Court Ruling, June 26, 2003
I was very blessed to have been present at the Press Conference in Houston announcing
the victory, and also at the Rally that same day, and I recorded both events with my
mini-disc recorder. So, I'm honored to share them with you, as well as some photos
taken at the Rally and at the Pride Parade on June 28th.
At the Rally, above Houston City Council Person Annise Parker at the podium. Second shot, seated behind her some of the other speakers, from left, Dr. Clark Chamberlain, Sue Null, Sue Lovell, Debra Danburg, Tyron Garner, John Lawrence. Standing behind them, John Nechman, Garnett Coleman, Mitchell Katine. In photo at right, group to the right is comprised of Linda Morales, Clarence Bagby, Anise Parker, Janine Brunjes, Brian Chase and Deborah Bell.
Mitchell Katine at the podium,
Tyron Garner, John Lawrence and Mitchell Katine at the Press Conference
Press Conference, 1:30 pm
The Rally, 5pm
Note: Mitchell Katine introduces
Click to stream the sound files
Above right Mitchell introduces Tyron and John to the Rally. Below, part of Rally crowd.
All photos above by JD Doyle
Below, two days later at the Parade, JD, John Lawrence, Mitchell Katine and Tyron Garner
Below, John Lawrence and Tyron Garner in the 2004 Pride Parade
2009. A friend asked me to reflect and to tell him about some gay
Below, this is THE read on the subject, and it's fascinating
"Flagrant Conduct" by Dale Carpenter
I'm very pleased that in the paperback edition Dale acknowledged
repeating the photo above to show a very cool comparsion shot done
by a friend of mine,
and this book has the pre-Lawrence V Texas history...
respect this new book by Wesley Phelps so much, I am putting my
review of it here...
On the 3rd Anniversary ran an excellent article on the decision
Below, The Texas Triangle for 7/4/03 had extensive coverage
at left, Lambda Legal's digest honoring the event
right, Lambda article from early in the journey, Winter 1999
Below, Eclipse article
Additional Photos from the Rally, by Rick Hurt
Brian Keever, unknown, Sean Carter, Jimmy Carper
and Above, a terrific
shot (courtesy Rick Hurt), with Ray Hill, Mitchell Katine, Debra