Archives for July 2015

Monthly Archives: July 2015

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Entertainment

Metric Touring with Imagine Dragons, Releases Pagan Portal

Metric's new album is packed with reverent references to artists from Depeche Mode, New Order, The Cure and Underworld, all the way back to Kraftwerk. ...
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International Sports

Pressure on China, Obama for Equal Treatment in 2022 Olympics

Following the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, the IOC updated Principle 6 to explicitly include sexual orientation as a protected class. ...
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National

Houston Sets the Stage for the Next Major LGBT Civil Rights Battle

How the media covers the fight in Houston could determine how the rest of the country thinks about the next stage of the struggle for full LGBT equality. ...
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Sports

Megan Rapinoe Inducted Into Gay and Lesbian Sports Hall of Fame

World Cup winner Megan Rapinoe was among the nine sports stars inducted into the National Gay and Lesbian Sports Hall of Fame on July 24. ...
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Seattle LGBTQ Task Force/Mayor's Office
Local

Seattle Mayor Releases Action Plan for LGBTQ Safety

In the first seven months of this year, there were 41 anti-LGBTQ hate-based crimes or incidents reported to Seattle police. ...
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Gabby Gutierrez (Matilda Wormwood) and Ora Jones (Mrs. Phelps) in Matilda The Musical National Tour. Photo: Joan Marcus.
Entertainment Local

Casting Announced for ‘Matilda the Musical’ in Seattle

Matilda the Musical plays August 18-September 6, 2015 at The 5th Avenue Theatre (1308 5th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101). Tickets start at $35. ...
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Washington Mystics vs. Seattle Storm/WNBA Photo
Sports

Seattle Drops Ball 87-74 to Washington Mystics

This marks the beginning of a six-game road trip for Seattle, and it will continue on Friday when the Storm takes on Connecticut at 4 p.m. PT. ...
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Entertainment

Premiere: ‘Raven’s Touch’ Starring Dreya Webber, Traci Dinwiddie

Raven’s Touch marks Soul Kiss Films’ fourth feature and stars Dreya Weber (The Gymnast, A Marine Story) and Traci Dinwiddie. ...
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Entertainment

Caitlyn Jenner Scores High Ratings with ‘I Am Cait’ Premiere

Caitlyn Jenner had high ratings with the July 26 premiere of her new reality show on E! network, I Am Cait. The show brought in 2.73 million viewers. ...
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Travel

New Mexico: On The Road Again (with Kids)

According to my daughter, most things are “creepy” or “awkward.” She decided our road trip to New Mexico had the potential to be both. ...
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