January 20, 2006
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Thousands march in inclement weather to honor Dr. King's dream last week
by Rajkhet Dirzhud-Rashid - SGN Staff Writer

Thousands braved the deluge of rain that befell Seattle last Monday for the annual Dr. Martin Luther King march and rally. Speakers addressed the crowd who filled the Garfield High School gymnasium and, later, joined 500 others who marched in the rain with signs proclaiming 'no money for oil', 'poverty, racism, Iraq, Katrina, war,
Verbena to benefit from Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation grant
Puget Sound Komen affiliate awarded more than $1.2 Million to 22 local breast cancer programs in Western Washington

The Puget Sound Affiliate of the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation announced that it awarded $1,260,510 to 22 Western Washington breast health programs working to advance breast health services for Western Washington re
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Seattle City Council finalists interview with the SGN
New city councilmember to be selected by January 27th

by SGN Staff

The Seattle City Council narrowed the applicants from nearly 100 to 14 on Tuesday. Among them the finalists were Sally Clark, Lifelong AIDS Alliance's Director of Community Resources and former SGN Editor - the only openly Gay candidate on the short list.
Anderson-Murray Civil Rights Bill likely to pass the House on Friday
House hearing draws emotional testimony from both sides

The Anderson-Murray Civil Rights Bill (HB 2661) is expected to pass out of the Washington State House of Representatives today, after heated floor debate between Republicans, who largely oppose the measure, and Democrats, who widely support it.

The bill, which as languished i
ACLU's Annual Membership Conference to explore what it means to be both safe and free
Renowned security expert and author Bruce Schneier and former Seattle Chief of Police Norm Stamper among the presenters

Do measures that trade off liberty for security actually work? Can we move beyond fear to find sensible solutions in an uncertain time? This year's American Civil Liberties Union of Washington Annual Membership Conference
Diversity in Aging Coalition being formed
SAGE is the first Gay organizaiton at White House aging conference

SAGE, Services & Advocacy for GLBT Elders, made history by being the first GLBT organization represented at the White House Conference on Aging. The Conference, which took place December 11- 14, happens every 10 years and brings together delegates from across the country to
by Brie Gyncild - ERW Board Co-Chair

The Washington State Legislature opened its 2006 session last week, on January 9, and the media has been abuzz about the anti-discrimination bill ever since. We knew the bill would get attention, following the dramatic Senate vote last year and national coverage of the controversy. But the bill gained
SEATTLE'S GAY HISTORY: Sex tunnels in Volunteer Park
by Don Paulson - SGN Contributing Writer

In the 1950s I checked out the "sex tunnels the homosexuals built" in Seattle's Volunteer Park, "where the boys park and the girls volunteer,' to cite an old high school joke. The tunnels were a perfect environment for a small faction of the Gay community who like to walk on the wild side

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