April 21, 2006
Volume 34
Issue 16
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Section One

AIDS Memorial quilt to be displayed
West Olympic Council of the Arts to host showing at RainFest in Forks

Kitsap Pride Foundation has given their first grant in Clallam County to West Olympic Council of the Arts to host a display of the AIDS Memorial Quilt during RainFest, April 20 to April 23, 2006.

One hundred ninety-two panels of the AIDS Memorial Quilt will be displayed in Forks, Washington, April 20
Ed Murray and Sally Clark to speak at Center for LGBT Health grand opening in Seattle
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community celebrates health resource

SEATTLE, WA - Gay City Health Project and Verbena will host Grand Opening Celebration and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony of new Center for LGBT Health at 511 E. Pike on Friday, April 21st, 2006 from 6-9pm.

"We're so excited to welcome the community into their new
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LOVE ON DISPLAY: Gay parents and children participate in Annual White House Egg Roll
About 100 Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) families participated in the Annual White House Egg Roll on April 17, in Washington, D.C. Wearing rainbow leis, the same-sex couples and their children made a visible statement about the unifying power of love to create a diversity of families. However, President George W. Bush and First Lady more
Governor Schwarzenegger signs legislation requiring that HIV infections be reported to health officials by name
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger signed SB 699, a new state law requiring that Californians who are HIV infected be reported to local and state public health authorities by name. This legislation brings the reporting of HIV infections in line with the reporting of AIDS diagnoses (which have been reportable by name since 1983) and more
Community HIV/AIDS Mobilization Project opposes AOL's proposed 'Email Tax'
AOL's pay-to-send proposal would hurt the free and open Internet, which has provided lifesaving information on preventing and treating HIV/AIDS, and demands an end to the blockage of coalition email by AOL.

The Community HIV/AIDS Mobilization Project (CHAMP) has joined an unlikely coalition of more than 600 organizations fighting bac
What can you do to support Washington state's new law banning discrimination against gays in housing, employment and insurance?
Black press steps up coverage of LGBT issues, GLAAD reports
"The increasing presence of vocal activists and allies challenges...assumptions and we see the results..." said Katina Parker, GLAAD's Media Manager for Communities of African Descent.

Historically, Black press outlets have provided limited coverage of LGBT issues outside of marriage equality, religion and the down low. In recent months,
Harvard ensures fairness with the addition of Transgender protections
"Harvard's step forward will ensure that its students and staff continue to represent some of the best this country has to offer," said Human Rights Campaign President Joe Solmonese.

Harvard University, the oldest institution of higher learning in the nation, announced April 11 that it would be adding gender identity to its non-discriminat
The elephant in the locker rooom - UNH professor examines homophobia in collegiate sports
DURHAM, NH - Teamwork. Leadership. Personal growth. Health and fitness. The benefits of team sports are well-known and plentiful. But some of the positive experiences of athletics are hidden in a deep, dark closet, says University of New Hampshire researcher Heather Barber, especially for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgendered (GLBT) athletes and more

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