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Study Shows How Recent Preemption Bills Undermine Democracy and Threaten LGBT Equality

National
A new report examines how many state legislatures are attempting to limit LGBT equality efforts through “preemption,” or state laws that block or prevent local governments from passing their own laws on a range of issues. ...
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Top 5 LGBT Friendly Places to Visit This Summer

Travel
Unless you plan to go to Russia or other orthodox countries who frown at LGBT people, you will get the vibe that in Europe there is pride. Here a list of excellent places to check off your bucket list. ...
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Backstory: How Equal Rights Washington Worked to Get Conversion Therapy Banned

Politics Local
Two months after Equal Rights Washington secured the passage of statewide marriage equality for LGBTQ couples in November of 2012, they were already asking, “what’s next?” The answer? Get conversion therapy on LGBTQ minors banned in Washington state. ...
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Vodka Company Helps Lambert House Pay Back Its Loan

Lambert House on Capitol Hill is one of the oldest LGBT youth organizations in the country. Photo: Aly Brady
Local
Lambert House’s goal? Raise over $5 million, with the first half due in September 2020. The rest of the money will be used for renovations on the property, such as replacing the original brick foundation from 1901. ...
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Queer Relationships: Embracing Boundaries

Columns
When we are conscious of where we stand in the world it empowers us to acknowledge our desires. When we know what we want, we can see very clearly what it is that we don’t want. ...
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Spice Up Your LGBT Relationship With These Tips

Health
Once you decide that it is time to spice up your LGBT relationship, it will be time to start making a few changes inside and outside the bedroom. ...
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OUTBermuda and Allies Fight for Marriage Equality

International
While marriage equality is just one issue facing the LGBTQ+ community, OUTBermuda believes it is well positioned to provide a legal voice on a topic that has recently been handled like a political football in Bermuda. ...
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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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Rainbow City Band Presents Justice for All Concert Series: Herstory

Local
Rainbow City Band (RCB) performs Herstory, a concert featuring music written by female composers, on March 25, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. at the Shorecrest Performing Arts Center in Shoreline, WA. ...
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Jim Parsons to Receive Stephen F. Kolzak Award at the 29th Annual GLAAD Media Awards

Jim Parsons/Vulture
Entertainment
Jim Parsons will receive GLAAD’s Stephen F. Kolzak Award, which is presented to an LGBTQ media professional who has made a significant difference in promoting LGBTQ acceptance. ...
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