Archives for June 2017

Monthly Archives: June 2017

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Entertainment

Lesbian Indie Artists Release Music Tribute ‘Finish the Dance’ to Pulse Nightclub Victims

The song, "Finish the Dance" is an upbeat dance track with a message of perseverance and love. The track’s opening piano “montuno” and classical guitar pay homage to Latino members of the LGBTQ community who were the majority of those slain that night. ...
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Entertainment

Facebook Celebrates Pride Month with Rainbow Flag Reaction, Frames, Mask Effects

Throughout the month of June, you might see a message from Facebook in your News Feed wishing you a Happy Pride and inviting you to add a colorful, Pride-themed profile frame. Additionally, you might also see a special animation on top of your News Feed. ...
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Local

Dueling Seattle Pride Marches Scheduled for June 10-11 on Capitol Hill

If the group refuses to abide by City of Seattle rules regarding permitting, it is expected they could be sued up to (and potentially more than) $60,000. ...
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Local

Hundreds Expected to Pay Tribute to Pulse Victims in Seattle June 12

Seattle's LGBTQ community will unite at 7 p.m. at Cal Anderson Park on Monday, June 12, 2017 to honor the victims, family members and friends affected by the Orlando Pulse nightclub massacre - the deadliest shooting in U.S. history. ...
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International

Yes, Israeli Queers are Active Against the Occupation

To gain a greater understanding of the challenges faced by Queer Israelis who oppose the actions of Israel’s sectarian government, The Seattle Lesbian spoke to two veteran Jewish-Israeli activists who have long fought at the intersection of Queer rights and the rights of other groups marginalized by Israeli society. ...
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Sports

U.S. Deaf Women’s National Soccer Team to Attend Storm Pride Party vs. Phoenix

In addition to celebrating Pride on June 23 against Phoenix, Seattle will give a warm welcome the U.S. Deaf Women’s National Soccer Team, as it joins the Storm in supporting equality, inclusion and diversity when it hosts the Mercury at 7 p.m. PDT. ...
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Local

Seattle Releases Employee Gender Identity Guidelines

Thursday, the Seattle Department of Human Resources released Guidance on Gender Identity in the Workplace, a new resource for City departments on gender identity and transitioning employees. ...
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Entertainment Local

Seattle Womxn Marching Forward, Repair Revolution, Marination to Receive Seattle Women’s Pride 2017 Awards

In the spirit of celebrating National LGBTQ Pride Month, the organizers behind the fourth annual Seattle Women’s Pride have announced the recipients for their distinguished awards presentation on Saturday, June 17. ...
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Contests

Enter to Win Katy Perry Prizes!

"Bon Appétit" feat. Migos & "Swish Swish" feat. Nicki Minaj - the newest club bangers from Katy Perry! ...
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Sports

Storm Stopped by Lynx 77-100

The WNBA Seattle Storm saw their undefeated home streak end 77-100 at the hands of the Minnesota Lynx on Saturday, June 3 at the KeyArena in Seattle. ...
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