February 24, 2006
Volume 34
Issue 08
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Section One - ALL STORIES

The Broadway Grill says 'I heart you' to its customers with Valentine's Day bash
Forget Valentine's cards and sugary sweets, Capitol Hill's Gay-loved restaurant and bar The Broadway Grill threw a party for its customers and drop-by guests, with help from a scantily clad Cupid and a cheery service staff. No one went home lonely hearted on this night. more
IN THEIR OWN WORDS:Washington State Democrats
by Dwight Pelz, Chair, Washington State Democrats

[Editor's Note: In Their Own Words is a new column where individuals and community organizations will tell the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community what they will do to defeat Tim Eyman's anti-Gay referendum and initiative.]

When Governor Chris Gregoire signed into law
Missouri judge rules that Lesbian can be foster parent
Decision in harmony with majority of Missourians, poll says

KANSAS CITY, MO - A Jackson County Circuit Court judge today overturned a Missouri Department of Social Services decision denying a woman's application to become a foster parent because she is a Lesbian. The American Civil Liberties Union, which represents the applicant, Lisa
Washington Won't Discriminate names new campaign manager - SGN Exclusive
Lorrie McKay to bring extensive political experience to campaign to retain anti-discrimination law

by Robert Raketty - SGN Staff Writer

Longtime Lesbian activist Lorrie McKay has been tapped to lead the effort to retain Washingtons new law barring discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. Accord
Series on the separation of church and state to be held
The Assault on Evolution: Defending Religious Liberties

March 4, 2006, 3:30 - 5:30 PM

Temple Beth Am (2632 NE 80th St., Seattle)

Temple Beth Am, a North Seattle Reform Jewish congregation, joins two other area Jewish Reform congregations, Temple B'nai Torah and Temple DeHirsch-Sinai, in presenting the first of a se
Actions of Massachusetts Bishops betray best interest of children
"These Bishops are giving priority to a political agenda that disrespects Lesbian and Gay families, instead of giving priority to the needs of very vulnerable children," said Human Rights Campaign President Joe Solmonese.

In a story first reported in today's Boston Globe, the four Roman Catholic Bishops of Massachusetts are looking into wa
Mystery Museum's Music Cellar series to present Steve Kim
Steve Kim

Sat. Feb. 25, 7-9 PM

Museum of Mysteries

(623 Broadway E., Seattle)

Steve Kim has been playing the electric bass since 1969 and has been teaching the instrument since 1974. He has studied bass with Ray Brown, Gary Peacock and composition with Charlie Banacos (composition instructor at the
Northwest News
Compiled by Robert Raketty - SGN Staff Writer


The Center for LGBT Health is a collaborative project of Verbena and Gay City Health Project. The final phase of construction for this project is in sight! Demolition is complete. The contractors are finishing up their work. Now we
The Point Foundation executive director to step down
Search begins for replacement

The Point Foundation announced today that Vance Lancaster, who will have served two years at its helm in June 2006, will step down as the organization's Executive Director. Lancaster's dynamic leadership has grown the foundation to become one the leading LGBT philanthropic organizations in the nation.
Rainbow City Band to present 'Splender of the Stars'
Spring concert to feature light-hearted celebration of ensemble and full band music

The Rainbow City Band conducted by Jo-Ann Christen announces its spring concert "Splendor of the Stars". The star musicians of the Band will be featured in this light-hearted celebration of ensemble and full band music. The concert will also highlight the
Maybe it is the television shows focusing on celebrity lifestyles, or maybe it's a sign of a healthy economy. Whatever the reason, there is a noticeable trend toward "trading up" in the American consumer market that's having a big impact on a wide range of products - not to mention on home dvĀ©cor around the country.

The trend ranges from t
The Saga Continues: Attack of the F.B.I.
The F.B.I. is at it again! Yes, girls and studs, the FAT BLACK AND IGNORNAT satanic cult leader who hells in Redmond is sliming his way through the press. The former tackling dummy for the Seahawks is being pimped again as the "Media Whore." The newspapers had him on every corner and the news had him on your television that's sitting in the corner more
An unsettling preview of things to come, now that we've finally gotten one bill passed protecting our rights
'...[T]he knowledge that hooligans like this carload can threaten people they don't know to be Gay with shouts of 'faggot' and other unprintable words and get away with it is cause for some serious concern.'

by Rajkhet Dirzhud-Rashid - SGN A&E Writer

Just when I'd started to feel all empowered and started even allowing myself
Transgender advocacy organization calls on Senate to rewrite hate crimes bill
Group says the Local Law Enforcement Enhancement Act should include Transgender people

As Gay and Lesbian Rights organizations renew the call urging the Senate to reactivate their Hate Crimes bill, one Transgender Rights group is asking that the Senate stop and rewrite the legislation. The National Transgender Advocacy Coalition (NTAC) ca
14th Annual Women of Wisdom Conference to be held this weekend
Women of Wisdom Conference

February 23 - 26, 2006

Sand Point Magnuson Park

(7400 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle)

Featuring Jean Houston, Christina Baldwin, Gloria Burgess, Tama Kieves, Connie Grauds and more!

Take a well-deserved break from fast-paced city life. . . slow down, breathe in, remember wh


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