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Gay Rights

Shonda Rhimes Joins Women Leaders in New Campaign to Eradicate Abuse of Power, Promote Equality

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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Supreme Court Will Not Review Lesbian EEOC Lambda Legal Discrimination Case

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 Report on Intimate Partner Violence in LGBTQ and HIV-Affected Communities Released

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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Seattle LGBTQ Commission’s Open Letter to Elected Officials

Politics Local
The following open letter was sent to The Seattle Lesbian via the Seattle LGBTQ Commission on November 5, 2017. ...
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Rio Pride 2017 to Feature Music by Celine Dion, Demi Lovato, 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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Longtime LGBTQ Advocate Masen Davis to Serve as New Freedom for All Americans CEO

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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Just Published: ‘The People’s Victory: Stories from the Front Lines in the Fight for Marriage Equality’

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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Maj. Margaret Witt Finds the Courage to ‘TELL’ All

Sarah Toce, Maj. Margaret Witt and Kristin Leong at Museum of Flight
Local
Maj. Margaret Witt's book is indeed a love story first and foremost - a love of country, of family, friendship, and, perhaps most importantly, a love for oneself. ...
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Seattle Mayor Ed Murray Resigns, Cousin Says He Sexually Abused Him

Politics Local
Seattle Mayor Murray has announced his impending resignation effective 5 p.m. Wednesday, September 13. ...
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Seattle is Guaranteed a Female Mayor: Jenny Durkan, Cary Moon, Nikkita Oliver Take Top Three Spots

Nikkita Oliver speaks at a block party in Seattle
Politics Local
It's been over nine decades since Seattle has had a female mayor, but that dry spell is about to see some rain as two powerhouse politicos take the driver's seat on the November ballot. ...
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