Same-Sex

Same-Sex

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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Editorial
No state will explicitly stop you from adopting a child, but variations in state law can significantly impact how agencies are allowed to treat you - and what recourse you are allowed if you face discrimination. ...
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National
After Bob died, the nursing home provided Picayune Funeral Home with necessary information confirming Bob’s death and identifying Jack as his husband. The nursing home called their nephew John and informed him that Picayune Funeral Home was now refusing to pick up the body and perform the cremation. ...
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Politics Local
Despite the fact that Rachelle had been a stay-at-home parent to the couple’s three children for 15 years, the trial court gave primary custody to the father. The trial court also restricted Rachelle from discussing religion, homosexuality or so-called “alternative lifestyle concepts” with the children. ...
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National
According to the Census Bureau, the 2020 census will not include questions related to sexual orientation or identity. ...
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National
After more than 40 years together, Hal Birchfield and James Merrick Smith traveled to New York in October 2012 and got married. Tragically, less than a year later, in September 2013, James died at the age of 94. ...
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Entertainment
Disney premiered their first cartoon featuring a same-sex kiss when two males were seen smooching in the show Star vs Forces of Evil. ...
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Arlene's Flowers Owner Barronelle Stutzman
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The couple and Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson sued Stutzman for violating Washington state's law protecting against discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation. ...
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Politics
Pro-life Gorsuch voted on the side of Hobby Lobby regarding religious exemption and the right to refuse female employees contraception coverage. ...
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WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 27: NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund Special Council Debo Adegbile talks to reporters outside of the U.S. Supreme Court February 27, 2013 in Washington, DC. Adegbile argued before the court in Shelby County v. Holder, a legal challenge to Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act. (Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Politics
As Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights at the U.S. Department of Civil Rights, Catherine Lhamon has been one of this Administration’s key leaders in advancing civil rights. ...
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