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posted Friday, August 4, 2017 - Volume 45 Issue 31


Primary election roundup: Seattle will have a woman mayor
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

For the first time since 1928, Seattle will have a woman Mayor in January 2018. Four women topped the ballot in the race to succeed Ed Murray as Mayor of Seattle.

Leading the pack, and almost certain to make it onto the November ballot is former US Attorney and out Lesbian Jenny Durkan, with almost a third of the vo
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Federal judge to FBI: Produce the documents on 1950s Gay purge
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

A federal judge has ordered the FBI to conduct a new search for documents related to a Fifties-era program to purge Gays and Lesbians from government jobs.

The July 28 ruling by US District Judge Royce Lambeth covers thousands of documents and could expose the anti-Gay roles p
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ACLU of Montana challenges legal sufficiency of anti-LGBTQ ballot initiative
HELENA, Mont. - On Monday, July 31, the ACLU of Montana today challenged in the Montana Supreme Court the legal sufficiency of a proposed anti-LGBTQ ballot initiative, I-183. The petition argues that the ballot and fiscal impact statements fail to adequately explain the initiative's discriminatory impacts on transgender individuals and state a more
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Dug Sharpe inducted into NAGAAA Softball Hall of Fame
by Sara Michelle Fetters - SGN A&E Writer

Dug Wehage Sharpe, a 23-year member of the Emerald City Softball Association (ECSA), this September will become only the fourth Seattleite to be inducted into the NAGAAA Softball Hall of Fame. When asked how he reacted when learning he was going to become part of this prestigious grou
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Tweedle Dumb's anti-Trans tweets
by Janice Van Cleve - Special to the SGN

The media exploded last week with coverage of Tweedle Dumb's tweets proposing a ban on transgendered service men and women in the military. Fox News defended it. Mainstream media blathered on endlessly about it. Politicians denounced it. The LGBT community responded with tales of woe,
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Victory, notables and tasty treats made the Jenny Durkan Election Night party the place to be
by MK Scott - SGN Contributing Writer

We at the Seattle Gay News knew early on that Jenny Durkan would be one of the big winners in Tuesday's Primary Election in the very crowded mayoral race of 21 candidates. So I and other SGN staffers wanted to go to her Election Night party at Pioneer Square's Altstadt Restaurant where we e
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Victory, Notables and Tasty Treats made the Jenny Durkan Election Night Party the Place to Be
by MK Scott

We, at the Seattle Gay News, knew early on that in this very crowed mayoral race of 21 Candidates that Jenny Durkan would be the one of the big winners in last Tuesday's Primary and so I and other SGN staffers, wanted to go to her Election Night Party at Pioneer Square's Altstadt Restaurant with tasty and fresh sof
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Jenny Durkan's Election Night remarks
Following the initial results of the August 1 Primary Election, former U.S. Attorney Jenny Durkan delivered remarks to supporters and volunteers:

Wow - thank you very much. Thank you very much.

I love you guys.

I am so honored that the city of Seattle and voters of Seattle have affirmed wh
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56 Retired Generals and Admirals warn Trump that his Transgender ban would degrade military readiness
August 1,2017

Fifty-six retired General and Flag Officers provided the following statement to the Palm Center today:

'The Commander in Chief has tweeted a total ban of honorably serving transgender troops. This proposed ban, if implemented, would cause significant disruptions, deprive the military of mission-critical
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My response to President Trump's attack on transgender service members
by Caitlyn Jenner - caitlynjenner.com

President Donald Trump tweeted this morning [July 26] that transgender service members will no longer be allowed to serve 'in any capacity' in the U.S. military. Studies estimate there are as many as 15,000 transgender people already serving this country - and for those brave people fight
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RED ALERT in Anchorage:

Anti-LGBTQ activists launch ballot measure assault on Transgender people by attempting to gut city's non-discrimination ordinance

WASHINGTON, D.C. - On Thursday, July 20, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) civil rights organization, responded to claims from anti-equality activists that they have submitted 8,500 signatures in an attempt to qualify for a ballot measure in Anchorage, Alaska, aimed at more
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