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DelBene Helps Introduce Bill to Protect Dreamers from Deportation

Politics
Nearly 800,000 children brought to this country by their parents – called Dreamers – have known no other home than the United States. ...
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Jenny Durkan: First Openly Gay U.S. Attorney Enters Seattle Mayoral Race

Politics Local
Durkan was appointed by President Barack Obama in 2009 as the U.S. Attorney for Western Washington and became the first openly gay U.S. Attorney in the country’s history ...
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New Report Details Extensive Harms of Denying Transgender Students Access to School Facilities

National
A new report shows how profoundly harmful and unnecessary policies that exclude transgender students from school facilities that match their gender can be on these children. ...
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Making an Enrollment List and Checking It Twice

Susan Johnson
Health
In order to choose a health plan, you’ll probably want to gather additional information, which will help you choose a plan which best fits your needs. ...
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Washington Governor Pushes for Funding of Paid Family Leave

Politics Health
The United States is the only industrialized nation that does not offer paid family leave of any kind. ...
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President Barack Obama on Trump Presidency: ‘This is An Intramural Scrimmage’

Politics
A lot of our fellow Americans are exultant today. A lot of Americans are less so. But that's the nature of campaigns. That's the nature of democracy. ...
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Health Care Costs for Transgender Military Members Will Be Minimal, Study

Health
A new study found the cost of providing transition-related health care for transgender service members will be minimal after the Pentagon lifts its ban. ...
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Pressure on China, Obama for Equal Treatment in 2022 Olympics

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International Sports
Following the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, the IOC updated Principle 6 to explicitly include sexual orientation as a protected class. ...
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New Guidance Issued on Detention of Transgender Immigrants

The National Center for Transgender Equality, the National Immigrant Justice Center, United We Dream, Immigration Equality, and the Human Rights Campaign issued a joint statement welcoming the developments, but requested more from ICE.
Politics
The National Center for Transgender Equality, the National Immigrant Justice Center, United We Dream, Immigration Equality, and the Human Rights Campaign issued a joint statement welcoming the developments, but requested more from ICE. ...
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Obama Remarks: Marriage Equality Ruling is a ‘Vindication’ for LGBT Community

Top News Politics
After the SCOTUS ruling, President Obama said that the LGBT community should feel vindicated. ...
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