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posted Friday, May 13, 2016 - Volume 44 Issue 20


SGN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW:
ACLU-WA Deputy Legal Director Jennifer Shaw
I-1515 is illegal, ACLU attorney says

by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

I-1515 is illegal, according to an ACLU attorney working with Washington Won't Discriminate, the organization set up to defeat the anti-Transgender measure should it make it to the November ballot.

Jennifer Shaw, Deputy Legal Director ACLU Washington, told SGN that the initiative likely violates both state and feder
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Dueling lawsuits over North Carolina discrimination law:
State sues DOJ, DOJ sues back

by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

The US Department of Justice (DOJ) filed a civil rights suit against the state of North Carolina and its Governor, Pat McCrory, only hours after the Governor filed suit against federal authorities.

The dueling lawsuits came as a DOJ deadline arrived for North Carolina to bac
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Washington Won't Discriminate gearing up to fight I-1515
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

Although it's not certain that I-1515 will qualify for the November ballot, it's no time to be complacent, leaders of Washington Won't Discriminate told supporters on a May 11 conference call.

Washington Won't Discriminate is the organization set up to fight the initiative, wh
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Washington State Supreme Court Justice Mary Yu to receive the Seattle Women's Pride 2016 Luminary Award June 18
by Shaun Knittel - SGN Associate Editor

Sarah Toce, founder/publisher of The Seattle Lesbian announced that Washington State Supreme Court Justice Mary Yu will be honored with the Seattle Women's Pride inaugural Luminary Award. Toce is also the founder/promoter of Seattle Women's Pride. According to Toce, the Seattle W
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Man shoots himself after 8-hour standoff on Queen Anne
by Shaun Knittel - SGN Associate Editor

A robbery suspect shot himself after an 8-hour standoff with police in Queen Anne on Monday. According to the charging documents filed Wednesday in King County Superior Court the man has been charged with first-degree armed robbery of a man he met on the Gay hookup app Grindr.
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SOSea to hold The Unicorn Collective first-ever meeting on Sunday
by Shaun Knittel - SGN Associate Editor

Mac S. McGregor, Social Outreach Seattle's (SOSea) Transgender & Gender Non-Conforming Director of Outreach, will host the organization's first ever The Unicorn Collective meeting at Garfield Community Center, on Sunday, May 15, 2:30-4 p.m.

This once, monthly, meet-up g
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Q-Squared Men charts new path forward - hosts Q-Nite presentation event May 21
Q-Squared Men, a local non-profit, has announced the start of a new program focus featuring local day trips with an emphasis on leadership development. The full details for the program will be presented on Saturday, May 21st in an evening event they are calling Q-Nite.

Since its founding in 2004, Q-Squared Men sponsored CAMP, a
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Car prowls on Capitol Hill happen often according to SPD data
by Shaun Knttel - SGN Associate Editor

Seattle Police officials released citywide car prowl data May 11 that included repeat locations as well as ranked Seattle neighborhoods by the frequency in which car prowls are reported. It turns out, according to SPD, Capitol Hill is the third worst neighborhood to park your car if you
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HEAR YE, HEAR YE
by Janice Van Cleve - Special to the SGN

Hear ye, hear ye! Gather round ye good and gentle citizens to witness the amazing spectacle of a reluctant Republican Party falling in line behind the winner. It has been a rough and tumble, nasty primary campaign. It was ruthless gutter politics at its lowest so it is no wonder th
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ACLU sues Mississippi over 'religious freedom to discriminate' law
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

The ACLU and the ACLU of Mississippi filed suit on May 9, challenging a Mississippi law that allows public officials and businesses to use 'religious freedom' as justification to refuse service to LGBT individuals.

The lawsuit was filed on behalf of Nykolas Alford and Stephen
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Majority against anti-Trans bathroom bills, new poll says
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

A large majority of Americans opposes anti-Trans 'bathroom bills' like North Carolina's HB 2 or our own I-1515, according to a new CNN poll released May 9.

The poll of 1,001 adults was conducted by phone April 28 through May 1 - in other words before the US Department of Justi
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Suspended!
Alabama Chief Justice out after ordering state judges to defy SCOTUS on marriage

by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

Alabama Chief justice Roy Moore has been suspended from his post as a result of charges filed against him on May 6.

The Alabama Judicial Inquiry Commission - a state ethics agency - charged that Moore 'flagrantly disregarded and abused his authority' when he ordered the state'
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Italy passes same-sex civil unions
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

Italy's parliament passed same-sex civil unions on May 11, with 369 voting in favor of the bill and 193 against.

Prime Minister Matteo Renzi, who was strongly in favor of the measure, made the vote a 'vote of confidence' in his government, meaning that his supporters were forced
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Malaysian raid of Transgender fundraiser underscores bad trade deal
WASHINGTON, DC - A recent raid on a fundraiser organized by Malaysian Transgender activists has once again put the country's abuses of LGBTQ human rights under the spotlight. As the U.S. Congress contemplates passage of the massive and destructive Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement that includes Malaysia, that country continues to more
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Philippines elects first Trans Congresswoman
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

Geraldine Roman became the Philippines' first Transgender elected official on May 9, when she won the right to succeed her mother, Herminia Roman, in Congress.

Geraldine transitioned in 1994 when she was 28, and moved to Spain where she earned two master's degrees and worked a
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Scotland most Gay-friendly country in Europe, ILGA says
Azerbaijan is the worst

by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

Scotland is the most Gay-friendly country in Europe, according to the newly-released Rainbow Index. The measurement is based on criteria set by ILGA-Europe.

The ILGA, or International LGBTI Association, is a federation of 1,200 LGBT organizations from 125 countries. In its l
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