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Freedom to Marry: Victory!!!

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by Shar Lichty We made history on Nov. 6th, becoming the first state to defend the freedom to marry at the ballot by 53.32% to 46.68%. We were an important part of a historical night for LGBT rights and recognition nationally. None of this would have been possible without a campaign dedicated to organizing in Eastern […]

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How Will You Feel If We Fail Marriage Equality?

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By Shar Lichty, Organizer Last month I attended a brown bag lunch discussion with a staff member from Washington United for Marriage and leaders from the local group working to secure marriage equality at the ballot in November. During introductions we were asked to answer the question, “How will you feel on Nov. 7th if […]

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APPROVE Referendum 74

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By Shar Lichty The marriage equality law that was passed by the legislation and signed into law by the Governor on Feb. 13, 2012 was set to go into effect on June 7th permitting civil marriage for same-sex couples. Unfortunately, the folks who don’t believe in equal rights for same-sex couples were successful in gathering […]

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Washington United for Marriage: Campaign for Marriage Equality

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By Shar Lichty Will Washington be the next state to grant this civil right to same sex couples? I dare to dream the time is now. PJALS has endorsed and is actively working with the campaign for marriage equality in Washington State, Washington United for Marriage. Governor Gregoire made a public announcement in support of […]

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