Archives for May 2017

Monthly Archives: May 2017

Hisam and husband Roberto/Campaign
Local Politics

Dr. Hisam Goueli is a gay Muslim Arab-American physician dual board-certified in family medicine and psychiatry who has worked to develop health care solutions around the world - and now he wants your vote, Seattle. ...
Seattle Storm center Breanna Stewart and Washington Mystics center Elena Delle Donne jump start their game which was won by the Storm 81-71 on May 21st at the KeyArena in Seattle. Photo: Virginia Lopez/VELO Photography

The KeyArena was buzzing with anticipation as Sue Bird played in her first game of the year, Jewell Loyd scored her 1,000 point and the Seattle Storm defeated the Washington Mystics 81-71. ...
Photo: Museum of Pop Culture/Facebook

Everyone loves chocolate, so whether it’s a family with kids, couples, or friends spending time in Seattle, a tour at the Theo Chocolate Factory in the neighborhood of Fremont is sure to be a delicious experience. ...

San Francisco-Oakland finished third this year, Seattle-Tacoma fourth, San Jose fifth, Boston sixth, and Denver seventh. The top seven cities in the 2017 AFI are between 4-13 percentage points ahead of the rest of the pack. ...
Jenny Durkan/Ted S. Warren/AP

If elected, Jenny Durkan would become the first lesbian mayor of Seattle and just the second woman. Spotlight Endorsements are given to candidates especially well-positioned to breakdown barriers and drive equality forward. ...

Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) introduced the Freedom from Discrimination in Credit Act (FDCA) of 2017, a bill to amend the Equal Credit Opportunity Act to prohibit credit discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. ...
A Wider Bridge
Faith and Religion

A Wider Bridge announced its founder and leader will step down next year. Arthur Slepian conceived the LGBT Jewish organization in 2010 following the tragic shooting at the LGBT community center in Tel Aviv in 2009. ...
Transgender top model Valentijn de Hingh adorned in the Amsterdam Rainbow Dress. The art piece is a 52-feet wide dress made of Amsterdam’s city flag as the bodice with flags from 75 countries where homosexuality is criminalized, including 12 countries where homosexual is punishable by the death penalty flowing out in its skirt. Photo: Pieter Henket Studio – Amsterdam Rainbow Dress

About 14 delegates from Amsterdam's local government, its tech and business community, and LGBT and HIV/AIDS organizations will visit San Francisco on a humanitarian mission May 21-25, 2017. ...

No state will explicitly stop you from adopting a child, but variations in state law can significantly impact how agencies are allowed to treat you - and what recourse you are allowed if you face discrimination. ...
Chino Scott-Chung, left, Willy Wilkinson, and Jai DeLotto are three of the organizers planning this summer's TransFusion retreat. Photo: Pipi Ray Diamond

A group of API transgender men will gather to discuss their experiences and issues important to them as well as build skills to strengthen confidence in a variety of workshops during the inaugural API TransFusion Retreat in California. ...