Seattle City Hall will open for several hours for wedding ceremonies on the Sunday after Washington state’s new law allowing gay marriage takes effect. – The Seattle Times, November 16, 2012
- Cadillac Hotel – Historic Seattle
vintage mural ads & other signage by Frank H. Jump & friends
Under growing criticism for not seeking to end the ban on openly gay men and women in the military, Obama is extending benefits to same-sex partners of federal employees. – Associated Press
“Unfortunately, the malicious and outrageous arguments and language used in the Justice Department’s brief [are] only serving to inflame and malign the humanity of same-sex couples and our families,” said Rea Carey, executive director of the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force Action Fund, according to the Los Angeles Times.