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Seattle star athletes and power couple SUE BIRD and MEGAN RAPINOE in ESPN's 2018 Body Issue

Megan Rapinoe Featured in “Alone in the Game”…And, Megan & Sue Bird Featured...

June 27, 2018 • We’re going to focus on awesome female jocks today with two reports. One on the new...

Mayor Jenny Durkan (third from left) and recipients of this year's Pride Awards.

Mayor Durkan Honors Community Leaders

June 26, 2018 • Mayor Jenny Durkan on the importance of Pride and honoring our community leaders. The Pride...

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Mayor Durkan Honors Six Community Members at 2018 Pride Awards

June 21, 2018 •   Seattle (June 21) – In her first Pride Awards presentation,...

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Stories We Love: The True Lesbian Lives Of the “League of Their Own”...

June 4, 2018 • Here is a terrific story about the real women behind a beloved film from a few years...

NCLR's Mathew Shurka after his February 20, 2018 testimony at the Hawaii State Capitol, wearing rainbow leis given to him by the LGBT Caucus of the Democratic Party of Hawai'i.

Hawaii is 12th State to Prohibit Conversion Therapy for LGBTQ Youth

May 25, 2018 •   HONOLULU—Hawaii Governor David Ige signed a bill sponsored by Hawaii...

One of the founders of "Dykes on Bikes" Soni Wolf passes at age 69.  Photo credit: Sarah Karlan

Founding Member of Dykes On Bikes Passes At Age 69

May 1, 2018 • Statement from NCLR’s Kate Kendell on the Passing of Dykes on Bikes Founding...

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Seattle Pride Names 2018 Parade Announcers

April 27, 2018 • Via Seattle Out & Proud press release: Seattle Pride strives to...

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26 Year Old Redmond Woman Arrested For Suspected Murder Of Wife

April 5, 2018 • Redmond Washington Police have arrested a woman accused of killing...

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Huge Changes for Seattle Women’s Pride 2018

March 14, 2018 • Local Heroes Aleksa Manila, Lifelong and Tina Podlodowski to Receive...

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Women’s March 2.0 Happening Saturday

January 19, 2018 • In solidarity, women (and allies; everyone is encouraged to...

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Jenny Durkan Sworn In As Seattle’s First Lesbian Mayor/First Female Mayor In Nearly...

November 28, 2017 • Attorney Jenny Durkan was sworn in as Seattle’s 56th mayor earlier this afternoon. Ms...

Ellen Page accuses film director Brett Ratner of homophobic abuse on the set of the 2006 film "X-Men: The Last Stand"

Ellen Page’s Powerful Words About Sexual Harassment and Homophobia In Hollywood

November 10, 2017 • Out actor Ellen Page, best known for her Academy Award nominated role in the 2007 film Juno as...

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Lady Parts Justice League’s Clever New Video: “The Abortion Pill: Facts You Can...

September 29, 2017 • Since there have been reports that anti-choice activists have been seen at various locations...

Beth Barrett has been named the permanent Artistic Director for the Seattle International Film Festival. Photo: SIFF

Congrats #1: Beth Barrett Named Permanent SIFF Artistic Director

August 3, 2017 • We are SO thrilled that Beth Barrett has been named the permanent Artistic...

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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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Lady Parts Justice League Wants To #ExposeFakeClinics

July 17, 2017 • July 17th, 2017: Lady Parts Justice League and The Abortion Access...

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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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#PROTD: “The L Word” Returns To TV

July 11, 2017 • GAAAAAAAASP! Can a remount of “Queer as Folk” be far behind?...

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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...

No Justice No Pride protesters shut down the 2017 Seattle Pride Parade in downtown Seattle with Black Lives Matter activists. Photo: Basil Shadid

No Justice No Pride Issues Statement; Shuts Down Seattle Pride Parade

June 25, 2017 • Protesters have shut down the 2017 Seattle Pride Parade at approximately 11:50 am PDT this...