Thursday, Oct 19, 2017
 
search SGN
SERVING SEATTLE AND THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST FOR 40 YEARS!

click to visit advertiser's website


Javascript DHTML Drop Down Menu Powered by dhtml-menu-builder.com

Last Weeks Edition
   
click to visit advertiser's website
click to visit advertiser's website
click to visit advertiser's website
click to visit advertiser's website
click to visit advertiser's website
click to visit advertiser's website




 

 
 

 

 

[Valid RSS]

click to go to advertisers website
to Section One | to Arts & Entertainment
posted Friday, June 13 2014 - Volume 42 Issue 24


Seattle Pride is under way
Flag Raising Ceremony on June 1st at Seattle City Hall more
--------------------------------------------------
Marriages continue in Wisconsin - Wisconsin AG threatens to prosecute clerks who issue same-sex licenses
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

Gay and Lesbian couples continue to marry in Wisconsin after a federal judge struck down the state's ban on same-sex marriages, but Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen is now threatening to prosecute county clerks who issue licenses to same-sex couples.

According to The
more
--------------------------------------------------
FBI hate-crime data: Is Seattle really third worst in the country?
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

On June 9, the Seattle Times published a short piece on the FBI's latest hate crime statistics, apparently showing that 'Seattle [is] among the worst big cities for anti-LGBT hate crimes.'

According to the FBI, in 2012, the latest year for which data has been complied, Seattle
more
--------------------------------------------------
Double homicide suspect Malum cleared of double murder; search continues for Ali Muhammed Brown
by Shaun Knittel - SGN Associate Editor

The man arrested in connection with a double homicide in the Central District earlier this month has been cleared of the crime, according to the Seattle Police Department.

Matalepuna Malu, 26, turned himself in after police named him as a suspect, saying he wanted to cle
more
--------------------------------------------------
ACLU sues for marriage rights in Alabama
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

The ACLU filed suit June 10 in Federal District Court seeking to overturn Alabama's ban on same-sex marriages. The organization said in a statement that the suit is the latest action in their 'Out for Freedom' campaign, to win the freedom to marry in every state.

Alabama is now
more
--------------------------------------------------
Drive for Dignity: Home healthcare workers take $15 an hour campaign on the road
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

Home healthcare workers and their supporters kicked off a new phase of the campaign for a $15 minimum wage with an 8 a.m. rally in front of Seattle City Hall June 10.

'Drive for Dignity: $15 for caregivers,' their banner read.

The workers, who provide in-home car
more
--------------------------------------------------
Equal Rights Washington celebrates 10 years
by Shaun Knittel - SGN Associate Editor

Ten years ago, Equal Rights Washington (ERW) was founded with the mission to ensure and promote dignity, safety, and equality for all LGBT Washingtonians.

On Tuesday, June 3, Harrell invited the community to recognize the work that has been done, and celebrate that. The
more
--------------------------------------------------
U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin's statement on the Federal Court decision on marriage equality in Wisconsin
Washington D.C. - U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin made the following statement last week regarding the Federal Court decision on marriage equality in Wisconsin:

'Love is love, family is family, and discriminating against anyone's love, against anyone's family, is just plain wrong. Wisconsin can proudly say that discrimination doesn
more
--------------------------------------------------
State of Utah appeals ruling to enforce its own marriage laws
by Tim Moffett - SGN Staff Writer

On May 19, U.S. District Judge Dale A. Kimball (United States District Court, Utah Central Division) ordered that the State of Utah must immediately recognize the validity of over 1,000 LGBT couples who were legally married in the state between December 20, 2013 and January 6, 2014. In his or
more
--------------------------------------------------
Anti-Gay groups can't intervene in marriage case, Florida judge says
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

Florida District Judge Sarah Zabel ruled on June 3 that three anti-Gay groups may not intervene in a case challenging the state's ban on same-sex marriage.

The groups include Florida Family Action (FFAI), the Florida Democratic League (FDL), and People United to Lead the Strug
more
--------------------------------------------------
Eric Cantor out! GOP gets even nastier
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

Even the word 'stunning' seems too mild to describe what happened in Virginia's Seventh Congressional District Republican primary on June 10. House Majority leader Eric Cantor was ousted by an unknown college professor, David Brat.

