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posted Friday, April 5, 2019 - Volume 47 Issue 14


Chicago election: Landslide victory for city's first out Lesbian mayor
Lori Lightfoot challenged old school machine politics

& by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

Chicago elected its first African American woman and first out Lesbian mayor on April 2.

Lori Lightfoot campaigned against the old school machine politics that have dominated Chicago since the bad old days of Richard Daley, and won a re
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HRC: Brunei must immediately rescind barbaric anti-LGBTQ law - and the U.S. must act
The Sultanate is one of few countries in the world to impose death penalty for consensual same-sex relations; to date, the Trump-Pence Administration's response has been woefully inadequate

WASHINGTON, D.C. - [On April 3,] the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), America's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (L
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Chateau Apartment residents win concessions from developer
City orders immediate repairs

by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

Residents of the Chateau Apartments at 19th Ave. & E. Fir St. announced on April 3 that they had won significant concessions from their landlord, Cadence Real Estate. The Seattle Department of Construction and Inspections also sided with the t
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Rep. Pramila Jayapal gives personal and emotional speech in support of the Equality Act
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

As a co-chair of the House Progressive Caucus, Seattle-area Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal was expected to support the Equality Act, but in an emotional April 2 speech, she revealed she had deeply personal interests in LGBTQ civil rights protections.

'My beautiful, now-22-year-ol
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Brunei
Editor:

As of today [April 3] Brunei, citing Shariah Laws in its penal code, has made gay sex punishable by death. It is just one extreme example about why so many around the World are so frightened about Islam and are very concerned about it imposing its religious views on the World.

This should be a warni
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MARK MY WORDS: STONEWALL, this June 50 years!
by Mark Segal - SGN Contributing Writer

This historic year: 2019.

This year is a major historic notch for our community. It marks the 50th anniversary of Stonewall. If you weren't already aware, within 60 days, not only you but everyone will begin to notice that leading up to that last Sunday in June, since most
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LIBRARIES STRENGTHEN THEIR COMMUNITIES: CELEBRATE NATIONAL LIBRARY WEEK APRIL 7-13
This upcoming week, The Seattle Public Library joins libraries in schools, campuses and communities nationwide to celebrate the many ways libraries build strong communities by providing critical resources, programs and expertise.

April 7-April 13 is National Library Week, an annual celebration highlighting t
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Snohomish County Pride Festival 2019 to be held Saturday, June 1st
Hello,

With a new name and new organizational goals, Snohomish County Pride is happy to present the first of this year's events, the Snohomish County Pride Festival. We will be holding this event at the Willis Tucker Park (6705 Puget Park Dr., Snohomish, WA) on Saturday June 1st from 11am to 5pm. We would like to invite y
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IN MEMORIAM
Greg Tim
Oct. 25, 1947 - Feb. 25, 2019


A formal military honor guard service for Greg Tim (nee Thim), founder and owner of The Brass Connection, will be held on Thursday, April 11, at 12:30pm sharp, at the Tahoma National Cemetery (18600 SE 240th St, Kent, WA 98042) in recognition of his military service as a gunsh
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HRC responds to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints reversal of controversial anti-LGBTQ policy
WASHINGTON, DC - [On Thursday, April 4] the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, the educational arm of the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) civil rights organization, released the following statement in response to the news from the First Presidency, the governing body of The Church of Jesus Christ of L more
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VICTORY! Massachusetts Legislature to send anti-conversion therapy bill to Gov. Baker's desk
BOSTON, Mass. - [On Thursday, March 28] the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) civil rights organization, reacted to a vote by the Massachusetts Senate to pass bipartisan legislation protecting LGBTQ youth from the dangerous and discredited practice of so-called 'conversion t more
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Google pulls 'ex-gay therapy' app after 140,000 sign online petition
by Michael Jones
Managing Director of Campaigns
Change.org


[On Thursday, March 28] tech giant Google pulled a controversial app from its store that championed the widely-condemned practice of 'ex-gay therapy.'

The move comes after 140,000 people signed a Change.org petition pressuring Googl
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AFJ: Republicans may 'live to regret' confirmation rules change
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Following [this week's April 3] rules change in the GOP-led Senate, slashing the amount of post-cloture debate time on district court nominees to just two hours, AFJ President Nan Aron released the following statement:

'This rules change is a power grab with just one purpose: to get more unqualified, unfit jud
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LGBT people more likely than straight people to report experiences of work and housing discrimination
The House Judiciary Committee holds the first-ever hearing on the Equality Act today [April 2].

A new report from the Williams Institute finds that compared to their heterosexual cisgender peers, lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) people are significantly more likely to report experiences of employment and housing discrimination. Th
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Beyoncé and JAY-Z speak out for LGBTQ acceptance at the star-studded 30th annual GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles
'Queer Eye,' Love, Simon, 'Vida,' 'Steven Universe,' 'Nanette,' TransMilitary, Univision among GLAAD Media Award recipients and 'The Elder Scrolls Online: Summerset' wins inaugural Outstanding Video Game Award

Sean Hayes receives Stephen F. Kolzak Award from Allison Janney with celebrity presenters including Gwyneth
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AHF: Ending AIDS starts with accurate data
Largest global AIDS organization urges UNAIDS, The Global Fund, PEPFAR and other key organizations to focus on improving data quality and accurate collection of information to safeguard precious resources

WASHINGTON, DC - [April 4, 2019] AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) is calling for leading global organizations in the fig
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JESSE'S JOURNAL: Arenas and Sex
by Jesse Monteagudo - SGN Contributing Writer

In his autobiography Before Night Falls (Antes Que Anochezca), the late Cuban writer Reinaldo Arenas (1944-1990) wrote about his sexual encounters with nominally straight males in 1960s Havana: 'These areas were full of recruits and students, single men who were locked up in barracks
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