Taiwan first in Asia to clear way for same-sex marriage
The court ruling in favor of same-sex marriage is the first in Asia, where socially conservative attitudes largely hold sway.
May 24, 2017
Why marriage isn’t the end of the fight for LGBTQ equality
by Anna Goren
While the national recognition of marriage equality is something to celebrate, the LGBTQ community can't forget its people of color and homeless youth.
Jul 7, 2015
Artist Zanele Muholi brings the African lesbian experience to UW
by alma khasawnih
What’s more incredible than visual, activist art about black lesbian life in South Africa? Only that the artist, Zanele Muholi, is in Seattle this week showing off her new documentary, Difficult Love.
Jan 29, 2013
Mood at Seattle debate hints that Washington will deliver world’s first pro-gay marriage vote
by Sara McCaslin
Washington State could be one of the first places in the world to legalize gay marriage by ballot this November. Currently there are only 10 countries that have legalized or recognized gay marriages, but all have done so through parliaments and governmental bodies. Maryland, Maine and Minnesota are also voting on the issue that would move […]
Oct 3, 2012
The international fight for gay rights comes to Seattle
by Allison Barrett
The national conversation about LGBT rights has reached a fever pitch. On Wednesday, President Obama confirmed his opinion that same-sex marriage should be legal, becoming the first sitting president to publicly support one of the most controversial civil rights issues of our time. Just the day before, North Carolinians voted to ban same-sex marriages, partnerships and civil unions, becoming the […]
May 11, 2012
Ten countries that were ahead of Washington on same-sex marriage
by Abby Higgins
After a vote in the Washington state Senate last night, we’re just a few small steps away from becoming the seventh state in America to approve same-sex marriage. As a long-time bastion of gay culture and gay rights activism, many believe it’s about time. We Seattleites pride ourselves on being on the cutting edge of […]
Feb 2, 2012