Houston Mayor Withdraws Subpoenas Issued to Antigay Pastors
October 30 2014 8:25 PM ET

Houston Mayor Withdraws Subpoenas Issued to Antigay Pastors

Trudy Ring

The subpoenas have drawn much wrath from the right, but Mayor Annise Parker said she was not giving in to critics but serving the best interest of Houston.

Houston Passes LGBT-Inclusive Nondiscrimination Ordinance
May 29 2014 1:55 AM ET

Houston Votes to Ban Discrimination

Trudy Ring

After nine hours of testimony, the Houston City Council adopted the measure by a vote of 11-6.

Houston Delays LGBT Rights Vote, Removes Restroom Access Provision
May 16 2014 4:49 PM ET

Houston Delays LGBT Rights Vote, Removes Restroom Access Provision

Trudy Ring

Mayor Annise Parker contends a proposed ordinance will still protect trans residents from discrimination.

Houston Offers Benefits to Employees' Same-Sex Spouses
November 21 2013 9:05 PM ET

Houston Offers Benefits to Employees' Same-Sex Spouses

Trudy Ring

Mayor Annise Parker says this is the constitutional and right thing to do; meanwhile, Houston's county takes steps to protect LGBT prisoners.

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