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posted Friday, February 26, 2021 - Volume 40 Issue 09

Democrats reintroduce the LGBTQ Equality Act
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

Congressional Democrats reintroduced the LGBTQ Equality Act on February 18. Openly Gay Rep. David Cicilline (D-RI) and Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-OR) were the primary sponsors in their respective chambers.

The bill would add sexual orientation and gender identity as protected classes under federal civil rights laws. The mea
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Remembering conservative radio provocateur Rush Limbaugh
by Hannah Saunders - SGN Contributing Writer

Today we remember radio personality Rush Limbaugh - not for his renowned achievements but for his platforms where misogynistic, racist, and anti-LGBTQ+ remarks flowed freely. On February 17, 2021, Limbaugh died at the age of 70 after a yearlong battle with lung cancer.

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Black trans service members welcome chance to again serve openly
by Philip Van Slooten - Washington Blade

Transgender US Navy Corpsman Akira Wyatt rises at 6 a.m. at Camp Pendleton each day to see sailors and marines for sick calls, and today she does so a little easier.

President Biden on Jan. 25 signed an executive order rescinding the Trump administration's ban on trans
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Durkan Digest: prioritizing equitable vaccine distribution
by Mayor Jenny Durkan - Special to the SGN

2020 has brought several unpredictable challenges to Seattle. The impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic are still being felt in our city, region, and country.

Seattle's road to recovery starts with vaccinations, and while we have hundreds of employees working our vaccinat
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A history of medical nightmares
by Janice Athill - SGN Contributing Writer

It is 2021 and we are experiencing a health crisis. A pandemic has spread across our country and the world, affecting civilizations in a myriad ways. COVID-19 has spent over a year imposing new restrictions on the lives of millions.

Recently, vaccines have been create
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As nation marks sad 500,000-death milestone, a look at the COVID-19 numbers in Seattle and King County
by Justin Carder - Capitol Hill Seattle

President Joe Biden has ordered flags to half staff this week as the nation marks 500,000 COVID-19 deaths - a milestone predicted by only the most pessimistic forecasts in the early weeks of the crisis. Meanwhile, Seattle and King County are approaching the one-year anniversary of what
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More than 350 new shelter beds coming online, including hotels, tiny house villages, and an enhanced shelter for women
SEATTLE (Feb. 23, 2021) - The City of Seattle [has] provided an update on details of more than 350 new spaces of enhanced shelter programs at hotels, tiny house villages, and a new women's shelter, in addition to the new permanent housing resources for people experiencing homelessness and facing significant barriers to housing.

Sin
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Navy lieutenant breaks silence to fight DADT
[Editor's note: Over 47 years, the Seattle Gay News has covered thousands of stories that still resonate today. This week we look back at one from February 2010. We also offer updates on each story.]

by Shaun Knittel - SGN Staff Writer

Everett Earl Morrow, a Gay former submariner who left the U.S. Navy i
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Merrick Garland says 'it is the job of the Justice Department to stop' violence against Trans women
by Bil Browning - LGBTQ Nation

(Feb. 22, 2021) - President Joe Biden's nominee for attorney general, Merrick Garland, answered questions today at his confirmation hearing, and a question from Sen. Joe Kennedy (R-La.) has raised some eyebrows. His response to a question from Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.), however, is winning praise
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Va. school seeks Supreme Court review in continued fight against Gavin Grimm
by Chris Johnson - Washington Blade

Gavin Grimm's fight to get his Virginia high school to allow him to use the restroom consistent with his gender identity - even though he graduated four years ago - isn't over: the Gloucester County School Board on Friday filed a petition asking the US Supreme Court to review the case. more
Biden 'committed' to issuing gender-neutral passports ACLU reveals talks with White House
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

Nonbinary Americans may soon be able to get gender-neutral passports, according to the ACLU.

The civil rights group said it has been in talks with the Biden administration about adding X as a gender marker, along with M and F, to allow nonbinary people to get federal IDs that m
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LGBTQ activists in Myanmar join protests against military coup
by Michael K. Lavers and Victor Maung - Washington Blade

LGBTQ activists in Myanmar have joined the growing protest movement against the Feb. 1 coup that ousted Aung San Suu Kyi and her democratically elected government.

Min Khant Zin, a drag queen who works at a gay bar in Yangon, the country's largest city,
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Uncomfortable and challenging: Director Mike P. Nelson on taking a Wrong Turn into the horrifying unknown
by Sara Michelle Fetters - SGN Staff Writer

After a short theatrical engagement back in late January, director Mike P. Nelson's reinvention of Wrong Turn makes its home debut this week on DVD, Blu-ray, and VOD. Written by Alan McElroy, the scribe behind the 2003 original, this horror offering has absolutely nothing to do with
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Disquieting Vigil a supernatural crises of faith
by Sara Michelle Fetters - SGN Staff Writer

THE VIGIL
Theaters / VOD


Yakov Ronen (Dave Davis) has returned to Brooklyn's Hasidic Borough Park neighborhood to do a job. He is hardly as devout as he once was, his faith recently shattered by a traumatic event. But when former friend Reb Shulem (Mena
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Gleefully amoral I Care a Lot a stellar showcase for Pike and Dinklage
by Sara Michelle Fetters - SGN Staff Writer

I CARE A LOT
Netflix


I Care a Lot might be the most amoral, pitch-black comedy-thriller I've seen this side of Joel and Ethan Coen's Burn After Reading. Filmmaker J Blakeson rebounds from the young adult disaster of The 5th Wave and gets back into a form
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LGBTQ+ crime thriller Steven's War released by New Degree Press
(Feb. 18, 2021) - Author and college student Donovan Russo today announced his first novel, Steven's War, published by New Degree Press. The novel [is] sold through Amazon.com and other sellers and marks an LGBTQ+-inclusive spin on the superhero vigilante genre.

Russo has teamed up with nonprofits GLAAD and the NJ LGBT Chamber
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US Holocaust Memorial Museum presents 2021 Western Region Virtual Event; annual program occurs online March 11
LOS ANGELES (February 24, 2021) - At this historic time for reflection and action, members of the Western Region community supporting the efforts of the DC-based US Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM) will come together virtually on March 11 at 7 p.m. PT.

The COVID-19 pandemic rapidly changed much of how the USHMM does its work, bu
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