An Open Letter to Gay Men on COVID-19 from 205 Gay Physicians

An Open Letter to Gay Men on COVID-19 from 205 Gay Physicians

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailTo our fellow gay men, It’s time we reach out to you. In recent months, we have watched our friends and families repost on social media “news” articles, YouTube videos, questionable websites and other sources on the topic of the Novel Coronavirus 2019, also called SARS-CoV-2, the virus that …

Mandatory face covering requirements

Mandatory face covering requirements

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailToday, the Secretary of Health’s statewide face covering order will expand to require face coverings in any indoor setting outside of your home (not just public buildings) and expands the outdoor requirement to non-public settings when you can’t maintain 6 feet of distance from non-household members. This includes common …

Seattle’s LGBTQIA+ organizations join forces to present “Together for Pride”

Seattle’s LGBTQIA+ organizations join forces to present “Together for Pride”

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailSeattle’s LGBTQIA+ Pride Month is going virtual with three days (June 26-28) of speakers, performances and activities courtesy of Gender Justice League, PrideFest, and Seattle Pride. The three organizations, producers of Seattle’s largest Pride Month events – including Seattle Pride Parade, PrideFest on Capitol Hill and at Seattle Center, …

Rep. Smith condemns Trump’s destructive executive order distorting the First Amendment

Rep. Smith condemns Trump’s destructive executive order distorting the First Amendment

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailWASHINGTON, DC  – Rep. Adam Smith (D-Wash.) released the following statement today after President Trump signed an executive order targeting legal protections for social media companies: “This executive order distorts the concept of free speech in a blatant attempt to coerce social media companies into moderating content in a …

EXCLUSIVE: Questions for Ann Collier, MD on her latest study on a COVID-19 treatment

EXCLUSIVE: Questions for Ann Collier, MD on her latest study on a COVID-19 treatment

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailby MK Scott As we announced last week, Dr. Ann Collier, well known AIDS researcher and Director of the UW AIDS Clinical Trials Unit is heading up a new study for a potential COVID-19 treatment. I had a chance to chat with Dr. Collier via email earlier this week. …

New HRC research brief – “Supporting Safety of LGBTQ Children and Youth: Risk Factors of Child Abuse and Neglect during COVID-19”

New HRC research brief – “Supporting Safety of LGBTQ Children and Youth: Risk Factors of Child Abuse and Neglect during COVID-19”

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailIn a groundbreaking new issue brief, the Human Rights Campaign Foundation summarized how LGBTQ people could face disproportionate economic and health risks amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. As the virus continues to affect communities across the globe, growing attention has been given to the safety risks facing children and youth. …

For many LGBTI communities, there is no shelter in place

For many LGBTI communities, there is no shelter in place

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailby Urooj Arshad – Freedom House A few days ago I attended a Facebook Live session in which transgender leaders in Pakistan were discussing the devastating impact of COVID-19 on their communities. As a queer Pakistani woman with deep ties to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI) …

FIRST LOOK: Amazon Transforms Operations in Response to COVID-19. See How the Company is Protecting Associates During the Pandemic to Keep Delivering for You.

FIRST LOOK: Amazon Transforms Operations in Response to COVID-19. See How the Company is Protecting Associates During the Pandemic to Keep Delivering for You.

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailSEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Millions of people who are staying home during the COVID-19 pandemic rely on Amazon to deliver essential items for their families. The company has transformed its global operations to keep its associates healthy and safe and still able to keep packages flowing. Go inside one of the company’s …

Mary’s Place Opens Washington State’s Largest Family Shelter Within Amazon’s Seattle HQ – Providing Safe and Supportive Housing for Hundreds of Family Members Experiencing Homelessness Amid COVID-19 Pandemic and Beyond

Mary’s Place Opens Washington State’s Largest Family Shelter Within Amazon’s Seattle HQ – Providing Safe and Supportive Housing for Hundreds of Family Members Experiencing Homelessness Amid COVID-19 Pandemic and Beyond

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailSEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Mary’s Place and Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) announced today that the Mary’s Place Family Center in The Regrade, a one-of-a-kind, permanent family shelter built inside an Amazon office building with capacity for up to 200 moms, dads, and children experiencing homelessness each night, is now open. The shelter, which began …

UW ACTU seeks 2,000 patients for potential new COVID-19 treatment

UW ACTU seeks 2,000 patients for potential new COVID-19 treatment

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailA study is now enrolling participants to determine whether a treatment combining a low dose of hydroxychloroquine and azithromycin can prevent hospitalization and death in people with COVID-19. Dr. Ann Collier, professor of medicine, Division of Allergy and Infectious Diseases at the University of Washington School of Medicine, explains …