Best of 2012: Stories of Love and Equality

In 2012, Pride Foundation staff shared many great Northwest stories on

Here are ten popular stories from the last 12 months that highlight the amazing efforts being made to bring, create, and champion full LGBTQ equality to the Northwest. These efforts are made possible by our generous donors, loving volunteers, passionate scholars, and dedicated grantees.

Sandpoint ID Passes Citywide Non-Discrimination Ordinance
by Steve Martin (January 10)

BREAKING: WA House Passes Marriage Equality Bill
by Amy White (February 8)

Homeless Teen Shelter Begins New Program for LGBTQ Youth
by Uma Rao (March 1)

Record $400,000 Awarded to LGBTQ and Ally Students
by Philip Wong (May 8)

Growing Up Trans in Small Town Montana
by Caitlin Copple (May 25)

Portland PFLAG Black Chapter Takes on Vital Research
by Jett Johnson (August 6)

A Victory for Transgender Rights in Alaska
by Tiffany McClain (September 12)

Eighty-One New Grants You Made Happen
by Jeff Hedgepeth (November 27)

Two Spirit Tribal Members Gain New Support and Visibility
by Farand Gunnels (December 3)

Boise Passes LGBTQ Anti-Discrimination Ordinance
by Steve Martin (December 4)

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