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UW Q Center Launches LGBT Policy Study Abroad Program

Directer of the University of Washington Q Center, Jen Self (left) and Co-Director Jaimée Marsh (right) will take 15 students to Barcelona this summer on the UW's first LGBT focused program.
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Fifteen students will board a flight to Barcelona this August as part of the University of Washington’s first LGBT-focused study abroad program. ...
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Sam Smith to Play Gorge Amphitheatre August 8

Sam Smith's tour will stop at the Gorge Amphitheatre this summer.
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Capitol Records recording artist Sam Smith will return to North America this summer for his second arena/theatre tour of 2015. ...
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LGBT Leaders Wanted: Washington, D.C. Scholarship Opportunities

Capitol Dome and Fountain, Washington, D.C. Photo: Next Generation Leadership Institute
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The 2015 Leadership Institute will be held June 22-26 in Washington, D.C. Participants will meet with leaders from Capitol Hill and the White House. ...
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Baker, Hassan, Inslee Wage Super Bowl Bet for Food Pantries

Ivar's Fish Bar in Seattle
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Trades at stake for Super Bowl Sunday include: Boston cream pie cupcakes from Massachusetts; New Hampshire bacon; and Ivar's Chowder. ...
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New D.C. Law Protects Youth and Their Families from Harmful Conversion Therapy

Washington D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray signed a bill Monday that protects youth and their families from the dangerous and discredited practice of conversion therapy.
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Washington D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray signed a bill Monday that protects youth and their families from dangerous and discredited conversion therapy. ...
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Secretary Wyman, Governor Inslee Certify 2014 Election

Secretary Wyman and Governor Inslee share a laugh before certifying election results in his office.
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Inslee, who was in a jovial mood, said “By definition, the voters made wise decisions — it was the people’s will.” ...
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Washington Gov. Inslee Vows to Cut HIV Infections in Half by 2020

Governor Jay Inslee has announced a commitment to End AIDS in Washington.
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The governor issued a proclamation that appoints an HIV Planning Steering Group to develop a statewide plan for reducing HIV diagnoses by 50% by 2020. ...
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Washingtonians Encouraged to Send Messages to the Future

Centennial Time Capsule, located at the south end of the Capitol, will receive more items soon.
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Messages will be microfilmed and sealed in the Time Capsule until its 2389 opening, 500 years after Washington reached statehood in 1889. ...
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Washington State Mock Election Prepares for 10th Year

Washington State Mock Election
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The first Mock Election was held in 2004, with 1,552 students participating. About 20,000 students are expected to vote in this year’s Mock Election. ...
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Christian Academy Bans Lesbian Student for Coming Out

Megan Staker
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Megan Staker will not be finishing high school at Washington's private Christian school Crosspoint Academy because she came out as a lesbian. ...
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