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 Discrimination in Health Care Raises LGBTQ+ Concerns over COVID-19 Vaccine
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Discrimination in Health Care Raises LGBTQ+ Concerns over COVID-19 Vaccine

For over a year now, the LGBTQ+ community in the United States has in particular struggled with the coronavirus pandemic. Financial and racial inequalities, as well as discrimination in health care settings, have all been evolving issues for several decad

Emerald City Softball Association Celebrates Opening Day of the 2021 Season
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Emerald City Softball Association Celebrates Opening Day of the 2021 Season

On Sunday, April 25, the Emerald City Softball Association held its first games in over a year, a delay due to the coronavirus pandemic.

International Highlights 4/30/21
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International Highlights 4/30/21

International Highlights from the week of 4/30/21 compiled by SGN Contributing Writer Daniel Lindsley

Trust and Collaboration: Filmmaker Ben Sharrock on Rising to the Challenge with his Hard-Hitting Refugee Drama Limbo
ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Trust and Collaboration: Filmmaker Ben Sharrock on Rising to the Challenge with his Hard-Hitting Refugee Drama Limbo

Ben Sharrock's Limbo is a work of ethereal beauty. Funny, charming, moving, tragic, and emotionally pure, this marvelous gem of an immigration drama is as irresistible as it is unforgettable.

Mother's Day: Celebrate Mom and Good Union Jobs
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Mother's Day: Celebrate Mom and Good Union Jobs

Your mom worked hard to raise you, and if she's like most modern moms, she also worked hard at a job to help feed you and keep a roof over your head.

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93rd annual Academy Awards: a night of surprises and history making wins in an uneven telecast

93rd annual Academy Awards: a night of surprises and history making wins in an uneven telecast

Nomadland walked away with Best Picture. Chloé Zhao became only the second woman after Kathryn Bigelow (The Hurt Locker) and the first woman of color to win Best Director in Oscar history.

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Washington AG to Insurance Companies: Eliminate Barriers to Gender-Affirming Care

Washington AG to Insurance Companies: Eliminate Barriers to Gender-Affirming Care

Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson has warned insurance companies that they should "eliminate invisible barriers to gender-affirming care."

National

Biden Orders $15 per hour for Federal Contract Workers

Biden Orders $15 per hour for Federal Contract Workers

President Joe Biden issued an executive order on April 27 increasing the minimum wage for federal contract workers to $15 per hour.

Op-Ed

Search for the Soul of Seattle: Homecoming

Search for the Soul of Seattle: Homecoming

I flew home last weekend. I needed to get out of Seattle and clear my head, so I booked a last- minute flight to California and spent four days in Santa Cruz with the people I care about most. Thank God for pandemic pricing.