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Wednesday, April 5, 2023
Legislators in the Washington Senate advanced ESHB 1155, the Washington My Health, My Data Act, which removes significant barriers reproductive and gender affirming health care by protecting the privacy of people’s health data.
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Friday, February 3, 2023
Policy committees in the Washington state House of Representatives and Senate advanced the progress of number of important pieces of legislation to protect abortion and gender affirming care.
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Wednesday, December 14, 2022
The Office of the Washington State Attorney General filed a complaint before the Washington State Office of Administrative Proceedings on behalf of the state’s Human Rights Commission challenging the uniform and grooming policies of Alaska Airlines for violating the Washington Law Against Discrimination (WLAD).
Wednesday, June 1, 2022
A Pride message from our Executive Director, Michele Storms
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Friday, July 2, 2021
The Supreme Court denied review of a case involving a same-sex couple turned away from a flower shop because they are LGBTQ. The case is Arlene’s Flowers v. Washington.
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Friday, June 4, 2021
The American Civil Liberties Union sent a letter today to Alaska Airlines telling the airline to stop enforcing a uniform policy that requires flight attendants to conform to a rigid set of “male” and “female” dress and grooming standards.
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Wednesday, April 14, 2021
Disability Rights Washington (DRW); the ACLU of Washington; Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP; and MacDonald, Hoague & Bayless sued the Washington Department of Corrections (DOC) on behalf of a group of people who are currently and formerly incarcerated.