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Seattle Mayor Ed Murray From Supporter To Predator

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray From Supporter To Predator

Mayor Ed Murray announced his resignation hours after a fifth accuser, a cousin, said Murray molested him when the cousin was a teen. Murray maintains he has never abused anyone. Seattle Mayor Murray built his standing in the gay community and in Washington state politics through a decades-long push for bias protections, domestic partnerships and […]

Transgender woman attends Wellesley, first in school’s 147-year history

Transgender woman attends Wellesley, first in school’s 147-year history

Until last year, Ninotska Love would have been barred from attending Wellesley College. She’s an accomplished student who has persevered through hardship, but under longstanding rules, the college would have rejected her. Now the rules have changed. This week, Love will become one of the first transgender women to attend Wellesley in the school’s 147-year […]

Planning The LGBT Wedding Of Your Dreams?

Planning The LGBT Wedding Of Your Dreams?

On September 9, 2013, Governor Abercrombie announced that he is calling the Hawaii State Legislature into special session on October 28 to consider the same-sex marriage bill. The Republican mudslingers warned this would be the beginning of the end of the wedding market in Hawaii. Volcanoes would erupt and ancestors from the islands past would […]

New Wave Of Anti LGBTQ Legislation

New Wave Of Anti LGBTQ Legislation

Last December, the Empire State Pride Agenda, New York’s leading L.G.B.T.-rights organization, did something almost unheard of. After twenty-five years of work, it declared victory and closed. “We ran out of causes, and donors,” one of its leaders recently told me. But not everyone in the gay-rights community saw things that way. At about the same […]

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