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Texas Attacks Trans Rights: Texas sues Biden administration to block Trans rights
NATIONAL

Texas Attacks Trans Rights: Texas sues Biden administration to block Trans rights

Transgender Texans have long been a target of Republican state officials. Now, the State of Texas is suing the Biden administration to block enforcement of federal guidelines that protect Transgender workers.

Washington hospitals near capacity with Idaho COVID transfers
LOCAL

Washington hospitals near capacity with Idaho COVID transfers

While higher vaccination rates have meant a drop in cases in Western Washington, the pandemic continues to pound the eastern half of the state. Hospitals have begun to overflow, and many communities are feeling the devastating effects.

The number of Black American expatriates is growing
OP ED

The number of Black American expatriates is growing

American citizens leave the country for a number of reasons, including travel, adventure, and exciting careers, but in recent years the number of Black American expatriates of all kinds has surged.

Poetry = Life: Audre Lorde, 1934—1992
OP ED

Poetry = Life: Audre Lorde, 1934—1992

Audre Lord was a poet who described herself as "black, lesbian, mother, warrior, poet."

Intiman Theatre and BECU announce recipients of "Angels in Seattle" awards
ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Intiman Theatre and BECU announce recipients of "Angels in Seattle" awards

The Angels in Seattle Awards were distributed on the first day of the festival, September 18 to "honor the unsung heroes of the industry: arts administrators, arts educators, and artists working behind the scenes."

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Arts & Entertainment

SGN Book Club: Carmilla, vampires, and the monstrosity of queerness

SGN Book Club: Carmilla, vampires, and the monstrosity of queerness

When the suggestion to read Carmilla, the original vampire novel, came to the SGN's book club, I took it as a challenge, a fun way to revisit childhood fears and reassure my adult self that monsters are not real.

National

Texas solicitor general to Supreme Court: Nix Roe v. Wade, LGBTQ rights while you're at it

Texas solicitor general to Supreme Court: Nix Roe v. Wade, LGBTQ rights while you're at it

It is said that a decision to reverse Roe v. Wade could be used by the high court's conservative majority to undo other precedents such as the right to have Gay sex and the right to same-sex marriage.

International

International News Highlights — September 24, 2021

International News Highlights — September 24, 2021

Weekly international news highlights for the week ending September 24, 2021.

Op-Ed

Search for the Soul of Seattle: Autumn in the Emerald City

Search for the Soul of Seattle: Autumn in the Emerald City

It's the dawn of autumn. And I love autumn in Seattle.