Sept 2, 2005
Volume 33
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LGBT relief fund for victims of Katrina
"RWF provides a united voice and a large visible presence for LGBT humanitarian concern and service to the larger world community," said Rainbow World Fund Founder Jeff Cotter

In response to the trail of destruction that Hurricane Katrina blazed throughout Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama. Rainbow World Fund (RWF) is launching a Hurricane Katrina Relief Campaign.

California Senate passes marriage equality measure
With its 21-15 vote, the California State Senate becomes the first state legislative body to pass a marriage equality measure. The Act can now move to the California State Assembly for a concurrence vote.

The Family Pride Coalition today commended the passage of a Assembly Bill 849 - the Religious Freedom and Civil Marriage Protection Act
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SEAMEC announces 6 endorsements;11 top ratings
Now in its 29th year of interviewing candidates for a variety of public offices in King County, the Seattle Metropolitan Elections Committee(SEAMEC) is proud to announce that it is endorsing six candidates and giving top ratings to an additional 11 candidates for the primary election on September 20th.

SEAMEC gives top ratings to challenge
Man receives just four years for a Transgender murder
"For a crime so brutal, the court gave a cold-blooded murderer little more than a slap on the wrist. That's a slap in the face to everyone who cares about justice," said GenderPAC Executive Director Riki Wilchins

Joel Robles, a 29 year-old Transgender woman who was stabbed to death last year, will never report to her job as a dental assis
Bush policy leads to condom shortage in Uganda says U.N.
U.N. Special Envoy for HIV/AIDS in Africa Stephen Lewis and other AIDS advocates on Monday said the Bush administration's policy of emphasizing abstinence-only prevention programs and cuts in federal funding for condoms have contributed to an alleged condom shortage in Uganda and undermined the country's HIV/AIDS fight, London's Guardian reports (V more
South African Olympian is new Gay Games Ambassador
Leigh-Ann Naidoo, South African Olympic Beach Volleyball Player proud to be trailblazer in her sport

Photos by Mauro de Sanctis

SAN FRANCISCO - Leigh-Ann Naidoo, who in 2004 was a member of the first African team to compete in beach volleyball at the Olympic games, has become the first African member of the Gay Games Ambassad
California Assembly calls for repeal of 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'
Resolution is the first to be approved by a state legislature

Servicemembers Legal Defense Network (SLDN) today applauded the passage of a California State Assembly resolution calling for the repeal of the U.S. military's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" ban on Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual service members. The resolution, introduced by Senator Chri
Poll supports allowing LGBT people to serve openly in the Armed Forces
58 percent of general population support lifting Military's Ban

Fifty-eight percent of Americans support allowing Gays and Lesbians to serve openly in the U.S. military, up from 52 percent in 1994, according to a poll released by the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life and the Pew Research Center for the People on August 30, 2005. The p

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