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Gay Mayor Sworn In

Jim Burroway

January 3rd, 2009

Sam Adams, who was elected to replace Portland Oregon’s outgoing mayor Tom Potter, was sworn into office on New Years Day. About 40 people were present, including Adams’ partner Peter Zuckerman. Portland is now the largest U.S. city with an openly gay mayor.

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Joe Kort
January 4th, 2009 | LINK

Sam Adams is standing on the shoulders of Harvey Milk. Very nice and promising. Even though I saw the documentary of Harvey Milk I never realized what an activist he was!

We need good news like Sam Adams becoming mayor in the face of Prop 8!

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