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Volume 33
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Londoners protest Iran executions
LONDON - One hundred people protested outside the Iranian Embassy in London Thursday coinciding with simultaneous U.S. and European protests against Iran's tyrannical, homophobic, misogynistic and fundamentalist regime.

"We condemn the execution of two teenage boys in Iran on charges involving homosexual acts. One of them was a minor at the time of his execution; both were mino
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ACLU, Northwest Women's Law Center receive leadership award
by Robert Raketty - SGN Staff Writer

The American Civil Liberties Union of Washington and the Northwest Women's Law Center received Lambda Legal's Leadership Award during Lambda's annual Seattle Garden Party on Thursday, August 4. The two organizations were recognized for their efforts to secure equal marriage rights for same-sex couples
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City Council approves $500,000 for Broadway revitalization
Ailing business district to get a boost for streetscape improvements and other amenities

SEATTLE -This week, the City Council approved $500,000 for Capitol Hill's ailing Broadway Business District for such improvements as enhanced building facades; prevention and remediation of graffiti and window-etching; sidewalk cleaning and streetscape
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Lesbian couple tests Cherokee tribal law with mixed results
by Robert Raketty - SGN Staff Writer

After having been barred from entering her partner's hospital room because she was not considered family by hospital staff, Dawn McKinley, 33, decided that she wanted to take her relationship with her partner to the next logical step - marriage. However, their decision to seek a marriage certificate u
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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
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CAMP marks 10th anniversary
Widely hailed program brings together Gay, Bi and Trans men for a weekend of fun and growth

This year marks the 10th anniversary of an innovative program called CAMP that has attracted not only Seattle Gay, Bi and Trans men but also men from as far away as New York and even Sweden. CAMP, which is put on each year by a group of volunteers c
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Response action planned against 'ex-Gay' film
In response to an initiative underway aimed against the spirit of National Coming Out Day, members of the LGBT community and their allies are encouraged to organize nationwide screenings of a new documentary film that shines light on some of the personal stories behind the "ex-Gay" debate.

Author and activist Wayne Besen, filmmaker Tom Mur
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Movement leaders gather in Kentucky for largest meeting ever of statewide LGBT organizations
LOUISVILLE, KY - Leaders of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender civil rights movement, including representatives from Equality Washington, returned to their home states from Kentucky this week after four days of meetings where they shared strategies, information and resources to build stronger and more powerful statewide organizations. more
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MCC Seattle returns to Capitol Hill
Metropolitan Community Church Seattle (MCC Seattle) is happy to announce that they have returned to Capitol Hill for their Sunday Worship Services. Worship Services will be at Temple DeHirsh Sinai at 1441 16th Ave. (corner of 16th & E. Pike). Services are held every Sunday at 12:30 p.m. with Fellowship following. Free Parking is located across 16th more
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Lambda Legal defends New York marriage ruling
NEW YORK - This week, Lambda Legal filed papers in the Appellate Division, First Department (the state's middle court) to defend a lower court ruling that said same-sex couples should be allowed to marry in New York City. The City filed an appeal seeking to overturn the ruling earlier this spring.

"The city based its appeal on the asserti
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Jason Sibley - Ron Zwicker
JASON SIBLEY

We regret to inform the people of Seattle of the unfortunate passing of Jason Sibley, a beautiful and loved member of our community. He touched our hearts and our lives in way that bettered each and every one of us.

We will be paying our respects and thanks to Jason on Saturday, August 13 at 2:00 p.m. at the home of E
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AN ABUSE OF POWER
by Jasmyne A. Cannick

Recently, the Western Regional Director of the Nation of Islam , Tony Muhammad, held a protest on the set of Noah's Arc in Los Angeles, California. Upset over the lack of diversity of the camera crew for a Black production in a Black part of town, Muhammad summoned over 150 people in a matter of 15 minutes to protest
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Oregon civil union and non-discrimination bill falters in Republican controlled House
by Robert Raketty - SGN Staff Writer

Republican Party political maneuvering has denied Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Oregonians their civil rights - at least for the next two years - according to proponents of anti-discrimination and civil union legislation. The Oregon legislature adjourned Friday, August 5, after a grueling sev
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Ron, Chris and R.Z. Pignacious A Love Story
Story and caption by Rev. Barbara Allen, CMP

Ron Zwicker loved cooking, good food, friends, our community and ceramics. When his friend, Chris Benson of Mt. Vernon, learned that Ron was dying of cancer, Chris tried to think of some way to honor Ron's memory that would be meaningful and of ongoing benefit to others. Chr
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Pride At Work co-president elected to AFL-CIO Executive Council
Pride At Work is proud to announce that Nancy Wohlforth, Pride At Work Co-President, was elected to the AFL-CIO Executive Council, the federation's top leadership body, during the AFL-CIO Convention in Chicago last week. Nancy is the first out Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, or Transgender person to serve on the AFL-CIO Executive Council. Nancy is also the more
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Sisters cancel dog show
The Sisters Of Perpetual Indulgence, Abbey of St. Joan, regretfully must announce the postponement of their first ever "Big Gay Dog Show," previously scheduled for August 20 at Wags2Whiskers, due to unforeseen circumstances. But watch this space, or click on www.theabbey.org for a new date and location. Start teaching your pup stupid doggie tricks, more
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