By Max Ward Katy Caldwell, left, and Nancy Sims, right, celebrate Nancy’s thirtieth birthday together in 1989. The pair met while working on a political campaign in 1984. All photos courtesy of Nancy Sims and Katy Caldwell unless otherwise noted. Katy Caldwell and Nancy Sims both grew up in Houston in the 1960s. One was […]
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“Our Story”: The Unshakeable Love of Phyllis and Trish Frye
By Caitlyn Jones on April 24, 2021 in Houstonians, Politics, University of Houston, Women
University of Houston graduate Phyllis Frye, affectionately known as the grandmother of the transgender legal and political movement, reflects on her life as an advocate and shares memories of her decades-long marriage with Trish, a beloved music teacher who passed away in 2020.
The Legacy of Leland
By Houston History Magazine on March 26, 2015 in Education, Health and Medicine, Houstonians, Politics, Race & Ethnicity
Leland dedicated his political career to caring for his fellow man at home and abroad, demonstrating the importance of helping those in need. In the process, he left a legacy of humanitarianism that remains a model for us today.
8-F and Many More: Business and Civic Leadership in Houston
By Houston History Magazine on July 28, 2012 in Houstonians, Politics
By Joe Pratt To click here to read the pdf of the full article.