Gender

Gender

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Local
Thursday, the Seattle Department of Human Resources released Guidance on Gender Identity in the Workplace, a new resource for City departments on gender identity and transitioning employees. ...
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Femme Space participant Luna Merbruj. Photo: Elena Rose
Entertainment
The National Queer Arts Festival is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year and is expanding to the South Bay. ...
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Health
The report outlines how challenges, including a lifetime of discrimination in employment, accessing comprehensive health care, and housing-as well as lack of legal and social relationship recognition-can lead to poverty, social isolation, and poorer mental and physical health. ...
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Gavin Grimm
National
Attorney General Bob Ferguson is leading a coalition of 17 states and the District of Columbia in urging the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit to uphold the right of a transgender student in Virginia to use the school bathroom corresponding to his gender identity. ...
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Glee actress Jane Lynch spoke with NBC Out about her new character in the NBC pilot Relatively Happy that defies gender roles.
Entertainment
Glee actress Jane Lynch spoke with NBC Out about her new character in the NBC pilot Relatively Happy that defies gender roles. ...
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National
According to the 2015 U.S. Transgender Survey, almost one-third of transgender individuals who showed an identity document with a name or gender marker that conflicted with their perceived gender were harassed, denied benefits or services, discriminated against, or assaulted. ...
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Angela Gilmore and Joaquin Carcaño
National
House Bill 186, would repeal H.B. 2, but replace it with policies restricting local authority and continue to allow discrimination against LGBT North Carolinians. ...
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Queer & Trans Clothing Exchange Seattle/Facebook
Local
For a lot of LGBT people, shopping outside the community can be uncomfortable, especially people who suffer from body dysphoria, a mental illness that affects your perception of your appearance. ...
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Local
Mac “Scotty” McGregor will announce his candidacy for Seattle City Council Monday February 6, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. in Seattle’s Cal Anderson Park. ...
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President Donald Trump pumps his fist after addressing the crowd during his swearing-in ceremony on January 20 at the Capitol in Washington, DC./Getty
Politics
Trump now holds the record for the lowest initial job approval rating as well as the highest initial disapproval rating in Gallup surveys dating back to Dwight D. Eisenhower. ...
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