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April 8, 2005

Volume 33,
Issue 14

Sat, Feb 27, 2016


Section One

Attackers cut throat of Good Samaritan - Victim receives 44 stitches and 37 staples in his chest and head
by Robert Raketty - SGN Staff Writer

On a sterile, steel operating table, Tim Alf, a 32-year-old Seattle resident, was on the verge of being pronounced clinically dead. His heart had stopped, and his vitals were dropping. Several minutes passed before, through some miracle of modern medicine, he was resuscitated. His wounds remain very serious, but he survived to see another
The LGBT community Center and the LGBT Advisory Council to the Seattle Police Department present a forum on Public Safet
In light of the Micah Painter Verdict and other violent crimes effecting our community, we are going to discuss safety procedures, crime reporting, communication between the SPD and the community through the Advisory Council, self defense and funding new programs to be proactive in combating any backlash the community could receive as a result of v more
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Two Democrats deliver serious blow to Anderson-Murray Anti-Discrimination Bill
picture main page - Senator Tim Sheldon; story page - Senator James Hargrove

by Robert Raketty - SGN Staff Writer

Up until this week, hopes remained high that this would be the year the Anderson-Murray Anti-Discrimination Bill (HB 1515) would become law. The bill passed through the House in February and had a hugely successfu
'City of Brotherly Love’ to be site of world’s largest rainbow flag display
PHILADELPHIA — Center City Philadelphia will be decked out in 140 Equality Forum Rainbow Flags, in addition to 40 Equality Forum Rainbow Flags on Independence Mall, for Equality Forum 2005 & National Celebration (April 25 to May 1). The 180 eight-foot by four-foot Rainbow Flags make this the largest display of Rainbow Flags in history.

CALLING ALL DYKES! - The Seattle Dyke March needs you
by Tina Gianoulis

What is it you love about the Dyke March? The chance to participate in a more politically oriented, multi-issue demonstration than the Gay Pride parade? The community feeling as Dykes begin to gather for the rally, greeting old friends with hugs, and smiling to see all the Dykes you don’t know? Hearing rousing speeches
Freedom Socialist candidate Linda Averill wins right to keep donors’ names private
The Seattle Ethics and Elections Commission ruled unanimously Wednesday that Seattle City Council candidate Linda Averill will not be required to disclose the names of contributors to her campaign. Averill, a city bus driver, feminist, and labor activist, is back in the electoral ring to challenge City Council President Jan Drago. In going to the S more
Bears migrate to Seattle for Northwest Bears Spring Thaw XI
Bears from all over the country and beyond will gather in Seattle April 14-17 for Northwest Bears Spring Thaw XI. Spring Thaw has been an ongoing event since 1994, when Northwest Bears invited bears from clubs up and down the Pacific coast to Seattle to celebrate spring and the springtime beauty of the Puget Sound area. Since then, the event has gr more
California domestic partnership law upheld in court
SACRAMENTO — The American Civil Liberties Union, Equality California and other GLBT groups around the country this week cheered a decision by California’s Court of Appeal throwing out a legal challenge by anti-Gay activists to the state’s comprehensive domestic partnership law.

The decision affirms an earlier trial court decision dismissin

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