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posted Friday, June 2, 2017 - Volume 45 Issue 22


5th Annual Pride Flag Raising event at Seattle City Hall
held June 1

Dear friends,

Each year we proudly raise and display the Pride flag outside City Hall to demonstrate Seattle's commitment to inclusion and to honor our LGBTQ residents and visitors. This month-long display signals to all that they are welcome in our city and that they will be accepted for who they are.

Thank you for advocating, educating and suppo
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Title IX and 14th Amendment protect Trans students, federal appeals court says
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

A Transgender high school student in Kenosha, Wisc., has a right to use the restroom that corresponds to his gender identity, a federal appeals court ruled on May 30.

A three-judge panel of the 7th Circuit Court concluded that Ash Whitaker was protected under Title IX of the 1
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Pride Month statement from the Democratic Party
by Tom Perez, chair of the Democratic National Committee

'From Stonewall to the Supreme Court, our nation has made great strides in LGBTQ rights. LGBTQ Pride Month is an opportunity to celebrate that progress, to appreciate the cultural achievements of LGBTQ Americans, and to recommit ourselves to the fight for global LGBTQ equ
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SGN exclusive interview:
Hisam Goueli, candidate for Seattle City Council

by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

If Hisam Goueli wins a seat on the Seattle City Council, he'll not only be the first Gay Muslim elected but the first candidate to quote the Sufi poet Rumi on his campaign website.

When I pointed this out to him, he exclaimed, 'I appreciate you noticing! How can I not? Such be
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JESSE'S JOURNAL: The return of Physique Pictorial
by Jesse Monteagudo - SGN Contributing Writer

Arguably the most influential gay publication of all time was Physique Pictorial, which flourished between 1951 and 1990. The creation of photographer and film maker Bob Mizer (1922-1992), who created this magazine as an outgrowth of his Athletic Model Guild, Physique Pictorial was
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Trump's immigration policies threaten children's mental health, Rep. Jayapal says
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

Donald Trump's immigration policies threaten the mental health of American children, Seattle-area Rep. Pramila Jayapal charges in an article printed in The Hill magazine.

Jayapal co-wrote the article with two other congresswomen, Lucille Roybal-Allard and Grace Napolitano, bot
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7th Annual South Park LGBTQueer Pride Picnic is Sunday, June 4!

FREE tamales for first 200 people!

SOUTH PARK LGBTQ/QUEER
PRIDE PICNIC IN THE PARK 2017
Sunday, June 4 @ 1-4pm
Duwamish Waterway Park
7900 10th Ave S @ S Elmgrove St on the river
www.facebook.com/events/187251088461138


o Free tamales for the first 200 people to arrive, prepared by Carniceria el Paisano in White C
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No Pride proclamation or celebrations at Trump White House

Nancy Pelosi and Tom Perez issue Democratic Party statements

by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

There will be no Pride proclamation and no White House celebration marking LGBT Pride this year.

From 2009 until 2016, President Obama had issued annual proclamations recognizing June as LGBT Pride Month. The Obamas also hosted LGBT festivities inside the White House. That tradi
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Trumpcare could be a 'death sentence' for Trans community

Experts cite dangers in GOP health care plan

by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

The Republican health care bill passed by the House of Representatives - labeled the American Health Care Act (ACHA, or Trumpcare) - could be a 'death sentence for many in the [Trans] community,' according to a leading expert.

Kris Hayashi, executive director of the Transgende
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Martina Navratilova to Margaret Court: Shut up!
On June 1 the Australian press published an open letter from Martina Navratilova addressing the stance of another tennis legend, Margaret Court, who recently came out against LGBT rights.

Navratilova's letter is written in the form of a note to the tennis stadium named for Court.

'Dear Margaret Court Arena,
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Navratilova, Murray and other professional tennis players criticize Margaret Court's homophobic remarks
by Albert Rodriguez - SGN A&E Writer

As the world's top professional tennis players convene this week at the second Grand Slam tournament of the year, the French Open in Paris, the locker room chatter isn't about who'll win the coveted title, it's about a controversy brewing on the opposite side of the globe.
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HRC Equidad MX: Global Workplace Equality Program launches groundbreaking LGBT workplace inclusion survey for employers in Mexico
New effort has strong corporate support, builds off success of HRC's Corporate Equality Index

MEXICO CITY - The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, the educational arm of America's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) civil rights organization, has announced that its HRC Equidad MX: Global
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HIV prevention study looking for Native American male participants
The Virtual Two-Spirit project is a culturally-grounded, online HIV prevention intervention for Native American and Alaska Native men who have sex with men. The intervention facilitates positive sexual health behaviors and promotes HIV risk harm reduction strategies. Eligible participants who complete the three-week intervention and online ass more
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RELIGION: This Sunday, June 4, Glitter+Fire will celebrate The Queerness of Pentecost
24 churches in 14 states take part as creators of Glitter+Ash Wednesday return to rejoice in Christian civersity NEW YORK, NY - The coalition behind Glitter+Ash Wednesday is back at it, encouraging Christians to use glitter to express joy in a diverse, LGBTQ-affirming church, this time in a symbolic recreation of the 'tongues of fire' more
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China shuts down Lesbian dating app

Closure may be linked to Shanghai demonstration

by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

Rela, a Chinese dating app for Lesbians, has been shut down.

The app, which reportedly has more than five million users, is no longer available in Android or Apple stores, its website is down, and its account at Sina Weibo - the Chinese equivalent of Facebook - has been delete
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Chinese government 'disappears' activists investigating Ivanka Trump's shoe factory
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

Three Chinese labor activists investigating conditions at a factory that makes shoes for Ivanka Trump's brand went missing on May 28.

Hua Haifeng, Li Zhao, and Su Heng had been investigating a factory in China's Jiangxi province operated by the Ganzhou Huajian International Sh
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