Sunday, January 3, 2010

Houston Officially Becomes the Biggest City With an Openly LGBT Mayor - BY MICHAEL A. JONES

Annise Parker, the openly lesbian winner of Houston's mayoral election last month, was sworn into office this weekend, officially becoming the nation's most prominent LGBT mayor.

The night of her election, Parker said that Houston opened the doors to history by sending her to city hall's highest office. That sentiment became all the more visceral this past weekend, especially given the description of the private inaugural service. What were the ingredients? Photo

Well, there was Annise Parker. And a Judge. And Annise's partner, Kathy Hubbard, holding the Bible that Parker was then sworn in on. Read complete article - BY MICHAEL A. JONES

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