Archives for July 2016

Monthly Archives: July 2016

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Faith and Religion

United Methodists Make History by Electing First Openly Lesbian Bishop

Rev. Oliveto will lead the church as the denomination’s first openly gay bishop despite the ongoing policies forbidding ordination of “self-avowed practicing homosexuals.” ...
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Health

HIV Therapy for Breastfeeding Moms Virtually Eliminates HIV Transmission to Babies, Study

For HIV-infected mothers whose immune system is in good health, taking a three-drug antiretroviral regimen during breastfeeding essentially eliminates HIV transmission by breast milk to their infants. ...
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Entertainment

Evan Rachel Wood Discusses Bisexuality, Defends Amber Heard

After coming out as bisexual in 2012, actress Evan Rachel Wood still feels that bisexuals are invisible. ...
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Politics

Transgender Ad Goes Viral Ahead of Debut at Republican National Convention

An ad depicting the challenges faced by transgender people in accessing public restrooms has been viewed more than 2 million times online. ...
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Politics Local

Washington Conservation Voters Endorses Tina Podlodowski for Washington Secretary of State

Washington Conservation Voters announced Friday the sole endorsement of Tina Podlodowski, Democrat for Secretary of State. ...
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Entertainment Local

Steven Tyler Still Takes ‘A Little Piece’ of Our Hearts After All These Years

In case anyone was wondering, Steven Tyler was very clear: he is not abandoning Rock for Country. "Why can't I do both?" he asked. ...
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Sports

Lauren Jackson Jersey Retirement Ceremony to Take Place Postgame July 15

The Seattle Storm announced Wednesday the specifics for Lauren Jackson’s jersey retirement ceremony on Friday, July 15. ...
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Politics Local

Justice Mary Yu Receives Triple Backing in Spokane by Gregoire, Eitzen, O’Connor

Gregoire, O’Connor and Eitzen have already had a big impact on Yu’s campaign, with more than 35 community leaders signing on in less than a month. ...
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National

LGBT Foster Teens Find a New Home in Arizona’s Groundbreaking Pilot Program

In Laveen, Ariz., Jennifer Redmond runs a group where only LGBT foster teens live. It’s been open for nine months. ...
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Editorial

LGBTQ Couples Face Financial Uncertainty – Even One Year Post Obergefell

For those planning to wed in the near future, LGBTQ couples should begin to understand how marriage affects their pocket books. ...
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