Section One

March 25, 2005

Volume 33,
Issue 12

Sat, Feb 27, 2016


Section One

Hopes remain high following Senate hearing on Anderson-Murray Anti-Discrimination Bill
Senators speak up in defense of Gay community during hateful testimony by local bigots

by Robert Raketty - SGN Staff Writer and Matt Nagle SGN Managing Editor

A Senate hearing on the Anderson-Murray Anti-Discrimination Bill was held Tuesday before the Financial Institutions, Housing & Consumer Protectio
Federal Marriage Amendment introduced in the House

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Human Rights Campaign denounced this week’s introduction in the House of an amendment that would deny marriage and likely civil union and domestic partnership rights to same-sex couples.

Introduced by Rep. Dan Lungren, R-Calif., the bill would have the same effects as last year’s failed amendment.

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Trial of accused bashers enters fourth week
Closing arguments begin Monday

by Robert Raketty - SGN Staff Writer

The trial of three men accused of the brutal Gay bashing of Micah Painter last summer stalled this week. King County Superior Court Judge Jeffrey M. Ramsdell had twice delayed the trial – on Monday and again on Wednesday — after one of the 12 jurors sou
The Crypt holds fundraiser for Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence
Stop by The Crypt and buy a raffle ticket to win $1,000 gift certificate - only 500 tickets will be sold!

The Crypt is hosting a fundraiser, assisted by Cafe Septieme and La Cocina restaurants, for The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence. Stop by The Crypt (113 10th Ave. E., just off Broadway) and buy a raffle ticket for $10. The Sist
Northwest Rainbow Alliance of the Deaf holds Spring Festival April 1 & 2
Northwest Rainbow Alliance of the Deaf (NWRAD) will be having our annual Spring Festival weekend on April 1 and 2. You’re welcome to attend our weekend events regardless your level of American Sign Language skills or none.

Starting on Friday, April 1, we will kick off our Deaf Queer Coffee Night at usual place, 6:00-9:00 p.m. For exact l
Take the Equality Pledge
Equal Rights Washington (ERW) is asking supporters of equality to take a stand - log on to and take The Equality Pledge, is a public declaration of your support for LGBT folks: “I pledge to learn the positions of my legislators regarding equal rights for LGBT Washingtonians.”

Please sign
Meany Middle School to host
The Seattle Commission for Sexual Minorities, in conjunction with the YMCA, Lambert House, ACLU, Seattle Counseling Services, Seattle Office for Civil Rights and other community organizations, is sponsoring a Queer Youth Forum on Saturday, April 2. This forum is to give Gay, Lesbian and Transgender youth a chance to have their voices heard. The dis more
Central Washington University to host Tri-state LGBT meeting
Keynote by former HRC President Elizabeth Birch, concert by Seattle Men’s Chorus highlight inaugural event

ELLENSBURG - Central Washington University is now making final preparations to host the first tri-state Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) meeting April 22-23. “The Power of One: LGBT Leadership Conference” will

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