same sex couples http://www.kplu.org en Eastside Catholic Students Protest Forced Departure of Gay Vice Principal http://www.kplu.org/post/eastside-catholic-students-protest-forced-departure-gay-vice-principal <p style="font-family: Helvetica; font-size: 15px; line-height: 20px;">Students at a Seattle-area Catholic school are gaining national attention for their protest over the forced departure of a gay vice principal.</p><p style="font-family: Helvetica; font-size: 15px; line-height: 20px;">An online petition started by the senior class president of Eastside Catholic was the third fastest growing U.S. petition on change.org Friday, attracting around 15,000 signatures in one day.</p><p> Sat, 21 Dec 2013 00:08:37 +0000 Donna Gordon Blankinship 11969 at http://www.kplu.org Eastside Catholic Students Protest Forced Departure of Gay Vice Principal Seattle Ranks #1 for Same-Sex Households, Tops San Francisco http://www.kplu.org/post/seattle-ranks-1-same-sex-households-tops-san-francisco <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Seattle is already known as the </span><a href="http://www.kplu.org/post/seattle-tops-list-cities-cool-comfortable-summers" style="line-height: 1.5;">number one &ldquo;chill city.&rdquo;</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> It also ranks first&nbsp;among best cities for </span><a href="http://www.kplu.org/post/seattle-named-one-10-great-cities-college-grads" style="line-height: 1.5;">college grads</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, new businesses, and </span><a href="http://www.kplu.org/post/seattle-metro-area-ranks-1st-new-jobs-2nd-wage-growth" style="line-height: 1.5;">tech jobs</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p>And now, we have overtaken San Francisco as the top big city in the nation for the percentage of same-sex couple households.</p><p> Fri, 27 Sep 2013 22:36:22 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 10180 at http://www.kplu.org Seattle Ranks #1 for Same-Sex Households, Tops San Francisco