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Facing Childhood Cancer As a Same-Sex Couple

Health
Same-sex couple of children who have been adopted, fostered or naturally conceived are routinely asked invasive questions at almost every injunction. ...
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DelBene Introduces Birth Control Privacy Act to Protect Female Workers

Health
The Birth Control Privacy Act would explicitly prohibit workplace wellness programs from disclosing personally identifiable information to employers about their workers’ use of birth control. ...
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America, Take A Good, Hard Look At What You’re Doing To Working Mothers

Photo: DeAndra Perrigo
Editorial Health
Americans may have the edge on Olympic medals, fast food chains and Broadway musicals, but we’re severely lacking in the parental leave department. ...
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Seattle/King County Clinic Returns to KeyArena in October

Health Local
Seattle/King County Clinic returns to KeyArena at Seattle Center for a fourth year, Oct. 26-29, with an ambitious goal of providing over $3.5 million in free dental, vision and medical services to people in need. ...
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LGBT Older Adults Face Unique Challenges to Successful Aging, New Report Finds

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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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Gay Muslim Arab-American Physician Dr. Hisam Goueli Files for Seattle City Council Position 8

Hisam and husband Roberto/Campaign
Politics Local
Dr. Hisam Goueli is a gay Muslim Arab-American physician dual board-certified in family medicine and psychiatry who has worked to develop health care solutions around the world - and now he wants your vote, Seattle. ...
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Proposed Obamacare Repeal Deal Could Drastically Cut Access to Transgender Health Care

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In many rural areas across the nation, Planned Parenthood is the only option for transgender people to find safe and inclusive care – services that are vital for their health and well-being. ...
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Five Reasons to Have a Serious Talk about Medical Coverage With Your Partner

Health
While talking to your partner about medical coverage may not sound fun, the reality is that it should be done for several key reasons. ...
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Sen. Murray Invites LGBTQ Rights Champion Marci Owens to Trump’s Joint Address to Congress

Marci Owens, Senator Patty Murray and Danni Askini in D.C.
Politics Local
U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) has announced that Marci Owens of Seattle will be her guest at Tuesday night’s Joint Address to Congress by Trump. ...
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Reps Macri and McBride’s Message for Women: Run

Nicole Macri
Politics Editorial
Research shows that before a woman will run for office, she must be asked seven times. Consider this 26 requests - one from each of us. ...
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