May 20 2005

Volume 33
Issue 20


Feb 27, 2016


Section One  

Section One

Last of Micah Painter’s attackers sentenced
Judge says basher’s remorse ‘too little, too late’

by Robert Raketty - SGN Staff Writer

King County Superior Court Judge Jeffrey M. Ramsdell has sentenced the last of three men convicted with the brutal bashing of a 24-year-old Micah Painter June. On Friday, May 13, Vadim Samusenko received two years and eight months in prison. The other men, David Kravchenko and
Gays protest Saudi brutality
Gay Saudis tortured, flogged and executed

“Human rights, Gay rights!”

“Stop the Saudi killers!”

Over 25 Lesbian and Gay activists chanted these demands outside the Saudi Arabian Embassy in London on Tuesday. The London protest was one of hundreds that took place in more than 40 countries to mark the first Internationa
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Study: California may gain up to $30 million annually from same-sex marriage
Same-sex marriage will have a significant positive impact on California’s state budget, a potential gain of up to $30 million each year, according to a study in the current issue of the Stanford Law & Policy Review. The study was co-authored by the Williams Project, a think tank at UCLA School of Law, and the Institute for Gay and Lesbian Strategic more
Calif. Assembly to vote on pro-Gay marriage bill next week
SACRAMENTO, CA - The Assembly Appropriations Committee heard Equality California-sponsored Assembly Bill (AB) 19, the Religious Freedom and Civil Marriage Protection Act, authored by Assemblymember Mark Leno (D-San Francisco), which would ensure equal treatment under the law by allowing same-sex couples to marry in California while continuing to gu more
Nation’s oldest Gay and Lesbian scholarship program passes $1 million milestone
The Pride Foundation and Greater Seattle Business Association (GSBA), in joint partnership, just exceeded the $1 million mark in scholarships awarded to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) and allied students. These awards recognize leadership and academic merit, along with the ability to overcome the additional obstacles many LGBT students more
Catholics go after Governor Gary Locke
The Cardinal Newman Society (CNS), a conservative Catholic group, said that they were “blowing the whistle” on Seattle University and 16 other Catholic colleges and universities nationwide for their decision to invite commencement speakers and extend honorary degrees to those who oppose “fundamental Catholic teaching.”

“We are monitoring
Gay/Lesbian consumer online census releases ‘Best Brands for Gay Consumers’
Dell, Toyota, American Airlines, and Carnival Cruises lead the pack

NEW YORK, NY – The Gay/Lesbian Consumer Online Census (G/L Census), an annual survey of the demographics, lifestyles and media patterns of approximately 8,000 Gay and Lesbian consumers, released a study which highlights leading brands for Gay consumers in several categor
Reframing issues of religion, public policy and the LGBT community
How do you differentiate between homophobia and religious beliefs that say that homosexuality is a sin? The National Gay and Lesbian Task Force received this question on religion and homophobia by e-mail. A frequently asked question, we offer a response from the National Religious Leadership Roundtable followed by a collection of responses from ind more

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