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Although it’s been a long fight for their rights, the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community in India is holding on to hope. Photo: The Better India
International
India’s Supreme Court ordered a review of Section 377 of the country’s Penal Code that criminalizes homosexuality in the South Asian country. ...
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Pizza Klatch presents it’s annual fundraising Gayla, A Slice of the Good Life, at the Washington Center for Performing Arts in Olympia, WA. This year’s musical guest is two-time Grammy Winner, singer/songwriter, poet and activist, Mary Lambert. ...
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Shopping and eating along the Ribeira, the city’s riverfront promenade in Porto, Portugal. Photo: Fresh Lobster Tours
Travel
Portugal is one of the most progressive countries in Europe when it comes to LGBTQI rights. Homosexuality was decriminalized in 1982 eight years after the country was democratized by a left-wing military coup in 1974. ...
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“You should fuck her to make her realize she’s gay.” He said this about me during a cast and crew “meet and greet” before we began filming, X Men: The Last Stand. I was eighteen years old. ...
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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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Why We Have a Body
International Local
Claire Chafee's Why We Have a Body follows the lives of four women through snapshot monologues and short intimate scenes. Though the play originally opened in San Francisco in 1993, it is achingly in sync with the current political climate. ...
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Riley Parra
Entertainment
Riley Parra, which was modeled after a series of books, is about a detective struggling to do the right thing in a corrupt department. She discovers a war between angels and demons is being waged in her city and she’s the only chance the good side has of winning. ...
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National
Civil rights legend Edith Windsor passed away at the age of 88 in New York on Tuesday. Windsor was the plaintiff in the U.S. Supreme Court case  Windsor v. United States – which effectively struck down the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and paved the way for nationwide marriage equality in 2015. ...
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When You Look Out the Window: How Phyllis Martin and Del Lyon Built a Community.
National
Magination Press, the children’s book imprint of the American Psychological Association, is celebrating with a new children’s book about two pioneering lesbian activists: When You Look Out the Window: How Phyllis Martin and Del Lyon Built a Community. ...
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Nikkita Oliver speaks at a block party in Seattle
Local Politics
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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