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posted Friday, November 25, 2016 - Volume 44 Issue 48


The 13th Annual Stronger Together World AIDS Day Breakfast is December 1
Seven of Seattle's preeminent non-profit AIDS services providers have joined together in a powerful collaboration: the 13th Annual Stronger Together World AIDS Day Breakfast. The largest benefit of its kind in the Northwest, the breakfast is a fundraiser for Gay City: Seattle's LGBTQ Center, Seattle Counseling Service, and CareTeams, a program of Samaritan Center of Puget Sound, more
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Mayor Ed Murray signs new City budget

Includes money for LGBT, Capitol Hill projects

by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray signed the new 2017-2018 City budget on November 22 at a ceremony in City Hall's seventh-floor conference room. The $5.4 billion budget passed the City Council the previous day on an 8-to-1 vote.

Included in the budget are a number of items of interest
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DATELINE: London, England Editor

Convicted killer found four victims on Grindr

by Shaun Knittel - SGN Associate Editor

So long as men can be cruel it can be dangerous to hookup. Heavy cruising by Gay men didn't start with iPhone apps. Regardless, no matter how much as little boys we were told not to talk to strangers or go home with someone we did not know, many Gay and Bisexual men do just that on phone
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West Hollywood Pink Pistols chapter: 'LGBT citizens should arm themselves'
by Shaun Knittel - SGN Associate Editor

Guns and Gays go together like oil and water, right? Not so, claim the LGBT members of the Pink Pistols. They claim that statement is not only wrong - it's downright dangerous. The gun-wielding Gays say a Donald Trump presidency is not a time to bluff. The Pink Pistolers assert their
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MARK MY WORDS - Trump as easy as 1, 2. 3 & LGBT Community
by Mark Segal - Philadelphhia Gay News

1. Trump is President-elect. If that angers or frightens you, don't get upset, get involved.

2. What are the signs we in the LGBT community should be looking for? Trump has already made the statement that marriage equality is already the law of the land (in a '60 Minutes' i
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AFTERSHOCK - WHAT'S NEXT?
by Janice Van Cleve - Special to the SGN

At first we were shocked. The unfathomable, the incomprehensible had happened. Donald Trump took the most electoral votes and became the President-elect. Stunned and hurt, we stumbled around in a daze. Some gave vent to their dismay by protesting in the streets. Others soaked their an
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POCAAN hosts First Annual Legends Gala and Awards Dinner on Dec. 9
Since 1987, POCAAN has been fighting for communities of color that are affected by HIV/AIDS.

On Friday, December 9, POCAAN will present their First Annual Legends Gala and Awards Dinner @ 7pm, at the Northwest African American Museum, 2300 S. Massachusetts St., in Seattle.

The gala will become Seattle's premier
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DelBene introduces bill to prohibit Muslim registry
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

Washington Rep. Suzan DelBene has introduced a bill to bar federal officials from setting up a registry that would classify Americans on the basis of their religion.

DelBene, who represents the 1st Congressional District, introduced the measure November 21, after Reince Priebu
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LGBTQ community gathers around housing, hope, and change
by Laurie Rocello Torres and Debbie Carlsen - Special to the SGN

On Saturday, November 19, the LGBTQ community came together to discuss the impacts of the housing crisis at 'House of Queer: Housing (r)EVOLUTION,' an intergenerational LGBTQ conference hosted by LGBTQ Allyship. Seventy-five attendees gathered at the Senior Cent
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Clinton now ahead by 2 million votes, supporters urge her to contest results
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

As of November 23, Hillary Clinton is more than two million votes ahead of Donald Trump, and supporters are urging her to contest results in the three swing states that swung the election to Trump.

The latest vote count puts Clinton at 64,223,958 votes, while Trump gets 62,206,3
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John Kerry reaffirms US support for Trans rights
by Mike Andrew SGN Staff Writer In what may be the last official recognition of the Transgender Day of Remembrance for a while, US Secretary of State John Kerry issued a statement affirming US support for Trans rights:

'On Transgender Day of Remembrance, the United States solemnly honors the memory of the many transgender i
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Federal judge blocks Obama overtime rule: 4 million workers to lose extra pay
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

A federal judge has issued an injunction blocking implementation of new guidelines from the Obama administration that would have extended overtime pay to some 4 million US workers.

The new US Department of Labor rule required employers to pay time-and-a-half to employees who w
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The Trump cabinet: It keeps getting worse
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

Donald Trump's cabinet keeps getting worse.

Two weeks ago BuzzFeed published a leaked memo listing possible nominees, all of them old-time Republican retreads. Since then, prospects for the new administration have become even gloomier.

Trump has already settled
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UN votes to keep LGBT rights watchdog
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

A United Nations committee has voted to keep the international LGBT rights investigator it appointed in September in spite of objections by Russia and a number of African countries.

In June, the UN Human Rights Council created the post of special investigator to look into abus
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165 participants at tonight's transgender name & gender ID clinic in Capitol Hill
November 30, 2016, SEATTLE, WAGender Justice League in partnership with Q-Law Legal Foundation, Teller and Associates, U.T.O.P.I.A., and King County Bar Association will be holding a name and gender marker change legal clinic today and on December 18th and January 3rd prior to the presidential inaugurati more
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