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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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Equality Act of 2017

The Equality Act of 2017 would ensure full federal non-discrimination equality by adding sexual orientation and gender identity to other protected classes, such as race or religion, in existing federal laws. ...
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This bill would clarify that providing “conversion therapy” to any person in exchange for monetary compensation, or advertising such services, is an unfair and deceptive act or practice. ...
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Sara Nelson, an environmental champion and owner of Fremont Brewing, a neighborhood small business, is running for Seattle City Council Position 8. Seattle City Council Position 8 is an at-large district covering all of Seattle. ...
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Betsy DeVos has issued new guidance that only serves to sow confusion among parents, teachers, and administrators about how to comply with the Title IX law. The new guidance provides no explanation of transgender students’ rights or schools’ obligations under Title IX. ...
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Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval Tuesday signed Assembly Bill 99, a bill that requires child welfare and juvenile justice agencies in Nevada to treat transgender children in their care in accordance with their gender identity. ...
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Mac McGregor/Nate Gowdy

If elected, Mac McGregor would become the first transgender person to hold a seat on Seattle City Council and the first transgender person elected to office in Washington state. ...
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Despite the fact that Rachelle had been a stay-at-home parent to the couple’s three children for 15 years, the trial court gave primary custody to the father. The trial court also restricted Rachelle from discussing religion, homosexuality or so-called “alternative lifestyle concepts” with the children. ...
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Hate violence is not new in America, but recent data shows that the problem has deepened. According to the FBI, there were 5,580 hate-related crimes in the United States in 2015. Further, 2016 saw a record 139 violent acts perpetrated against mosques. ...
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San Francisco also sued Trump over the sanctuary cities Executive Order earlier this year, also saying his order was unconstitutional. A hearing has been set for April 14. ...
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