Archives for March 2018

Monthly Archives: March 2018

Pennie Saum
Local

Pennie Saum Survives Abuse by Military Father, Won’t Stop Until Justice is Served

Pennie Saum has made it her life’s mission to protect children from sexual abuse and predatory behavior – in large part because she lacked the same basic safeguards when she was a child. ...
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Mitzi Johanknecht in her office at the King County Courthouse on February 20, 2018. Johanknecht was sworn in as King County Sheriff on January 2. Photo by Jordan Duncan.
Politics Local

Johanknecht Begins New Chapter in King County Sheriff’s Office

New King County Sheriff Mitzi Johanknecht faces an uphill battle in trying to repair the image of the Sheriff’s Office. But she’s used to challenges. ...
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Amber Cantrorna
Faith and Religion National

Ex-Focus on the Family Daughter Amber Cantorna ‘Refocuses’ Her Life Mission

Amber Cantorna is openly gay and married to a woman named Clara. The decision to embrace her own truth almost cost her everything. ...
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Travel

IGLTA 37th Annual Global Convention to Take Place in Milan, Italy

Over the years, the IGLTA convention has been held in various cities in Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Germany, South Africa, Spain, the United Kingdom, and the United States. ...
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Jim Parsons/Vulture
Entertainment

Jim Parsons to Receive Stephen F. Kolzak Award at the 29th Annual GLAAD Media Awards

Jim Parsons will receive GLAAD’s Stephen F. Kolzak Award, which is presented to an LGBTQ media professional who has made a significant difference in promoting LGBTQ acceptance. ...
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Travel

Upward Gift Trend: Travel and Life Experiences

Tickets to see your partner’s favorite band, or the NBA team they support, or booking a weekend getaway are all experiences, so you can be inventive and find options to suit most budgets. ...
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National

Court Orders Idaho to Issue Accurate Birth Certificates to Transgender People

A U.S. District Court judge late Monday ordered Idaho state officials to allow transgender people born in Idaho to apply to correct the gender markers on their State of Idaho birth certificates by April 6, 2018. ...
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Stags Leap Views
Travel

Napa Valley Reports Strong Recovery Following the 2017 Northern California Wine Country Fires

Visit Napa Valley is pleased to report that hotel revenue and occupancy for December 2017 and January 2018 have increased from the previous year. ...
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Ji Chamosile
Editorial

Florida’s Columbine: Youth Spirit More Powerful Than Guns

After the Marjory Stoneman Douglas (MSD) high school shooting in Florida on February 14, the voice of youth is finally being heard. They want to put an end to violence. Students are standing up to adults, pushing for change, not just prayers. ...
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Health

Health Beat: Mesothelioma in the Lesbian Community

Not many people think of the lesbian community when it comes to mesothelioma. It’s a fact that the majority of mesothelioma sufferers are men, but a sizeable number of women are also diagnosed with the disease. This will likely include many women who identify as being lesbian. ...
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