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It was right

I’m proud to live in Washington State where Gov. Jay Inslee has state agencies fly the rainbow flag for the month of June in support of LGBTQ people.

I was especially glad that DSHS in Goldendale kept the rainbow flag flying in spite of local criticism, including that of the editor of the Sentinel. I can’t imagine what it is like to grow up in such an environment.

I have been thinking that the country has made such great strides in understanding and protecting the rights of the LGBTQ. But recent statistics published by the Trevor Project show that at least 1.2 million LGBTQ kids age 13-18 seriously consider suicide each year. According to a Harris Poll, there has been a...

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