Archives for April 2017

Monthly Archives: April 2017

Politics National

New Nevada Law Requires Child Welfare and Juvenile Justice Agencies to Respect Gender Identity of Youth in Care

Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval Tuesday signed Assembly Bill 99, a bill that requires child welfare and juvenile justice agencies in Nevada to treat transgender children in their care in accordance with their gender identity. ...
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Contests

Enter For A Chance To Win An ‘Unforgettable’ Prize Pack!

Warner Bros. Pictures’ dramatic thriller Unforgettable is the first film in the director’s chair for veteran producer Denise Di Novi. Rosario Dawson, Katherine Heigl, and Geoff Stults star in the film. ...
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Sports

WNBA Draft 2017 Scheduled for April 13 in New York

The Seattle Storm held the No. 1 overall draft pick in each of the past two years, selecting guard Jewell Loyd in 2015 and forward Breanna Stewart in 2016. ...
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National

Study Shows 20 Percent of Millennials Identify as LGBTQ

GLAAD and Harris Poll shows Millennials more likely to identify as transgender or outside traditional genders. ...
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Politics Local

Rock Legend Melissa Etheridge Lends Her Powerful Anthem ‘Giant’ to the McGregor Campaign

If elected, Mac McGregor would become the first transgender person to hold a seat on Seattle City Council and the first transgender person elected to office in Washington state. ...
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Entertainment

Mary Lambert Releases Independent Record ‘Bold’ May 5

Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Mary Lambert has struck out on her own as an independent artist and will release her first EP, entitled Bold, on May 5. ...
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National

Court Rules Boulder County Landlord Discriminated Against LGBT Family

Tonya and Rachel Smith are a loving, committed same-sex couple living in Colorado. They have been married for seven years and have two children, ages seven and three. Rachel is also transgender. ...
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Travel

IGLTA to Honor Walt Disney World Resort, Christina Guggenberger, Andrew Collins

The IGLTA board of directors selects the IGLTA Honors recipients from the association’s member businesses in 70 countries and its allies. ...
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Health

Five Reasons to Have a Serious Talk about Medical Coverage With Your Partner

While talking to your partner about medical coverage may not sound fun, the reality is that it should be done for several key reasons. ...
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Politics Local

Washington State Supreme Court Rules Lesbian Mother was Wrongly Discriminated Against in Pierce County

Despite the fact that Rachelle had been a stay-at-home parent to the couple’s three children for 15 years, the trial court gave primary custody to the father. The trial court also restricted Rachelle from discussing religion, homosexuality or so-called “alternative lifestyle concepts” with the children. ...
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