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Our Pride can't be bought: Seattle Pride rejects $100K Amazon parade sponsorship
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Our Pride can't be bought: Seattle Pride rejects $100K Amazon parade sponsorship

SGN Contributing Writer Renee Raketty responds to Seattle Out & Proud's recent announcement regarding Amazon's sponsorship proposal and how corporations need to rethink how they can truly align with the LGBTQIA+ community.

Rare disease patients need the STAT Act to pass
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Rare disease patients need the STAT Act to pass

There are over 7,000 recognized rare diseases, each occurring in fewer than one in 200,000 Americans. Delays and the inaccessibility of treatments disproportionately impact already marginalized people, including the BIPOC and LGBTQIA+ communities.

High tech as it relates to opera: Explore the wonders of the new age of HD
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High tech as it relates to opera: Explore the wonders of the new age of HD

Have you checked out what's becoming increasingly available in terms of fabulous videos of opera and concerts?

All the best rappers are Lesbians, and no, I'm not talking about Drake
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All the best rappers are Lesbians, and no, I'm not talking about Drake

So, why is it that LGBTQ women and fem-presenting Nonbinary artists are taking the hip-hop world by storm? They are just as sexual, if not more, in some of their songs than their Queer male counterparts who have gotten flak.

National Poll: Straight people "satisfied" with the way they treat LGBTQ+ Americans
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National Poll: Straight people "satisfied" with the way they treat LGBTQ+ Americans

Sixty-two percent of Americans are "very" or "somewhat" satisfied with the "acceptance" of Gays and Lesbians, according to a new Gallup Mood of the Nation poll.

Florida's HB 1557: How it impacts LGBTQ families
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Florida's HB 1557: How it impacts LGBTQ families

Parents are, for the most part, not involved in the selection of other curricula in public schools, yet somehow feel entitled to have their voices heard when it comes to topics such as critical race theory or sexual orientation and gender identity.

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Whether it's CRT, BIPOC, or LGBTQ, the Right continues to rally against representation

It's 2022, and conservatives across the United States continue their battle against learning materials they deem inappropriate and divisive.

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Friend 'til the end: A final farewell to Betty White

A tribute to the legendary performer, Betty White.

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Snow: Brought to you by Seattle's growing climate crisis

With the snow finally starting to melt, people are back to work as usual, but many are left wondering: what is causing Seattle's weird weather patterns, and how come it is so unprepared each time a new crisis strikes?

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We should celebrate Taylor Swift's feminist anthem against the exploitation of young women

Taylor Swift consistently takes a stand for what is right — and we should stand with her.