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posted Friday, September 25, 2020 - Volume 48 Issue 39

Justice Ginsburg remembered as a passionate advocate for equality
"Justice Ginsburg was not afraid to say out loud, in her opinions, that she saw us and recognized our rights," said State Supreme Court Justice Mary Yu

by Renee Raketty - SGN Staff Writer

Photo by Chris Rojas

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died Friday, September 18th, at the age of 87-years-old. During her 27 years
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After 28 amazing years, GSBA President & CEO Louise Chernin is retiring
A decision may be both right and difficult at the same time, which is true of my decision to retire as President & CEO of GSBA, a position I have held for nearly 19 years. It is not an overstatement to say that serving in a leadership role in GSBA has been one of the most impactful, fulfilling, and life-changing experiences of my life.
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Breonna Taylor grand jury decision leads to riot on Capitol Hill
by Renee Raketty - SGN Staff Writer

Two protests of the Breonna Taylor grand jury decision on Wednesday lead to clashes between police and demonstrators when the two protests merged and descended on the Seattle Police Department's East Precinct on Capitol Hill in Seattle where a large crowd formed outside.

A Kentucky
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SBA disaster assistance available in Washington
(September 22, 2020) - The US Small Business Administration (SBA) recently approved a disaster declaration for King County, Washington. For this declaration, the SBA offers Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDLs) for businesses and private nonprofit organizations that may or may not have sustained any physical damage but [that] have difficulty me more
Develop your professional skills with the Seattle Public Library's online job workshops beginning Oct. 8
SEATTLE (September 23, 2020) - In the past year, the COVID-19 pandemic has changed how we work. Get the tools you need to be successful in today's work environment with the Seattle Public Library's professional skills workshops in October and November. Whether you want to develop your leadership style or learn to deal with difficult coworkers, w more
A message from Stephanie Dallas, GSBA Board Chair:
We are beyond fortunate to have had Louise Chernin as our President & CEO for these last 19 years, leading us with her passion, experience, dedication, vision, and clarity to bring GSBA to a place of strength, depth, and breadth as an organization. Louise is responsible for an enormous share of that which constitutes the very heart and soul of GSBA more
Durkan Digest: A new normal of wildfire smoke
SEATTLE (September 19, 2020) - In the past week, our region has seen some of the worst air quality in the entire world and faced some of the most hazardous conditions ever seen. Smoke from wildfires in California, Oregon, and Washington added to the already immense and complex challenges that our residents have been facing.

Althou
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Break out the black flags, Seattle is an "anarchist jurisdiction"
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

Donald Trump's Department of Justice (DOJ) has declared Seattle an "anarchist jurisdiction."

New York City and Portland were also labeled "anarchist" in a DOJ statement issued September 21.

The designation means that these cities are at risk of losing federal fun
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Seattle City Council overrides three Durkan vetoes
Big blow to mayor

by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

In another blow to Seattle's embattled mayor, Jenny Durkan, the City Council has voted to override three of her vetoes.

The September 22 council actions upheld its decisions to cut funding for Seattle police and use new taxes on big busin
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Lambda Legal urges a delay in nomination and consideration of Ginsburg Replacement
NEW YORK (September 18, 2020) - Following a precedent set by current Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) in 2016 - when he refused to consider the nomination of Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court nearly eight months before the 2016 election - Lambda Legal demands tonight that the seat held by the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg not be fil more
Supreme Court vacancy raises importance of reproductive rights in state races
SEATTLE (September 22, 2020) - With a new vacancy on the Supreme Court and a Republican president and Senate that appear determined to attempt to push through a new conservative justice as soon as possible, it could be more important than ever that state governments are ready and willing to protect reproductive rights and access. Should a conser more
Rep. Smith on Trump's decision to nominate new Supreme Court justice
WASHINGTON, DC (September 22, 2020) - Rep. Adam Smith (D-Wash.) issued the following statement after President Trump announced he would nominate a candidate to fill the Supreme Court vacancy this Saturday.

"The President and Senate Republicans' decision to move forward with a Supreme Court nomination flies in the face of precede
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HRC remembers US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg
WASHINGTON, DC (September 18, 2020) - Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) civil rights organization, responded to the tragic news that United States Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has passed away at the age of 87.

"Today, we lost an unqualif
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ACLU executive director Anthony Romero on the passing of Justice Ginsburg
NEW YORK (September 18, 2020) - Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg leaves a country changed because of her life's work. We will continue her legacy.

