Archives for June 2015

Monthly Archives: June 2015

Nurses at Swedish-Providence pose for a photo to highlight their fight for fair wages and better access to healthcare.
Health Local Top News

Pickets will take place at all Swedish-Providence campuses on July 1 from noon until 2 p.m. followed by a large picket with rally at Swedish-First Hill from 4 p.m.-6:30 p.m. ...
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Sue Bird/Neil Enns/Storm Photos
Sports

After three straight heartbreaking losses, Seattle finally broke through and came back from being down eight at the half to beat Tulsa 74-69 on Tuesday night. ...
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National

Alabama’s probate judges are under an immediate obligation to issue marriage licenses to qualified same-sex couples, say the four civil-rights organizations that are representing same-sex couples in the state. ...
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The National Center for Transgender Equality, the National Immigrant Justice Center, United We Dream, Immigration Equality, and the Human Rights Campaign issued a joint statement welcoming the developments, but requested more from ICE.
Politics

The National Center for Transgender Equality, the National Immigrant Justice Center, United We Dream, Immigration Equality, and the Human Rights Campaign issued a joint statement welcoming the developments, but requested more from ICE. ...
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President Barack Obama salutes a Sailor following naturalization ceremony, April 23, at the White House. During the ceremony, 24 U.S. service members took the oath of allegiance to the United States, becoming American citizens in the process.
Politics

Following the U.S. Supreme Court decision in favor of same-sex marriage nationwide Friday, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs confirmed it will begin issuing spousal benefits to LGB veterans. ...
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Ben & Jerry's I Dough I Dough Ice Cream Flavor
Entertainment National

Ice cream company, Ben & Jerry’s, released a new name for their former Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough flavor, “I Dough, I Dough.” ...
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Vice President Joe Biden issued a statement following the Supreme Court marriage equality ruling on June 26, 2015.
Politics

United States Vice President Joe Biden released a statement following the Supreme Court marriage equality ruling that said, "...all marriages, at their root, are defined by unconditional love." ...
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Mayor Ed Murray
Local

Friday Seattle Mayor Ed Murray delivered the following remarks from Seattle City Hall after the U.S. Supreme Court affirmed the right of all Americans to marry the person they love. ...
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Photo: Marriage Equality Facts
Politics Top News

Six LGBT advocacy organizations launched a joint website, MarriageEqualityFacts.org, to provide answers to same-sex couples and their families as they navigate accessing the rights, benefits, and protections that marriage affords. ...
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Vindication
Politics Top News

After the SCOTUS ruling, President Obama said that the LGBT community should feel vindicated. ...
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