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Local
Organizers say they expected approximately 300-500 attendees, but were pleasantly surprised by the crowd size that continued to swell throughout the day's programming and into the evening's performances. ...
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National
Survey researchers face a number of challenges in measuring LGBT identity, and there is no consensus about how best to measure sexual orientation. Some rely on respondents self-identifying as LGBT, while others base their estimates on reports of sexual behavior or sexual attraction, which usually result in higher estimates. ...
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Health
Just Want Privacy, the political group behind so-called “safety” initiative 1552, is violating Washington state’s election laws by failing to report numerous contributions from anti-LGBTQ groups like the Family Policy Institute of Washington, Alliance Defending Freedom, State Rep. Graham Hunt, and others. ...
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Politics
As millions of Americans mark and celebrate LGBTQ Pride Month, Washington state Senators Patty Murray (D-WA) and Maria Cantwell (D-WA) sent a letter to Trump outlining several ways the administration has undermined protections for LGBTQ Americans in his first months in office. ...
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Editorial
Movements happen when it becomes impossible to sit on the fence any longer. We are inside one of these pieces of history right now, just as we were when PRIDE came into existence. ...
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Local
If the group refuses to abide by City of Seattle rules regarding permitting, it is expected they could be sued up to (and potentially more than) $60,000. ...
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International
To gain a greater understanding of the challenges faced by Queer Israelis who oppose the actions of Israel’s sectarian government, The Seattle Lesbian spoke to two veteran Jewish-Israeli activists who have long fought at the intersection of Queer rights and the rights of other groups marginalized by Israeli society. ...
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Sports
In addition to celebrating Pride on June 23 against Phoenix, Seattle will give a warm welcome the U.S. Deaf Women’s National Soccer Team, as it joins the Storm in supporting equality, inclusion and diversity when it hosts the Mercury at 7 p.m. PDT. ...
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Entertainment Local
The Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association (GALECA.org), comprised of over 180 professional film and TV journalists across the United States, Canada and the U.K., Thursday announced its seven-member Board of Directors for 2017 to 2019. ...
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National
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has granted en banc review in Zarda v. Altitude Express, the case of a New York skydiving instructor who was fired from his job because he was gay. ...
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