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December 15, 2009

Houston elects first openly gay Mayor


Houston voters made history this month, electing the first openly gay mayor of a major U.S. city. Annise Parker, 53, takes the oath of office on Jan. 1 to lead the nation's fourth largest metropolis, with some 2.2 million residents. Currently Houston's city controller, Parker has been open about her sexuality throughout her political career and has three adopted children with her longtime partner, Kathy Hubbard. "Tonight the voters of Houston have opened the doors to history," the Democrat said after winning the city's Dec. 12 runoff election. "But now, from this moment, let us join as one community."

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2 comments:

Princess said...

Congratulations Kunal!! :P

Khanabadosh said...

Let me also congratulate Kunal..

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