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Washington’s Uniform Parentage Act Signed Into Law

Politics Local
Washington Governor Jay Inslee has signed into law Senate Bill 6037, which substantially updates and improves Washington’s version of the Uniform Parentage Act. ...
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Supreme Court of Hawaii Hears Parentage Case Testing Marriage Equality Ruling

National
The case involves a dispute between a married same-sex couple regarding whether the non-biological mother, C.C., is a legal parent to their child and thus responsible for paying child support. ...
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The Little Gym of West Seattle Welcomes All Families

Instructor Dillon Bartel encouraging participants in his morning class on May 20, 2017. Photo: Charles Johnson
Local
Step inside The Little Gym of West Seattle and you’ll have a hard time deciding where the staff ends and the families begins. The gym is open and accepting of all families. They have families that come from all backgrounds, especially in the LGBT community. ...
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R Family Joins Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection for New European Adventures

Travel
Curated experiences on R Family Vacations’ hosted Uniworld cruises include group dinners, cocktail parties and excursions led by co-founders Gregg Kaminsky and Kelli Carpenter. ...
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Seattle Storm to Hold Toy Drive Benefiting Seattle Children’s During July 6 Home Game

Seattle Children's
Local Sports
Those donating are asked to not wrap items or include action figures with violent themes, such as guns, knives or swords. Please make sure they are new items, as Seattle Children’s can’t accept used toys or toiletries due to infection control and allergies. ...
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Texas House Passes Damaging Child Welfare Bill, Senate Urged to Intervene

Faith and Religion National
The Texas House of Representatives Wednesday passed HB 3859, a discriminatory bill that would allow child placement agencies in the state foster care system to prioritize their religious beliefs above the needs of children in its care. ...
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Seattle Storm Season Opener May 14 to Celebrate Mother’s Day, Giveaways Available

Sports
In celebration of the new General Admission Family Zone, kids will be encouraged to cheer as loud as they can and will be invited to run on the court during the Doppler Train. Prior to tipoff, the entire family can enjoy the Summer Fun Zone on the West Plaza, complete with face painting, bounce houses, music, and more. ...
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Top 10 Important Tips When Traveling with Kids

Travel
Traveling with kids can be an overwhelming experience for a parent, yet a wonderful one if it is planned carefully. Here are some tips to help things run smoothly. ...
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North Carolina to Issue Accurate Birth Certificates for Children of Same-Sex Spouses

Chelsea and Jessamy with their son.
National
The state of Wisconsin must now issue accurate birth certificates listing both parents for the children of married same-sex couples. ...
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Arizona Court Holds Decision Protecting Children Born to Married Same-Sex Couples

National
Suzan McLaughlin and her former wife, Kimberly, were married in 2008. Suzan and Kimberly jointly decided to have a child together using an anonymous sperm donor. ...
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