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Bellingham, Washington: Unexpected Adventures

By Matthew Wexler | Wednesday Dec 3, 2014
Looking for adventure? Head to Bellingham, WA, where you'll discover it all, including outdoor activities, local food culture, entertainment, and even the newly opened Bellingham Sex Positive Center.

Iraq War Vet Tossed Out of Cab For Kissing Boyfriend

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Jul 10, 2014
A Washington state gay veteran who served two tours in Iraq says he was discriminated against for kissing his boyfriend when a Yellow Cab driver tossed them out of his car on the evening of July 4.

Hundreds Counterprotest Westboro Baptist Church at DC School

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Jun 9, 2014
The anti-gay Westboro Baptist Church were met with a contingent of several hundred counterprotestors when they came to protest Wilson High School in D.C.

Wash. State Requires Insurance Parity for Gay Spouses

Thursday Jun 5, 2014
Washington state officials are reminding companies in the state that health benefits must be provided to same-sex spouses if they are provided to heterosexual spouses.

Washington’s Top Lawyer Explains Gay Bias Lawsuit

Thursday Mar 6, 2014
Attorney General Bob Ferguson explained his gay discrimination lawsuit against a Richland florist during his visit Wednesday to the Tri-Cities.

Bill to Prevent Gay Conversion Passes Wash. House

Friday Feb 14, 2014
A bill intended to prevent health care providers from trying to convert gay people under age 18 has passed the state House.

Wash. Students Protest Gay Vice Principal’s Exit

By Donna Gordon Blankinship | Friday Dec 20, 2013
Students at a Seattle-area Catholic school are gaining national attention for their protest over the forced departure of a gay vice principal.

Railroads to Offer Health Care to Same-Sex Spouses

By Gene Johnson | Thursday Dec 5, 2013
A day after being sued by legally married, gay engineers, the nation’s largest freight rail carriers announced they will provide health care benefits to the same-sex spouses of their employees.

Gay Weddings 17 Percent of Washington Marriages

Thursday Dec 5, 2013
Gay weddings made up 17 percent of marriages in Washington this past year, the first year gay marriages were legal in the state.

Anti-Gay Message in Icing Really Takes the Cake

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Nov 25, 2013
A Washington, DC, woman was shocked to find that the anniversary cake she bought for her genderqueer partner contained an anti-gay message.

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