Shaun Knittel

Shaun Knittel

VA Grants Burial Rights for Same-Sex Oregon Couple

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The Department of Veterans Affairs has decided to allow the same-sex spouse of a member of the military to be buried in a U.S. national cemetery. ...
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Rainbow Crosswalk Project Brings Out the Bigots

Rainbow Crosswalk Project Brings Out the Bigots
The lesson here is to remain vigilant. Normally it takes a village. In our case – and this will always be the case – it takes a community. ...
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You Have Your Rights! Now, Shut Up!

You Have Your Rights! Now, Shut Up!
Half of all victims do not report crimes to police. As of 2009, 61 percent of victims that did said they experienced indifferent or abusive police attitudes. ...
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Marriage Equality Explained at Town Hall Seattle

Marriage Equality Explained at Town Hall Seattle
Washington residents will have the chance to ask their marriage equality questions and voice their concerns during Monday night's Marriage Equality Explained event at Town Hall. ...
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Exterminating Gays in Uganda is Not a Spectator Sport

Exterminating Gays in Uganda is Not a Spectator Sport
Uganda’s stance on homosexuality affects us all. When one of us suffers, we all suffer. Call it socialism…call it naïve…and then, when you’re ready, call it the truth. Time is up. This is the time. The time is now. There is no more time left. ...
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American Jewish World Service Condemns Uganda’s Anti-Homosexuality Bill

American Jewish World Service Condemns Uganda’s Anti-Homosexuality Bill
The law seeks to criminalize the "promotion of homosexuality," which includes funding organizations that serve LGBT people or that support the human rights of sexual minorities. ...
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Social Outreach Seattle Condemns Uganda’s Kill the Gays Bill

Social Outreach Seattle Condemns Uganda’s Kill the Gays Bill
Calling it a “Christmas gift” to the Ugandan people, the speaker of the Ugandan parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, has promised she will pass the so-called "Kill the Gays" bill in the next two weeks. ...
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We Did It! R-74 APPROVED, SOSea Moves Forward

We Did It! R-74 APPROVED, SOSea Moves Forward
In a city as vibrant as ours, surely there exists enough resources to change what needs to be changed, and fix what needs to be repaired. ...
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Seattle Lesbian & Gay Film Festival Presents ‘Take Action Tuesday’

Seattle Lesbian & Gay Film Festival Presents ‘Take Action Tuesday’
On October 16, the festival’s “Take Action Tuesday” will devote an entire evening of programming exclusively to eye-opening, issue-oriented films. ...
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Last Push for Marriage Equality in Washington State Led by New Group

Last Push for Marriage Equality in Washington State Led by New Group
If approved, Washington State could become the first state to ever pass marriage equality legislation via popular vote. ...
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