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Seattle Men's Chorus Born This Way

This innovative multimedia concert features a world premiere composition from Latina transgender composer, Mari Esabel Valverde, as well as pop favorites from Gaga, Pink, Cyndi Lauper, and Rufus Wainwright. ...
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After more than 40 years together, Hal Birchfield and James Merrick Smith traveled to New York in October 2012 and got married. Tragically, less than a year later, in September 2013, James died at the age of 94. ...
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The Healthy Families Act would allow workers at businesses with at least 15 employees to earn up to 56 hours, or seven days, of paid sick leave each year. ...
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The Seattle Preschool Program (SPP) will add 20 new classrooms for the 2017-2018 school year, bringing the total number of classrooms to 53. The program will serve more than 1,000, three- and four-year-old students. ...
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The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit largely affirmed a lower district court’s ruling Friday dismissing the lawsuit of Jameka Evans, a security guard who was targeted for harassment and effectively terminated from her job at Georgia Regional Hospital because she is a lesbian and didn’t conform to gender norms in her appearance and demeanor. ...
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Seattle City Council

Seattle City Council unanimously approved a resolution Monday urging Congress to introduce and adopt “The Equality Act,” which would grant equal protection to LGBTQ residents across the United States. ...
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Sarah Paulson and Cheyenne Jackson at the LA Impact Awards/Family Equality Council

The stars aligned to raise more than $400,000 for Family Equality Council in Beverly Hills on Saturday, March 11, 2017 at the LA Impact Awards. ...
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She will lead citywide resilience building efforts to help Seattle prepare for, withstand, and bounce back from heat waves, floods, and longer term pressures like climate change, income inequality, and impacts from Seattle’s unprecedented growth. ...
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Family Equality Council, StoryCorps, and WMFE are partnering with The Center in Orlando to host survivors, crisis counselors, first responders, staff of local community organizations, family members of victims, and the artist behind the “angel wings” counter-protest at victims’ funerals. ...
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Equality Utah Photo

The Utah Legislature passed a bill Wednesday repealing a state law prohibiting supportive discussions of homosexuality in public and charter school curricula and classrooms. ...
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