Archives for June 2017

Monthly Archives: June 2017

Travel

R Family Joins Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection for New European Adventures

Curated experiences on R Family Vacations’ hosted Uniworld cruises include group dinners, cocktail parties and excursions led by co-founders Gregg Kaminsky and Kelli Carpenter. ...
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National

Gallup: 10.2% of U.S. LGBT Adults Now Married to Same-Sex Spouse

Two years after the Supreme Court ruled in Obergefell v. Hodges that states could not prohibit same-sex marriages, 10.2% of lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT) adults in the U.S. are married to a same-sex spouse. ...
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Editorial

Opinion: Disappointing Parentage Case Out of Idaho

Sadly, homophobia is alive and well and we know with the spate of laws passing trying to allow same-sex couples to be denied adoption and foster care placements that homophobia will defeat the best interest of the child for many people. ...
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Travel

Top 5 LGBT Friendly Countries: Current List

New Zealand is considered the second best place to live for expats. Moreover, it also legalized same-sex marriage and adoption by same-sex parents in the year 2012. ...
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Jenny Durkan's campaign held a Wonder Woman screening in Seattle/Facebook
Politics Local

Pride Feature: Seattle Mayoral Candidate Jenny Durkan on Bette, Babs, Beyonce and Trans Rights

Durkan revealed to us her plans for Pride (hint: they include Bette Midler and Barbra Streisand), transgender rights and her plans to help small business owners - if she secures a spot on the August ballot. ...
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Local

Seattle Women’s Pride Continues Honored Tradition, Makes New Strides

Seattle Women's Pride was successful for the fourth year because of community involvement - the reason for its inception. ...
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Local

Burien Pride Crowd Exceeds Expectations, $8,000 Donated to Local Charities

Organizers say they expected approximately 300-500 attendees, but were pleasantly surprised by the crowd size that continued to swell throughout the day's programming and into the evening's performances. ...
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National

Point Foundation Announces 52 Scholarship Recipients for LGBT Students

Since 2002, Point has awarded approximately 400 scholarships making it the nation's largest scholarship-granting organization for LGBTQ students of merit. ...
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Seattle Children's
Local Sports

Seattle Storm to Hold Toy Drive Benefiting Seattle Children’s During July 6 Home Game

Those donating are asked to not wrap items or include action figures with violent themes, such as guns, knives or swords. Please make sure they are new items, as Seattle Children’s can’t accept used toys or toiletries due to infection control and allergies. ...
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National

Majority of U.S. Adults Say Homosexuality Should be Accepted by Society, New Study

Survey researchers face a number of challenges in measuring LGBT identity, and there is no consensus about how best to measure sexual orientation. Some rely on respondents self-identifying as LGBT, while others base their estimates on reports of sexual behavior or sexual attraction, which usually result in higher estimates. ...
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