September 8, 2006
Volume 34
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Rep. Ed Murray endorses Jamie Pedersen in 43rd District House race
"Jamie is smart, driven, hard-working," said State Rep. Ed Murray

by Robert Raketty - SGN Staff Writer

State Rep. Ed Murray announced on Tuesday his personal endorsement of Jamie Pedersen in the hotly contested 43rd District Democratic primary. Murray, who is seeking a seat in the State Senate, had previously said he would not endorse any candidate.

Ads attack Supreme Court Justice Chambers for marriage equality opinion
Chambers endorsed by SEAMEC, ERW

by Devin Glaser - SGN Contributing Writer

A political advertisement airing on local radio stations is attacking Justice Tom Chambers for his vote to overturn Washington's ban on marriage for same-sex couples. The ad, which began airing the first week of September, warns, "Marriage is under att
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Seattle AIDS Walk celebrates its 20th Anniversary
Fun, entertainment and AIDS Quilt display to greet participants on Sept. 9th

by Robert Raketty - SGN Staff Writer

For the last 20 years Puget Sound area residents have been participating in the AIDS Walk, an annual event to remember those lost to HIV/AIDS and to raise money for services for those living with the disease. This
HRC Dinner returns for seventh year
Yolanda King, Ron Reagan, Jr. to be featured

by Robert Raketty - SGN Staff Writer

The Human Rights Campaign's Pacific Northwest Dinner returns for its seventh year in Seattle on Saturday, September 16, at The Westin Hotel. The event attracts more than 1,000 guests and raises money to support the work of HRC.

The event
Argentina announces plans to repeal military ban on Gays, Ban was 'nonsense,' says Colonel Lozano
The government of Argentina has announced that it plans to repeal its ban on Gay military personnel, according to recent news reports, making it the second country in South America, following Colombia, to prohibit discrimination in its armed forces. Argentina's government plans to modernize its code of military justice which, among other changes, more
'Talk About It' on the 18th Annual National Coming Out Day
The theme for National Coming Out Day, Oct. 11th, 2006, will be - 'Talk About It." The Human Rights Campaign announced the theme today to encourage Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Americans, as well as straight allies, to talk openly and honestly about the lives and the issues that GLBT Americans face under law.

"By being open with
ERW endorses Jamie Pedersen for 43rd District House seat
'Jamie Pedersen is the candidate who would provide the strongest leadership in moving the cause of LGBT equality forward at the State Capitol.'

Six candidates are running in this hotly contested race, and the winner of the election will be determined in the September primary. We urge you to vote for Jamie Pedersen in the primary election.
Study finds 92% of FORTUNE 500 companies provide protection based on sexual orientation,
"With no federal protection and only 16 states statutorily providing nondiscrimination for Gays and Lesbians, FORTUNE 500 Companies that include that protection...provide a workplace where merit, not intolerance prevails," said Professor Ian Ayres.

PHILADELPHIA, PA - The FORTUNE 500 Project, a collaboration of Equality Forum with Profess

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