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Ed Murray maintained that the reports of abuse "are not true" after the latest allegation from his cousin.
Never happy leaving people alone, the busybullies are at it again, using the power of government to change people’s behavior
Four men have accused Murray of sexually abusing them as teenagers.
Delvonn Heckard is the third person to come forward with abuse claims against Mayor Ed Murray.
It is past time that we shine a light on the shadows by ensuring that LGBTQ adults feel safe at work through passage of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act.
New York State, New York City and Seattle are following San Francisco’s lead.
Shelter director Don Jordan told The Huffington Post by email that Kitty Hall makes sense because in addition to cats being
Tent encampments are increasing across America. There is no community, rural or urban, that is immune from homelessness and tent encampments. Directly and indirectly, tent cities effect you!
The announcement came as mayors across the country have accepted first lady Michelle Obama’s challenge to end veteran homelessness
Hundreds of concerned citizens convened for more than two hours on Capitol Hill at the All Pilgrims Church Tuesday evening for the LGBTQ Hate Crimes Public Forum, sponsored largely by Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant.
I was walking down a street in one of Seattle's toniest neighborhoods with my 25-year-old daughter and another young woman. We were part of Seattle/King County's One Night Count of the homeless, a massive effort to document the number of "unsheltered" persons on a random winter night.
On Monday, Seattle struck a blow against rising inequality when its City Council unanimously adopted a citywide minimum wage of $15 an hour, the highest in the nation. This dramatic change in public policy is partly the result of changes brought about by last November's Seattle municipal elections. But it is also the consequence of years of activism in Seattle and around the country.
We need more leadership from the top, as we had when the President came out for marriage equality and lit a fire under the movement and the party.
It's hard enough to overcome stigma and discrimination, particularly for minority populations, but when the underlying economic trends are tearing the country apart, the challenge becomes even more difficult.
The minimum wage in Washington state, already one of the highest in the nation, jumped to $9.32 an hour on New Year's Day
Bill de Blasio won a landslide victory to become the mayor of New York City, voters in New Jersey and Seatac, Washington supported minimum wage hikes, and the Illinois legislature voted to legalize same-sex marriage. These are among the progressive victories that swept across the country.
In general, our mayor's race has been local in focus, without ample attention to how McGinn reflects, if not leads, the trend lines of changing cities everywhere.