Archives for November 2017

Monthly Archives: November 2017

National

Uber Pledges $5 Million to Raise Awareness and Prevent Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence

Uber Monday announced a $5 million commitment over five years as part of its “Driving Change” campaign for sexual assault and domestic violence awareness and prevention initiatives. ...
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Politics Local

Seattle LGBTQ Commission’s Open Letter to Elected Officials

The following open letter was sent to The Seattle Lesbian via the Seattle LGBTQ Commission on November 5, 2017. ...
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Seattle mayoral candidate Cary Moon poses in her campaign office overlooking the International District in downtown Seattle Oct. 30, 2017. If Moon were to win she would be the city’s first female mayor since Bertha Knight Landes was elected in 1926. Photo: Diodato Bouzigues
Politics Local

INTERVIEW: Moon Talks Upbringing, Durkan Attack Ads, Solutions

Cary Moon believes by diversifying her staff it will allow her to listen to different voices, multiple perspectives, and reflect the greater needs of the minority and lower-income communities. ...
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Faith and Religion

Queer and Trans Ministers Launch New Nonprofit to Meet Needs Neglected by Church

Along with weekly liturgy for progressive clergy that encourages queer, anti-racist, and feminist lenses on worship preparation, enfleshed intends to meet pastoral needs that are lacking in the church due to decades of discrimination. ...
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Les Ballet Trockadero de Monte Carlo (the “Trocks”)
Entertainment International

Legendary Drag Ballet Co Les Ballet Trocadero in New Doc ‘Rebels on Pointe’

Described as having “real heart and soul” by Get Reel, and “laugh out loud funny” by POV Magazine, Rebels on Pointe is a creative blend of gender-bending artistic expression, diversity, and passion that ultimately shows that a ballerina can be an act of revolution in a tutu. ...
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Local

Civil Rights Veteran Judi O’Kelley Joins LGBT Bar as Chief Program Officer

The National LGBT Bar Association (LGBT Bar) announced Friday that veteran human rights lawyer Judi O'Kelley will take the role of Chief Program Officer. Her official start date is slated for November 15. ...
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Entertainment International

Rio Pride 2017 to Feature Music by Celine Dion, Demi Lovato, Yann

Brazilian pop singer and activist Yann just announced his new single and video "Igual." The project will be released on November 8 and will raise awareness for the epidemic of anti-gay violence happening in Brazil. ...
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Maroon 5
Entertainment Contests

Enter to Win ‘Red Pill Blues,’ the New Album from Maroon 5!

Enter to win "Red Pill Blues," the new album from Maroon 5! ...
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George Michael
Entertainment Contests

Enter to Win the Reissue of George Michael’s ‘Listen Without Prejudice Vol.1’

Enter to win the reissue of late George Michael’s iconic album, Listen Without Prejudice Vol.1! ...
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Health Faith and Religion

New Report Details the Health Care Rights Attack on LGBT People, Women, Parents, Children

Tipping the Scales: The Coordinated Attack on LGBT People, Women, Parents, Children, and Health Care details the widespread push to pass a variety of religious exemptions laws that would give businesses, government agencies, and individuals a right to discriminate on religious or moral grounds. ...
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