Archives for June 2016

Monthly Archives: June 2016

National

Estimated 1.4 Million Adults Identify as Transgender, Double from 10 Years Ago

An estimated 1.4 million individuals identify as transgender, according to a new study by The Williams Institute at the UCLA School of Law. ...
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Photo: Piotr Horoszowski
Local

Seattle Center Polish Festival Celebrates Warsaw’s Cultural Influence and Heritage

The fifth annual Polish Festival celebrates Poland’s capital city Warsaw, situated in the dynamic Mazovia region. ...
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Sports

Sue Bird, Lauren Jackson, Diana Taurasi Among First-Ever WNBA Emojis

The WNBA announced the launch of the league’s first-ever emojis, which will feature the 20 most influential players in its history. ...
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Family Week/COLAGE
National

Family Equality Council Announces New Exec Director: Stan J. Sloan

Stan J. Sloan has been named the new Executive Director of Family Equality Council, the national advocacy group connecting three million LGBTQ parents and their six million children of all ages. ...
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Pope Francis/Paul Haring Catholic News Service
Faith and Religion

Christians Should Apologize for Poor Treatment of Gays, Pope Says

Pope Francis told the press Sunday that the Catholic Church should seek forgiveness for how it has treated the LGBT community in the past. ...
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Prague Pride 2016
International Travel

Prague Pride Announces LGBT Travel Symposium

Prague Pride will feature a two-day symposium to assist the private and public sectors in better understanding the LGBT travel market. ...
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Gays Against Guns
National

Gays Against Guns Group Forms, Hundreds to March in New York Pride Parade

About 150 people showed up for GAG’s first organizational meeting at the LGBT Community Center on Friday. ...
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Sports

Donations Encouraged for OneOrlando at Pride Night Seattle Storm Game

The Seattle Storm is creating ways for fans to support the victims, families and the LGBTQ community at its Pride Tipoff Night Friday, June 24. ...
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Politics

Baldwin, DelBene Resolve to Name June 26 ‘LGBT Equality Day’

During the past two decades, the U.S. Supreme Court has issued three different landmark rulings on the 26th of June that helped eliminate LGBT discrimination. ...
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Stonewall Inn
National

President Obama Designates Stonewall National Monument

The designation will create the first official National Park Service unit dedicated to telling the story of LGBT Americans. ...
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