Archives for August 2015

Monthly Archives: August 2015

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National

Target: Moving Away from Gender-Based Labeling in Toy Aisles

In a groundbreaking announcement, Target has unveiled a new plan to phase out “unnecessary” gender-based labeling from all of its toy departments in stores. ...
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Local

Dennis Coleman on Seattle Men’s Chorus, Seattle Women’s Chorus and Leaving a Legacy

Dennis Coleman's artistic direction has been at the very heart of the Seattle Men's Chorus and Seattle Women's Chorus for over 30 years. We talked with him as he prepares to retire. ...
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Sports

Bird, Loyd Bring It Home for Seattle with San Antonio Win

Seattle's win snapped a short two-game slide and moved the Storm within two games of Los Angeles for the fourth playoff spot in the Western Conference. ...
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Chaz Bono and Caitlyn Jenner for "I Am Cait" on E!
Entertainment

Caitlyn Jenner, Chaz Bono Unite at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Event

Caitlyn Jenner met up with fellow transgender activist Chaz Bono over the weekend at the Transforming Family event at the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. ...
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Entertainment

Kristen Stewart on Lesbian Rumors: ‘Just Do Your Thing’

Kristen Stewart said she understands her every move will be documented regardless of whether she wants that or not. Still, she doesn't feel the need to come out. ...
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Politics

Houston Unites Launches Campaign to Support Equal Rights Ordinance

Houston is the most diverse city in the country, but is also the only city of its size in the country lacking an equal rights ordinance. ...
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Jennifer Blood and Bryce Ryness in Matilda The Musical. Photo: Joan Marcus.
Entertainment

Jennifer Blood Stars in ‘Matilda the Musical’ at The 5th Avenue Theatre

Jennifer Blood plays lighthearted teacher Miss Honey in Matilda the Musical at The 5th Avenue Theatre August 18 through September 6, 2015. ...
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National

Education Department Awards $28.4 Million to Low-Income Students for Advanced Placement Tests

Department of Education awards $28.4 million in Advanced Placement grants to 38 states, D.C., and the Virgin Islands to help underserved students. ...
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Health

Health Care Costs for Transgender Military Members Will Be Minimal, Study

A new study found the cost of providing transition-related health care for transgender service members will be minimal after the Pentagon lifts its ban. ...
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National

Battle of the Birth Certificate: Groups Sue Florida for Discrimination

Almost a year since Florida’s marriage ban was declared unconstitutional, the Florida Bureau of Vital Statistics is still refusing to allow hospitals to list both same-sex parents on their baby’s birth certificate. ...
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