Archives for February 2012

Monthly Archives: February 2012

KOMO News Reporter Eric Slocum Dies – Ruled Suicide

Longstanding citizen of Seattle and beloved KOMO 4 News anchor/reporter Eric Slocum died Feb. 25. He was 54 years old. Slocum was a staple within the KOMO News team for 16 years (from 1991-2002 on-camera and 2002-2008 on ...
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Children Living in LGBT Families of Color Face Double Jeopardy: New Report

A new report shows how children living in lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) families of color have become collateral damage of antiquated family laws, social stigma, and racial /ethnic discrimination. LGBT Families of Color: Facts at a Glance, a ...
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A Sober Lindsay Lohan to Appear on Today and Saturday Night Live

Former party girl Lindsay Lohan, 25, has one last court appearance to make before she’s officially off the hook with a probation that started five years ago in a drunken driving arrest. To mark the occasion, Lohan has ...
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Dawn Lafreeda Discusses Denny’s and Owning 70 Locations in Six States

“Never be afraid to ask for help or for what you want. You might just get surprised and you might just get it all … I did.”—Dawn Lafreeda Dawn Lafreeda successfully opened her own restaurant at the age ...
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Same-Sex Marriage Field Poll in California Shows Significant Increase in Approval

A new Field Poll released today shows that support for same-sex marriage in California has increased dramatically with 59% of residents favoring same-sex unions to 34% who do not – a now-25% gap since Prop 8. The poll ...
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Maryland Catholic Church Denies Communion to Lesbian Daughter of Deceased

Maryland is making the news again this week, but this time it’s not for their marriage equality campaign – it’s for a Catholic funeral gone terribly awry. Barbara Johnson attended her mother’s funeral at St. John Neumann Catholic Church ...
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Aetna Recognized for LGBT Equality for 10th Consecutive Year

The Human Rights Campaign Foundation (HRC) named Aetna to its “2012 Best Places to Work” list for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) employees. According to HRC, only 190 of the 850 businesses evaluated achieved a perfect score in ...
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Seattle Storm Signs Legendary Forward Tina Thompson to Roster

The Seattle Storm has signed forward Tina Thompson, the all-time leading scorer in the history of the WNBA, Storm Head Coach and General Manager Brian Agler announced today. The team has also re-signed Ewelina Kobryn. A reserve player, Kobryn ...
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Navigaytour Partners with Destination DC for Gay and Lesbian Guide

The Navigaytour, Washington DC’s gay and lesbian destination, home and wedding guide, has announced a partnership with Destination DC, Washington’s official tourism agency. The Navigaytour is the only officially gay and lesbian publication supported by Destination DC. Available in ...
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Three Lesbians Beat Gay Man at Boston’s Forest Hills T Station

Lydia Sanford joined sisters Erika and Felicia Stroud in reportedly beating a gay man. They are now being charged with a hate crime. The only thing is…all three women are lesbians. The beating occurred Sunday at the Forest ...
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