April 27, 2007
Volume 35
Issue 17
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Section One

SOAP OPERA - The latest: Downtown parade and Capitol Hill parade/march and festival
by Robert Raketty - SGN Staff Writer

In a series of press releases beginning on Saturday, April 21, Seattle Out and Proud (SOAP), organizers of the Seattle Pride Parade and Festival in 2006, announced plans to cancel their events and declare bankruptcy. On Tuesday, April 24, the group changed course and, in a very surprising change of direction, announced that the
Governor signs domestic partner legislation at Capitol ceremony
200 gather to witness signing of landmark bill on April 21

by Robert Raketty - SGN Staff Writer

Governor Christine Gregoire signed domestic partnership legislation, Senate Bill 5336, on Saturday, April 21. The ceremony took place in the crowded reception room of the state Capitol Building. The landmark
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Iowa legislature passes non-discrimination bill
DES MOINES, Iowa - Today, members of the Iowa House of Representatives voted 59 to 37 to approve a bill outlawing discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity in employment, public accommodations, housing, education and credit practices. The bill passed with bipartisan support, with nine Republicans voting in favor of t more
State recognition of same-sex couples continues to grow
by Lisa Keen - SGN Contributing Writer Legal recognition of same-sex relationships continues to grow. Washington State Governor Christine Gregoire signed a domestic partnership law Saturday, April 21, making Washington the seventh state in the nation, plus the District of Columbia, to establish some kind of legal recognition for same-sex more
New Hampshire poised to become fourth state to adopt civil unions
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Human Rights Campaign commends New Hampshire legislators for passing a civil unions bill that will permit committed same-sex couples to have the same state-level rights, responsibilities and obligations as married couples. Today, the state Senate passed H.B. 437 by a vote of 14 to 10. A companion bill passed the state Hou more
Frank discussion about women in war held at New Freeway Hall
by Rajkhet Dirzhud-Rashid - SGN Staff Writer

If you're ever looking for an evening out that blends good, home cooked food and provocative political discussion, then you ought to join the rest of us who have been gathering at New Freeway Hall (5018 Rainiier Ave., S.) for timely discussion about a variety of political subjects.
'Coming Out as Transgender' guide released - New resource to helps Transgender people come out and live openly
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Human Rights Campaign and the National Center for Transgender Equality announce the joint release of the groundbreaking new resource guide, Coming Out as Transgender. The new publication, available in print and online, offers step-by-step guidance in talking with friends, co-workers and family about being Transgender.
GLBT Bar Association celebrate outstanding contributions to the legal community
Oregon Supreme Court Justice Virginia L. Linder, Tina Podlodowski of Life Long AIDS Alliance, and Tim Bradbury addressed a capacity crowd of more than 400 Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender ("GLBT") attorneys and supporters last night. Legal professionals from throughout the region gathered to honor outstanding contributions to the lega more
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