Brown and newly-elected Jared Polis are the country's only LGBTQ governors.
Violence was kept at a minimum by a vigilant police presence in Oregon's largest city.
When an angry young man got up in the faces of a lesbian couple calling them "dykes" and the c word, the authorities said it was not a hate crime.
Weller helped found the Gay Rights National Lobby, predecessor to the Human Rights Campaign.
Their case led to the occupation of a wildlife refuge.
Prosecutors say two Oregon women's account of an attack isn't credible — and now one of the women is charged in a separate road rage case.