Sept 16, 2005
Volume 33
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AIDS Walk raises over $650,000 for Lifelong - The most successful walk in over five years
By Cory Curtis - Special to the SGN

Last Saturday, on a wet Seattle morning, more than 3,900 people came to Volunteer Park for the 19th Annual AIDS Walk. Despite chilly conditions, this AIDS Walk was the most successful in over five years, raising over $650,000 for Lifelong AIDS Alliance, the Northwest's largest
Araujo trial secures two convictions; hung jury on third defendant
Jury dismisses first-degree murder charges and hate crime enhancements

The second trial for the murder of a Transgendered teen, Gwen Araujo, concluded with two of the three defendants being convicted of second-degree murder. Unfortunately, the jury deadlocked 9-3 on the third defendant's conviction and was unable to render a verdict for J
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A report from the Gulf Coast: Fran Dunaway's heroic efforts to help her family recover in the wake of Hurricane Katrina
"The pain of the loss of this tragedy will haunt the Dunaway family for quite some time," said Seattle resident Fran Dunaway.

By Fran Dunaway - Special to the SGN

I took the red eye from Seattle, arriving in Pensacola Florida at 9 a.m. My cousin in Daphne, Alabama had already gone to Wal-Mart to fulfill a long list of anticip
Massachusetts legislature votes down anti-marriage amendment
"The reality of thousands of our marriages in Massachusetts showed the utter fallacy of our opponents' arguments and dire predictions," said Matt Foreman, executive director of the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force.

The National Gay and Lesbian Task Force hailed the defeat of a proposed Massachusetts constitutional amendment seeking to b
Task Force provides resources for Katrina victims
The full scope of the damage inflicted by Hurricane Katrina will likely take months to ascertain. What is immediately clear is the enormous suffering experienced by hundreds of thousands of people throughout Louisiana, Alabama and Mississippi who have lost loved ones, been displaced from their homes and disconnected from their families.

Cal Anderson Park Grand Opening Celebration
Come get acquainted with your new park on Capitol Hill!

Saturday, September 24

Noon to 3 p.m.

Rain or Shine

Cal Anderson Park

1635 11th Ave. (just north of E Pine St.)

After many years of planning, design and construction, Cal Anderson Park is opening to the public. Undergrounding th
Katrina's devastation threatens services for people with HIV/AIDS
"Valiant AIDS service organizations from the affected states are operating in exile in hotel rooms and makeshift offices. Organizations in neighboring states are providing care and treatment for evacuees, even without identified financial resources," said Terje Anderson, executive director of the National Association of People with AIDS.
New Orleans' LGBT liaison is sharply critical of Red Cross' Hurricane Katrina response
>"I'm not willing to stick GLBT money where we're not getting any benefits from," said Larry Bagneris, New Orleans' LGBT liaison.

By Ed Walsh - SGN Contributing Writer

The LGBT liaison for New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin is sharply critical of the American Red Cross's response to Hurricane Katrina. Larry Bagneris is encou

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