Tag Archives: Seattle

Historic wins at the polls for LGBT candidates

Fifty-five percent of the 72 known LGBT candidates Tuesday won their elections, including some stunning historic firsts.

Washington State leaders back Clinton but Sanders takes the delegates

Many of Washington State's best known openly LGBT leaders, including Seattle Mayor Ed Murray, endorsed Hillary Clinton, but the state caucus voters gave Bernie Sanders the lion's share of the state's delegates Saturday.

Speed Read: Virginia seeks Supreme leap

The White House welcomes the president of Uganda tomorrow to the U.S.-Africa Summit. Doubts are expressed about likelihood of Utah's appeal being accepted at the U.S. Supreme Court. And only 46 percent of LGBT people consider themselves "liberal."

Speed Read: ‘Worst kind of stereotypes’

Wisconsin's attorney general has directed the state office for vital records to process the records of marriage licenses issued since last Friday for same-sex couples. U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder spoke to two LGBT gatherings. And San Francisco and Seattle

Speed Read: Crowd cheers rainbows

The crowd at Boston's St. Patrick's Day Parade Sunday cheered a group of gay men who walked behind a "diversity" float, tossing rainbow-colored beads to observers. Sam Adams beer makers and Heineken withdrew their sponsorship of the parades for excluding

Speed Read: Continents of difference

Ugandan president ponders what to do with "abnormal" people. Russian president implores gays to "leave children" alone. U.S. president promises no collection of intelligence targets based on sexual orientation. And more...

Speed Read: New DOD regs publish today

The Defense Department's new regulations on identification cards --including for same-sex spouses-- goes into effect today. Justice Sonia Sotomayor may announce today whether to grant a stay of the court decision in Utah that has allowed same-sex couples to marry.

Speed Read: Eyes on Sotomayor

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor is pondering whether to grant Utah a stay of the federal district court decision that is allowing same-sex couples to marry in that state. Former Florida Governor Charlie Crist apologizes profusely. Arsonist sought in New

Speed Read: Monday 16 December 2013

Lesbian Republican activist Mary Cheney's record of contributions to candidates confirms her claim "I'm really conservative." Boston Mayor Marty Walsh will try to convince St. Patrick's Day parade organizers to drop its an LGBT contingent. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says

Speed Read: Wednesday 6 November 2013

Illinois becomes 15th state to provide marriage equality. Hawaii bill advances over another hurdle. Openly gay legislator becomes Seattle's first openly gay mayor. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid goads House Speaker John Boehner. And more...