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Satisfaction with Acceptance of Gays in U.S. at New High, Study

National
A new high of 60 percent of Americans say they are satisfied with the acceptance of gays and lesbians in the U.S. - up from 53 percent in 2014 and 2015. ...
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‘Stop Hate Dump Trump’ Campaign Launched to Hold Presidential Candidate Accountable

Politics
A diverse coalition has organized to give voice to Americans calling out Donald Trump for his hate speech, misogyny, Islamaphobia, and racism. ...
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Salt Lake City Swears In First Openly Gay Mayor

Jackie Biskupski, left, is sworn in as mayor next to her fiancée, Betty Iverson, during a ceremony on Monday, Jan. 4, 2016, in Salt Lake City. Biskupski is Salt Lake City's first openly gay mayor. (Scott G Winterton/The Deseret News via AP) SALT LAKE TRIBUNE OUT; MAGS OUT; TV OUT
Politics
Jackie Biskupski was sworn in as Salt Lake City’s first openly gay mayor on Monday, January 4. ...
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Ben Carson Says He Won’t ‘Fall for’ Liberal Press Inquiries Anymore

Politics
Ben Carson said he thought prisoners changing their sexuality after they leave jail is proof that being gay is a choice, though science is still murky on the issue. ...
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Seattle City Councilmembers Inaugurated in Historic Ceremony, Remarks

Councilmember Kshama Sawant/Seattle City Council Photo
Politics Local
The historic oath of office ceremony ushered in first district-based representation system since 1910. Councilmember Debora Juarez became the first enrolled Native American to serve on the Seattle City Council. ...
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Gallup: Gauging the Impact of the GOP Debates on Independents and Democrats

Ben Carson
Politics
Most GOP candidates had a slightly higher familiarity score among independents and Democrats after the second debate than in July and early August. ...
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Lea DeLaria to Host Ali Forney Center’s ‘A Place at the Table’ Fundraiser

Lea DeLaria/Photo: Denis Largeron
Entertainment
This year’s event will be hosted by Lea DeLaria from the award winning Netflix series Orange is the New Black. ...
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Washington Student Mock Election Runs October 26-30

Politics Local
The Mock Election happens a week before the end of the General Election, and the kids’ results sometimes offer a glimpse on how adults may vote – or not. ...
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Recounting Edie Windsor, Thea Spyer and One Lawyer Who Changed It All

Then Comes Marriage
Editorial
In 1991, Roberta, who was just coming out, saw a therapist for two sessions to try to get help. And that therapists name was Thea Spyer. ...
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Study: Clinton Maintains Modest Image Advantage Over Sanders

Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders/Liberals Unite Photo
Politics
Clinton's positive image also depends heavily on Democratic women, among whom Clinton's net favorable rating is 23 points higher than Sanders'. ...
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