Friday, Oct 23, 2020
 
search SGN
SERVING SEATTLE AND THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST FOR OVER 46 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
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
 

posted Friday, October 9, 2020 - Volume 48 Issue 41

Police dedicate 100 officers to BLM protests
Gay protest streamer arrested outside East Precinct

by Renee Raketty - SGN Staff Writer

Seattle's Capitol Hill once again became the location of more protests this past week as members of the Black Lives Matter movement responded to developments in the news such as the release of Derek Chauvin, the Minneapolis police officer seen kneeling on t
more
State Sen. Pedersen introduces police accountability bill
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

State Sen. Jamie Pedersen (D-43), chair of the Senate Law and Justice Committee, will introduce a bill to beef up police accountability for police by making it easier to decertify officers who violate standards of conduct.

"It is important that when we have officers who have abu
more
SCOTUS OKs lawsuit against Kim Davis
Thomas and Alito call for reversal of Obergefell by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

The US Supreme Court will allow a lawsuit against Kim Davis to go forward, the high court said in an October 5 decision.

Davis is the former Rowan, Kentucky, county clerk who refused to issue marriage licenses to Gay co
more
Washington Lawyers for the Arts announces WLA Legal Advice Week (Oct. 19-23)
Washington Lawyers for the Arts is pleased to announce WLA Legal Advice Week ("WLA LAW") for September. This is a week-long pro bono telephone clinic where artists and arts professionals statewide can get 30 minutes of free advice related to their legal issues.

WLA LAW runs October 19-23. The telephone legal clinic is replacing W
more
GSBA Scholarship Fund application opens on National Coming Out Day, Oct. 11
SEATTLE (October 7, 2020) - The GSBA Scholarship Fund will again open to applicants across Washington on Sunday, October 11 - National Coming Out Day - as it celebrates its thirtieth year, making it the oldest LGBTQ scholarship program in the US. Applications are due by Friday, January 8, 2021, at 5:00 p.m. PST.

Due to the CO
more
IN MEMORIAM: Jack Anderson 1936-2020
A pioneer in Seattle's Gay community has died. Jack Anderson, 84, came to Seattle as a psychologist specializing in juvenile justice and became an advocate for the gay community. He was one of the first counselors for Seattle's LGBTQ community at a time when homosexuality was a crime and being openly gay meant being considered mentally ill. Mr. more
Antifascist counterprotesters outnumber Proud Boys three to one
SEATTLE (October 2, 2020) - On Saturday, September 26, 2020, over two dozen labor union members, Black Lives Matter campaigners, and leftists from the Seattle area traveled to Portland, Oregon, as part of a Labor for Black Lives/Labor Against Fascism contingent to the counter-rally against a national callout by the far-right Proud Boys. Initi more
Seattle Pride community is running in first-ever nationwide LGBTQIA+ virtual 5k/10k event, Pride Stride
SEATTLE (October 5, 2020) - The first nationwide LGBTQIA+ virtual 5k/10k Pride Stride is kicking off in Seattle on National Coming Out Day, October 11, with the event continuing through the end of October.

Participants of Pride Stride will run or walk at their own pace, on their own route, anytime before October 31. People who
more
Seattle Pride's successful Vote with Pride launch spurs regional expansion and collaboration with Drag Out the Vote
SEATTLE (October 5, 2020) - On the heels of yesterday's Vote with Pride campaign launch event - and with just four weeks to go until election day - Seattle Pride and Drag Out The Vote have announced a collaboration to bring even more attention to the importance of getting out the vote among the LGBTQIA+ community.

On Sunday, O
more
Durkan Digest: My plan to further address the homelessness crisis
SEATTLE (October 5, 2020) - It's been a hard year for all of us. Every day, we learn about more chaos from this White House and the other Washington.

The lack of national leadership has led to an intensifying pandemic, an economic downturn, a civil rights reckoning, and a climate crisis. These crises have impacted all of us in
more
LGBTQ+ young adults encouraged to apply for OUTAthlete Program from the OUT Foundation
NEW YORK (October 1, 2020) - It can be hard for many LGBTQ+ young adults to find a place where they feel comfortable participating in fitness, and the OUT Foundation and its local chapters in Portland, ME; Miami, FL; and New Orleans, LA are partnering with local CrossFit gyms across the country to change that.

Enrollment is n
more
House passes resolution condemning unwanted, unnecessary medical procedures performed on immigrant women without their consent
WASHINGTON, DC (October 2, 2020) - The United States House of Representatives passed a resolution today urgently condemning the unwanted, unnecessary medical procedures - including partial and full hysterectomies - performed on immigrant women without their full, informed consent at the private, for-profit Irwin County Detention Center in Oci more
Rep. Jayapal on voting to deliver additional COVID-19 relief to individuals, families, and businesses across Washington
WASHINGTON, DC (October 1, 2020) - US Rep. Pramila Jayapal (WA-07) issued the following statement after voting to deliver another round of critical COVID-19 relief to individuals, families, and businesses in Washington and throughout the country:

"My office has heard directly from thousands of constituents across our community
more
Rep. Smith applauds House passage of updated HEROES Act
WASHINGTON, DC (October 1, 2020) - Rep. Adam Smith (D-WA) released the following statement today after the House of Representatives passed HR 925, the updated HEROES Act, which would address the continued public health crisis and provide desperately needed support for struggling families and essential workers.

"We have surpass
more
Rep. Smith successfully includes provision in updated HEROES Act to support youth achievement center in King County
WASHINGTON, DC (October 3, 2020) - Rep. Adam Smith (D-Wash.) successfully included a provision in the Updated HEROES Act, which passed the House last night, that would help transit agencies make the most of unused land for community-based organizations and housing.

"Innovative and valuable projects across the nation are being
more

Full lineup announced for the 25th Annual Seattle Queer Film Festival
Virtual film festival to feature 40+ programs over 11 days

Three Dollar Bill Cinema has announced the full lineup of film screenings and special programs for the 25th Seattle Queer Film Festival (SQFF) taking place October 15-25. Tickets and passes are on sale now. The largest festival of its kind in more

Gay men take over #ProudBoys on Twitter
A hashtag used by the far-right fascist group, Proud Boys has been hijacked by the gay men to the delight of thousands of people on social media.

The male-only organization, which is affiliated with white supremacists, gained notoriety last Tuesday after Donald Trump refused to condemn them in the first presidential debate.
more
Discrimination contributes to poorer heart health for LGBTQ adults
American Heart Association Scientific Statement Statement Highlights:

The majority of LGBTQ adults report experiencing discrimination from a health care professional. Compared to cisgender heterosexual adults, LGBTQ populations experience multi-level, psychological and social stressors, including exposure to discrimination and
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

Seattle Gay News - SGN
509 10th Ave E
Seattle, WA 98102

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

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

copyright - Seattle Gay News 2020


The SGN - Seattle Gay News is one of the largest Gay Lesbian LGBT LGBTQ newspapers in the world.

Based in Seattle USA it is also the 3rd oldest Gay Newspaper Lesbian Newspaper LGBT News Paper in the USA United States.

The SGN has a Gay USA International news archive of over 15 years

An American LGBT Newspaper - Proudly serving Seattle USA and the Pacific Northwest for over 45 years

The SGN is the number 1 LGBTQ Lesbian Gay newspaper and source on-line of International and American Lesbian News in the United States USA

A complete and comprehensive source for gay news USA United States

A top Alternative News source for the United States USA