May 19, 2006
Volume 34
Issue 20
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Section One

Seattle student receives national ACLU scholarship for opposing prejudice
"Everyone deserves an equal opportunity, no matter their race, creed or sexual orientation," said University Prep student Khalil Hassam.

Khalil Hassam, a senior at University Prep in Seattle who has worked to build tolerance and respect for diversity at his school, has been awarded a 2006 American Civil Liberties Union Youth Activist scholarship. He is one of nine students acros
Washington Won't Discriminate on track to meet challenge by foes of anti-discrimination legislation, says campaign manager
"The response to protecting our family, friends, and colleagues from discrimination is resonating with Washingtonians from around the state," says Campaign Manager John Vezina.

by Robert Raketty - SGN Staff Writer

During a visit to the office of Washington Won't Discriminate (WWD), the campaign seeking to retain our st
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Annual report on anti-LGBT hate violence released
"...[T]he nation's LGBT communities had entered a very new, and very dangerous era..."

The National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs (NCAVP) and fourteen of its members across the country released its annual report on violence against Lesbians, Gay men, Bisexual people and Transgender individuals. The 78-page report examines data compil
Planned Moscow Pride esclates confrontations
Rex Wockner - SGN Contributing Writer

Despite a threat from Mayor Yuri Luzhkov that he "will not permit such parades," GLBT people are expected to stage Moscow more

Georgia state judge strikes down antiGay amendment as unconstitutional, cites serious procedural flaws
'This Court is well aware that Amendment One enjoyed great public support. However, the test of law is not its popularity.'

(ATLANTA, GA, May 16, 2006) - A state judge struck down an amendment to the Georgia Constitution that was passed in November, 2004 to deny recognition to same-sex couples. Today's ruling said the amendment violated
What can you do to support Washington state's new law banning discrimination against gays in housing, employment and insurance?
The Center announces the 3rd Annual Fruit Bowl Awards
The Seattle LGBT Community Center is pleased to announce the Third Annual Fruit Bowl Awards will be held on June 9th, 2006 from 5:30pm to 10pm at the Safeway building on the corner of Mercer and Broadway Ave. E.

The Fruit Bowl Awards is a fabulous community event to honor individuals and organizations in Seattle whom have made significant
Fourth Mr. and Miss Gay Cinco de Mayo contest
This is the fourth annual contest event sponsored by POCAAN's YES program, it took place this past May 5 at Neighbours Night Club, with the purpose of choosing Mr. and Miss Gay Cinco de Mayo to represent our Latino community in Seattle.

On this occasion there were seven participants, 3 men and 4 women. It was an elegant event, opening wit
Seattle Counseling Service stages third ICON
Innovative nonprofit promises outstanding entertainment at fundraiser br>
Area nonprofit Seattle Counseling Service for Sexual Minorities (SCS) proudly announces Icon III: A Celebration of Drag, Art & Life to be held on June 10 at 8:00 p.m. at Town Hall located on 8th Ave in Seattle's historic First Hill Neighborhood. Performers scheduled to ap

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