Archives for November 2013

Monthly Archives: November 2013

Top News Health

Obama Signs the HIV Organ Policy Equity Act

The HIV Organ Policy Equity Act seeks to expand the supply of life-saving organs available for transplantation to the more than 118,000 individuals currently on the organ waitlist. ...
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Entertainment

Check Out the Ferocious Feminist Energy Behind Jezebel.com

Holmes created “Jezebel” in May 2007 after working many years at traditional women’s magazines (Glamour, Star and InStyle among them) that she felt were one-dimensional to the point of vapid. ...
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Top News Politics National

Steinem, Winfrey Awarded with Medal of Freedom

The President and First Lady hosted a dinner to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Presidential Medal of Freedom as established by President Kennedy. ...
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Top News Local

Murray Names Cop Expert As Advisor to Transition

Mayor-elect Ed Murray Wednesday named Bernard K. Melekian as expert advisor to his transition on issues of law enforcement and public safety. ...
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Sports

Sounders Women NCAA Tournament Update

Seattle University won the Western Athletic Conference (WAC) and therefore earned an automatic bid into the group of 64. Their first round opponent was the 7th ranked powerhouse, University of Portland. ...
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Top News National

Lesbian Teacher Files Discrimination Case in CA

Lambda Legal filed a lawsuit in California Superior Court claiming the Hesperia Unified School District and administrators at Sultana High School violated California law by not renewing the contract of an openly lesbian teacher in retaliation for supporting LGBT students' attempts to speak out about the harassment and discrimination directed at them. ...
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Top News Health

A Strong Global Commitment to Family Planning

Barriers that often prevent women from getting the family planning services they need include the cost of services and products, inadequate medical professionals and supplies, and difficulty accessing services. ...
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Entertainment

Maulik Pancholy Comes Out on Top

Pancholy joined stars like Orange Is the New Black actresses Laverne Cox and Lea Delaria and Tony Award winning actor Billy Porter on the Top 100 list. ...
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Entertainment

Mary Lambert Keeps Us Warm at The Dinah 2014

The Seattle-based singer-songwriter and spoken word artist, Lambert will take the stage on Sunday, April 6, 2014 at the Hilton Hotel for the grand finale of the Dinah’s legendary series of pool parties. ...
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Travel

Santa Rosa Offers A New Alternative to Gay Elders

The community offers independent and assisted-living options for its 70 craftsman-style apartments and bungalows that are available in nine different floor plans ranging from 830 to 2,000 square feet. ...
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