UW News Lab

UW News Lab

IGLHRC Visits Seattle, Presents Next Steps in Global Equality

Top News Local
Even though Washington is moving forward on gay rights with the election of a gay mayor and the right to marry, there's still work to be done globally. ...
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A Sick Statute: Ailments of HIV Criminalization Laws

Health National
Throughout the country, 33 states and two U.S. territories have established laws criminalizing HIV exposure, according to the CDC. ...
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New Nonprofit Dedicated to Prevention of Suicide

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Forefront – based at the University of Washington – brings together suicide prevention experts, clinicians, students and loss survivors to advance big-picture changes in public policy, training, and communication about mental health and suicide prevention. ...
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Farmworker Rape in WA State, It Still Happens

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PBS’s documentary series Frontline recently aired a segment titled “Rape in the Fields,” which discusses the problems of sexual and physical abuse immigrant women face as farmworkers. The documentary highlights women who work on farms in eastern Washington. ...
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One Love Wedding Showcase at Olive 8

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New Chapter Weddings will host the second annual One Love Wedding Showcase on Sunday, March 24, 2013 at the Hyatt Olive 8 in downtown Seattle. ...
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Lesbian Couple Denied TX YMCA Membership

Top News National
Their inability to provide a certificate of marriage meant that the long-term couple would not be qualified applicants at the Taylor branch. ...
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Same-Sex Marriage Licenses Begin December 29 in Maine

Same-Sex Marriage Licenses Begin December 29 in Maine
The certified election results for the state were signed off on by Gov. Paul LePage on Thursday, Nov. 29. The new law becomes effective 30 days from that date. ...
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Joseph Backholm Concedes in Referendum 74 Marriage Battle

Joseph Backholm Concedes in Referendum 74 Marriage Battle
Preserve Marriage Washington Chairman Joseph Backholm conceded marriage equality battle in Washington State. ...
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Key Reactions in Washington State Upon Approval of Referendum 74

Key Reactions in Washington State Upon Approval of Referendum 74
Reactions from Governor Christine Gregoire, Senator Ed Murray, Senator Cheryl Pflug, Rep. Laurie Jinkins, Rep. Jamie Pedersen, and other marriage equality leaders in Washington State upon approval of Referendum 74. ...
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President Obama Earns Second Term, Marriage Victories in Maine and Maryland

President Obama Earns Second Term, Marriage Victories in Maine and Maryland
President Barack Obama won re-election after becoming the first acting president to voice support for marriage equality. ...
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