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The Seattle Lesbian

Sabrina Butler-Smith, right, talking to attendees of a panel held at the University of Washington School of Law on October 5. This Witness to Innocence panel provided an outlet for Butler-Smith and Randal Padgett to share their stories about being innocent and sentenced to death and to voice their opposition to the death penalty. (Photo by Lyndsey Brollini)
Local
Seventeen. That is how old she was when her nine-month-old son died. That same day she was arrested for child abuse and the murder of her son. ...
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National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance
Editorial Politics
Canceling DACA puts the lives of 800,000 undocumented young people at risk of deportation. NQAPIA demands a clean DREAM Act without any enforcement provisions. ...
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Contests Entertainment
Enter to Win a Kelly Clarkson "Love So Soft" T-Shirt!  ...
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National
The 11 individuals and the church that are plaintiffs in Barber v. Bryant are a cross-section of Mississippians harmed by HB 1523: clergy, LGBT residents, community leaders and activists. ...
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Health Politics
Beginning in the late 1980s and at the height of the HIV epidemic, lawmakers passed several laws criminalizing otherwise legal behaviors of people living with HIV and added HIV-related penalties to existing crimes. ...
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Contests
Enter to Win "Now" from Shania Twain! ...
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Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal and Congresswoman Maxine Waters at FareStart Restaurant in Seattle Sept. 19
Local Politics
Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal (D-WA 7th District) was joined at FareStart Restaurant on Tuesday, September 19 by Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA 43rd District). ...
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Sarah Toce, Maj. Margaret Witt and Kristin Leong at Museum of Flight
Local
Maj. Margaret Witt's book is indeed a love story first and foremost - a love of country, of family, friendship, and, perhaps most importantly, a love for oneself. ...
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Contests
Enter to Win "Double Dutchess" from Fergie! ...
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Plaintiffs in the Barber v. Bryant case
National
HB 1523 sets forth a list of discriminatory actions that certain individuals and entities could take against Mississippians based on religious and so-called “moral” objections to the existence of transgender people, marriages of same-sex couples and non-marital sexual relationships. ...
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