Social Justice

Social Justice

Reps Macri and McBride’s Message for Women: Run

Nicole Macri
Politics Editorial
Research shows that before a woman will run for office, she must be asked seven times. Consider this 26 requests - one from each of us. ...
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Ijeoma Oluo: The Making of One of Seattle’s Most Influential Voices

Ijeoma Oluo’s work on feminism and social justice has been featured in NY Magazine, Huffington Post, Jezebel, Ravishly, The Establishment and more. Photo: Julia-Grace Sanders
Local
Ijeoma Oluo was named one of Seattle’s Most Influential People of 2015 by Seattle Magazine. ...
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LGBT Organizations See Decrease in Financial Support, Study Shows

National
LGBT social justice organizations’ revenues experienced a decline in revenue for the first time since the Great Recession of 2007-2008. ...
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Seattle Public School Teachers Strike for First Time in 30 Years, Public Meeting

Seattle Education Association Photo
Local
Seattle students will not be returning to school as scheduled. Instead, teachers will hit the picket line for the first time in 30 years. ...
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‘Queer Chicana Korean Feminist’ Killed in Atlanta

Catherine Han Montoya (r) and her wife Meredith (l)/Photo: Facebook
Top News National
A self-described “Queer Chicana Korean Feminist (and Broncos fan)” was killed in her home last week in East Atlanta. ...
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Starbucks and Race: At Least Schultz is Trying Something

Top News Columns
Everyone seemed to keep saying that we did not need to talk about this, this is not an issue, but the very response says that there is one. ...
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LGBT-Based Discrimination Costs Florida Businesses $362-Million a Year

Top News
More than 60 percent of LGB employees (80 percent of transgender employees) in Florida have experienced discrimination in the workplace. ...
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Hundreds Block Castro District Chanting ‘Black Lives Matter’

Top News National
The rally was in light of police killings of men in Missouri and New York. Demonstrators chose Christmas Eve to say this was “no time for celebration.” ...
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Maya Angelou: Saying Goodbye to a Civil Rights Legend

Top News National
In 1993, Angelou was selected to read a poem at President Bill Clinton’s first inaugural address, the first poet selected since Robert Frost read for JFK. ...
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