The U.S. Food and Drug Administration still categorizes transgender women as 'men who have sex with men,' meaning they're considered 'higher risk' in formal recommendations to blood banks.
Two men have been charged in last week's assault on Jacina Carla Scamahorn, as police remain under investigation for allegedly mistreating the victim.
Jacina Carla Scamahorn is demanding an apology from Spokane police officers who she says were disrespectful while responding to an assault that has left her recovering from head injuries.
Two gay men were gunned down last weekend, on their way home from a club, and the at-large suspect is possibly armed and dangerous.
An unknown suspect doused the carpeted steps in gasoline at Neighbours Seattle early New Year's Day, then set the steps ablaze. Following prompt action from the bar's staff and patrons, no one was injured.
More than 7,000 same-sex couples have tied the knot in the Evergreen state since marriage equality took effect last December.