Archives for May 2017

Monthly Archives: May 2017

Politics Local

Candidate Filing Week in Washington State Begins May 15

To many Washington residents, it’s just another week of waiting for summer. But to a select few, it represents the first step toward a life of public service. Candidate Filing Week in Washington state begins Monday, May 15. ...
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Faith and Religion National

Texas House Passes Damaging Child Welfare Bill, Senate Urged to Intervene

The Texas House of Representatives Wednesday passed HB 3859, a discriminatory bill that would allow child placement agencies in the state foster care system to prioritize their religious beliefs above the needs of children in its care. ...
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Entertainment Contests

Enter to win a ‘Snatched’ Prize Pack!

Amy Schumer and Goldie Hawn star in the new comedy adventure Snatched, which also features Ike Barinholtz (Neighbors), Wanda Sykes (Bad Moms), and Joan Cusack (Working Girl). ...
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National

NARAL Unveils Massive Times Square Billboard Calling for Gender Equality

NARAL Pro-Choice America Tuesday launched its new Times Square billboard (43rd St. & Broadway), which calls for gender equality across the United States and around the world. ...
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Local

MomsRising: Dual Language Learning Helps Close Education Gap

MomsRising campaigned for the passage of SHB 1445, driving calls to the state legislature and collecting stories from families who would benefit from the dual language learning program. ...
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Politics Local

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray Will Not Seek Re-Election in 2018

“It tears me to pieces to step away,” Seattle Murray Ed Murray said as he addressed the media Tuesday morning at Alki Beach Bathhouse in West Seattle. ...
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Local

Are These the Most LGBT Friendly Hotels in Seattle?

On Sunday, June 25, Seattle will proudly host their annual Pride Parade, with the theme this year being “Indivisible.” Obviously, if you’re coming ...
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Sports

Storm Heading in the Right Direction after Pre-Season Opener

The WNBA’s Seattle Storm had a good start to their 2017 season defeating the Phoenix Mercury 86-64 on May 3 at the KeyArena in Seattle. ...
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National

Mississippi Funeral Home Sued for Refusing to Transport and Cremate Body of Gay Man

After Bob died, the nursing home provided Picayune Funeral Home with necessary information confirming Bob’s death and identifying Jack as his husband. The nursing home called their nephew John and informed him that Picayune Funeral Home was now refusing to pick up the body and perform the cremation. ...
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Entertainment

World OutGames Miami to Honor Lady Gaga’s Mom Cynthia Germanotta

Cynthia Germanotta, president of Born This Way Foundation which she co-founded with her daughter Lady Gaga, will be honored with the Champion Award presented by the University of Miami Health System during World OutGames Miami’s Opening Ceremonies on Saturday, May 27. ...
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