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Politics

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Washington is the first state to intervene in one of the lawsuits challenging the discriminatory transgender military ban. ...
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With the U.S. Supreme Court announcing it will hear the first challenge to abortion rights in the Court’s new era, NARAL Pro-Choice America called on the justices to protect women’s access to accurate medical information. ...
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Seattle Mayor-elect Jenny A. Durkan unveiled her full transition committee, a diverse and inclusive group of more than 60 community leaders and experts. ...
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LPAC, the country’s first and only lesbian political action committee, watched history made as out lesbian Jenny Durkan decisively won her bid for Mayor of Seattle. ...
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Jenny Durkan wins Seattle's mayoral race to become only the second woman in the city to take the post. Bertha Knight Landes won nearly 92 years ago to become the first. ...
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The following open letter was sent to The Seattle Lesbian via the Seattle LGBTQ Commission on November 5, 2017. ...
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Seattle mayoral candidate Cary Moon poses in her campaign office overlooking the International District in downtown Seattle Oct. 30, 2017. If Moon were to win she would be the city’s first female mayor since Bertha Knight Landes was elected in 1926. Photo: Diodato Bouzigues

Cary Moon believes by diversifying her staff it will allow her to listen to different voices, multiple perspectives, and reflect the greater needs of the minority and lower-income communities. ...
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Canceling DACA puts the lives of 800,000 undocumented young people at risk of deportation. NQAPIA demands a clean DREAM Act without any enforcement provisions. ...
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The Trump administration Friday rolled back the birth control protection as part of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), allowing any employer to deny birth control coverage because of religious or moral objection. ...
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Beginning in the late 1980s and at the height of the HIV epidemic, lawmakers passed several laws criminalizing otherwise legal behaviors of people living with HIV and added HIV-related penalties to existing crimes. ...
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