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Online Fascinating Tips on How to Stop Worrying

If it passes, some worry it will become a “license to discriminate” bill, allowing people like EMT’s to refuse emergency treatment to a gay person, or pharmacists to refuse to fill prescriptions based on religious beliefs.
Health
According to psychological research, worrying does not help with anything and it must not be tolerated. ...
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Portion of East Denny Way Renamed ‘Barbara Bailey Way’ to Honor Late Civil Rights Champion

Local
Under the legislation, the City of Seattle would officially rename the designated Festival Street portion of East Denny Way between Broadway East and 10th Avenue East to East Barbara Bailey Way, near the site of Bailey’s former small business, Bailey/Coy Books. ...
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One Day Only: Local Cats Permit Humans Limited Access During Catio Tour Seattle

Local
Registered participants will receive a tour map with addresses, plus access to valuable resources for enriching the lives of cat companions. ...
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Little Bee Books and GLAAD Release New LGBTQ Books ‘Our Rainbow’ and ‘Except When They Don’t’

Entertainment
Illustrated by nine illustrators from the LGBTQ+ community, Our Rainbow is a board book that teaches children about the meaning of each color of the pride flag. ...
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Rita Wilson, Daughtry, Gavin DeGraw, Hunter Hayes Show Support for LGBTQ Community in Nashville

Rita Wilson image via GLAAD
Entertainment National
GLAAD, the world’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) media advocacy organization, yesterday hosted its 5th Annual GLAAD + Ty Herndon Concert for Love and Acceptance, ...
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New York GLSEN Respect Awards Recap: Brandon Urie, Wilson Cruz, Cyndi Lauper and More

Entertainment
Brendon Urie received the Inspiration Award; the cast of POSE received the Champion Award; Ace Schwarz received GLSEN’s Educator of the Year Award; and the Loveless Academic Magnet Program High School, GSA Spectrum, received GLSEN’s GSA of the Year Award. ...
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House Passes Historic Equality Act with 236-173 Bipartisan Majority Vote

Politics National
By a vote of 236-173, a bipartisan ­majority of the U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation protecting LGBTQ people from discrimination throughout daily life. ...
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Inaugural LBTQWomen Conference Set for June 26 at Microsoft in New York City

National
Event to Celebrate Successes of Lesbian, Bi, Transgender, and Queer Women Globally While Commemorating Stonewall 50 and WorldPride LBTQ Women, an organization committed to championing the accomplishments of ...
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StoryCorps Launches ‘Stonewall Outloud’ to Record Stories of LGBTQ Elders

National
StoryCorps has given 500,000 Americans across all 50 states the chance to record conversations about their lives and preserve them for future generations. ...
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