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The Social Queer: A Network Collective With A Cause

sers of The Social Queer network concert at Cafe Solstice in Capitol Hill. Photo: Agazit Afeworki
Local
Sectioned around a U-shaped booth at Capitol Hill’s Café Solstice, women gathered for the network’s first official concert on May 17 with a curated list of acts - who English discovered as users of her network. ...
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Queer Relationships: Watering Our Own Grass; Taking Responsibility for Creating What We Desire

Columns
If the grass starts to look greener on the other side, it is time to water and fertilize our own. Our relationships have the potential to be lush, full and vibrant if we recognize our ability to nourish them. ...
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Queer Relationships: Four Ways to Change the Dynamic in Your Relationship

Columns
Relationships can get into ruts and become engulfed in unwanted patterns, making it difficult to see the forest through the trees. As partners, we witness all the good, the bad and the ugly, the unpleasant habits, and the most boring parts of everyday life. ...
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Been There, Done That: Surviving That Dreaded Lesbian Breakup

Editorial
When my relationship with my long-term girlfriend came to an end, so did a part of me that existed when we were together. She was my first real girlfriend. ...
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Queer and Trans Ministers Launch New Nonprofit to Meet Needs Neglected by Church

Faith and Religion
Along with weekly liturgy for progressive clergy that encourages queer, anti-racist, and feminist lenses on worship preparation, enfleshed intends to meet pastoral needs that are lacking in the church due to decades of discrimination. ...
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Yes, Israeli Queers are Active Against the Occupation

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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Queer & Trans Clothing Exchange Seattle Offers Unique Opportunity to Find Community

Queer & Trans Clothing Exchange Seattle/Facebook
Local
For a lot of LGBT people, shopping outside the community can be uncomfortable, especially people who suffer from body dysphoria, a mental illness that affects your perception of your appearance. ...
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Gay Mormons Take Center Stage at TWIST: Seattle Queer Film Festival

Faith and Religion Local
Gay Mormons are front and center in the final chapter of Jon Garcia’s hit film trilogy The Falls, premiering at TWIST: Seattle Queer Film Festival Six years after ...
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First National Study on LGBTQ History Released on National Coming Out Day

National
The release of the theme study coincides with National Coming Out Day, a commemoration first celebrated in 1988 on the anniversary of the first March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights. ...
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Report Finds U.S. Criminal Justice System Endangers LGBTQ Youth

National
The Unjust report highlights several factors in the overrepresentation of LGBT young people in the juvenile justice system. ...
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