June 16, 2006
Volume 34
Issue 24
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Section One

St. Marks vandalized with anti-Gay, racial remarks
"The people who know about it have responded with sadness and horror," said the Very Reverend Robert Taylor.

by Robert Raketty - SGN Staff Writer

Hate is something the Very Reverend Robert Taylor understands all too well. He grew up under apartheid in South Africa. However, his parishioners at Saint Marks Cathedral, which is located in Seattle's largely progressive
As Guest of Honor Grethe Cammermeyer put it, "We cannot get too comfortable where we are as LGBT communities. We must keep working for equality and acceptance - and we must focus on what The Community Center means to Seattle." Building community one person, one organization, one event, and one life-changed at a time is our mission.

With o
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State likely to benefit financially if same-sex couples wed, study finds
$5.7 million to be gained annually from state's wedded couples

by Robert Raketty - SGN Staff Writer

A new study released Thursday from a think tank at the UCLA School of Law, says that Washington State can expect to gain $3.9 million to $5.7 million annually by allowing same-sex couples to wed.

The study predicts tha
City of Boise Protects All - Huge Victory for Equality in Boise
by Raven Usher - Managing Editor - Diversity Newsmagazine

While Idaho citizens face a ballot on the Nov 2006 election that threatens to write prejudice and discrimination into the Idaho state constitution, civic leaders in Boise took a bold step towards human rights and equality.

On April 26 the Boise City Council, led by Coun
Diginity/Seattle to hold 18th Annual Pride Breakfast
On Saturday morning, June 24th, the day before the Pride Parade, Dignity/Seattle (GLBT Catholics) will sponsor its 18th Annual Pride Week Breakfast from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 Noon, at Central Lutheran Church, 1710-11th Ave at Howell, just east of the new Cal Anderson Park.

Breakfast is $5, for all-you-can-eat pancakes, eggs, sausage, fruit,
What can you do to support Washington state's new law banning discrimination against gays in housing, employment and insurance?
'Mr. Tim Eyman, you have made my day.'
By Rev. Monica Corsaro - Special to the SGN

Never thought I would ever say this but, Mr. Tim Eyman, you have made my day.

I cannot hold back my delight and giddiness. For this is "the day after" for all of us. We heard that Mr. Tim Eyman did not get the signatures he needed to try to get the law, which so many of us worked to
Idaho Votes No Campaign has launched
by Andrea Shipley

An amendment which would limit legal recognition of marriage to unions between one man and one woman will be on the Idaho ballot this November. The proposed amendment is considered especially harmful because it bans any relationship that "approximates marriage."

The amendment would "prohibit recognition by the S
Compiled by Rick McKinnon - SGN Staff



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