Seattle

Seattle Public Schools to end affiliation with Boy Scouts of America

On Wednesday, members of the Assistant General Council of Seattle Public Schools wrote to Seattle-area Scoutmaster Geoffrey McGrath,ending their affiliation with the BSA.

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PHOTOS: Amazon receives 125K petitions hand-delivered by LGBT scouts, locals, advocates

Today, GLAAD was on the ground in Seattle with LGBT youth, adults, and local advocates as they delivered more than 125,000 petition signatures to online retail giant Amazon at the company's headquarters in Seattle.

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Seattle Mayor writes to Boy Scouts in defense of gay Scoutmaster

Ed Murray, Mayor (D) of Seattle, and the members of Seattle City Council have written a letter in support of Geoff McGrath, leader of a local Boy Scouts troop, whom the national organization wants to oust for being openly gay.

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Church hires attorney to defend gay Scoutmaster, cites violation of religious freedom

Rainier Beach United Methodist Church has hired an attorney to defend Geoff McGrath, a Seattle-based Scoutmaster, who recently had his registration revoked by the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) for being openly gay.

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PHOTOS: Boy Scouts rally in support of ousted gay Scoutmaster; Church remains at his side

Seattle-area Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Scout leaders, and parents rallied at the Chief Seattle Council headquarters yesterday in support of Geoff McGrath, a Scoutmaster whose registration was revoked by the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) becuase he is gay.

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November 6, 2013

LGBT equality advances on Election Day 2013

Election Day 2013 was a great day for LGBT equality.

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February 27, 2013

Rapper Macklemore first non-athlete to make You Can Play video

Rapper Macklemore has become the first non-athlete to participate in the You Can Play project to promote LGBT inclusion in sports, releasing a video today.
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"Gomer Pyle" Actor Jim Nabors Marries Partner of 38 Years

Jim Nabors, the star of the ‘60s hit TV shows "The Andy Griffith Show" and "Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C.," married his partner of 38 years this month in Seattle, Washington.
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December 6, 2012

Photos: First Marriage Licenses in Washington!

Officials in King County, Washington began issuing marriage licenses at midnight last night to same-sex couples. Because of the state's three-day waiting period, the first weddings will take place on Sunday.

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