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May 13, 2005

Volume 33,
Issue 19

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Microsoft changes its mind
"Diversity in the workplace is such an important issue for our business that it should be included in our legislative agenda,” says Microsoft CEO.

by Robert Raketty - SGN Staff Writer



Microsoft has announced that it will support the Anderson-Murray Anti-Discrimination Bill after all.

In a May 6 e-mail to employees, Microsoft Chief Financial Off
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A lot to be proud of...Town Hall meeting looks back on efforts to pass Anderson-Murray Anti-Discrimination Bill
by Robert Raketty - SGN Staff Writer



An overflow crowd packed the Seattle LGBT Community Center for a town hall meeting on May 5 to discuss the Anderson-Murray Anti-Discrimination Bill (House Bill 1515). The legislation would have added sexual orientation and gender identity to the state’s anti-discrimination code, but it faile
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Spokane Mayor Jim West prepares his defense
by Robert Raketty - SGN Staff Writer

Spokane Mayor Jim West, a major player in Republican Party politics, took a leave of absence this week to prepare a defense against allegations that he used his office to offer perks to young men he met on Gay.com and may have acted inappropriately with minors. The charges stem from a three-year inv
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Federal court strikes down Nebraska’s anti-Gay union law
Decision does not mean Gay couples can marry; ruling limited to restoring democratic process by allowing plaintiffs to lobby for protections



LINCOLN, Neb. - In a ruling issued Thursday, a federal court struck down Nebraska’s anti-Gay union constitutional amendment that bans any and all forms of legal recognition for same-sex rela
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Families Like Ours offers adoption support for Washington’s GLBT families
This week, Families Like Ours announced some of their upcoming programs for Washington adoptive families. Families Like Ours is the premier national nonprofit providing a gateway for LGBT families interested in adoption, a network of safe placement agencies, ongoing trainings, support and resources. Families Like Ours is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organiz more
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SML’s annual ‘Boots ‘n’ Buzzcuts’ fundraiser is back
Seattle Men in Leather is pleased to announce the eighth year of our popular, twice-per-year Boots ‘n’ Buzzcuts fund-raiser. It will take place Saturday, May 21 (coinciding with Armed Forces Day), from 9:00 p.m.-12:00 midnight at the Cuff Complex on Seattle’s Capitol Hill. Proceeds will go towards Lambert House, the Seattle Men in Leather charity b more
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Seattle LGBT Community Center kicks-off 2005 ‘Brick By Brick’ fundraising event sponsored by Coors
The Seattle LGBT Community Center, the Northwest’s largest LGBT Community Center, located at E. Pike St. and 12th Avenue on Capitol Hill, is teaming up with Coors to raise funds for the center for the fourth year in a row!

The Center and Coors will have Bricks (the lighter, paper-type) available for purchase at local bars and taverns from
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Discriminatory anti-Gay amendment fails in California
SACRAMENTO, CA — The Assembly Judiciary Committee voted against Assembly Constitutional Amendment 3, by Assemblymember Ray Haynes (R-Temecula) with a 6-3 vote. Introduced in December 2004, and sponsored by the Traditional Values Coalition, this proposed constitutional amendment would have changed the state constitution to repeal any legal protectio more