June 2, 2006
Volume 34
Issue 22
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Section One

Moscow pride ends with violence, injuries, arrests

by Rex Wockner - SGN Contributing Writer

An attempt to stage Moscow's first-ever Gay-pride march ended with violence, injuries and mass arrests May 27.

Activists took to the streets even though Mayor Yuri Luzhkov had banned the march and was backed up by the Tverskoi District Court.

Among those arr
Signature deadline for anti-Gay referendum approaches
Eyman to turn in petitions on Monday

by Robert Raketty - SGN Staff Writer

Monday may be the moment of truth for the anti-Gay forces who are seeking to overturn the Anderson-Murray Civil Rights Bill (ESHB 2661), which bans discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

On Thursday, Eyman notified the
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Bush to announce his support for the Federal Marriage Amendment on Monday
"It's a national disgrace that President Bush has yet again bowed to the far-right extremists," said Human Rights Campaign President Joe Solmonese

WASHINGTON, D.C. - In a column for the conservative magazine, The Weekly Standard, Executive Editor Fred Barnes broke the news that President Bush has decided to bow to the weeks of demands from
SEATTLE COUNSELING SERVICE - Opportunities blossoming at nation's oldest continuously running LGBT mental health organization
by Sara Michelle Fetters - SGN A&E Writer

Ann T. McGettigan can almost say she's seen it all. In her seven-plus years at Seattle Counseling Service for Sexual Minorities (SCS) she's helped oversee many monumental changes at the agency including two moves and the integration of chemical dependency services.

McGettigan has watche
Gay Games Chicago registration coming to a close
Additional late fees to be imposed

CHICAGO, IL - Chicago organizers of the 2006 Gay Games announced today that the late registration period for all sports & culture programs will close at midnight, U.S. CDT, on Thursday, 15 June 2006 and that late fees for registrations will go up starting Monday, 5 June 2006.

"Registration must c
What can you do to support Washington state's new law banning discrimination against gays in housing, employment and insurance?
Protests and guerilla theatre greet Vicente Fox's visit to Seattle
by Rajkhet Dirzhud-Rashid - SGN Staff Writer

You may not have known that there was a fairly large protest by a coalition of groups that greeted the visit of Mexican President Vicente Fox last week. Watc
Congress wrong to support the current Senate version of the Ryan White CARE Act Reauthorization
'To me, this is just another sign that part of the motivation behind this bill is payback to the Gay male community for its successful activism in the past.'

Commentary by Dennis Saxman - Special to the SGN

The struggle to survive for low-income individuals living with HIV/AIDS is about to become much harder. If a bill that wa
Compiled by Rick McKinnon - SGN Staff



Portraits of Pride 2006. Seattle LGBT Community Center, 1115 E Pike St. Annual portrait show with self-portraits and portraits of friends, partners, family

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