HOUSTON -- 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.
A small group of family and friends, including Parker's mother and Hubbard's sister, attended the service.
The ceremony was performed by the Rev. Paul Fromberg, rector of St. Gregory of Nyssa Episcopal Church in San Francisco. The couple chose Thursday as their wedding date because it was the 23rd anniversary of the beginning of their relationship.