March 31, 2006
Volume 34
Issue 13
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Section One

Center for LGBT Health opens Gay City and Verbena join forces to create a dedicated LGBT health center
Tuesday, April 4th will mark a new beginning in Queer health services for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community of Seattle as the Center for LGBT Health opens its doors.

The new center, located at 511 East Pike Street between Belmont and Summit on Capitol Hill, is a collaborative project between Gay City Health Project and Verbena. The two organizations began pla
Equal Rights Washington hires interim executive director
"She is basically an interim executive director professional. She is going to bring some real focus, direction and clarity to ERW..." said ERW Board Co-Chair Ryan Mellow.

by Robert Raketty - SGN Staff Writer

Equal Rights Washington has hired Barbara Green, a professional organizational development consultant, to lead the state
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Ed Murray to announce Senate race
"...Cal gave up seniority and a House chairmanship, because he believed that our issues needed someone from our community in the state Senate. It is much the very same reason that I am now running for the state Senate," said State Rep. Ed Murray. by Robert Raketty - SGN Staff Writer

State Rep. Ed Murray will announce on Saturday, Apri
New Orleans AIDS agencies struggle to resume services
Liz Taylor Gives Local AIDS Group a Mobile Clinic

by Rex Wockner - SGN Contributing Writer

NEW ORLEANS, LA - Government and community-based HIV/AIDS agencies are still struggling to get back on their feet seven months after Hurricane Katrina broke the levees and flooded 80 percent of the city in up to 20 feet of water.
King Council Council adds gender identity to nondiscrimination code
"From this day forward, residents of King County will no longer have to fear losing their paychecks or the roof over their heads to discrimination," said Councilmember Julia Patterson.

by Robert Raketty - SGN Staff Writer

The King County Council voted five to four in favor of adding gender identity and expression to the County
What can you do to support Washington state's new law banning discrimination against gays in housing, employment and insurance?
Seward Park features alternatively fueled vehicles
If you're interested in finding out more about alternatively fueled vehicles, come to Seward Park in April. A biodiesel making event on April 2, and the annual Alternatively Fueled Vehicle Rally on Earth Day, April 22, offer an opportunity to learn about fuel efficiencies.

On Sunday, April 2, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Seward Park will host a
Not yet a dinosaur- Imperial court system must evolve to avoid extinction
by Sara Michelle Fetters - Special to the SGN

During his on-air battles with Senator Joseph McCarthy in 1954, battles which culminated in the confrontational politician's public demise, legendary CBS television news anchor Edward R. Murrow famously said, "We will not walk in fear, one of another. We will not be driven by fear into an age
Telling our stories
by Brie Gyncild

Fifty years ago, Lesbians, Gay men, Transgender people, and Bisexuals who were honest about their lives took a tremendous risk. Being different, especially in ways related to sexuality and gender roles, threatened the status quo and the safe little world the mainstream public desperately tried to create. Those people who ha

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