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On This Gay Day: Annise Parker was born in Houston

US politician Annise Parker was bornĀ  Politician Annise Parker was born on this day in 1956, today she celebrates her 65th birthday. Parker was elected Mayor of Houston in late 2009, assuming office in 2010. She was one of the first LGBT people to elected to the position of Mayor of a US city, and […]

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Houston’s pioneering Mayor Annise Parker leaves office

Annise Parker, who became the first openly gay Mayor of a major US city, has finished her term in office. Parker, a Democrat, has run Houston for the last six years , but has previously held the roles of a Councillor and City Controller, totally 18 years of service to the city. Leaving City Hall […]

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