Gay Rights

Gay Rights

Committee Member Kellie Bassen worked tediously through the nights and days to produce this quilt raffled off at Burien's First Pride.
Local
The second annual Burien PRIDE celebration will take place in Burien Town Square Park on Saturday June 2, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. with FREE admission to the public. All ages are welcome. ...
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Politics
The Movement Advancement Project (MAP) has launched a new report, LGBT Policy Spotlight: Public Accommodations Nondiscrimination Laws, that provides a comprehensive overview of the patchwork of federal, state and local protections against discrimination in public spaces. ...
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Although it’s been a long fight for their rights, the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community in India is holding on to hope. Photo: The Better India
International
India’s Supreme Court ordered a review of Section 377 of the country’s Penal Code that criminalizes homosexuality in the South Asian country. ...
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Time's Up
Entertainment
Time's Up founding donors include J.J. Abrams, Jennifer Aniston, Shonda Rhimes, Meryl Streep, Reese Witherspoon, Kate Capshaw, and Steven Spielberg's Wunderkinder Foundation. ...
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National
Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court announced it will not review the Lambda Legal case on behalf of Jameka Evans, a Savannah security guard who was harassed at work and forced from her job because she is a lesbian. ...
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National
LGBTQ people who hold multiple marginalized identities including people of color, people with disabilities, undocumented people, and people living with HIV experience IPV in specific ways, face unique challenges and barriers to resources. ...
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Local Politics
The following open letter was sent to The Seattle Lesbian via the Seattle LGBTQ Commission on November 5, 2017. ...
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Yann
Entertainment International
Brazilian pop singer and activist Yann just announced his new single and video "Igual." The project will be released on November 8 and will raise awareness for the epidemic of anti-gay violence happening in Brazil. ...
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Masen Davis
National
The Freedom for All Americans (FFAA) and Freedom for All Americans Education Fund (FFAA EF) Boards of Directors have selected Masen Davis to serve as the organization’s new CEO. ...
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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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