April 14, 2006
Volume 34
Issue 15
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Section One

Center for LGBT Health to hold grand opening
Gay City Health Project and Verbena Health to host Grand Opening Celebration and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony of new Center for LGBT Health at 511 E. Pike on Friday, April 21st, 2006.

The Seattle community is invited to join Gay City and Verbena to celebrate a new milestone in LGBT Health services. After more than a year of planning, filing, sweat and plenty of dust, the Center for L
ACLU fights for highly decorated Lesbian major in Air Force
Discharge proceedings begun despite critical shortage of flight nurses

The American Civil Liberties Union of Washington [on Wednesday] filed a lawsuit in United States District Court for the Western District of Washington challenging the discharge of a much-decorated major and flight nurse in the U.S. Air Force Reserves on grounds that she
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Lambert House: The anatomy of a recovery
by the Lambert House - Board of Directors - Special to the SGN

[Editor's Note: The following report to the community has been written by the board of Lambert House. No SGN editorial staff contributed to the report in any way.]

In October 2003, when Ken Shulman took over the reins at Lambert House, a
Washington Won't Discriminate names its executive committee members
picture above - Marsha Botzer

Impressive list includes lawyers, activists and the political savy

by SGN Staff

Washington Won't Discriminate, a statewide coalition seeking to retain Washington's new law banning discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity, announced its initial executive committee memb
by Brie Gyncild

People sometimes say there are two Washingtons - one on each side of the mountains. But at Equal Rights Washington, we recognize that there are many more communities, with subtle and important cultural differences. Statewide decisions are made by individual voters and the people they've chosen to represent them in Olympia.

Happy Easter!
from the SGN

What can you do to support Washington state's new law banning discrimination against gays in housing, employment and insurance?
SEATTLE GAY HISTORY: The police pay off system ca. 1970
by Don Paulson - SGN Contributing Writer

PART 2:The police pay off system was a constant irritation to the Gay bar owners who had to pay to continue in business. Their heroic complaints to the police department and to the F.B.I. began to bring the historic system down and the trials began.

Bill Parkin was one bar owner who had
The Task Force's Policy Institute publishes report exposing Republican Party's cynical attempt to win black votes
Study shows 'moral values' appeal based on homophobia rather than dedication to priorities of the African-American community

The National Gay and Lesbian Task Force Policy Institute today released a report that exposes the dishonesty of attempts by leaders of the Republican Party to lure black voters based on 'moral values,' and spotlights
COMMENTARY - At one point, five blocks long, a march that has long been coming begins a new direction for The Left, from the ground up
by Rajkhet Dirzhud-Rashid - SGN Staff Writer

Once I arrived at last Monday's immigrant rights march, which had been organized only days before by local and national Latino organizers, I knew that something wonderful was happening. That a grassroots movement of working class and lower class people have orchestrated what will undoubtedly

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