Tag Archives: Washington State

Breaking: Love believes in Love Today. Washington passes Referendum 74. A sweep for Marriage Equality Amendments

TweetWashington United for Marriage (WUM), declares victory for the passage of state Referendum 74, approving same sex marriage: After crunching numbers throughout the night, Washington United for Marriage (WUM), the broad coalition which built an historic statewide campaign, from a record-setting donor base to an unprecedented GOTV effort, all to defend the freedom to marry, [...]
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Breaking: Washington legalizes same sex marriage

TweetWashington state Gov. Christine Gregoire has signed a new law making the state the 7th to allow same sex marriage. Gregoire signed the bill in the state reception room in the Capitol, surrounded by gay rights supporters. “I’m proud our same-sex couples will no longer be treated as separate but equal,” Gregoire said. It’s a [...]
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Friday Feminist Fuck Yeah: GOP Rep speaks out for gay marriage in Washington

TweetVia Shakesville, here’s a speech that will make you cry a bunch of times. Representative Maureen Walsh is one of two Republicans in the Washington House who voted to pass the same-sex marriage bill on Wednesday. Before the vote, she took the floor to say she was allowing her heart to guide her on this [...]
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Washington state senate passes gay marriage legislation

Tweet We can welcome one more state into the foray of states that believe in basic rights for all their citizens despite sexual preference. Washington’s state senate has passed same-sex marriage legislation. via Seattle Times, Lawmakers approved the bill 28 to 21. The measure now heads for the House where it’s expected to easily pass [...]
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Washington State University fined over 82K for failure to report rapes

TweetThe Department of Education announced this weekend that it will be fining Washington State University $82,500 for failing to address two campus sexual assaults in 2007, as well as due to their lack of campus safety policies: The university’s three violations of the main federal law on campus-crime reporting, the Clery Act, endangered Washington State [...]
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