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Politics

Donald Trump/GLAAD Accountability Project

As millions of Americans mark and celebrate LGBTQ Pride Month, Washington state Senators Patty Murray (D-WA) and Maria Cantwell (D-WA) sent a letter to Trump outlining several ways the administration has undermined protections for LGBTQ Americans in his first months in office. ...
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On Saturday, June 3, Seattle residents will rally, taking part in the international #MarchforTruth demanding an independent commission and the release of Trump’s tax returns to show potential Russia entanglements. ...
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Hisam and husband Roberto/Campaign

Dr. Hisam Goueli is a gay Muslim Arab-American physician dual board-certified in family medicine and psychiatry who has worked to develop health care solutions around the world - and now he wants your vote, Seattle. ...
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Jenny Durkan/Ted S. Warren/AP

If elected, Jenny Durkan would become the first lesbian mayor of Seattle and just the second woman. Spotlight Endorsements are given to candidates especially well-positioned to breakdown barriers and drive equality forward. ...
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Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) introduced the Freedom from Discrimination in Credit Act (FDCA) of 2017, a bill to amend the Equal Credit Opportunity Act to prohibit credit discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. ...
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Sara Nelson, the owner of Fremont Brewing, hopes to bring her values, expertise and experience of government works to Seattle City Council. Photo: Sylvia Lin

Sara Nelson, a Democrat who is running for the Seattle City Council, has three top priorities: economic development, homelessness and housing affordability, and the environment. ...
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Durkan was appointed by President Barack Obama in 2009 as the U.S. Attorney for Western Washington and became the first openly gay U.S. Attorney in the country’s history ...
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Community Convergence is a three-part, immersive event that will help organizations find the people they need, help people find causes they can support, and inspire any and all who attend. ...
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To many Washington residents, it’s just another week of waiting for summer. But to a select few, it represents the first step toward a life of public service. Candidate Filing Week in Washington state begins Monday, May 15. ...
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“It tears me to pieces to step away,” Seattle Murray Ed Murray said as he addressed the media Tuesday morning at Alki Beach Bathhouse in West Seattle. ...
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