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Volume 33
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Celebrities join London protest against Iran executions and torture
"I unreservedly condemn this savage and barbaric treatment of homosexual men in Iran. It is inconceivable that we should have diplomatic relations with a country which betrays its citizens in this way," said 'Four Weddings and A Funeral' star Simon Callow.

TV soap and film actor Jeremy Sheffield, Gay rap star Q Boy, comedian Scott Cappurro, Big Brother contestant Josh Rafter,
First annual Out & Proud 5k Run/Walk & Kid's Dash to be held on Sunday
The Pride Foundation is hosting its first annual Out & Proud 5k Run/Walk and Kid's Dash in celebration of National Coming Out Day Sunday, October 9th.

The race will take place at Seattle's Seward Park (5900 Lake Washington Blvd., Seattle) and will kick-off at 10:00 a.m. Day of Race registration begins at 8 a.m. with individual registra
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Bush nominates Miers for U.S. Supreme Court
'More was known about her attitudes towards Gays than was known about Roberts.'

By Lisa Keen - SGN Contributing Writer

There was plenty of cause for Gays to experience whiplash as the U.S. Supreme Court opened its 2005-06 session this week. First was the sight of the court's most liberal justice, 85-year-old Justice John Paul
Full-page ads on National Coming Out Day to celebrate straight allies
"Our straight supporters tell us that when Gays and Lesbians are discriminated against that it affects them too," says Pride Foundation Executive Director Audrey Haberman

"Straight Allies" are speaking out on behalf of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) issues through Washington-based Pride Foundation. The Pride Foundation, a fu
Roberts confirmed as U.S. Chief justice
'The Gay civil rights movement has enough clout to have its questions entertained but not enough to tip the balance of any senator's vote.'

By Lisa Keen - SGN Contributing Writer

The confirmation last Thursday of federal judge John Roberts Jr. to become the next Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court said some things about th
California adoption agency says it won't discriminate
"Decisions about adoption and foster care placement should be based on what's best for the children, not on discriminatory policies that bar placements with Lesbian and Gay people," said Christine Sun, a staff attorney with the ACLU of Southern California.

The American Civil Liberties Union and the National Center for Lesbian Ri
BUMP : Halloween bash to raise funds for local charity
Over 1000 people are expected to participate

On Saturday, October 29th , BUMP will once again ignite the Seattle social scene, with three DJs, two dance floors, and an amazing floor show to raise funds for local LGBT organizations.

Halloween has not been the same since Gay City Health Project and the Seattle Men's Chorus/Seattle W
United We Win
By Brie Gyncild

Equal Rights Washington is partnering with Inland Northwest Equality and the Pride Foundation to bring together LGBT activists from Eastern and Western Washington in Spokane this weekend. Participants will learn more about the state's political landscape and what to expect in the coming months; they'll also attend workshops

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