September 29, 2006
Volume 34
Issue 39
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Section One

Sir Elton John rocks Seattle Weekend concert sells out
by Lorelei Quenzer - SGN A&E Writer

Elton John

September 22 & 23 @ Key Arena

What? You didn't see Elton John? The Out and married hit maker, who until last weekend hadn't been to Seattle in eight years? You had two chances and you still didn't make it? Damn, girlfriend! You missed one of the best concerts of the year so far! I kinda hate to rub salt
Crowd of 100 raises over $6,500 for LGBT law grants
A spirited crowd of GLBT attorneys and supporters packed the Linda Hodges Gallery for an evening of great food, art, and entertainment. Spoken word performers from Bent: A Writing Institute wowed the crowd with words of power, rage, humor, and insight. A collective show by fourteen contemporary artists adorned the walls. The free event raised o more
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Jamie Pedersen wins Democratic primary race, speaks to the SGN
by Robert Raketty - SGN Staff Writer

Former Seattle City Councilmember Jim Street conceded the 43rd Legislative District Democratic primary race to Seattle attorney Jamie Pedersen on Monday night after ballot tallies made it mathematically impossible for him to win. Pedersen, who is Gay, had maintained a narrow lead over Street in the si
San Diego Pride bashers sentenced
by Rex Wockner - SGN Contributing Writer

SAN DIEGO, CA - Three men connected with the baseball-bat attacks on six Gay men outside the city's July 29 LGBT Pride Festival were sentenced to prison Sept. 25.

James Carroll, 24, pleaded guilty to wielding a baseball bat, attempted murder, assault by means of force likely to produce gr
Public art project encourages GLBT and allies to celebrate Coming Out Day
National Coming Out Day on October 11, a day set aside every year to honor Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and straight Americans living openly and supporting equality, the Human Rights Campaign is proud to announce the participation of Grammy Award winning artist and international singer, P!nk.

P!nk will be featured in the Human Ri
Coming Out: Gay too
by Buzz Flowers - Special to the SGN

Several years ago I received a very short letter from my son declaring his homosexuality. What a surprise! I was left speechless trying to come to terms with the situation. What should I do or say?

After several days I decided to respond to my son's letter by telling him his lifestyle wo
Association of Gay and Lesbian Psychiatrists, APA to honor Gay advocates Barbara Gittings and Frank Kameny
The Association of Gay and Lesbian Psychiatrists (AGLP) and the American Psychiatric Association (APA) will honor Barbara Gittings and Frank Kameny in New York on Saturday, October 7, 2006. Over the past year, AGLP successfully raised $50,000 to endow the John E. Fryer, M.D., Award, for a public figure who has made significant contributions to LGBT more
Ugandan High Commission in London picketed
Protest against outings and harassment of Ugandan LGBTs

LONDON, Sept. 22, 2006 -- Thirty protesters picketed the Ugandan High Commission in London today, in protest at the persecution Gay and Lesbian Ugandans. They were from the National Union of Students LGBT campaign and from the Queer rights direct action group OutRage!.


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