Kathy Hubbard

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2014

    Married, Sort Of: The Legal Limbo of Being Gay and Married in Texas

    Jenn and Lizzie Wigle are wandering the halls of a bridal expo, searching more for ideas than products or services. Eventually they visit three of the events, looking at dresses, invitations, cake decorators and all the other trappings of the $40-billion-a-year American wedding industry. Most of t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2014

    6 Antiquated Objections to Mayor Parker's Marriage (and Same-Sex Marriage in General) on Social Media

    As recently as 25 years ago, an openly gay mayor would have seemed inconceivable to most people in Houston. A lot can change and we are now in the third term of Mayor Annise Parker, the only openly gay mayor in America. Last week, it was announced Parker and her longtime partner, Kathy Hubbard, were ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 16, 2014

    Mayor Annise Parker and Kathy Hubbard Are Married in California

    Today, on the 23rd anniversary of the start of their lives together, Mayor Annise Parker and Kathy Hubbard got married in Palm Springs, California. The marriage had been anticipated for several days, but it wasn't known exactly when it would happen. In a statement released by the mayor's office, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2013

    Mayor Parker, Longtime Partner Plan to Wed

    The story of a politician marrying her longtime partner would not normally be much in the way of news. Sure, there would be talk, but mostly it would be relegated to gossip magazines and the socialite section of newspapers. In the case of Mayor Annise Parker, it is far more notable because her longt ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2012

    Montrose Business Owners Say They're Being Illegally Taxed

    Some business owners in Montrose are up in arms over a taxing district they say continues to, uh, tax, despite a petition voiding the district's existence. At issue is the Montrose Management District, which levies taxes on commercial land and improvements in the eponymous locale, for what -- as fa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2011

    The Top Ten Greatest Gays of Texas

    Here in Texas, we lay claim to some of the most interesting and influential GLBT men and women of our time. Admittedly, they generally get out as fast as they can, but to us, they'll always be Texans. Here are ten GLBT men and women we're proudest to call Texans, especially during this season of Pri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2010

    Scenes From An Inauguration: God Hates Urinals

    Photo by Daniel Kramer‚ÄčAlthough it may have surprised the three anti-gay protestors outside the Wortham Theater, Mayor Annise Parker's inaugural speech concentrated less on her historic election as the first openly-gay big city mayor and more on her goals to improve coordination among law enforcem ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2009

    Why That Locke Supporter Is Absolutely Correct About The Horrors Of Gayness

    ‚ÄčLucky Houstonians got a real treat yesterday in the form of a postcard from one Dave Wilson, which offered helpful advice about the coming mayoral run-off. This isn't the anti-gay Wilson's first rodeo, as he sent out another mailer last month, treating us to the alarming image of mayoral ... More >>

  • News

    December 11, 2003

    Why Can't They Be Friends?

    Bill and Annise confront a City Hall curse