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Lesbian Annise Parker Voted Best Mayor in U.S., 7th Best in World

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Feb 4
Out lesbian Houston Mayor Annise Parker has been voted top mayor in the U.S., and seventh best mayor in the entire world, reports the City Mayors Foundation.

Berlin Mayor to Resign By End of Year

INTERNATIONAL | By David Rising | Aug 26
Charismatic Berlin mayor Klaus Wowereit, whose reputation has taken a beating over struggles in the construction of the German capital's new international airport, said Tuesday he will step down by the end of the year.

Santa Fe Elects First Out Mayor

POLITICS | By Jason St. Amand | Mar 7
Javier Gonzales was elected as Santa Fe’s mayor Tuesday, making him the city’s first out mayor and possibly New Mexico’s first out mayor.

Houston Mayor Weds Longtime Partner in California

NATIONAL | Jan 17
Houston Mayor Annise Parker has married longtime partner Kathy Hubbard in a sunset ceremony Thursday at a private residence in Palm Springs, Calif., Parker’s office announced.

Houston Mayor Parker May Marry Partner Next Month

POLITICS | By Jason St. Amand | Dec 30
It was revealed last Friday that Houston Mayor Annise Parker may finally tie the knot with her longtime partner in January.

Murray Defeats McGinn in Seattle Mayor’s Race

POLITICS | By Mike Baker | Nov 7
The leader of Washington state’s successful effort to legalize gay marriage is now set to become Seattle’s next mayor.

Out Houston Mayor Annise Parker Wins Third, Final Term

POLITICS | Nov 6
Houston Mayor Annise Parker was elected Tuesday to a third and final term as the leader of the nation’s fourth-largest city.

In Liberal Seattle, Mayoral Race Hinges on Style

POLITICS | By Mike Baker | Nov 5
Will mayoral candidate Ed Murray become Seattle’s first openly gay mayor?

Seattle On Its Way to Electing a New Mayor

POLITICS | By Mike Baker | Nov 5
One year after leading Washington state’s effort to legalize gay marriage, Ed Murray is now poised to become the next mayor of Seattle.

San Diego Welcomes Interim Gay Mayor

POLITICS | By Sergio N. Candido | Aug 26
No matter whether he stays in office for 90 days or longer, Todd Gloria, San Diego’s second-ever openly gay mayor, has vowed to resurrect the city’s reputation after Bob Filner’s fiasco.

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