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Berlin Mayor to Resign By End of Year

By David Rising | Tuesday Aug 26, 2014
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

By Jason St. Amand | Friday Mar 7, 2014
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

Friday Jan 17, 2014
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

By Jason St. Amand | Monday Dec 30, 2013
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

By Mike Baker | Thursday Nov 7, 2013
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

Wednesday Nov 6, 2013
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

By Mike Baker | Tuesday Nov 5, 2013
Will mayoral candidate Ed Murray become Seattle’s first openly gay mayor?

Seattle On Its Way to Electing a New Mayor

By Mike Baker | Tuesday Nov 5, 2013
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

By Sergio N. Candido | Monday Aug 26, 2013
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.

NY Mayoral Hopeful Would Be a First, in 2 Ways

By Jennifer Peltz | Tuesday May 28, 2013
Currently, Christine Quinn is the front-running Democrat in the race for New York City mayor, and if elected, she would be both the first woman and the first openly gay person to lead the nation’s biggest city.