Archives for January 2018

Monthly Archives: January 2018

Entertainment Local

Here’s Your Chance to See ‘Hamilton’ with $10 Lottery Tickets, Details

A digital lottery for Hamilton tickets will begin in conjunction with the show’s first performance (February 6) in Seattle at The Paramount Theatre. Forty (40) orchestra tickets will be sold for every performance for $10 each. ...
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Publix Grocery Chain Denies HIV Prevention Pill to Employees

Publix, a privately-traded company, scored a zero on the Human Rights Campaign’s analysis of workplace fairness and has been accused of multiple instances of anti-LGBT discrimination. ...
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Opinion: A Brief Guide to Easing Parkinson’s Disease Symptoms

Research from King’s College Neurodegenerative Disease Research Group has stated that acupuncture can potentially relieve Parkinson’s disease symptoms, as it can produce a neutral response within the brain that’s connected to inflammation. ...
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Bi-national spouses Elad, left background, and Andrew, right background, are fighting the U.S. State Department for U.S. citizenship for their son, Ethan, right foreground, who is in the states on an expired tourist visa, so he can be with his twin brother Aiden, left foreground, who was recognized as a U.S. citizen. Photo: Ashli Shapiro of Images of Life by Ashli

Bi-National Same-Sex Couples Fight for Children’s Citizenship

A Los Angeles bi-national gay couple are suing the United States State Department for denying one of their young twin sons citizenship. They are one of two bi-national couples who filed two separate cases against the department claiming discrimination. ...
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Facing Homelessness

Unsheltered Street Count Conducted in King County by 1,000 Volunteers, Count Us In 2018

Friday morning, between 2 and 6 a.m., nearly 1,000 volunteers spanned across King County for Count Us In 2018, the annual Point in Time Count of individuals experiencing homelessness, coordinated annually by All Home. ...
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Politics Local

Seattle Mayor Begins ‘Extensive’ Citywide Review of Harassment and Discrimination Policies

In a letter to City employees, Mayor Jenny A. Durkan announced that she is launching an extensive review of the City of Seattle’s harassment and discrimination policies. ...
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The “Summon the Force” deck party, part of Star Wars Day at Sea, features pyrotechnics, special effects and stunts including appearances by fan favorite characters like Kylo Ren, Darth Vader and Chewbacca. The day-long event celebrates the legendary adventures and iconic characters from the Star Wars saga. (Amy Smith, photographer)

Disney Cruise Line Announces 2019 Return of Star Wars Day at Sea and Marvel Day at Sea

Star Wars Day at Sea is an experience unlike any other where guests can celebrate the legendary adventures and iconic characters from the Star Wars saga with Jedi, Wookiees, droids, Stormtroopers and others during the special day-long celebration. ...
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LPAC interim executive director Urvashi Vaid at the 2018 NYC women’s march.

LPAC Announces First Endorsements in Critical 2018 Midterm Election Year

LPAC has announced its first 2018 endorsement and support of Angie Craig, U.S. Representative, Kate Brown, Dana Nessel, and Joy Silver. ...
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New Report Shows Highest Ever Rate of LGBTQ Hate Violence Homicides

The National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs (NCAVP) has released their annual national research report on hate violence targeting lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) and HIV-affected communities. ...
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Queer Relationships: Pet Wisdom About Love

Our precious pets can teach us many things about how to have extraordinary relationships. Sometimes, they even train us to be better partners. They embody unconditional love, resilience, forgiveness, living in the present and absolute joy. ...
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