November 4, 2005
Volume 33
Issue 44

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Section One

Marriage Equality plaintiffs; youth activist win ACLU awards at dinner
ACLU Bill of Rights Celebration Dinner to feature comic strip artist

Nineteen Lesbian and Gay couples who are seeking legal recognition of their right to marry have been named recipients of the ACLU-WA's 2005 Civil Libertarian Award. Tristan Bullington, a student at Washington State University, is the recipient of the Youth Activist Award.

The awards will be presente
Supreme Court: President Bush's nominates Alito to nation's highest court
'Alito's not the anti-Gay firebrand jurist that Scalia is...'

By Lisa Keen - SGN Contributing Writer

The early buzz on President Bush's third Supreme Court nominee signaled trouble: His nickname was "Scalito"- suggesting to some that he had a judicial bent similar to that of the high court's most anti-Gay member, Justice Ant
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State Supreme Court recognizes rights of non-biological Lesbian mother
Early childhood caretaking; parental responsibilities critical to the definition of 'parent,' says court

The Washington Supreme Court today issued a decision protecting the rights of children and their parents in "non-traditional" families. In In Re Parentage of L.B., the Court recognized the legal right of non-biological parents, includi
Methodist Church defrocks Lesbian minister
By Neill Caldwell - United Methodist News Service

HOUSTON - The United Methodist Judicial Council has reversed an appeals court ruling in the case of a Lesbian pastor, restoring the original trial court ruling and verdict that had resulted in the minister losing her clergy credentials.

The Rev. Irene Elizabeth "Beth"
Campaign to End AIDS arrives in D.C. today
Two-week caravan of six to participate in four days of action to demand increased funding for AIDS treatment and prevention

Seattle residents Mitch Bernal and Eric Bray with Tacoma residents Dani Nyman and Bob Lundford stepped out of the fall Seattle sun Sat., Oct. 22, and into vehicles for a two-week trip across America, the Northern Tier
Political ally to the LGBT community up for reelection on Tuesday
The SGN interviews Seattle City Councilmember Jan Drago

By Robert Raketty - SGN Staff Writer

Seattle City Councilmember Jan Drago will face Casey Corr, a former aid to Mayor Greg Nickels in the Tuesday, November 8, elections. First elected to the City Council in 1993, Drago is hoping to hold onto her seat.

A Seattle r
Unanimous ruling by Alaska Supreme Court says it is unconstitutional to deny equal benefits to Gay state employees
ANCHORAGE - In a unanimous decision today, the Alaska Supreme Court ruled that it is unconstitutional for the state to continue to deny Lesbian and Gay state employees and retirees access to equal benefits for their domestic partners. The American Civil Liberties Union and the ACLU of Alaska, which brought the challenge, cheered the decision as an more
Sims for King County Executive
By Geroge Bakan - SGN Publisher

Ron Sims has received SEAMEC's highest rating and endorsement, as well as the endorsement of Equal Rights Washington.

For over 20 years, Ron Sims has championed issues important to the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender community. The determination to win equality and justice for all human be

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