Tag: council member

Early voting in runoff election off to slow start

For those who missed it, there is an election happening in Houston right now. Four City Council races wound up in run-offs after the November 8 municipal elections and Houstonians have until December 10 to decide the fate of...

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Hunt considering run for mayor

Angela Hunt LGBT political leaders praise her advocacy for the community, say they want to see who else enters race RELATED STORY: Openly gay candidate considers run for Hunt’s District 14 seat TAMMYE NASH  |  Senior...

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Phyllis Frye becomes Texas’ 1st trans judge

Phyllis Frye It’s been a historic couple of weeks for the transgender legal community. On Nov. 2, Victoria Kolakowski became the first transgender trial judge in the nation when she won a seat on the Alameda County...

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Interfaith Peace Chapel opens on COH campus

Interior of the new Interfaith Peace Chapel The Interfaith Peace Chapel at Cathedral of Hope opened this morning with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The Rev. Jo Hudson, senior pastor at COH, officiated. “We have many partners...

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Business Week on Annise Parker, lesbian

Annise Parker at Dallas Pride. Business Week ran a story this week about Houston Mayor Annise Parker. She told the magazine that when she first started running for office, it was as if “lesbian” was her last name....

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