Seattle's Tech Boom Blamed for Rise in Anti-Gay Attacks

The Emerald City's Capitol Hill neighborhood wrestles with gentrification
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Few big U.S. cities are more liberal than Seattle, which has a gay mayor, a socialist city council member, and a garbage utility that red-tags the bags of people who don't compost. So it's all the more surprising that a neighborhood long the center of the city's gay community fears rising anti-gay hate crime. 

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