Michael C. Webb, Jr oral history interview and transcript
AuthorWebb, Michael C., Jr.
This recording and transcript form part of a collection of oral history interviews conducted by Center for the Study of Women, Gender, and Sexuality at Rice University. This collection includes video recordings and transcripts of interviews with Houstonians who have made contributions to the LGBT community.
Michael C. Webb, Jr. was raised in Houston, Texas. He attended high school at Chinquapin Preparatory School in Highlands, Texas, and graduated from Reed College in Portland, Oregon with a degree in political science. As legislative and district aide to Texas State Senator Sylvia R. Garcia, Webb was part of a team that successfully fought back against anti-LGBTQ legislation targeting transgender communities. In January 2018, Webb took over as president of the Houston GLBT Political Caucus. An honoree in the National Black Justice Coalition’s 100 Black LGBTQ/SGL Emerging Leaders to Watch, Webb remains committed to advocating for those who are marginalized.