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Gay Pride Parades Across The US Draw Large Crowds

Actor George Takei, who played in the “Star Trek” TV show and movies and is now an activist for gay and civil rights, was celebrity grand marshal of the Seattle parade

CBS Seattle–06/30/2014

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Corporate Sponsorship Of Gay Pride Parades On The Rise

Salt Lake City’s gay pride parade also featured a few, more conventional participants: Some of America’s most well-known companies

CBS Seattle–06/27/2014

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Students Stir Controversy For ‘Gay Is Not OK’ Shirts Protesting National Day Of Silence

Students at a high school in Oregon City sparked controversy after wearing “Gay Is Not Ok” shirts in protest of the National Day of Silence, an event intended to bring attention to bullying against the LGBT community in schools.

04/15/2014

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Seattle Pride Parade Celebrity Grand Marshal: George Takei

Star Trek veteran George Takei will reportedly lead 2014 Seattle Pride Parade as Celebrity Grand Marshal on June 29.

CBS Seattle–03/26/2014

4 Idaho couples say the state's ban on gay marriage is discrimination based on gender and sexual orientation. (Getty Images)

Idaho Couples Ask Judge To Rule On Gay Marriage

They say the state’s ban on gay marriage is discrimination based on gender and sexual orientation.

02/20/2014

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Seattle Third ‘Gayest’ City In America

Seattle, traditionally known for being one of the country’s most gay-friendly cities, finished third in The Advocate’s annual list of “Gayest Cities In America.”

CBS Seattle–01/08/2014

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High School Names Lesbian Couple Homecoming Princess And Princess

An Oregon high school named a lesbian couple homecoming princess and princess.

11/01/2013

File photo of a gay pride flag. (Photo by Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images)

Gay Pride Flag To Fly At Seattle City Hall

The Pride Flag will be flown at Seattle City Hall for the first time on June 1, Mayor Mike McGinn announced Thursday.

CBS Seattle–05/23/2013

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ACLU, Wash. File Lawsuits Against Florist For Denying Gay Couple Wedding Flowers

The American Civil Liberties Union in Washington state has filed a lawsuit on behalf of a Kennewick gay couple denied service at a flower shop.

04/18/2013

Same-sex marriage supporters demonstrate in front of the Supreme Court on March 27, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Montana Lawmakers Vote To Strike Down Law Criminalizing Gay Sex

The woman who led the court battle to strike down a Montana law that made gay sex illegal knows that having the unconstitutional law struck from the books is a symbolic act.

04/11/2013

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