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Seahawks Hate Crime Couple Speaks Out: Love and Support is Washington’s Response to Hate

Jae and her wife, Melissa, attended a Seahawks game on December 30th. They were verbally harassed multiple times by a man, because of their sexuality. The harassment eventually ended in the man punching Jae in the face.
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Jae and her wife, Melissa, attended a Seahawks game on December 30th. They were verbally harassed multiple times by a man, because of their sexuality. The harassment eventually ended in the man punching Jae in the face. ...
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Absolute Worst Campuses for LGBTQ Youth List Revealed for 2017

National
Campus Pride released its 2017 Shame List on Sept. 13 highlighting for the second year in a row a national listing of “The Absolute Worst Campuses for LGBTQ Youth.” ...
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Antiterrorism and Emergency Assistance Program Grants $8,466,970 to Pulse Nightclub Victims

On June 12, 2016, Omar Mateen, 29, entered Pulse nightclub with an assault rifle and handgun, opening fire on club patrons while holding them hostage. During the attack, Mateen killed 49 people and injured more than 50 others.
National
On June 12, 2016, Omar Mateen, 29, entered Pulse nightclub with an assault rifle and handgun, opening fire on club patrons while holding them hostage. During the attack, Mateen killed 49 people and injured more than 50 others. ...
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Lake City Business Owner Targeted for Hate Crime

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Local
Co-owner of Emerald City Tattoo and Supply in the Lake City neighborhood of Seattle, Aaron Amundsen, was recently the target of a hate crime. ...
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New Report Says ‘Kinky People Are Mentally and Emotionally Healthy’

Health
Researchers surveyed over 800 "kinky" people recruited by the National Coalition for Sexual Freedom and found they were mentally and emotionally healthy. ...
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Hate Crime in Palm Springs Unites LGBT Community

George Zander at San Diego Pride. Photo: Jenny Taylor
National
Local gay activist George Zander and his husband Chris were victims of an alleged anti-gay hate crime in Palm Springs. ...
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Detroit: Third LGBTQ Person Murdered This Year

National
The body of Melvin, a 30-year old African American gay male, was discovered shot to death early Monday morning by a neighbor on Detroit’s East side. ...
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Two Women Assaulted for Kissing Each Other at Six Flags New England

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National
Around 7 p.m., officers responded to reports of a fight on a bridge near Six Flags. When they arrived, one woman had a bloody cut on her nose. ...
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Wounded 16-Year-Old Dies After Jerusalem Gay Pride Parade Stabbing

International
The attacker, Yishai Shlissel, was released from prison just weeks before and was serving 10 years for stabbing marchers at a 2005 gay pride parade. ...
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Tacoma Police Searching for Man Who Committed Hate Crime

Police are still searching for the man responsible for choking, stabbing and writing homophobic slurs on a Tacoma woman early last Sunday.
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On Saturday, February 14, the community leaders of Oasis Youth Center and Rainbow Center hosted a forum in response to the hate crime. ...
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