November 11, 2005
Volume 33
Issue 45

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Section One

Seattle Pride Committee announces decision to move the Seattle Pride Festival and Parade to the Seattle Center; 4th Avenue
"We think Fourth Avenue and the Seattle Center are better suited to handle Seattle Pride's record-setting crowds," said SPC Board President Tammy Zoch.

[Editor's Note: It's official. The Seattle Gay News received the following press release from the Seattle Pride Committee Thursday reaffirming their decision to move Seattle Pride 2006 from Capitol Hill to the Seattle Center
Trilogy of rock goddesses at Rockrgrl Music Conference
By Maggie Bloodstone - SGN Contributing Writer

The 2005 Rockrgrl Music Conference brings three icons of 20th-century music to Seattle Nov.10-12: Punk High Priestess Patti Smith, guest of honor at the Women Of Valor Award Banquet (which was on Thursday, so you missed it-sorry), and giver of the conference's keynote speech Nov.11, plus gui
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GLSEN Puget Sound; Renton GSA offer free workshop about Transgender youth
"As an educator, I am well aware of the lack of understanding about Transgender youth that exists in our schools," said Teacher Joseph R. Bento, M. Ed.

The Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN) Puget Sound and the Renton High School Gay-Straight Alliance will be sponsoring a free workshop aimed at educating those that work wi
Fundraiser for a film about Lesbian custody cases in the '70's to be held
Jody Laine and Shad Reinstein are simultaneously involved in two new huge and exciting projects. Recently, they were written up in Curve Magazine (October '05) for the documentary video, titled Mom's Apple Pie, that they are doing with Shan Ottey on Lesbian custody cases and a group of young Seattle Lesbians in the 1970's that changed custody polic more
Gay elected and appointed leaders come to Seattle for 21st annual gathering
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender national and world leaders to discuss best practices, challenges, and shared experiences

Delegates from as far away as Sri Lanka and Poland will travel to Seattle Nov. 17-20 for an unprecedented gathering of Lesbian and Gay elected and appointed leaders. Attendees at the Gay & Lesbian Leadership
State Representative Joe McDermott welcomes Gay & Lesbian Leadership Conference
Dear friends,

I am pleased to welcome the 2005 Gay & Lesbian Leadership Conference to Seattle! I attended my first International Network of Lesbian & Gay Officials (INLGO) conference the first year I held office, and am pleased the Gay & Lesbian Leadership Institute joins with INLGO to present the conference this year.

The Leade

On November 2, 2005 at 4:45 p.m., Lance, made his gentle transition at home on Beacon Hill. Loved ones surrounded him.

We remember Lance for his Joyful Spirit, courage and generosity, and, mostly, for his gentle heart!

There will be a scattering of ashes on a spri
SEATTLE'S GAY HISTORY Part I: Quentin Crisp as you've never heard him
By Don Paulson - SGN Contributing Writer

The following is edited from conversations and interviews between Quentin Crisp and myself.

Don: You've been to Seattle twice. How do you like our fair city as they say?

Quentin: I thought Seattle was full of Lesbians and Christmas trees. It's a lovely place, so full

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