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posted Friday, July 4 2014 - Volume 42 Issue 27


Ali Muhammad Brown, charged with murder in double homicide case, at large in New Jersey
by Shaun Knittel - SGN Associate Editor

The suspect in a double homicide last month, Ali Muhammad Brown, 30, may have targeted the Gay men he allegedly killed by meeting them through the personal meet-up mobile app Grindr, according to court documents released Wednesday.

Brown was charged with two counts of aggravated first-degree murder - a crime tha
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SCOTUS gets one right: declines to review California law against conversion therapy
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to hear an appeal of a California law prohibiting so-called 'conversion therapy' for minors.

The appeal had been filed by NARTH (National Association for Research and Therapy of Homosexuality) and 'ex-Gay' therapist David Pickup, but was rej
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Hobby Lobby fallout: Religious leaders ask Obama to exempt them from executive order barring discrimination against LGBT employees
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

Within days of the U.S. Supreme Court decision in the Hobby Lobby case, religious groups sought to expand on the court's ruling by claiming a right for employers to discriminate against LGBT employees on religious grounds.

On June 30, a slim 5-4 majority of the high court held
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Judge hears Marriage Equality case in Florida as major cities pass resolutions in favor
by Viktor Bogatko - SGN Contributing Writer

Florida is perhaps the most infamous state as far as politics are concerned, and the past few weeks of political and legal drama surrounding marriage equality in the state have been no exception.

Fortunately, it appears this time the Sunshine State is poised to be on
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Point Foundation Scholar Crys O'Grady coming to UW to study law
by Viktor Bogatko - SGN Contributing Writer

The nation's largest LGBTQ scholarship organization, Point Foundation, announced Monday morning that it is awarding an additional 23 scholarships, bringing the organization's total to 80 full-time students for this academic year.

One of these outstanding students is comi
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Social Outreach Seattle (SOSea) to launch new Queer Youth Program
by Zeena Rivera - SOSea Youth Outreach Director

On Sunday, a few LGBTQ identifying teens stood outside of the Capitol Hill Farmer's Market selling Otter Pops to raise money for a program that will be getting them engaged in service.

'Rainbow Water for Queer Youth' reads one of their signs. But why are Queer y
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2014 Seattle Pride Poster Released
Seattle Pride, the organizers of the 2014 Pride Parade and other Pride Month events, announced the release of this year's official Seattle Pride earlier this month. The flyer is a recreation of the poster from Seattle's first Pride, held in 1974. Originally drawn by Joseph Velez, the 2014 poster was traced from the original by artist Brian Donah more
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SEAMEC announces early candidate endorsements
This week, the Seattle Metropolitan Election Committee (SEAMEC) announced their endorsements for the state's primary election. Ballots will be mailed to voters on July 18 and must be returned by August 5, either by mail or in person.

Current SEAMEC Endorsements are as follows:

Openly LGBT incumbents with stron
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INSIGHTS & PERSPECTIVES: 'Manna from Heaven'
by Michael Raitt - SGN Contributing Writer

The other day I got a good laugh because someone was telling me how excited they were to be going to the Cyndi Lauper/Cher concert on Pride weekend. 'Having them both here on Pride is like manna from heaven' they exclaimed.

I smiled; then I thought to myself about wh
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Obama to issue executive order barring Transgender discrimination
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

President Obama announced June 30 that he will issue an executive order giving Transgender federal employees formal protection from workplace discrimination.

'The majority of Fortune 500 companies already have nondiscrimination policies to protect their employees because it's
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Emerald City Classic tournament this weekend
Pride weekend may be behind us. But the party rolls on from July 4 to 6 across multiple Seattle-area venues, as the Emerald City Softball Association presents the Emerald City Classic tournament - now one of the country's largest Gay softball events.

As many as 1,100 players are expected for the two-day tournament, which featur
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Tenth Circuit fallout: Colorado County Clerk issues marriage licenses
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

Last week, on the day the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals issued its ruling upholding a lower court decision that Utah must allow Gay and Lesbian couples to marry, a Colorado county clerk announced she would begin issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

In a media releas
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Kentucky marriage ban falls
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

A federal court judge ruled on July 1 that Kentucky's ban on same-sex marriages is unconstitutional, and the state must allow Gay and Lesbian couples to marry.

U.S. District Judge John G. Heyburn II said that Kentucky's voter-approved 2004 constitutional amendment and a 1998 s
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Ninth Circuit stands by heightened scrutiny decision
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has rejected a request for en banc review of its decision in SmithKline Beecham v. Abbot Laboratories, a case in which a three-judge panel of the court ruled that individuals may not be excluded from jury pools because of their sexual orientation.
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