Wednesday, Jun 28, 2017
 
search SGN
SERVING SEATTLE AND THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST FOR 43 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
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, April 7, 2017 - Volume 45 Issue 14


Title VII of Civil Rights Act protects Lesbians and Gays, Seventh Circuit rules
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 protects Lesbians and Gays against discrimination on the job, the Seventh U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled on April 4.

In an en banc decision, one involving all the active judges of the appeals court, the judges ruled 8-3 that a prior decision by a three-judge panel o
more
--------------------------------------------------
Washington Supreme Court affirms LGBTQ discrimination has no place in courtroom
Supreme Court says lower court disfavored Legal Voice client due to her sexual orientation; also recognized religion cannot be used to disfavor LGBTQ parents

Thursday morning, April 6, the Washington Supreme Court ruled that a lower court improperly disfavored a mother because of her sexual orientation in a child custody
more
--------------------------------------------------
Do something about hate crimes, Maria Cantwell tells Trump
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell of Washington and 12 of her Democratic colleagues are demanding that Donald Trump appoint a presidential task force to address violent hate crimes.

'There has been an alarming rise in hate violence and threats against religious and racial minorities a
more
--------------------------------------------------
Ed Murray vs. Jeff Sessions,
Round II

by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

Less than a week after filing a lawsuit challenging U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions over immigration policy, Seattle Mayor Ed Murray defied Sessions again, this time over policing.

On April 4, Sessions said his Department of Justice would review - and potentially set aside - c
more
--------------------------------------------------
Rainbow Flag creator Gilbert Baker dies at 65
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

Gilbert Baker, the artist who designed the iconic Rainbow Flag, died March 31 in New York City. He was 65.

Baker's longtime friend and fellow activist Cleve Jones broke the news on his Facebook page.

'I am heartbroken,' Jones wrote. 'My dearest friend in the wo
more
--------------------------------------------------
Seattle LGBTQ Commission seeks candidates
The Seattle LGBTQ Commission seeks applications from interested candidates to fill several vacancies on the Commission. The Commission is a 16-member body that advises the Mayor, City Council, and City of Seattle departments on issues that affect LGBTQ communities throughout Seattle. Commissioners promote positive change by working with commun more
--------------------------------------------------
People's Academy for Community Engagement now accepting applications
DEADLINE TO APPLY
FOR SPRING QUARTER
IS MAY 8
CLASSES BEGIN MAY 27


Seattle Department of Neighborhoods is accepting applications to the People's Academy for Community Engagement (PACE), its civic leadership development program for the next wave of community leaders. The Spring Quarter begins May
more
--------------------------------------------------
Elway Poll: If you voted for Trump, you still like him&If you didn't, you hate him
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

A new statewide Elway Poll reveals that Washingtonians who voted for Donald Trump still like him, while those that didn't are growing to hate him.

Trump won 38% of the Washington's vote last November, carrying most of the state's counties, but badly losing in the population c
more
--------------------------------------------------
Senator Murray reintroduces Paycheck Fairness Act
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) marked Equal Pay Day on April 4 by reintroducing her Paycheck Fairness Act.

The legislation would strengthen the Equal Pay Act of 1963 by holding employers accountable for discriminatory practices, ending the practice of pay secrecy, easing wo
more
--------------------------------------------------
Standing up for LGBTQ diversity
Black lives matter. That's especially true for families composed of black LGBTQ parents that face the recent political winds of change in a conservative direction. That's why Seattle's Lesbian and Gay Child Care Task Force is focusing a large part of its recruitment efforts for its newly revived annual calendar on LGBTQ people of color with yo more
--------------------------------------------------
Lambda Legal calls on Senate to oppose Gorsuch's nomination:

'Judge Gorsuch's refusal to correct his anti-LGBT record is disqualifying'

On April 3 the Senate Judiciary Committee voted along party lines to send Judge Neil Gorsuch's nomination for the Supreme Court to the full Senate for a vote. Lambda Legal opposes Judge Gorsuch's nomination and urges the full Senate to vote 'No.'

'Judge Gorsuch's vision of the law excludes LGBT people from the Constitution, t
more
--------------------------------------------------
Police rescue anti-Trans bus riders in Philadelphia
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

Philadelphia police intervened to rescue anti-Trans demonstrators in Philadelphia on April 1, when a bus they were riding in was surrounded by counter-protestors.

The orange bus, bearing signs that read, 'Boys are boys ... and always will be' and 'Girls are girls ... and alway
more
--------------------------------------------------
Gay men being tortured and murdered in Chechen prisons
by Shaun Knittel - SGN Associate Editor

Detainees in Chechen prisons allege that Gay men are being tortured and murdered within the facilities.

Novaya Gazeta, an independent Russian newspaper, reported that detainees told them Chechen police rounded up more than 100 men suspected to be Gay and have killed at
more
--------------------------------------------------
US State Department calls on Russia to investigate murders of Gay men in Chechnya

Over 100 said to be killed

by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

The US State Department has called on Russia to investigate reports that police in Chechnya have arrested, tortured, or murdered more than 100 Gay men in the past few weeks.

The reports first surfaced on April 1 when New York Times reporter Andrew Kramer wrote, 'Over the past
more
--------------------------------------------------

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

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

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

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

more
Breaking Stories

 

Video




 
search for all SGN videos
 

Community Calendar
Calendar Listings
------------------------
Letters
more
-------
Weekly Pets
PALLO
Meet Pallo, a 1-year-old Plott Hound who would love to join you for playtime and go for long walks. Pallo is a curious boy who will enjoy exploring the world with you, using his keen sense of smell to sniff the ground and air wherever he goes. His tail and kisses are non-stop, and he would do well with an energetic owner wh
more
-------
Irish nationalists demand marriage equality for Northern Ireland
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

Sinn Féin, the Irish nationalist party, has included demands for marriage equality as part of a potential power-sharing deal in Northern Ireland.

The 1998 Good Friday Agreement that ended decades of civil war in Northern Ireland set up a broad coalition of nationalist and unio
more
-------
Dutch men hold hands in solidarity with beaten Gay couple
by Shaun Knittel - SGN Associate Editor

In a simple - yet true - act of solidarity, same-sex couples and allies from across the Netherlands held hands this week to protest the beating of two Gay men. The attack is said to have shaken the nation, because the Dutch have long prided themselves on their tolerance.

more
-------
Discrimination against LGBT people could cost Indonesia almost twelve billion US dollars a year
LOS ANGELES - Discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) Indonesians in workplaces, schools, and social opportunities is pervasive and will limit their ability to fully contribute to the Indonesian economy. A new study shows that the cost of discrimination to the Indonesian economy could range from nearly $900 millio 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
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
 
 
 
 

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
1707 23rd Ave
Seattle, WA 98122

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

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

copyright Seattle Gay News 2017 - DigitalTeamWorks 2017

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