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Annise Parker

Parker, who was Houston's first lesbian mayor, addressed the harmful stereotype during the Victory Institute's "State of Victory" speech. 

November 19 2019 11:42 AM

This marks the first time Victory Fund — which backs only out, viable, qualified candidates — has made a presidential endorsement.

June 28 2019 6:32 PM

The former mayor of Houston, now head of Victory Fund, sits down with The Advocate at OUT & Equal to discuss how we can all affect change.

April 12 2018 10:08 AM

“The stars aligned, and the timing was perfect,” says Parker, Houston's former mayor, of the job offer.

December 08 2017 7:50 PM

Philadelphia resident Barbara Gittings helped remove homosexuality from the Diagnostic and Statistic Manual of Mental Disorders.

July 26 2016 4:01 PM

Biskupski laid out an ambitious agenda for the city and shared an embrace with fiancée Betty Iverson.

January 04 2016 10:47 PM