Archives for January 2012

Monthly Archives: January 2012

Starbucks Supports Marriage Equality in Washington State

As The Seattle Lesbian previously reported on Jan. 23, 2012 (BREAKING NEWS: Washington State Now Has Enough Votes to Pass Marriage), Washington State is well on its way to full marriage equality. Starbucks has joined other leading companies in ...
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Eleventh Circuit Hears Case: HIV-Positive Man Denied Atlanta Police Officer Job

Today Lambda Legal urged the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit to overturn a lower court ruling against the claim of a man who applied to be a police officer with the Atlanta Police Department (APD), ...
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Ex-Gay Torture Clinics to Close in Ecuador

The following is from a news release. Ecuador’s Ministry of Health has begun investigating and closing hundreds of underground ex-gay torture clinics after more than 100,000 people joined an online campaign on Change.org. Fundacion Causana, Taller de Comunicacion Mujer, ...
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Grey’s Anatomy Recap: Season 8, Episode 12 (Hope for the Hopeless)

I was fully prepared for another tearjerker of an episode – it seems as if Shonda Rhimes has been playing the despair card quite often these days. But despite a few sad moments, the episode wasn’t a complete ...
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Focus Features Acquires the Worldwide Rights to For a Good Time, Call…

Focus Features has acquired worldwide rights to AdScott Pictures’ contemporary comedy For a Good Time, Call…, the debut feature from director Jamie Travis. For a Good Time, Call…, written by Lauren Anne Miller & Katie Anne Naylon, world-premiered this week ...
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South Carolina Third State to Issue LGBT License Plate

Maryland and Indiana aren’t the only lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) license plates in the 2012 club. Joining them on Jan. 30 will be South Carolina! Christine Johnson, executive director of South Carolina Equality (SC Equality)  said, “2012 represents ...
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Top News Politics National

First Lady Michelle Obama will be joined by two lesbian guests tonight for President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address – Air Force Col. Ginger Wallace and Lorelei Kilker. Wallace made history following the repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t ...
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Cynthia Nixon Says Homosexuality is a Choice in New York Times Interview

Cynthia Nixon may have played one of New York City’s hottest female characters on Sex and the City, but the 45-year-old actress just threw a bucket of cold ice on the subject of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) ...
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Enter to Win Movie Passes to See The Iron Lady!

The Weinstein Company and The Seattle Lesbian have a very special giveaway for lucky readers of Seattle’s hottest new online magazine! This is your chance to enter to win movie passes to see The Iron Lady! The Iron Ladyis ...
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Top News Local

Washington State’s marriage equality bill (SB 6239) is one step closer to becoming law today. Sen. Mary Margaret Haugen (D-Camano Island) designated her vote to equality for all – making it the magical 25thvote needed to pass marriage equality ...
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