset ceremony Thursday at a private residence in Palm Springs, Calif., Parker’s office announced.

Houston Mayor Parker May Marry Partner Next Month

By Jason St. Amand | Monday Dec 30, 2013
It was revealed last Friday that Houston Mayor Annise Parker may finally tie the knot with her longtime partner in January.

Out Houston Mayor Annise Parker Wins Third, Final Term

Wednesday Nov 6, 2013
Houston Mayor Annise Parker was elected Tuesday to a third and final term as the leader of the nation’s fourth-largest city.

Putting Lesbian Politics Front and Center with LPAC

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Jul 16, 2013
In an effort to influence politics and bolster lesbian visibility, a group of forward-thinking women formed LPAC, the political super PAC that works to get progressive candidates elected.

Houston Pride: Dancing, Dining, Divas & Diving on the Bayou

By Steve Weinstein | Thursday Jun 14, 2012
From a full-out Bette Midler tribute to a real-life dance diva, from fine dining to all-night dancing, the Bayou City is going all out for a Texas-sized Pride June 16-23. Join the out-gay mayor & several thousand of her pals for a sizzling hot time.

Parker: I Consider Myself a Role Model

By Michael K. Lavers | Wednesday May 9, 2012
Equality Forum on May 5 presented Houston Mayor Annise Parker with its International Role Model Award during its annual dinner in Philadelphia. She spoke with EDGE about her tenure, her marriage equality activism and her future plans.

Houston Mayor: Don’t Expect Obama to Endorse Marriage Equality Before Election

By Michael K. Lavers | Saturday Mar 24, 2012
Houston Mayor Annise Parker told LGBT bloggers and journalists gathered in the Bayou City on Friday that she would be "shocked" to see President Barack Obama endorse marriage equality before the general election.

Mayors Join Campaign for Marriage Equality

By Michael K. Lavers | Friday Jan 20, 2012
Freedom to Marry on Friday formally launched a campaign that includes 80 mayors who have pledged to push for nuptials for same-sex couples. Several of these mayors spoke at a press conference at the U.S. Conference of Mayors in Washington, D.C.

Perry, Parker Gain National Spotlight in 2011

By Eric Miller | Friday Dec 16, 2011
Governor Rick Perry and Houston Mayor Annise Parker garnered the national spotlight in 2011, but for entirely different reasons.