In this video, Houston Mayor Annise Parker speaks to the journalists about being elected to a second term; her longtime life partner Kathy Hubbard and being co-chair of Mayors for the Freedom to Marry; and the Trayvon Martin shooting in Florida.
Video by STEVE ROTHAUS / Miami Herald Staff
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Click here to view a gallery of photos from the conference, which also featured speakers Nina Perales, litigation director of MALDEF, the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund; R. Clarke Cooper, executive director of Log Cabin Republicans; Jerame Davis, executive director of National Stonewall Democrats; Marc Solomon, national campaign director of Freedom to Marry; Steve Walker, deputy political director of the Democratic National Committee; Tiffany Muller of Victory Fund; and Mara Keisling, executive director of National Center for Transgender Equality.