Middleton was sworn in as Palm Springs' mayor on Dec. 9.
A group calling itself the National Straight Pride Coalition has been denied a permit for a rally celebrating heterosexuality in Modesto.
Less Than Two Years After Its City Council Became the First All-LGBTQ in the Nation, Palm Springs Debates the True Meaning of Diversity
Palm Springs received national accolades in Nov.
Darrell Steinberg weighs in while a former Dixon vice mayor rushes to Hickman's defense.
The ceremony was held by the Legislative LGBTQ Caucus chaired by Assemblyman Evan Low, D-San Jose.