Archives for June 2017

Monthly Archives: June 2017

Instructor Dillon Bartel encouraging participants in his morning class on May 20, 2017. Photo: Charles Johnson
Local

The Little Gym of West Seattle Welcomes All Families

Step inside The Little Gym of West Seattle and you’ll have a hard time deciding where the staff ends and the families begins. The gym is open and accepting of all families. They have families that come from all backgrounds, especially in the LGBT community. ...
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Entertainment Contests

Enter for a Chance to Win an Autographed ‘The Beguiled’ Poster and Prize Pack!

One lucky winner will receive a The Beguiled movie poster signed by Sofia Coppola, Kirsten Dunst, and Elle Fanning plus a The Beguiled prize pack including a #VengefulB*tch tank top, stemless wine glass, and notebook. ...
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Sports

Tennis Star Casey Dellacqua Continues Battles On and Off of the Court

Casey Dellacqua has been able to conquer the mental difficulties caused by her freak injury and has been able to deal with adversity targeted at her respectably. Hopefully, she’ll be able to overcome her Grand Slam finals juju to take home the ultimate prize in tennis. ...
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Uncategorized

Opinion: Do Singles Holidays Work?

Before internet dating, people had to rely on other ways to meet new people. One of these ways was with something called singles ...
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Entertainment

AT&T Hello Lab Initiates Film Mentorship Program Feat. Octavia Spencer, Common

AT&T Hello Lab will help each filmmaker create a high production quality signature film and provide support as they break into the entertainment industry. Advisers and mentors will counsel the filmmakers on pitching their work, managing budgets, and directing character-driven narratives. ...
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National International

Ads Featuring Asian Parents of LGBT Children Appear for the First Time on YouTube

Asian and South Asian LGBT youth face unique obstacles to coming out, including the fear of shaming and dishonoring their parents and ancestors. These cultural obstacles often lead to self-loathing, depression and suicide. ...
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National

Court to Strike Down Puerto Rico’s Policy Denying Transgender People Accurate Birth Certificates

Lambda Legal filed papers Monday urging a federal court to strike down Puerto Rico’s policy denying transgender people accurate birth certificates in its case on behalf of three transgender people born in Puerto Rico and the advocacy group Puerto Rico Para Tod@s. ...
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National

Arkansas’ Attempt to Treat Married Same-Sex Parents Unequally Smacked Down

The U.S. Supreme Court, in a summary reversal, overturned a decision of the Arkansas Supreme Court, in Pavan v. Smith, saying loud and clear that states may not treat same-sex married couples differently than other married couples. ...
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National

U.S. Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Anti-LGBT Bakery Case

The U.S. Supreme Court announced it has granted review in Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission – the Colorado case involving a Denver bakery that cited religious beliefs and refused to sell a wedding cake to a gay couple contrary to Colorado’s civil rights law. ...
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National

The Best Places to Study for LGBT Students

Many students looking at prospective colleges and universities aren’t sure how to ascertain whether or not the institutions are accepting of their LGBT students. ...
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