May 11, 2007
Volume 35
Issue 19
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Section One

Two Pride festivals to be held Pride weekend - QueerFest to return to Volunteer Park, PrideFest to be held at Seattle Center
by Robert Raketty - SGN Staff Writer

Even with Seattle Out and Proud (SOAP) out of the festival business this year, there appears to be no shortage of festival options for the region's Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community.

The Seattle LGBT Community Center will host QueerFest at Volunteer Park on Capitol Hill on Saturday, June 23, and, newcom
Rasmussen kicks-off campaign for re-election to Seattle City Council
"It is time for reflection, accountability and a time, also, to look forward," said Seattle City Councilmember Tom Rasmussen.

by Robert Raketty - SGN Staff Writer Surrounded by a couple hundred family, friends and political allies, Seattle City Councilmember Tom Rasmussen kicked-off his re-election campaign on Tuesday, May 8, at
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Anti-Gay pastor to speak at kick-off for Snohomish County sheriff candidate - Hutcherson to lead breakfast and prayer rally for Tom Greene
by Robert Raketty - SGN Staff Writer

Eastside pastor Ken Hutcherson of Antioch Bible Church will be the guest speaker at the campaign kick-off breakfast and prayer rally for Tom Greene, a candidate for Snohomish County sheriff, in Everett on Tuesday, May 15. Hutcherson is no stranger to the region's Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Tr
Unprecedented series of gains coast to coast for LGBT people
Half of U.S. population will be protected from anti-Gay discrimination, broad rights for same-sex couples increase eightfold in only three years

WASHINGTON, May 9 - The 2007 state legislative season has been the most productive in the history of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) rights movement and, as a result, fo
ERW's 'Taking Equality to New Heights' Gala a big hit
by Barbara Green
Interim Executive Director
Equal Rights Washington

ERW's First Inaugural Gala was a huge success on all fronts. It was a wonderful opportunity to introduce incoming ERW Executive Director, Connie Watts to many allies who came to celebrate the power of our coalition and a successful legislature s
Riga cardinal: Homosexuality a form of prostitution
Open letter from cardinal comes weeks after Rev. Ken Hutcherson of Anitoch Bible Church had addressed him, Riga religious leaders

by Tony Grew -

The opposition of the Roman Catholic church to Gay Pride parades reached a new low today when the Archbishop of Riga called homosexuality "total c
Seattle Majestics: Women's tackle football team
by Que Areste, N.D. - SGN Contributing Writer

If you've never heard of the Seattle Majestics, you are not alone. Until two of them came to speak at a meeting of Over 40 Lesbians, neither had I. They are Seattle's member of the 36 team Women's Tackle Football League and the sister team to the Seattle Seahawks.

Pedersen bill to help former foster youth get help with housing
A bill providing housing stipends for former foster youth was signed by Gov. Christine Gregoire today, reducing the risk of homelessness for young adults who have "aged-out" of the foster care system.

House Bill 1922, sponsored by Rep. Jamie Pedersen (D-Seattle), creates an Independent Youth Housing Program to provide housin
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