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ARSON AT LUMBER YARD: Fire at Gay bar found to be arson, possible hate crime
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ARSON AT LUMBER YARD: Fire at Gay bar found to be arson, possible hate crime

Lumber Yard Bar to be rebuilt 'better, brighter and stronger'

Olympic-sized discrimination: What's hair got to do with it?
OP ED

Olympic-sized discrimination: What's hair got to do with it?

The myth that Black people cannot swim or are not made to swim is a stereotype with dark origins rooted in racism. The truth is most Black people do not swim for two primary reasons: access to pools and their hair.

Boston Pride dissolves: Group was accused of excluding POC and Trans people
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Boston Pride dissolves: Group was accused of excluding POC and Trans people

Boston Pride, the organization that organized the city's annual Pride Parade, announced on July 9 that it will dissolve. The group had been accused by many in Boston's LGBTQ community of excluding people of color and Transgender people.

Unhoused in a heat wave: Addressing the deadly effects of Seattle's most chronic illness
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Unhoused in a heat wave: Addressing the deadly effects of Seattle's most chronic illness

King County's houseless communities faced severely limited opportunities to escape the recent heat wave. David Obelcz organized an effort to help the unhoused during this unprecedented event.

Councilmember Sawant signs her own recall petition
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Councilmember Sawant signs her own recall petition

Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant's policies have been deemed "radical" by more conservative politicians, and now some are taking action. A campaign to recall Sawant will likely end up on the next ballot—and Sawant herself signed the petition.

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A walk down Fear Street with writer Phil Graziadei

A walk down Fear Street with writer Phil Graziadei

Screenwriter Phil Graziadei and SGN Staff Writer Sara Michelle Fetters discuss Netflix's horror trilogy inspired by the long-running series of books written by Goosebumps author R.L. Stine.

National

Gilead applies for FDA approval for six-month HIV treatment

Gilead applies for FDA approval for six-month HIV treatment

The pharmaceutical mega-corporation Gilead has applied for FDA approval for a new HIV treatment that only needs to be injected once every six months.

International

International News Highlights — July 16, 2021

International News Highlights — July 16, 2021

Weekly international news highlights for the week ending July 16, 2021.

Op-Ed

Glee in 2021

Glee in 2021

A zoomer watches cable TV's beloved a cappella problem child.