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fightTheBanApril2019

Protest The Trump Administration’s Discriminatory Ban On Transgender Military At Westlake Rally

April 12, 2019 • Today, April 12th, the Trump Administration’s exclusionary and discriminatory ban on...

Lori Lightfoot wins in a landslide to become first out lesbian and  African-American mayor of Chicago.

Lesbian Mayoral Candidates Win In Chicago and Madison

April 2, 2019 •   It was a huge night for out queer politicians Tuesday night as...

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Can We Triple The Number of Lesbian Mayors In The U.S. ?

March 27, 2019 • Four out lesbian women (Lori Lightfoot, Satya Rhodes-Conway, Jolie Justus and Jane Castor)...

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HRC Partners With Dustin Lance Black & Sally Field on “Americans for the...

March 25, 2019 • Via HRC: WASHINGTON — Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation’s largest...

Lori Lightfoot advances in Chicago Mayor's race.

Lori Lightfoot Moves Forward in Election for Chicago Mayor

February 26, 2019 • Via victoryfund.org Lori Lightfoot Moves Forward in Election for...

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San Francisco Road Trip: Support Democratic Mega Star Stacey Abrams & Fair Fight

February 18, 2019 • Here’s an idea…hop in the car/train/plane to bop down to...

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Continue The Rainbow Wave in 2019 and Beyond

January 24, 2019 •   LGBTQ candidates won big in the 2018 election...

Ryan Karnoski, Staff Sergeant Cathrine (“Katie”) Schmid, and  Drew Layne are plaintiffs in the lawsuit filed against Donald J. Trump filed in Seattle on August 28, 2017 seeking to stop Trump's ban on transgender military members.

Supreme Court Declines Transgender Military Ban Cases; Allows Trump Admin To Continue Tossing...

January 22, 2019 • In a setback for transgender equality, the U.S. Supreme Court...

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Washington Schools Unsafe for Many LGBTQ Secondary Students, GLSEN Report Finds

January 15, 2019 • Via press release: Washington schools lack many inclusive resources and affirming policies for...

Sgt. Nicholas Harrison of the D.C. Army National Guard. Photo: Salma Mohammed and Lambda Legal

Trump Administration Fires Service Members With HIV; Lambda Legal & OutServe File Suit

December 19, 2018 • Via Lambda Legal: “It’s disgusting that the Trump Administration is sending some men and...

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Lavender Rights Art Auction Fundraiser Has A Great Line-Up of Live Talent, Too

December 13, 2018 • The Lavender Rights Project’s big fundraiser is all about the fabulous local queer art...

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152 LGBTQ Elected Officials Call on 116th Congress to Advance LGBTQ Equality

December 12, 2018 • Via LGBTQ Victory Institute: 152 LGBTQ Elected Officials Call on...

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244 Out LGBTQ Candidates Won Elected Office in 2018

November 28, 2018 • Via Victory Fund:   Victory Fund Releases Candidate Data on 2018...

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#RememberHarvey Milk 40 Years After His Assassination

November 27, 2018 • Forty years ago today, out gay politician and San Francisco City Supervisor HARVEY MILK was...

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AIDS Memorial Pathway Group Meets Tuesday To Discuss Art Planned for Seattle’s AIDS...

November 27, 2018 • It’s been years in the planning but Seattle is finally getting a memorial to lives taken...

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Yearly Reminder: DON’T Give To The LGBTQ Phobic Salvation Army

November 21, 2018 • By now, we should all know this but just a reminder/head’s up to anyone unaware that...

Chad Griffin steps down after 7 years as the head of the Human Rights Campaign.

Chad Griffin Steps Down After 7 Years Heading HRC

November 15, 2018 • The Human Rights Campaign, aka HRC, announced today that longtime...

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History Making: LGBTQ Candidates Run for Office in Every State in 2018

October 19, 2018 • Via Victory Fund:   For the First Time in U.S. History, LGBTQ...

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Grindr Gets….Kindr With New Campaign

September 25, 2018 • Grindr, the queer mobile network app, is apparently serious about fostering...

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Louise Chernin of the GSBA Comments on Alaska Air Controversy

August 2, 2018 • Today, Louise Chernin, the president and CEO of the Greater Seattle Business Association,...