Annise Parker, former out Mayor of Houston has been named the chair of a new LGBT advisory panel for national Democrats.
The Democratic National Committee announced Friday Parker as one of two co-chairs of its LGBT Advisory Board.
Former Houston Mayor Annise Parker, whose tenure as mayor and concluded this month, and HIV/AIDS activist Rev. José M. Román, who worked in numerous aid agencies in New York City during the AIDS crisis, were named as co-chairs to the board, which was launched late last year. –