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Seattle Mayor Travels to Ireland to Discuss Marriage Equality

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Murray will lead a roundtable discussion at the university on legislating for employment and marriage equality for the LGBT community of Ireland. ...
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Seattle Mayor Ed Murray Deemed Community Grand Marshal

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Seattle Mayor Ed Murray was instrumental in bringing Washington state’s historic marriage equality law forward, as well as the 2002 Safe Schools bill. ...
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Mayor Ed Murray Addresses Public Safety in Full Meeting

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Mayor Ed Murray addressed the Seattle City Council Wednesday afternoon in a special meeting on public safety and partnering for safer neighborhoods. ...
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Mayor of Salt Lake City Joins Freedom to Marry Campaign

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Thursday, more than a month after officiating marriages for same-sex couples in Utah, Mayor Ralph Becker of Salt Lake City joined Mayors for the Freedom to Marry. ...
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In Inaugural Address, New Mayor Outlines Bold Agenda

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In a boisterous city hall ceremony frequently interrupted by applause, former State Senator Ed Murray took the oath office from both his husband, Michael Shiosaki, and former Governor Gary Locke to become Seattle’s first gay mayor. ...
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The Fight for Spousal Benefits in Houston

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Lambda Legal has filed a federal lawsuit against Houston Mayor Annise Parker and the City of Houston seeking to preserve spousal benefits, including health insurance, covering the same-sex spouses of city employees. ...
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Mayor of Houston to Speak at National Press Club

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Parker, a Democrat and one of the first openly gay big-city mayors in the U.S told the Houston Chronicle: "I'm not the gay mayor of Houston, I'm the mayor of Houston." ...
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