Archives for April 2018

Monthly Archives: April 2018

Entertainment Contests

Enter to Win REVAMP!

REVAMP is the new album celebrating the extraordinary catalogue and songwriting partnership of Elton John and Bernie Taupin. ...
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National

Court Tells Puerto Rico to Issue Accurate Birth Certificates for Transgender Puerto Ricans

The U.S. District Court for the District of Puerto Rico struck down a policy that prevented transgender people born in Puerto Rico from correcting the gender marker on their birth certificates and ordered Commonwealth officials to allow such corrections. ...
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Free concert series during WSSF. Photo: Justa Jeskova.
Sports Travel

Whistler World Ski and Snowboard Festival Returns April 10-15, 2018

The World Ski and Snowboard Festival (WSSF) returns to Whistler April 10-15, 2018 sending off the winter in true mountain style. Experience the six-day celebration of mountain culture with a lineup of competitions, art shows, and live entertainment. ...
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Entertainment

Kesha, St. Vincent, Bob Dylan Support LGBTQ Inclusion with ‘Universal Love’ Album

UNIVERSAL LOVE offers six newly recorded versions of iconic love songs that give same-sex couples a soundtrack for their own love stories and feature pronouns changed to reflect the world of LGBTQ relationships. ...
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Contests

Enter to Win Kacey Musgraves’ GOLDEN HOUR!

Enter to win Kacey Musgraves’ GOLDEN HOUR! GOLDEN HOUR features the new track “High Horse.” ...
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Politics Local

Seattle Joins Lawsuit to Preserve Fair and Accurate Census

Seattle joins a coalition of 18 Attorneys General, six cities, and the bipartisan U.S. Conference of Mayors to hold the Trump Administration accountable for violating the Enumeration Clause of the United States Constitution. ...
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Local

Transgender Economic Empowerment Coalition Awarded $550,000 King County Grant

Led by Ingersoll Gender Center, the Transgender Economic Empowerment Coalition has been awarded a 2-year grant of $550,000 by King County as part of the Communities of Opportunity partnership. ...
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International

OUTBermuda and Allies Fight for Marriage Equality

While marriage equality is just one issue facing the LGBTQ+ community, OUTBermuda believes it is well positioned to provide a legal voice on a topic that has recently been handled like a political football in Bermuda. ...
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Health

Majority of LGBT Adults Concerned About Social Support and Discrimination in Long-Term Care

Over half (52%) of LGBT adults said they fear discrimination in health care as they age. A majority are especially concerned about facing neglect, abuse, and verbal or physical harassment in LTC facilities, with Black LGBT adults reporting the highest level of concern. ...
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Politics Local

Washington to Receive Nearly $8 Million to Upgrade Elections Systems

With the passage of the federal Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2018, Washington will receive an estimated $7.9 million to enhance cybersecurity controls and replace an aging voting infrastructure. ...
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