September 22, 2006
Volume 34
Issue 38
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Section One

Father Mychal Judge, Gay priest lost on 9/11, remembered in new film
"It challenges that proposition that Gays are unworthy of the priesthood. For various cultural reasons this film becomes remarkably important," said Executive Producer Malcolm Lazin.

by Matthew S. Bajko - Special to the SGN

The first body firefighters pulled out of the wreckage of the World Trade Center on September 11 five years ago was that of Father Mychal Judge,
Pedersen leads pack in 43rd District primary race
Primary delivers mixed bag for Gay community

by Robert Raketty - SGN Staff Writer

Jamie Pedersen has a narrow lead of 184 votes over Jim Street, a former Seattle city councilmember and judge, in the 43rd Legislative District Democratic Primary on Thursday, after end-of-the-day absentee ballot tallies were released. Additional
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New CDC HIV testing recommendations raise health, civil liberties concerns
"...[P]eople deserve to know that this information is being collected and how it is going to be used," said the ACLU's Rose Saxe.

NEW YORK - The American Civil Liberties Union is concerned that the CDC's new HIV testing recommendations may harm the health of those newly diagnosed with HIV and compromise the civil rights of anyone seeking m
Broadway Grill raises $6,000 for camp for kids affected by AIDS
Every summer city kids travel over Steven's Pass to camp and leave AIDS behind. The children and teens of Rise n' Shine who make this journey could not have camp without fundraising events as varied as the faces of the children.

The one fund raising event that does not vary however, is The Broadway Grill's campaign. Every year, thanks t
Coors receives a perfect score from HRC
GOLDEN, Colo. - For the third year in a row, Coors Brewing Company (NYSE: TAP)(TSX: TAP) has received a perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's "Corporate Equality Index," which evaluates how major U.S. corporations treat their Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender employees, consumers and investors.

"Diversity is so impo
University of Washington creates GLBT scholarship in David Kopay's name
An endowment in the name of former University of Washington and NFL running back David Kopay, '64, will provide $5,000 (plus $5,000 in matching funds) to assist undergraduate students who are actively involved in organizations, programs or studies supporting the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender community.

Kopay, who played for the Hu
Largest national LGBT family conference to be held
Three-day event focused on advocacy, education, and community building

Family Pride will host Act OUT: the National LGBT Family Conference, in Dallas, Texas, this October 27-29, 2006. The conference will be a dynamic three-day event focused on advocacy, education, and community building for LGBT-headed families and their allies. Hundred
Women disproportionately impacted by 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'
"It is high time we honored the service of these patriotic women by repealing 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' once and for all," said SLDN Executive Director C. Dixon Osburn.

Women continue to be discharged at twice the rate of their presence in the armed forces under the federal "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" law banning openly Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexua

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