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Election Offices Targeted with Fentanyl-Laced Letters and Pride Flags

Suspicious letters containing fentanyl were sent to multiple states’ election offices, and the inclusion of the Progress Pride Flag raises questions about the sender’s motives.

Supreme Court Considers Challenge to Washington State’s Conversion Therapy Ban

The far-right extremist group Alliance Defending Freedom brings a case that threatens to undo protections for LGBTQ+ minors from dangerous and abusive conversion therapy.

Anti-LGBTQ+ Vandals Wage War on Washington's Safe Spaces

A local youth support group, an independent bookstore, and a candidate for political office have been targeted.

Washington Improves Conditions for Transgender Inmates in State Prisons

A legal settlement propels significant enhancements in transgender inmate care and rights.

Homophobe Matt Gaetz Seeks Democratic Alliance to Oust McCarthy Amid Shutdown Drama: Report

In a rare crossover, Rep. Matt Gaetz courts House Democrats to unseat Speaker Kevin McCarthy, intensifying GOP discord as the shutdown clock ticks.

Republicans Use Defense Bill to Restrict Abortion, Gender-Affirming Care

GOPers like to say they “support the troops,” but when it comes down to it, they don’t support certain troops.

Lesbian Couple Gunned Down in Washington State Mass Shooting

The two women were killed at a concert last month.

Democratic Governors ‘Rise Up’ to Join in Support of LGBTQ+ Youth

Together, local and state leaders are expressing the urgency to care for LGBTQ+ young people in all communities.

Washington Family Seeks $20M From School District Over Gay Son’s Bullying

The family says the boy suffered nonstop teasing and multiple acts of violence as students filmed the incidents for social media clout.

Washington Governor Signs Bill Protecting Transgender Kids from Estranged Parents

The law involves children who are housed at host homes.

Man Alleges George Santos Was Behind an ATM Fraud Scheme

The scheme involved taking ATM numbers from tourists visiting Seattle’s Pike Place Market, then sending them to Brazil.

Are Anti-LGBTQ+ Extremists Behind Attacks on Power Grids?

The latest vandalization in Washington state occurred only weeks after one in North Carolina -- both left thousands without power. 

LGBTQ+ Topics and Race Censored by Washington School Board

The policy prohibits students from becoming "indoctrinated" to recognize systemic racism.

Seattle Pacific Staffer Comes Out Amid Lawsuit Over Anti-LGBTQ+ Bias

"My name is Kristi Holt and I am a lesbian," a chemistry lab coordinator and adjunct instructor at the Christian school wrote in a recent email to faculty and staff.

Federal Appeals Court Upholds Washington's Conversion Therapy Ban

A therapist had claimed the ban infringed on his free speech and religious liberty rights. But Washington State's regulation of the practice is appropriate, the court ruled.

Christian School Sues Over Washington AG's Probe of Anti-LGBTQ+ Bias

Seattle Pacific University says Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson is interfering with its religious freedom.

Low Monkeypox Vaccine Supply Means Some Have Traveled to Canada For It

A Seattle gay man says he and his friends found it easier to get the vaccine in British Columbia.

Two Patriot Front Members Charged With Defacing Washington Pride Mural

Men who were arrested last month in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, have been charged with crimes involving anti-LGBTQ+ vandalism in neighboring Washington.

Arsonist Behind Fire at Seattle Gay Bar Pleads Guilty to Hate Crime

"I think it's wrong that we have a bunch of queers in our society," Kalvinn Garcia told police after being arrested.

Seattle Pride Cut Ties With Amazon Over Anti-LGBTQ+ Donations

The organization turned down a significant contribution by the online retailer for naming rights to the Pride event.