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posted Friday, June 9, 2017 - Volume 45 Issue 23


SGN exclusive interview:

Seattle City Council candidate Teresa Mosqueda

by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

According to Seattle City Council candidate Teresa Mosqueda, Seattle is a tale of two cities.

'On the surface, this city has a progressive reputation,' she says. 'Other cities look to us to see what can be done - from our $15 minimum wage law, to paid sick days, to secure scheduling. Arguably, Seattle is leading the res
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Seattle releases gender identity guidelines for City employees
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

Seattle's Department of Human Resources (SDHR) released its new 'Guidance on Gender Identity in the Workplace' document on June 8.

The 38-page document is intended to offer support to City employees who are transitioning, Transgender, or nonbinary, as well as advise their depa
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Keep Pride political, Martin Duberman says
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

Pride has become 'far more confident' but also far more 'commercial' since his first Pride in 1973, Gay historian and activist Martin Duberman says in an interview published June 3.

Duberman was interviewed by journalist Graham Gremore as part of an effort to 'spotlight the fo
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Suzan DelBene meets with LGBT vets, introduces bill to add LGBT reps to Advisory Committee on Minority Veterans
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

Rep. Suzan DelBene met with LGBT veterans on June 5 and announced that she will introduce legislation to add LGBT vets to the federal Advisory Committee on Minority Veterans.

The committee, established by Congress in 1994, advises the Veterans Administration secretary on the needs
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Seattle Pride announces 2017 Grand Marshals
Last December, Seattle Pride invited the community to help select our Grand Marshals for the 2017 Seattle Pride Parade. We asked for local individuals and organizations that strive to create unity, honor diversity, and work towards the achievement of equal human rights. The Board of Directors reviewed all nominations and is proud to present th more
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Visit Seattle debuts short film for Pride Month reinforcing Seattle's stance of inclusivity and acceptance
The Official Destination Marketing Organization's newest marketing campaign asks citizens what it means to be #seattleproud

Despite the current administration's failure to acknowledge June as LGBTQ Pride Month, Visit Seattle has created a short film sharing the message that Pride in Seattle is celebrated, and goes beyond t
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Honorees announced for Seattle Women's Pride June 17
Seattle Womxn Marching Forward, Repair Revolution, Marination founders to receive awards for dedication to the LGBTQ Community

In the spirit of celebrating National Gay Pride Month, the organizers behind the fourth annual Seattle Women's Pride have announced the recipients for their distinguished awards presentation on S
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Walk away from Trumpcare, Patty Murray urges Senate Republicans
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

In a June 6 speech, Washington Sen. Patty Murray urged Republican senators to 'walk away' from their party's American Health Care Act (ACHA, or Trumpcare) legislation.

Murray also released a memo drafted by Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) committee staff doc
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POZSeattle Pride Summer BBQ
POZSeattle is pleased to present its annual Pride Summer BBQ on Wednesday, June 14th from 6-8:15pm at the Cuff Complex (13th & E Pine) on Capitol Hill. (Look for the social on the patio.)

Meet us on the back patio for our 1st Summer Grillin' event of the year, socializing, to catch-up with old friends, to make new ones, and a w
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Fifty-seven percent agree: Trump sucks
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

Donald Trump's approval ratings have sunk to all-time lows, according to a Quinnipiac poll released June 7, with concerns over his honesty and ties to Russia driving dissatisfaction with him.

According to the poll, 57% of respondents now have a negative view of Trump, with onl
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Judge dismisses suit against anti-Gay Scott Lively on technicality, still says he's guilty
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

Anti-Gay preacher Scott Lively is off the hook on charges of 'crimes against humanity,' a federal court has ruled, but the judge in the case said from the bench that Lively is guilty.

Lively, an ally of Ugandan officials who introduced a 'kill the gays' bill in 2009, was s
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Sorry dude, your laptop's not old enough to marry you
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

Who says state prosecutors don't have a sense of humor?

Utah Assistant Attorney General David Wolf came up with a novel argument in a lawsuit by an anti-Gay attorney suing to invalidate same-sex marriage.

Chris Sevier filed a lawsuit demanding the right to marr
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Weekly Pets
Meet Amore, a majestic, 6-year-old feline queen who's eager to meet her new family. Amore is aptly named - she's sweet, very easy to love and is absolutely gorgeous. This regal-looking cat definitely knows how to strike a pose! Come meet Amore today at Seattle Humane - you'll be happy you did!??As with all of our cats, Amore is spayed, mic more
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Hundreds expected to pay tribute to Pulse victims in Seattle June 12

Speakers include Seattle Deputy Mayor Hyeok Kim and Jacque Larrainzar


Seattle's LGBTQ community will unite at 7 p.m. at Cal Anderson Park (11th Ave & E Howell St) on Monday, June 12, 2017 to honor the victims, family members and friends
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