Tag: Houston mayor

Out & Equal to honor Parker, Welts

Out & Equal Workplace Advocates will honor Houston Mayor Annise Parker and Golden State Warriors President Rick Welts at its Leadership Celebration on March 14 in San Francisco. In October, Out & Equal held its week-long...

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Parker expected to win re-election in Houston

With lesbian mayor at the top of the ballot, 4 LGBTS among candidates for seats on City Council   Daniel Williams  |  Contributing Writer editor@dallasvoice.com Houston Mayor Annise Parker, who’s 2009 election made her the...

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Parker attacked for ‘My Gay Houston’ campaign

The Houston mayoral election is still four months away, but challenger Fernando Herrera must be getting desperate considering he’s already throwing anti-gay mud at incumbent Annise Parker. Herrera posted a picture to his...

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Parker, Castro speak at Equality Texas brunch

San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro and Houston Mayor Annise Parker were guests at Sunday’s Spirit of Texas Brunch benefiting Equality Texas. Chuck Smith, deputy director of Equality Texas, said...

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‘Lambda Weekly’ moves to drive time

After more than 27 years on the 89.3 KNON-FM schedule as a Sunday show, Lambda Weekly moves to drive time this week. The oldest LGBT radio show in the nation will broadcast Wednesdays at 7 a.m. From left: David Taffet, Lerone...

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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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Annise Parker tells youth, ‘It Gets Better’

Annise Parker Houston Mayor Annise Parker’s staff has been encouraging her to do an “It Gets Better” video. She took the opportunity to do so during a presentation at the Houston Holocaust Museum on Tuesday, Nov. 2. The museum...

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Bill White says LGBT vote ‘absolutely critical’

Democratic challenger says he expects ‘a very close election’ as he works to unseat incumbent Perry John Wright  | Dallas Voice wright@dallasvoice.com OPPOSITE SIDES | Democrat Bill White, above, has courted LGBT votes in his...

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Annise Parker on Asher Brown’s suicide

Mayor Annise Parker Our old friend Michael Petrelis has been making a big deal of the fact that Houston Mayor Annise Parker hadn’t said anything about the suicide of 13-year-old Asher Brown. On Monday, Parker issued the...

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