March 24, 2006
Volume 34
Issue 12
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Dunaway resigns as executive director of Equal Rights Washington
Four or five applicants are being considered for interim role, says ERW

by Robert Raketty - SGN Staff Writer

Equal Rights Washington announced on Thursday that Fran Dunaway, the organization's executive director for the last eight months, would be stepping down to return to her video production company. Board Co-Chairs Brie Gyncild and Ryan Mello broke the news to E
King County Council moves to adopt Transgender protections
Council to hear additional public testimony on Monday, March 27

Robert Raketty - SGN Staff Writer

The King County Council is expected to adopt on ordinance on Monday, March 27, that would add Transgender people to the County's non-discrimination code. All of the Democratic majority is backing the measure.

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New Orleans: Two Gay men run for mayor
Twenty-three candidates seek the top job

by Rex Wockner - SGN Contributing Writer

NEW ORLEANS, LA - Two openly Gay men are among the 23 candidates seeking to become mayor of the hurricane- and flood-ravaged Big Easy.

James Arey, a classical-music disc jockey and music manager for the local National Public Radio statio
Youthopolis Awards to recognize exceptional Queer youth
by David Luc Nguyen - SGN Contributing Writer

The fourth annual Youthopolis awards will be taking place at the Century Ball Room on Friday, March 31st, 2006 honoring members of Seattle's Queer youth community who have demonstrated leadership and excelled in community service. Conceived in November of 2002 by the MPowerment Project of Li
Candidates for Imperial Prince XXXII of Seattle - Harrie (Altman) Lee - JulieAnn Ferris - Steve Anderson
Harrie (Altman) Lee: Candidate for Imperial Prince XXXII of Seattle

To the Board of Reviews, the Imperial Sovereign Court of Seattle, and to the City of Seattle:

It's title time again, for us as individuals, to offer our time, money, blood, sweat and tears for the betterment of the Court of Seattle and our community. <
What can you do to support Washington state's new law banning discrimination against gays in housing, employment and insurance?
Number of HIV cases in Asia among MSM examined
The AP/Mainichi Daily News on Wednesday examined the increasing number of HIV cases in Asia among men who have sex with men. Although the majority of new HIV cases in recent years across the Asia-Pacific region have been reported among commercial sex workers and injection drug users, new data indicate that new cases among MSM also are increasing. more
Blogger fights Exodus over parody of "ex-Gay" group
"It's troubling that an organization as big as Exodus would go to such great lengths to silence its critics," said Justin Watt of

Citing First Amendment protection for parodies, the American Civil Liberties Union today came to the defense of a California man who received a cease-and-desist letter after posting a parody of
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