Aug 5, 2005
Volume 33
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Section One

Congressman Barney Frank receives warm welcome to Seattle
by Robert Raketty - SGN Staff Writer

Congressman Jim McDermott (D -7) introduced his colleague Congressman Barney Frank (D-Mass.) at Foolproof Performing Art's season inaugural presentation of American Voices, which was held at Benaroya Hall on Wednesday, August 3. McDermott called Frank "a profile of courage" and "a man who represents the very best of a member of Congress."
'Yanks say thanks' GLBT Seattleites celebrate Vancouver Pride
by Robert Raketty - SGN Staff Writer

Seattle's Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community was well represented by a fabulous group of locals who boarded a motor coach on Sunday for a fun trip to British Columbia for Vancouver Pride. The "yanks" were headed north to say "thanks" to the Canadian Parliament for extending equ
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FBI asked to investigate string of arsons against Gay and Gay-friendly homes, churches and businesses
Arsons across south and Texas raise stakes in ongoing rise in anti-LGBT hate violence

NEW YORK - After an unprecedented series of arsons targeting a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender-friendly church in Middlebrook, Virginia, Gay bars in Fayetteville, Arkansas and Brownsville, Texas, and the torching of the home of two Gay men outside
Human Rights Watch: Iranian teens were hanged for rape, not Gay sex
But questions remain

- by Rex Wockner

The two male teenagers hanged in Mashad, Iran, July 19 were executed not for having sex with each other, as has been reported, but for raping a 13-year-old boy, Human Rights Watch is claiming.

The New York Times and the Times of London separately reported the same thing.

Amnesty International: Raid on home of Ugandan organizer reflects persisting intimidation of Gay activists
NEW YORK - Amnesty International is concerned about the ongoing intimidation of LGBT rights activists in Uganda, including a recent raid on the home of an LGBT organizer, which occurred following a July 5 vote by Ugandan lawmakers to add a constitutional amendment criminalizing same-sex marriage.

On the night of July 20, 2005, local govern
Seattle Lesbian and Gay Film Festival seeks volunteers
Three Dollar Bill Cinema, producer of the Seattle Lesbian and Gay Film Festival, is looking for volunteers for our festival in October, 2005. We need all types of volunteers to help usher, sell tickets, distribute posters, help with our computers, web, accounting and more!

Volunteering for the Seattle Lesbian and Gay Film Festival is a gre
Clinton urges Black journalists to report on AIDS epidemic
Calls inaction 'unconscionable' as Black people around the world are 'fighting for their lives; the same is true here at home

by The Black AIDS Institute

Former President Bill Clinton addressed the 30th anniversary meeting of the National Association of Black Journalists Wednesday, urging thousands of African American media pr
Learn how you can make a difference at NGLTF's Creating Change Seattle summer workshop
by Jody Laine and Shad Reinstein

Hi. We hope you all are doing well in the midst of the summer heat! Heres an event coming up that we want you to know about.

On Saturday August 20, the Northwest Chapter of the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force is proud to be sponsoring a workshop on fundraising, grassroots coalition building an
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