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CWU Library defaced with anti-LGBTQ+ hate speech

ELLENSBURG, Wash. — For the second time this year, the LGBTQ+ community at Central Washington University (CWU) was targeted by hate speech in a public forum on campus—this time at the University's library. CWU President Jim Wohlpart confirmed this hateful…

Yakima Pride Parade postponed due to wildfire smoke

NACHES, Wash. — Significant smoke and diminishing air quality has forced event organizers to postpone the 2021 Yakima Pride Parade, which was scheduled for Saturday, April 21. This comes after the event was already postponed to August due to COVID-19.…

Biden to pick Buttigieg as transportation chief

WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden is expected to pick former South Bend, Indiana, mayor Pete Buttigieg to head the Transportation Department, according to three people familiar with the plans. Buttigieg, one of Biden’s rivals for the Democratic presidential nomination,…

Utah is regulating conversion therapy

Utah's legislature couldn't agree on banning conversion therapy for minors. So the governor is giving the state's Psychologist Licensing Board a shot, and they may ban it entirely.

Barr concerned about low morale among LGBTQ employees at DOJ

Attorney General William Barr is concerned by reports of low morale among LGBTQ Justice Department employees and has directed the FBI to investigate allegations of discrimination, he wrote in a letter to the department's Pride group.