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The Seattle Lesbian

Opinion: Let’s Do Our Best for All Children

A woman reunited with her seven-year-old daughter after they had been separated for four months in immigration detention. Credit: Hope Hall/ACLU.
Editorial
Children being separated from their parents by ICE are experiencing intense trauma - identified as life-altering “toxic stress” by the president of the American Academy of Pediatrics - at the hands of our government. ...
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Ellen DeGeneres to Film Netflix Comedy Special in Seattle, First New Tour in 15 Years

Entertainment
DeGeneres' first tour in 15 years will visit three cities over eight nights, making stops in San Diego, San Francisco and Seattle. DeGeneres' stand-up sets at Seattle’s Benaroya Hall will be filmed for her debut Netflix original comedy special. ...
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Rise Travel Helps Women Travel with Purpose

Women protesting at the Women’s March 2017. Photo: Rise Travel
Travel
November 2016 changed everything for travel expert Christian Tamte. Like many women, it sparked a fire within her that she hadn’t known was there before. She went from simply living and enjoying life into a life of action and activism. ...
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Grenell Wants to ‘Empower’ European Conservatives

Richard Grenell
International
The gay Republican ambassador's comments were published in two different articles by right-wing news site Breitbart over the weekend. ...
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Four Spectacular and Delightful Flower Shows Worth the Trip

Photo: Homesthetics
Travel
If you haven’t started working on your garden, we’ve selected five garden shows and exhibits worth traveling for to inspire your inner horticulturalist. ...
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Seattle Pride: Moment of Silence, ‘Rainbow Connection’ for Start of Parade

The Rainbow Connection
Local
At exactly 10:55 A.M. on the morning of June 24, Sisters and singers from the Choruses will be stationed along the parade route, leading the crowd in the moment of silence. ...
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Bermuda Marriage Ban Overturned, ‘Love Wins Again’

National
Wednesday, the Supreme Court of Bermuda agreed to overturn the nation’s same-sex marriage ban and decided in favor of OUTBermuda and its co-litigants. ...
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The Social Queer: A Network Collective With A Cause

sers of The Social Queer network concert at Cafe Solstice in Capitol Hill. Photo: Agazit Afeworki
Local
Sectioned around a U-shaped booth at Capitol Hill’s Café Solstice, women gathered for the network’s first official concert on May 17 with a curated list of acts - who English discovered as users of her network. ...
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Supreme Court Fails to Affirm LGBT Equality Rights in Bakery Case

National
Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court handed the religious right a limited, fact-specific victory, ruling that the Colorado civil rights agency violated the religious rights of a Denver baker who refused to sell a same-sex couple a wedding cake. ...
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New Report: Continued Attacks Against LGBT Families Harm Children

Photo: MAP
Health National
A new report shows how stigma, discrimination, and systematic attempts to undermine marriage equality harm the estimated 300,000 children raised by same-sex couples and LGBT parents. ...
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