Not only did Brat beat a seven-term incumbent who o
more
--------------------------------------------------
Don't support NOM march, California leaders tell SF Archbishop
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

More than 70 California political leaders and organizations have signed a letter to San Francisco's Roman Catholic Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone, asking him not to support NOM's 2014 March for Marriage.

The event is scheduled to take place June 19 in Washington DC.

more
--------------------------------------------------
Gay widower sues Bayer for survivor benefits
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

GLAD (Gay and Lesbian Advocates and Defenders) has filed a federal lawsuit against pharmaceutical giant Bayer on behalf of a Gay widower who was denied survivor benefits that would normally be paid to spouses of Bayer employees.

Gerald Passaro married his partner of more than
more
--------------------------------------------------
Christians clash with Seoul Pride Parade
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

Right-wing Christian demonstrators attempted to disrupt June 7 Pride celebrations in Seoul, South Korea.

"To put it simply, today was a kind of battle between extremist Christians and LGBT attendees of said pride," a Korean PhD student wrote to the British Gay Star News in an emai
more
--------------------------------------------------

more
--------------------------------------------------

more
--------------------------------------------------

more
--------------------------------------------------

more
--------------------------------------------------

more
Breaking Stories

 

Video




 
search for all SGN videos
 

Northwest News
Northwest News
NOTE: Please see PRIDE EVENTS calendar this week for Pride related events. 'REVEALING QUEER' - LGBT HISTORY AT MOHAI
FEBRUARY 14-JULY 6

Seattle's Museum of History and Industry (860 Terry Ave. N. in South Lake Union) presents 'Revealing Queer,' a landmark exhibit on the history of the Puget Sound region's LGBTQ community. Admission: $14 general; $12-stude
more
Community Calendar
Calendar Listings
------------------------
Throw Brunei out of TPP talks, women's groups demand
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

A coalition of women's rights groups issued a statement June 9 calling for the Obama Administration to throw the small Asian country of Brunei out of talks on the planned Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).

The initiative was organized by the Feminist Majority Foundation (FMF), and
more
-------
BC hospital shuts down AIDS ward for lack of patients
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

St. Paul's Hospital in Vancouver, British Columbia, announced May 27 that it will shut down its dedicated AIDS ward because there are no longer enough patients to keep it open.

Ward 10C opened in February 1997 during the peak of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Vancouver, when one per
more
-------
Dale D. Rierson - November 19, 1950 - June 4, 2014
Dale Rierson was born in Los Angeles, CA. Dale served his country and was a veteran of the conflict in Vietnam. He lived in Southern California until October, 1997, when he moved to the Seattle area.

Once a meat cutter, Dale changed careers upon relocating to Seattle, and became a special inspector for Krazann & Associates,
more
-------
I didn't know molesting children was a crime, Archbishop claims
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

A Roman Catholic Archbishop told investigators that he was 'not sure' that molesting children was a crime when he was an auxiliary bishop dealing with allegations of child abuse by priests in the 1980s.

In a deposition given in May and released June 9, Robert J. Carlson, now Rom
more
-------

more
-------

more
-------

click to visit advertiser's website

click to visit advertiser's website
click to visit advertiser's website
click to visit advertiser's website
click to visit advertiser's website
click to visit advertiser's website
click to visit advertiser's website
click to visit advertiser's website
click to visit advertiser's website
click to visit advertiser's website
click to visit advertiser's website
click to visit advertiser's website
click to visit advertiser's website
Seattle Gay Blog post your own information on
the Seattle Gay Blog
 

gay news feeds gay news readers gay rss gay
http://sgn.org/rss.xml | what is RSS? | Add to Google use Google to set up your RSS feed
SGN Calendar For Mobile Phones http://sgn.org/rssCalendarMobile.xml
SGN Calendar http://sgn.org/rssCalendar.xml

Seattle Gay News - SGN
1605 12 Ave., Ste. 31
Seattle, WA 98122

Phone 206-324-4297
Fax 206-322-7188

email: sgn2@sgn.org
website suggestions: web@sgn.org

copyright Seattle Gay News - DigitalTeamWorks 2013

USA Gay News American News American Gay News USA American Gay News United States American Lesbian News USA American Lesbian News United States USA News
Pacific Northwest News in Seattle News in Washington State News