[ICYMI] Finding inspiration with Pramila Jayapal

[ICYMI] Finding inspiration with Pramila Jayapal

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailby Sarah Toce Pramila Jayapal’s measure of cohesiveness and inclusion comes straight from the gut. The Democratic congresswoman from Washington State’s 7th District has experienced and witnessed inequality throughout her life and career in one aspect or another – as a person of color, a woman, the mother of …

Seattle Pride’s successful Vote with Pride launch spurs regional expansion and collaboration with Drag Out the Vote

Seattle Pride’s successful Vote with Pride launch spurs regional expansion and collaboration with Drag Out the Vote

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailSEATTLE – On the heels of yesterday’s Vote with Pride campaign launch event – and with just four weeks to go until election day – Seattle Pride and Drag Out The Vote have announced a collaboration to bring even more attention to the importance of getting out the vote …

Rep. Smith slams AG Barr and Trump administration’s efforts to withhold critical federal funding from Seattle and other US cities

Rep. Smith slams AG Barr and Trump administration’s efforts to withhold critical federal funding from Seattle and other US cities

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailWASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Adam Smith (D-WA) issued the following statement after the Department of Justice named Seattle, Portland, and New York City “anarchist jurisdictions” as justification for attempting to withhold federal funding: “Attorney General Bill Barr’s effort to cut off federal aid from Seattle, Portland, and New York …

MARK MY WORDS: This election is your Stonewall moment

MARK MY WORDS: This election is your Stonewall moment

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailby Mark Segal – Philadelphia Gay News You might be like most people right now who are just sitting back believing that the lead in the polls that Biden/Harris have at this point is impossible for Trump to come back from. That would be wrong. Just look at 2016 …

Gay activist leads Sawant recall

Gay activist leads Sawant recall

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailby MK Scott What a week! After the “Recall Kshama Sawant” campaign was launched, led by Ernie Lou, it was announced that he had been terminated as development director of Three Dollar Bill Cinema (TDBC). His independent contractor role there, which had only just started on July 15, was …

GLAAD premieres ad on Fox & Friends about LGBTQ discrimination and the Equality Act

GLAAD premieres ad on Fox & Friends about LGBTQ discrimination and the Equality Act

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailNEW YORK -GLAAD, the world’s largest LGBTQ media advocacy organization, today premiered an advertisement that spotlights the lack of protections still facing the LGBTQ community in the United States, the Trump administration’s opposition to those protections, and the Equality Act as the solution. The ad, entitled “The Conversation,” depicts …

Joe Biden’s speech at the Democratic National Convention

Joe Biden’s speech at the Democratic National Convention

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailRead Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden’s speech to the 2020 Democratic National Convention, as prepared for delivery   Good evening. Ella Baker, a giant of the civil rights movement, left us with this wisdom: Give people light and they will find a way. Give people light. Those are words …

Kamala Harris’ speech at the Democratic National Convention

Kamala Harris’ speech at the Democratic National Convention

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailRead Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris’ speech from the 2020 Democratic National Convention, as prepared for delivery   Greetings America. It is truly an honor to be speaking with you. That I am here tonight is a testament to the dedication of generations before me. Women and men …

Barack Obama’s speech at the Democratic National Convention

Barack Obama’s speech at the Democratic National Convention

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailRead former President Barack Obama’s speech to the 2020 Democratic National Convention, as prepared for delivery, August 19, 2020 Good evening, everybody. As you’ve seen by now, this isn’t a normal convention. It’s not a normal time. So tonight, I want to talk as plainly as I can about …

Michelle Obama’s speech at the Democratic National Convention

Michelle Obama’s speech at the Democratic National Convention

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailRead former first lady Michelle Obama’s speech from the 2020 Democratic National Convention, as prepared for delivery, August 17, 2020 l – includes link to full video of Michelle Obama’s speech Good evening, everyone. It’s a hard time, and everyone’s feeling it in different ways. And I know a …