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National
The late Edie Windsor remembers a 2007 briefing in which she was told by an LGBT movement leader that marriage equality would be addressed “a couple years down the line.” The fierce and feisty activist recalls retorting:  “‘I’m 77 years old and I can’t wait!!" ...
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Directer of the University of Washington Q Center, Jen Self (left) and Co-Director Jaimée Marsh (right) will take 15 students to Barcelona this summer on the UW's first LGBT focused program.
Local Top News
Fifteen students will board a flight to Barcelona this August as part of the University of Washington’s first LGBT-focused study abroad program. ...
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Lambda Legal Marriage Equality Case
Politics Top News
Following Carl’s death, Dave applied to the Social Security Administration for back disability benefits and a lump-sum death benefit, but was turned down. ...
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Boy Scouts
National Top News
Yasmine Cassini was offered a position as director of a Boy Scouts adventure center, but said when she told them she was a gay, they retracted the offer. ...
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International Top News
Last weekend Boston’s 27-year-old Maria Walsh became the first gay winner of the Rose of Tralee, one of Ireland’s most prestigious festivals. ...
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New York Photo/Thomas Filippini
National Top News
A new study finds traditionally gay neighborhoods are starting to become increasingly “straight” and are losing their cultural identity. ...
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Travel
Prague Pride is giving everyone an opportunity to attend this year’s Prague Pride parade virtually, using an avatar and secure website. ...
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Photo: Crawford County Now
National Top News
Melody Mohn and her partner Hela Young were denied a family swimming pool pass reportedly because they’re a same-sex couple. They've gone for nine years. ...
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International Top News
Club Envy in Kenya was raided over the weekend and a reported 60 people were arrested, reportedly for being homosexuals. ...
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AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster
National Politics Top News
Since the ruling, more than 20 federal and state courts have invoked the language and logic of Windsor to strike down state marriage discrimination. ...
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