Houston Mayor Annise Parker Married Her Partner Of 23 Years!

Houston Mayor Annise Parker Married

After 23 years together, Houston mayor Annise Parker (the first openly gay mayor of a a major city!) married her partner Kathy Hubbard in Palm Springs, CA. The mayor tweeted out the good news last night from her official twitter account.

Although same-sex marriage isn’t legally recognized in Texas, The Houston Chronicle reports that during her time as mayor, Annise has spearheaded efforts to allow health and life insurance benefits to spouses of legally married couples regardless of sexual orientation. Congrats to the couple and their family!

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