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April 15, 2005

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3,000 same-sex couples see hopes for family protections pulled right out from under them
Caption: Terry Pollak (left) and Hadley Hope (right), partners for almost 13 years, married in Portland last March.

photo courtesy of Terry Pollak

by Robert Raketty SGN Staff Writer



For 36-year-old Tacoma resident Terry Pollak, March 10, 2004, was the happiest day of her life. It was the day she married her partner of almost
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Last minute push underway to pass Anderson-Murray Anti-Discrimination Bill
by Robert Raketty - SGN Staff Writer



The Anderson-Murray Anti-Discrimination Bill (HB 1515) remains on life support in the Senate this week.

With the session scheduled to end on April 24 and the deadline for bills to move out of committee drawing near, the bill looks likely to die in the Judiciary Committee. The bill
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GO TO JAIL! Go directly to jail! Please collect $1,000 dollars
That’s was the Judge’s order at the 7th annual Rise n’ Shine Big Bail Out. Devoted community members and supporters of Rise n’ Shine spent a couple of hours behind bars at the Broadway Grill Western Jail on Wednesday and raised over $16,000 for kids affected by AIDS.

To be released from jail, each committed to raising bail money or else b
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House Armed Services Committee members call for hearings to review ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’
"We’ve tried the policy. I don’t think it works,” says Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-Fla.)

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Seven members of the House Armed Services Committee have called on Chairman Duncan Hunter (R-CA) to hold hearings to review the military’s “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” ban on Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual personnel. Their request was
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ACLU comes to aid of West Valley High GSA
by Robert Raketty - SGN Staff Writer



The American Civil Liberties Union of Washington sent an “educational letter” to the principal of West Valley High School in Yakima this week demanding that the school remove barriers before students who wish to start a Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA). This is the fifth time in recent years that
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Tulips ‘with George’
by Rev. Barbara Allen, CMP

Sometimes a scene is so breathtakingly beautiful, it seems unreal.

Remember the Georges Seurat painting “A Sunday on La Grande Jatte” and the subsequent musical, A Sunday in the Park with George, by Stephen Sondheim (performed in Seattle some time ago at the Rep, I believe)?

The musical is bas
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Anti-Discrimination Bill still alive
Despite the pessimistic proclamations in the mainstream press, the Anti-Discrimination Bill (HB 1515) is still alive in the Washington State legislature. However, the legislative session is expected to end next week, and we need to work hard to push this bill through.

As you probably know, the House passed the bill in February and it moved
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26th Annual Women in Trades Fair returns this weekend
by Rajkhet Dirzhud-Rashid

26th Annual Women in Trades Fair

Friday, April 15

Fisher Pavilion, Seattle Center

10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.

Admission is FREE

Even though the papers are saying the job rate is down, that doesn’t mean everyone has that great, dream job. So, if you’re still looking and you’r
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NOT THINKING
STRAIGHT
Madelyn Arnold