June 3 2005

Volume 33
Issue 22


Feb 27, 2016



Section One  

Section One

Seattle Pride 05 is just weeks away
It is really building and looking very, very good, says Seattle Pride Co-Chair

- by Robert Raketty - SGN Staff Writer

Pride Day in Seattle this year falls on Sunday, June 26. Over 100,000 people will descend on the Capitol Hill neighborhood (and each year that number seems to grow) for a full weekend of Pride festivities kicking off on Saturday, June 25
Last Mass. marriage challenge dismissed

Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders (GLAD) applauded the Supreme Judicial Courts (SJC) dismissal on Friday, May 27, of C. Joseph Doyle v. Hillary Goodridge et al, the last legal challenge to same-sex couples marrying in Massachusetts.

GLAD attorney Michele Granda, who represented the Goodridge couples before the SJC, said, The c
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Microsoft severs ties to Ralph Reed
by Robert Raketty - SGN Staff Writer

A Microsoft spokesperson confirmed this week that the company has severed its seven year relationship with conservative lobbyist Ralph Reed and his company, Century Strategies.

The companys ties to Reed, the former leader of the Christian Coalition and a consultant to President Bu
Dont Ask, Dont Tell doesnt translate in the War on Terror
>This is another example of how Dont Ask, Dont Tell is not in the best interest of our national security, said Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D  NY)

by Robert Raketty - SGN Staff Writer

The National Defense Authorization Act (H.R. 1815) passed out of the House of Representatives on Wednesday, May 25. Congressman
ACLU files lawsuit on behalf of Army veteran for Transgender discrimination
WASHINGTON, DC  The American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit in federal court here this week against the Library of Congress on behalf of a 25-year veteran of the U.S. Army whose job offer was rescinded after she informed the organization that she was in the process of transitioning from male to female.

After risking my life for m
American Family Association attacks Fords family friendly policies after failed Disney boycott
NEW YORK  On the heels of ending a failed boycott against the Walt Disney Company, an anti-Gay lobbying group called the American Family Association has called for a boycott of Ford Motor Company because of its family-friendly policies. Among AFAs complaints: that Fords corporate policies pledge not to discriminate against Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual more
Darrel Duscharme - Roy Anderson Gallop, Jr.
Darrel Duscharme July 17, 1962-May 26, 2005

Darrel Duscharme, age 42, passed away peacefully on May 26, 2005 in Seattle, surrounded by loving friends. He was born July 17, 1962 in Louisiana but he spent much of his life in the greater Seattle area where he created a family of devoted friends too numerous to count.
Who was Djuna Barnes?
Although author Djuna Barnes was associated with one of the most celebrated Lesbian social circles of all times and was among the first to write openly about passionate relationships between women, she resisted being characterized as a Lesbian writer.

Barnes was born June 12, 1892, on a farm in Cornwall-on-Hudson, N.Y. Her father, an unsuc

Hugo Overjero
Spanish & English

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