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posted Friday, August 7, 2015 - Volume 43 Issue 31


2015 Gender Justice Awards
by Shaun Knittel - SGN Associate Editor

On Thursday, Gender Justice League, organizers of the annual Trans Pride event on Capitol Hill, held their first annual Gender Justice Awards dinner at Melrose Market to highlight and showcase the incredible activism of Trans and Allied Activists who have made incredible strides for Trans, Gender Queer, and Gender Non-Confor
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Anti-Gay graffiti appears on Capitol Hill
by Shaun Knittel - SGN Associate Editor

Equal Rights Washington Executive Director Monisha Harrell noticed something disturbing Monday morning. Anti-Gay slurs were tagged onto the wall of the parking garage, owned by First Covenant Church, on Summit between E. Pike and E. Pine Sts., on Capitol Hill. The word 'faggot' and the phra
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Bold new face for local labor movement: First woman head of Labor Council, Marsha Botzer elected as an officer
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

The Martin Luther King County Labor Council (MLKCLC), the organization representing most local unions, put on a bold new face August 6 when its Executive Board elected the first woman Executive Secretary and also named Transgender activist Marsha Botzer as a trustee.

Nicole Gr
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DelBene would ban 'conversion therapy'
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

Congresswoman Suzan DelBene debuted a federal bill to ban so-called 'conversion therapy' in an August 3 press conference at a Seattle youth shelter.

DelBene is a cosponsor of the Therapy Fraud Prevention Act, which would classify conversion therapy - sometimes also called 'rep
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Don't give marriage licenses to anyone, Alabama bill says
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

How do you get out of issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples after the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Obergefell v. Hodges?

Simple, an Alabama lawmaker says. Don't issue licenses to anyone.

Alabama State Senator Greg Albritton has introduced a bill to do
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Election wrap up: Seattle City Council District 3 leads turnout, Sawant leads opponents
Godden out, other incumbents go on to general election

by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

Seattle's City Council District 3 led in voter turnout, and its incumbent City Council member Kshama Sawant racked up a wide lead over her opponents in the August 4 primary election.

Other incumbents seem to be on track to go on to the general election in November, except for
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Homophobia is like racism, Obama says
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

Homophobia comes from the same exclusionary mindset as racism, President Obama told a meeting of young African leaders August 3.

President Obama spoke at a three-day summit of the Young African Leaders Initiative in Washington, D.C. The president recently returned from a visit
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IBM, Oracle, Orbitz, and Symantec join other corporate giants in announcing support for comprehensive federal LGBT non-discrimination legislation
More leading American corporations - including major Fortune 500 companies - endorse comprehensive federal LGBT non-discrimination legislation in days following introduction of Equality Act

WASHINGTON DC - Four new major American companies have become the latest to endorse the Equality Act, federal legislation that would
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NOM loses again
Bigots must disclose donors, Maine Supreme Court says

by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

Remember NOM?

Only a few years ago they were the widely feared right-wing hit men who intervened to block every effort to legalize same-sex marriage. Now they're just losers.

NOM, the National Organization for Marriage, lost once again on August 4, when the Mai
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Pedestrian-only pilot program to start Saturday night on E. Pike St.
by Shaun Knittel - SGN Associate Editor

The pilot program for a pedestrian-only E. Pike St., which will restrict vehicular traffic on E. Pike St. between Broadway and 12th Ave from 10 p.m. to 3 a.m., creating a pedestrian zone in the city's largest concentration of nightlife, begins Saturday.

According to the
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Post marriage equality we need to get our priorities in order Supporting and protecting our homeless LGBTQ youth
by Glenn LeCarl - Special to the SGN

Whoa... not so fast!

As the celebration of marriage equality winds down our community appears poised to pivot toward, and bring the primary focus of our formidable influence, to the fight for passage of the newly introduced Equality Act, which would provide more comprehen
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Texas Attorney General arrested, booked on felony charges
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton was arrested and booked on three counts of felony securities fraud August 3. The charges were announced July 31 when grand jury findings against Paxton were unsealed.

As Attorney General, Paxton continued the anti-Gay policies of his predecess
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USDA cohosts Rural Pride in Mississippi
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff writer

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced that it will cohost Rural Pride on August 14 in Jackson, Miss.

The USDA will work with the National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) and Cyndi Lauper's True Colors Fund to produce the event in conjunction with the National
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