It was announced today that a 3-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals found California’s Prop 8 unconstitutional. Read more at the links below: CA Gay Marriage Ban is Unconstitutional: Seattle TimesCA Ban on Gay Marriage Struck Down: Seattle PIAppeals Court Rejects CA Prop 8: CNNCourt: CA Marriage Ban is Unconstitutional: MSNBC
It was announced today that there are enough votes to pass the Marriage Equality legislation in Washington state. Here are a series of news articles marking the historic decision. Senate has votes needed – Seattle TimesLegislature has enough votes – Seattle PIWashington has enough votes – KOMO 4 NewsGay marriage supporters have enough votes – … Read more
Marriage Equality hearings will be held on Monday, January 23, in Olympia. The Senate Committee hearings begin at 10am and the House Committee hearings begin at 1:30pm. Below are links with additional information. Action Alert: Hearing Guidelines – Equal Rights WAPacked Hearings on Gay Marriage Bills – Seattle TimesOne Vote Away from Marriage Equality – … Read more
Seattle Storm – Mariners – Sounders – Seahawks join It Gets Better with a powerful message to all who’ve been bullied. Check here for more It Gets Better videos. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=erjMzGXH5KI&feature=player_embedded[/youtube]
The Seattle Chapter is proposing a few bylaw changes and will present them at the Annual Meeting on Monday, November 7 at 7pm. Current members of the Seattle Chapter will have the opportunity to vote on the bylaw changes in addition to board member positions. The proposed changes will update the following areas: Objectives: gender/sexual … Read more
Abby Dees is a civil-rights attorney, writer (“Queer Questions Straight Talk”) and editor who has been actively involved in lesbian, gay, and bisexual rights and awareness work for 25 years. She is closely involved with the Los Angeles chapters of the Human Rights Campaign and the Trevor Project (gay teen suicide prevention), and the San … Read more
Seattle PFLAG will be in the Renton River Days Festival this weekend July 22-24. PFLAG will be in the Parade on Saturday @ 10am and have a booth all weekend in Liberty Park. Stop by and visit Seattle PFLAG! We hope you can make it down to Liberty Park in Renton to participate and enjoy … Read more
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Seattle PFLAG is taking orders for PFLAG T-shirts. We have sizes Small – XXX-Large. Get your order in SOON! Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with your order information. T-shirts are $15 (Small – XXX-Large) Check here for more info on joining PFLAG for Seattle PRIDE.