Before serving on the highest court, Ginsburg rose to prominence as an ACLU lawyer fighting for equal rights. She founded the Women's Rights Project in 1972 and led the ACLU in critical lega
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GLAD mourns the passing and celebrates the legacy of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg
BOSTON (September 19, 2020) - [Yesterday we lost] a phenomenal human, a pathbreaking woman, and a stalwart champion of justice. As an attorney, Ruth Bader Ginsburg blazed a trail for gender justice and the equal treatment of women, and set a shining example of what it means to advocate fiercely for those who have been left out of the protections o more

National LGBTQ Task Force on the passing of Justice Ginsburg
MONTCLAIR, NJ (September 18, 2020) - The following can be attributed to National LGBTQ Task Force Executive Director Rea Carey:

"Today we have lost a giant of justice, a champion for equality and progress. Justice Ginsburg was an American hero and pioneer, a voice for so many marginalized people, leaving behind a legacy of coura
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Lambda Legal mourns passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg
WASHINGTON, DC (September 18, 2020) - The US Supreme Court today announced the death of Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Lambda Legal CEO Kevin Jennings issued the following statement:

"Today, the United States lost an irreplaceable giant. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg made history as both an advocate and a Justice, strikin
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NY attorney general on the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg
NEW YORK (September 18, 2020) - In response to the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, [New York] Attorney General Letitia James released the following statement:

"Our hearts are heavy tonight with the passing of one of the most impactful justices to ever serve on the Supreme Court. From her time at the ACLU foundi
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NCLR mourns the loss of LGBTQ equality champion Justice Ginsburg, commits to continue to fight to honor her legacy
SAN FRANCISCO (September 18, 2020) - The National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) mourns the tragic loss of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg - a true champion for LGBTQ rights in her 27 years on the US Supreme Court. During her tenure, Justice Ginsburg was a pivotal vote for affirming LGBTQ rights, including marriage equality and recognizing the r more
Rep. Jayapal on the passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg
SEATTLE (September 18, 2020) - US Rep. Pramila Jayapal (WA-07) issued the following statement tonight on the passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg:

"Tonight, our nation not only lost a historic member of the highest court in our land but a trailblazer for women everywhere. From her passionate advocacy work on b
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Local journalist faces complex accountability process that appears to show SPD out of compliance with Consent Decree
by Carolyn Bick with additional reporting by Jessie McKenna
South Seattle Emerald

[EDITOR'S NOTE: The following article was first published on the South Seattle Emerald website on 9/16/20 and is reprinted here with permission.]

https://southseattleemerald.com/
2020/09/16/local-journalist-faces-complex-
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HRC Foundation reacts to the US approaching 200,000 COVID-19 deaths
WASHINGTON, DC (September 21, 2020) - Today, as the United States approaches the grim milestone of surpassing 200,000 deaths caused by COVID-19, Human Rights Campaign Foundation (HRC) President Alphonso David released the following statement:

"When this pandemic began, we pushed and advocated for real action to avoid the need
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Rep. Smith slams AG Barr and Trump administration's efforts to withhold critical federal funding from Seattle and other US cities
WASHINGTON, DC (September 22, 2020) - Rep. Adam Smith (D-WA) issued the following statement after the Department of Justice named Seattle, Portland, and New York City "anarchist jurisdictions" as justification for attempting to withhold federal funding:

"Attorney General Bill Barr's effort to cut off federal aid from Seattle, Por
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Cleve Jones on the US reaching 200,000 lives lost to COVID-19
SAN FRANCISCO (September 19, 2020) - [The following is a statement by Cleve Jones is an activist, lecturer, and author of When We Rise: My Life in the Movement:]

"I join with all in our country who are devastated by the more than 200,000 lives already lost to COVID-19 in the United States. Words cannot express my sorrow about t
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National LGBTQ Task Force announces longtime executive director Rea Carey stepping down in 2021
WASHINTON, DC (September 23, 2020) - The National LGBTQ Task Force today announced that longtime executive director Rea Carey will be stepping down in early 2021. Carey has been with the organization since 2003 as a senior strategist, then deputy executive director, and became its executive director in 2008. The Board of Directors has unanimou more
Creating Change Conference announces October 10 daylong event, "Queering Racial Justice"
WASHINGTON, DC (September 21, 2020) - The National LGBTQ Task Force and Creating Change will hold a daylong event (12:30 ET to 6:30 ET) exploring how Queer/Trans People of Color (QTPOC) activism is leading the resistance to state-sanctioned violence. The day will include a plenary, speakers, skills-building sessions, and discussion of community more
Why Merriam-Webster.com updating the definition of bisexual matters on Bisexual+ Visibility Day and beyond
(September 23, 2020) - On Bisexual Visibility Day, we not only applaud the visibility of out bisexual+ people but we call attention to the misinformation about bisexual+ people that too often exists in the media and within the broader LGBTQ community.

In January of 2019, pioneering bisexual+ advocate Robyn Ochs reached out to
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