Archives for February 2018

Monthly Archives: February 2018

Columns

Queer Relationships: Four Ways to Change the Dynamic in Your Relationship

Relationships can get into ruts and become engulfed in unwanted patterns, making it difficult to see the forest through the trees. As partners, we witness all the good, the bad and the ugly, the unpleasant habits, and the most boring parts of everyday life. ...
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Local Sports

Storm Releases 2018 Schedule, Phoenix Mercury Home Opener

Seattle will play host to the “new” Las Vegas Aces (formerly the San Antonio Stars) and former Washington guard and NCAA All-time leading scorer Kelsey Plum on May 31 and June 19. ...
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Politics

LPAC Endorses Key Candidates in Arizona, Florida and Texas

LPAC, the country’s only lesbian political action committee, has announced a new round of endorsements, including Krysten Sinema for U.S. Senate in Arizona, Lauren Baer for U.S. Representative in Florida District 18 and Fran Watson for Texas State Senate District 17. ...
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Entertainment

Global Pop Star Britney Spears to Receive GLAAD Vanguard Award in L.A.

Multi-platinum, Grammy Award-winning Princess of Pop Britney Spears will receive the Vanguard Award at the 29th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles at Beverly Hilton on Thursday, April 12, 2018. ...
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Entertainment Travel

ClexaCon Returns to Las Vegas to Celebrate Artsy LGBTQ+ Women and Allies

Last year, Sara Ramirez, known for her role as bisexual Dr. Callie Torres on the popular television series, Grey’s Anatomy joined the conversation at the queer women of color pop-up panel, speaking about her own bisexuality and struggles as a biracial woman. ...
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National

Transgender Rights Targeted by Multiple Ballot Measures Across the United States

Discrimination is on the ballot in Massachusetts and Anchorage, Alaska, with signatures currently being collected for a third anti-transgender ballot measure in Montana ...
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Entertainment Contests

Free Valentine’s Day Ticket Giveaway to See k.d. lang in Concert on Vashon!

k.d. will perform the Ingénue album live in its entirety, followed by a selection of other k.d. lang favorites. Both evenings will start with the opening act, Slava Grigoryan. Contest winners will be selected on Valentine's Day, February 14, 2018. All winners will be announced on Facebook via The Seattle Lesbian Facebook page. ...
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Politics

Congressman Adam Smith Discusses Concerns with Trump Authoritarianism

Congressman Adam Smith released a video statement in reaction to President Trump’s actions attacking the freedom of press, the FBI, and the Department of Justice. ...
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Editorial

Been There, Done That: Surviving That Dreaded Lesbian Breakup

When my relationship with my long-term girlfriend came to an end, so did a part of me that existed when we were together. She was my first real girlfriend. ...
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Editorial

‘The Refused Exam’ and The Education of Gertrude Stein

Gertrude Stein’s work heavily features homosexual content and a queer aesthetic, but she nonetheless became both a mass-market celebrity and, eventually, a respected and canonical writer. Somehow, she publicly profited from her homosexuality during homophobic times. ...
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