Archives for February 2015

Monthly Archives: February 2015

Apple has cut ties with lobbyist Jay Love after learning about his history opposing LGBT equality while serving as the Republican State Representative.
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Apple, Inc. Terminates Contract with Anti-Gay Lobbyist

Apple has cut ties with lobbyist Jay Love after learning about his history opposing LGBT equality while serving as the Republican State Representative. ...
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Randy Berry Announced First-Ever Special Envoy for LGBT Rights

The special envoy will be tasked with advancing the State Department’s initiatives to protect the human rights of LGBT people. ...
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Paid Parental Leave Introduced for City of Seattle Employees
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Paid Parental Leave Introduced for City of Seattle Employees

Mayor Ed Murray and Councilmember Jean Godden have announced a new paid parental leave benefit for City of Seattle employees. ...
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Seattle Storm Re-Signs Alysha Clark, Signs Meighan Simmons

The Seattle Storm has re-signed forward Alysha Clark. Additionally, the Storm has signed free agent guard Meighan Simmons. ...
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Federal Job-Protected FMLA Rights Extended to Same-Sex Married Couples

Workers in legal, same-sex marriages will now have the same rights as those in opposite-sex marriages to federal job-protected leave under FMLA. ...
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The Seattle Storm have announced that the franchise has signed Australian forward Abby Bishop to a multi-year deal. As a member of Seattle’s 2010 WNBA Championship team, Bishop returns to the WNBA with five more seasons of Australian WNBL experience.
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Seattle Storm Signs Abby Bishop to Multi-Year Deal

The Seattle Storm has signed Australian forward Abby Bishop to a multi-year deal. Bishop returns to the WNBA after five seasons with Australian WNBL. ...
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Defense Secretary Urged to Re-Evaluate Trans Service

Currently, there are laws that prevent an estimated 15,500 transgender service members in uniform from serving openly and honestly. ...
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Darren Criss announced his engagement on Broadway's hit musical 'Hedwig and the Angry Inch'
Entertainment

Glee’s Darren Criss to Star in ‘Hedwig’ on Broadway

Glee’s Darren Criss will be the newest star on the Broadway in Hedwig and the Angry Inch, taking over for the musical’s co-creator John Cameron Mitchell. ...
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For Your Consideration
Entertainment

GALECA’s Top 10 Movies That Co-Star Oscar

The Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association revealed its choices for the most interesting movies that involve the Oscars. ...
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Uber/Photo: Andrew Harrer
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Customer to Uber: Don’t Hate Me Because I’m Gay

A London service company CEO is claiming he has a low Uber rating because of his sexuality. Another gay couple said they were kicked out for kissing. ...
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