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If you haven't heard it yet, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis's song "Same Love" was the unofficial anthem of the recent Referendum 74 campaign here in Washington State. It gets my vote for Song of the Year,
by EagleOfFreedom
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri Nov 30, 2012 at 01:07 PM PST with 17 Recommends
Yesterday, the manager of my apartment building sent us, the tenants, a group email about the passage of Initiative 502 and the changing legal status of marijuana in Washington. “While it will be ...
by R H Sheldon
Comment Count 11 comments on Mon Nov 26, 2012 at 12:38 PM PST with 8 Recommends
If Western Washington existed as a state, you'd see marriage equality being approved by a sizable 55-45, a Democrat winning the gubernatorial by a similar margin, and the state going to Obama/Biden ...
by Soviet Reunion
Comment Count 13 comments on Thu Nov 08, 2012 at 09:45 AM PST with 3 Recommends
Via press release, Washington United for Marriage has determined that Washington has handed a victory to equality. After crunching numbers throughout the night, Washington United for Marriage (WUM)
by Steven Payne
Comment Count 36 comments on Wed Nov 07, 2012 at 01:40 PM PST with 23 Recommends
Below the squiggle I show each state with a timeline of polls, from the most recent at the top to those taken longest ago at the bottom. Only poll results shown in 2012 are listed. Only poll result ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 37 comments on Mon Nov 05, 2012 at 07:21 AM PST with 19 Recommends
The march kicked crosses Broadway at Pike in Seattle's Capital Hill neighborhood. Nearly 400 people of faith representing more than a dozen congregations took to the streets of Seattle today. The ...
by Scott Wooledge
Comment Count 22 comments on Sun Nov 04, 2012 at 04:52 PM PST with 33 Recommends
There is something of a happy competition looming in Tuesday night's the 2012 election results. After gay marriage ballot initiatives have suffered 32 defeats, polling in Maine, Maryland, ...
by Scott Wooledge
Comment Count 20 comments on Fri Nov 02, 2012 at 01:52 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
One of the strongest-worded editorials to come down the pike against the movement to attack marriage equality comes ...
by Scott Wooledge
Comment Count 7 comments on Thu Nov 01, 2012 at 11:07 AM PDT with 20 Recommends
Bill and Melinda Gates have donated another $500,000 ($250,000 each) to Washington United for Marriage, the group (well one of the groups) working to pass marriage equality in Washington. This is ...
by RandySeattle
Comment Count 25 comments on Tue Oct 23, 2012 at 11:02 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
Today is my 23rd anniversary. And because I live in Washington state I have the pleasure/pain of voting on my civil rights today. I don't really understand how something so basic as whom I choose to ...
by RandySeattle
Comment Count 2 comments on Mon Oct 22, 2012 at 06:10 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
In less than six weeks the question of marriage equality will have been decided in three more states. If any of those states vote for marriage equality, the last talking point of the bigots -- that ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 32 comments on Wed Sep 26, 2012 at 09:07 PM PDT with 33 Recommends
Last night I had the great pleasure of seeing the new Washington United for Marriage ad during the Rachel Maddow show here in support of Washington State referendum 74. The ad is a very simple one, ...
by EagleOfFreedom
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Sep 18, 2012 at 02:15 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
This image will run in the Seattle Times opinion section tomorrow. This is kind of unusual. The Seattle Times is really going all in on support for approving Referendum 74 , the ballot initative ...
by Scott Wooledge
Comment Count 35 comments on Sat Sep 15, 2012 at 10:35 AM PDT with 45 Recommends
I was watching the interviews on The Ed Show about today's unfathomable court decision about the PA Voter ID law, and getting more depressed by the minute. I frantically and furiously started ...
by NWTerriD
Comment Count 7 comments on Wed Aug 15, 2012 at 06:25 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
Looking for some camping our other outdoor equipment? Maybe give Recreational Equipment Inc. (REI) , an outdoor retailer organized as a consumer co-op, a look-see. Aside from looking pretty awesome ...
by Chrislove
Comment Count 65 comments on Tue Aug 14, 2012 at 12:46 PM PDT with 113 Recommends
A new Public Policy Polling survey shows a strong majority favor marriage equality, which is on the November ballot in WA. The Washington State legislature approved gay marriage in February, but ...
by Bob Love
Comment Count 27 comments on Tue Jun 19, 2012 at 03:04 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
First, let me just say thank you to the Washington State legislature. They have recently passed a law that allows gay Washingtonians to marry someone else who also happens to be gay. As any right ...
by otto
Comment Count 29 comments on Mon Apr 16, 2012 at 08:48 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
During the history of the English-speaking world I would not have been able to marry the woman I love, nor can I today. One of us would have been the wrong religion, the wrong race, or . . . well, ...
by ceratotherium
Comment Count 31 comments on Fri Mar 23, 2012 at 12:06 PM PDT with 77 Recommends