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Cal Anderson Park/Seattle Parks

Slated to open late in 2019, the SALM will be housed adjacent to Cal Anderson Park above the light rail station. Nearby, 59,000 square feet of gathering space, including 400 affordable living apartment units and 200 underground parking slots, will converge with the installation. ...
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Refuse Fascism/Facebook

When I was a young girl, I was in a Camp Fire group, and we used to sing a song that told us it was “better to light just one little candle than to stumble in the dark.” Well, I hadn’t thought of that song in 30 years, but I’ve been hearing it in my head as I try and put my short history as an activist into words for you. ...
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Pride Foundation announced $507,000 in grants to 81 organizations in Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington - investing vital resources into local organizations working to ensure that LGBTQ people and their families can live fully and safely in their home communities. ...
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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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Jenny Durkan/Media

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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Artistic Director Paul Caldwell conducts A Sassy Brassy Holiday with Seattle Men’s Chorus (SMC) December 10-23 at Benaroya Hall. ...
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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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