Archives for June 2018

Monthly Archives: June 2018

National

Bermuda Marriage Ban Overturned, ‘Love Wins Again’

Wednesday, the Supreme Court of Bermuda agreed to overturn the nation’s same-sex marriage ban and decided in favor of OUTBermuda and its co-litigants. ...
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sers of The Social Queer network concert at Cafe Solstice in Capitol Hill. Photo: Agazit Afeworki
Local

The Social Queer: A Network Collective With A Cause

Sectioned around a U-shaped booth at Capitol Hill’s Café Solstice, women gathered for the network’s first official concert on May 17 with a curated list of acts - who English discovered as users of her network. ...
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National

Supreme Court Fails to Affirm LGBT Equality Rights in Bakery Case

Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court handed the religious right a limited, fact-specific victory, ruling that the Colorado civil rights agency violated the religious rights of a Denver baker who refused to sell a same-sex couple a wedding cake. ...
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Health National

New Report: Continued Attacks Against LGBT Families Harm Children

A new report shows how stigma, discrimination, and systematic attempts to undermine marriage equality harm the estimated 300,000 children raised by same-sex couples and LGBT parents. ...
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Seattle starters Breanna Stewart (30), Jewell Loyd (center), Natasha Howard (right) and Alysha Clark (hidden) celebrate on the bench after Storm guard Sami Whitcomb hit a three to break the WNBA single game record for threes made. Seattle amassed 17 to set the new standard in their 101-74 win over the Las Vegas Aces on May 31, 2018 at the KeyArena in Seattle. Photo: Virginia Lopez/VELO Photography
Sports

Storm Streak Continues – and the Environment Says ‘Thank You’

Seattle Storm is in partnership with Carter Subaru to plant a tree for every three-point shot they make and after last Tuesday's record-setting win against the visiting Las Vegas Aces, they’ll be planting for a long time. ...
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Entertainment

Ellen DeGeneres And Portia de Rossi Make a Stop in Africa

Ellen DeGeneres and wife Portia de Rossi kicked off summer in Africa. The two were on their way to Rwanda making a stop at the famed Giraffe Manor in Nairobi, Kenya to breakfast with and make new friends with giraffes. ...
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Lea DeLaria
Entertainment

FilmStruck Premieres Pride Month Lineup: Lea DeLaria, Alan Cumming, More

Featuring more than 30 quintessential classic and modern films addressing LGBTQ issues, including Cabaret, A Streetcar Named Desire and Blue Is The Warmest Color, FilmStruck’s Pride month showcase offers an extensive examination of how far Hollywood and global cinema have come in portraying same-sex love on screen. ...
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Dana Zzyym
National

Lambda Legal to State Dept: Issue Accurate Passport to Non-Binary Intersex Citizen

Lambda Legal returned to federal district court this week to argue on behalf of U.S. citizen and Navy veteran Dana Zzyym, an intersex person whose gender identity is neither male nor female, to whom the U.S. State Department refuses to issue an accurate passport. ...
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Health

Defense Department Sued over Outdated Policies Affecting People Living with HIV

HIV, like migraines or thyroid disorders, is a condition managed through drug protocols that even the U.S Department of Veterans Affairs describes as readily available, simple and easy to tolerate, and that allow people living with HIV to live long and healthy lives. ...
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Health Local

Seattle/King County Clinic Returns for Fifth Year

Seattle/King County Clinic celebrates its fifth year in KeyArena at Seattle Center, Sept. 20-23. Organizers have ambitious goals of recruiting 1,000 volunteers per day to provide over $3.5 million in free dental, vision and medical services to people in need. ...
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