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Seattle LGBTQ community member S.J. Brooks died Saturday, May 19, 2019 from wounds received in a rare cougar attack.

Cascades Cougar Attack Claims Life Of Community Member

May 22, 2018 • A rare but deadly cougar attack has taken the life of a member of...

Cornell Alston stars in "Jack &" Conceived and directed by Kaneza Schaal, and onstage at On the Boards May 10 -13, 2018,

Stories From The Inside: Theaters/Artists Explore & Facilitate Art in Prison

May 12, 2018 • Bringing Out Stories from Inside: On the Boards Highlights the Damages to the Psyche of...

Sarah and Jennifer Hart and their 6 adopted kids have all apparently died in a tragic and mysterious car wreck in Mendocino California.

Questions Raised After Lesbian Couple & Their 6 Adopted Children Die Mysteriously In...

March 29, 2018 •   Tragic news from Mendocino County, California after a lesbian couple and their 6...

Washington State Governor Jay Denslee signs bill into law banning "Conversion Therapy"

Governor Inslee Signs Ban On Conversion Therapy

March 28, 2018 • Via the Human Rights Campaign Press: VICTORY! Washington Governor Signs Legislation Protecting...

Gov. Inslee signs Engrossed Substitute Senate Bill No. 6037, March 6, 2018. Relating to the uniform parentage act. Primary Sponsor: Jamie Pedersen

ERW Reports On A Winning Year For LGBTQ Rights In Washington

March 23, 2018 • Equal Rights Washington lists out some amazing progress made in...

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WA House of Rep’s Pass Bill Protecting LGBTQ Youth From Conversion Therapy

February 28, 2018 • WA House of Representatives Passes Bill to Protect LGBTQ Youth from Dangerous...

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Stevens Pass Gets Ready For Pride Weekend 2018!

February 27, 2018 •   Ok, it’s not quite as swanky as Whistler’s Gay Pride Weekend but LGBTQ...

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray and the man accusing him of sexual assault, Delvonn Heckard. Heckard died early Friday morning, February 16, 2018 in a South King County motel.

Ed Murray Accuser Dies In Auburn Motel

February 16, 2018 • There’s another shocking twist in the Mayor Ed Murray Sex Scandal. One of the men who...

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Some Questions And Answers About WA State’s New Non Binary Birth Certificates

January 10, 2018 • On Thursday, January 4, 2018 the Washington State Department of Health issued a statement that...

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Join ERW for Lobby Day in Olympia!

January 5, 2018 • The Washington State Legislature’s annual Lobby Day is coming up on...

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GSBA Announces 37th Annual Business & Humanitarian Award Winners

December 28, 2017 • The Greater Seattle Business Association announced the recipients for their 37th annual...

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FYI: Madison Pub Is NOT Hosting A Gay Republicans/Pro Trump Event

December 4, 2017 • Oh, my stars….people have worked themselves up into a tizzy. Over nothing. So,...

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Election 2017 Flips A Finger of Disdain To Trumpism With Big Wins For...

November 8, 2017 • How’s that agenda of hate and division working out for ya, Republican Party? Judging by...

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Seattle, Bellevue & Olympia Achieve Perfect Scores In HRC’s Equality Index

October 19, 2017 • Three cities in Washington State achieve perfect scores of “100” on the Human...

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37 % of Transgender Washingtonians have experienced homelessness in their lifetimes

August 15, 2017 • Local transgender community responds to shocking discrimination...

LGBTQ activist finished first in the August primary for position 5 on the Seattle School Board and advances to November election.

Mixed Results For LGBTQ Candidates In August Primary But Durkan & DeWolf Advance...

August 4, 2017 • There are a large number of out LGBTQ candidates in this year’s Seattle...

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Sue Bird Comes Out Publicly…Plays In Saturday’s WNBA All-Star Game At Key Arena

July 20, 2017 • I’ll be honest…I thought WNBA superstar, 15 year veteran...

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GSBA’s Power Connect Brings Together Major Political Candidates For 2017 Elections

July 11, 2017 • It’s a huge year for LGBTQ issues across the country with many...

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VICTORY! I-1552 Fails to Qualify for the WA State November Ballot

July 7, 2017 • For the second time in a row, anti-trans bigots failed to get a...

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“Dining Out For Life” Returns To Seattle/Sound Sound on Thursday, April 27th!

April 24, 2017 • It’s the end of April so it’s time to go out to eat! To support vital non-profits...

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WA State Supreme Court Rules In Favor of Gay Couple Denied Service...

February 16, 2017 • Curt Freed and Robert Ingersoll sued Arlene’s Flowers in 2013 after...

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Fight For Healthcare This Sunday With Pramila & Bernie (In Spirit) At Westlake

January 14, 2017 • In the wee hours on Thursday morning, January 12th, the Republicans in the...

Former Washington State Governor Christine Gregoire will be the head speaker at the GSBA annual Holiday Luncheon at McCaw Hall on December 14, 2016.

Christine Gregoire Headlines GSBA Annual Holiday Luncheon

November 29, 2016 • Oh, this should be good…former Washington State Governor...

Can Can and Fred Wildlife team up for an Election Day Cabaret on Tuesday, November 8, 2016.

Vote. And, Where To Go After

November 8, 2016 • It’s Election Day 2016 in these here United States and it means we need to VOTE (if you...

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Barney Frank Comes To Town to Get Out Some Votes For Brady

October 19, 2016 • It’s the battle for the 7th Congressional District seat and...

Bernie Sanders visits Seattle this Saturday, August 8, 2015.

Weekend With Bernie and Pramila…Yes, THAT Bernie Is Coming To Seattle, Too

October 13, 2016 • Everybody loves Bernie! Well, most everybody in Western Washington. Senator...

Hillary Clinton and Jill Stein both schedule Seattle visits in October while on the 2016 presidential campaign trail.

More Tix To Be Released For Hillary Event; Dr. Jill Campaigns With Kshama

October 10, 2016 • Two bits of local campaigning news to process as we digest last...

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Herr Trump besucht Seattle noch in diesem Monat

August 5, 2016 • Der republikanische Kandidat für Führer der USA, erfolgreicher...

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Washington DOESN’T Discriminate As I-1515 Fails To Make November Ballot

July 8, 2016 • The transphobic proposed Washington State Initiative 1515 failed to acquire the required...