Monday, Jun 26, 2017
 
search SGN
Monday, Jun 26, 2017
click to go to click to visit advertiser's website


 

 

Speakeasy Speed Test

Cost of the
War in Iraq
(JavaScript Error)
 

 

click to go to advertisers website
 

Section One

SGN in-depth EXCLUSIVE: City police and feds react to ricin poison threat to Gay bars
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

"If it turns out to be a hoax - which we all hope it is - then it's a very ugly threat to part of our community. If it's more than that, it's very, very serious."
-Seattle Mayor Greg Nickels

"Our investigation will be focused on the worst-case scenario."
- SPD Assistant Chief Jim Pugel
more
--------------------------------------------------

click for information
--------------------------------------------------
Seattle Gay bars band together to counter ricin poison threat
Seattle Gay bars band together to counter ricin poison threat by Mike Andrew - SGN Contributing Writer

This evening, January 9, the 11 Capitol Hill bars which received anonymous threats of attack with the highly toxic ricin poison will jointly host a pub crawl "to combat hate and fear."

CC's, the Crescent, the Cuf
more
--------------------------------------------------
Big Prop 8-related summit will limit media access
by Rex Wockner - SGN Contributing Writer

A January 24 summit in Los Angeles to strategize about "winning back marriage rights" in California will be only partially open to media - a decision that has led to the resignation of one member of the organizing committee and to complaints from California Gay media figures.
more
--------------------------------------------------
National DOMA protest in Seattle
Join the Impact
DOMA Protest
Saturday, January 10
Seattle Central
Community College


On January 10, 2009, Join the Impact is reaching out to 1 million Americans to sign an open letter to President-elect Barack Obama, in response to his open letter to the LGBTQ community. In the President-elect's
more
--------------------------------------------------
Hollywood shapes public opinion
by Gerald Libonati - Special to the SGN

Was the road to Barack Obama's presidency paved by Hollywood's entertainment machine? The movie and television industry may have had a hand in shaping public opinion about electing a black president by depicting African-Americans in the role of America's number-one guy. Seeing situati
more
--------------------------------------------------
Outfield: Renegades rugby reaches 10
by Dan Woog - SGN Contributing Writer

Beginning in October 1998 - during the first 15 months of their existence - the Washington Renegades may not have changed the world, but they sure shook up the rugby universe.

Before that time, just over 10 years ago, only two Gay rugby clubs existed. One was in England; the oth
more
--------------------------------------------------
Douglas Matthew Dresch 1968-2008
Born in Kansas City, Missouri, Douglas passed away December 28, at the age of 40. He is survived by his mother Marcia Dresch and sister Angie Ramphal as well as many close friends. He worked from home as Dresch Consulting Services doing computer database and programming.We will miss his laughter and joy of life greatly. more
--------------------------------------------------
Frank RAJ Maloney 1945-2009
Frank died January 6 after a long illness. He is survived by his partner of 32 years, Lyndol Pullen. In the mid-'80s, Frank was one of the founding members of GLEAM, Gay Lesbian Bisexual & Transgender Employees At Microsoft. He published a book of poetry in 1976, How to Eat a Slug. His friends miss him already. more
--------------------------------------------------

more
--------------------------------------------------

International News
International News
Gay South African judge appointed to highest court
South African Supreme Court of Appeal Judge Edwin Cameron, who is openly Gay and openly HIV-positive, was appointed to the nation's highest court, the Constitutional Court, by President Kgalema Motlanthe on New Year's Day.

The South African Lesbian and Gay Equality Project said Cameron is the first openly G
more
Northwest News
Northwest News
LIFELONG AIDS ALLIANCE CARE TO SHOP FOOD DRIVE
Chicken Soup Brigade, Lifelong AIDS Alliance's food program, sponsors an on-going food drive program to provide bags of groceries to people living with HIV/AIDS in Seattle/King County. "Care to Shop" is held between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. at the following stores:

The first Saturday of the month at QFC, 416 15th Ave.
more
National News
National News
New Gay-friendly laws take effect in CalifORNIA
New laws that took effect in California January 1 protect GLBT seniors and foster youth, and insert "sexual orientation" and "gender identity" language into several civil rights laws that lacked comprehensive lists of protected groups.

Assembly Bill 3015 requires that existing mandatory training programs for f
more
Community Calendar
Calendar Listings
------------------------
Ask Michael: Standing against fear and threats
by Michael Raitt - SGN Contributing Writer

The Seattle Times reported January 7 that 11 Gay bars received letters threatening ricin attack. They listed these bars as The Elite, Neighbours, The Wildrose Bar, The Cuff, Purr, The Seattle Eagle, R Place, Re-bar, C.C.Attle's, Madison Pub and The Crescent. Some readers will think
more
-------
A Dyke About Town: New Year's celebrations
by Mercy Moosemuzzle - SGN Contributing Writer

Mercy and Cuteness spent New Year's Eve at the Vashon Island Pride Alliance dance. They enjoyed the sense of community there. A diversity of ages were represented. Dress ranged from blue jeans to glitter and tuxes. The DJed music varied nicely across eras and styles. The dance fl
more
-------
Not Thinking Straight: Not beating around the Bush
by Madelyn Arnold - SGN Contributing Writer

Here it is, the new year, more than two months after my column was supposed to reappear; it's passing strange how hard the world has conspired to keep me away. Snow, rain, crazy problems - everything has happened but a range fire.

Uh, do you smell smoke?

more
-------
Zero to 60: Lincoln MKX AWD

2009 Lincoln MKX AWD
by J.T. Hills
SGN Contributing Writer

TOP
• Distinctive styling
• Extremely roomy
• Exceptional ride quality

more
-------

Much more on the bizarre Prop 8 lawsuit
AP
8 Jan 09

Calif. gay marriage foes want donors anonymous By STEVE LAWRENCE Associated Press Writer

SACRAMENTO -- Supporters of the November ballot measure that banned gay marriages in California have filed a lawsuit seeking to block their campaign finance records from public view, saying the reports hav
more
-------

more
-------

more
-------
click here for all stories - Section One
Section One - BREAKING STORIES!! - MORE STORIES
Kalamazoo repeals gay-rights ordinance



 

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
Seattle Gay Blog post your own information on
the Seattle Gay Blog
 


: http://sgn.org/rss.xml | what is RSS? | Add to Google use Google to set up your RSS feed
copyright Seattle Gay News - DigitalTeamWorks 2008

USA Gay News American News American Gay News USA American Gay News United States American Lesbian News USA American Lesbian News United States USA News