Topics :: Equal Rights Washington
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By BRETT ZONGKER | Thursday Mar 1, 2012
Frederick Douglass was black and that was enough for the Smithsonian Institution to bar the famed abolitionist from speaking at a lecture series intended to convince President Abraham Lincoln that he should end slavery as war divided the nation.
By Rachel La Corte | Wednesday Feb 1, 2012
The Washington state Senate on Wednesday passed a bill that would legalize marriage for same-sex couples.
By Robert Israel | Friday Sep 16, 2011
According to the 2010 U.S. Census, the gay populations in Washington, D.C. and Baltimore have doubled in the last decade, spawning increased political involvement. And there are now more reasons to visit.
By Shaun Knittel | Thursday Aug 11, 2011
New U.S. Census Bureau statistics indicate the number of same-sex households in Washington increased 50 percent between 2000 and 2010. The statistics also indicate the majority of this increase happened outside Seattle.
By Shaun Knittel | Friday Aug 5, 2011
Ron Hearne succeeds Josh Friedes, who became Equal Rights Washington’s Marriage Equality Director and announced a push to secure marriage equality for same-sex couples in the Evergreen State.
By Shaun Knittel | Friday Jul 8, 2011
Josh Friedes of Equal Rights Washington has handed the reigns of the organization to Rod Hearne in order to campaign for marriage equality around the Evergreen State.
By Shaun Knittel | Friday Mar 11, 2011
LGBT activists in Washington State are optimistic that marriage for gays and lesbians could become a reality in the coming years.
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