Section One

April 22, 2005

Volume 33,
Issue 16

Sat, Feb 27, 2016


Section One

Seattle Counseling Service announces second ICON event
Landmark nonprofit promises outstanding entertainment at fundraiser

Area nonprofit Seattle Counseling Service for Sexual Minorities (SCS) announced this week that “Icon: A Celebration of Drag, Art & Life” will be held on Saturday, April 30, at 8:00 p.m. at Neumo’s, located on Pike Street in Seattle’s Capitol Hill Neighborhood. A star-studded benefit for the agency, th
ICON with a Voice - An interview with Aleksa Manila
by James Frew

I was expecting Aleksa Manila to walk in the door.

Staring blankly at the Machiavelli Italian restaurant from the window of Bauhaus on Pine Street, I rested my hands on the window sill in anticipation. I felt like I had been waiting for hours. When I received the phone call inquiring where I was sitting in
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Two Democrats join Republican bloc to defeat Anderson-Murray Anti-Discrimination Bill
by Robert Raketty SGN Staff Writer

The Anderson-Murray Anti-Discrimination Bill (House Bill 1515) failed by one vote in the State Senate on Thursday. Every Senate Republican voted against it, joined by two Democrats: Sens. James Hargrove and Tim Sheldon. The 24-25 vote was mostly along party lines, but two Democrats jo
THE MARRIAGE WAR - Governor of Connecticut signs civil unions bill into law this week as battles escalate on several nat
by Lisa Keen Special to the SGN

It’s hard to say who’s winning, because the marriage war has erupted on so many fronts with such disparate results. But it’s easy to see that, once again, the battles have escalated across the country.

In Connecticut, the state house and senate passed legislation last week to gi
One of the world’s most homophobic religious leaders elevated to the papacy
Pope Benedict XVI’s anti-Gay legacy has roots right here in Seattle

by Robert Raketty - SGN Staff Writer

The election of Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger as the Roman Catholic Church’s 256th Pope this week left Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Roman Catholics around the world disappointed - some would say even devasta
Equal Rights Washington lays plan of attack
Dear Supporters of Equal Rights,

It is with a heavy heart that I write this email. Today, our legislature came as close as it has EVER BEEN to passing basic anti-discrimination legislation that protects all Washingtonians regardless of their sexual orientation. Never before has the Washington State Senate voted on such a bill. The fact th
Jennifer Finney Boylan to deliver lecture on diversity at U of Puget Sound
Noted Transgender author will discuss her book and auction naming rights for character in upcoming book

TACOMA, WA - Jennifer Finney Boylan, co-chair of the English Department at Colby College and award winning author will visit the University of Puget Sound campus to deliver a lecture and then read from her newly published memoir, She’
CA legislature introduces resolution to repeal ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’
SACRAMENTO, CA. — Servicemembers Legal Defense Network (SLDN) today applauded a California State Senate resolution calling for repeal of the U.S. military’s “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” ban on Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual service members. The resolution, introduced by Senator Christine Kehoe, follows a similar resolution in March by the New York City Counc more

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