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posted Friday, May 25, 2018 - Volume 46 Issue 21


Federal court affirms rights of Transgender students, orders school district to settle with plaintiff Gavin Grimm
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

A US District Court has tossed out a motion by the Gloucester County School Board to dismiss a lawsuit brought by a Transgender former student and ruled that Trans students are, indeed, protected by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972.

The ruling may bring closure to the legal saga of Gavin Grimm, now 19, w
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Trans brains match their gender, not their sex assigned at birth, study shows
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

Brain activity in Transgender children and teens matches their gender, not the sex they were assigned at birth, according to a new study by Belgian neuroscientist Julie Bakker.

In other words, the brains of Transgender boys match those of cisgender boys, and the brains of Tra
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New Gallup poll: Two-thirds of Americans OK with same-sex marriage, half say same-sex attraction is innate
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

Two-thirds of Americans are OK with same-sex marriage, according to a new poll by Gallup. Half of those surveyed also said they believe that same-sex attraction is something Lesbian, Gay, and Bi people are born with.

Gallup surveyed 1,024 US adults between May 1 and May 10 fo
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CDC will roll back data collection on the health and well-being of LGBT people
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) official disclosed that the agency will roll back support for the collection of data on the health and well-being of LGBT people through the Behavior Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS).

'The BRFSS is one of the few federally supported data collection
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Low Income Housing Institute partners with Vulcan Inc. to build 30 tiny houses for Seattle's homeless
More than 400 employees volunteer in the region's largest ever single-day tiny home build

The Low Income Housing Institute (LIHI) has partnered with Vulcan, Inc. to build and donate 30 tiny houses for homeless families and individuals. The tiny houses will be placed at a new tiny house village site in Seattle's Central
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Pride Foundation awards more than half a million dollars to 2018 scholars
Hosting reception for Seattle scholars May 30

[On Wednesday, May 23,] Pride Foundation announced scholarships to 130 students from Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington totaling $535,000 - the largest total award in the organization's history.

Pride Foundation is one of the largest sources of sch
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ACLU of Oregon reaches sweeping settlement with North Bend School District over LGBTQ discrimination and Bible reading
Hosting reception for Seattle scholars May 30

[On Wednesday, May 23,] Pride Foundation announced scholarships to 130 students from Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington totaling $535,000 - the largest total award in the organization's history.

Pride Foundation is one of the largest sources of sch
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HRC responds to victory for Transgender students in Gavin Grimm federal court case
WASHINGTON, D.C. - [On May 22], the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) civil rights organization, responded to a federal court decision reaffirming that Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 protect[s] transgender students from discrimination, including being forced to more
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Burien Pride expands with Friday night bingo on June 1
Saturday festival includes live music, games, kids' area and more

BURIEN, Wash. - The second annual Burien Pride festival, sponsored by Blissful Knead and Kaiser Permanente, will take place in Burien Town Square Park on Saturday June 2, 2018, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., with free admission to the public. Live musical perfo
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Official Pride ASIA kicks off June Pride Month on May 27
Official Pride ASIA is proud to announce that Seattle Pride will be our Official 2018 Co-Presenter at the 7th Annual Pride ASIA Celebration this Sunday, May 27th! Festivities will begin at 12 noon and continue until 5pm at Hing Hay Park, 423 Maynard Ave. S. at S. King St.

Pride ASIA 2018 will by hosted by Pride Asia Founder, Al
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Generations Aging With Pride host Wine & Cheese Volunteer Social on June 2
Come one, come all for a celebration of our current and future volunteers! We will be recruiting new volunteers and raising a glass to the hard work of our long-standing volunteers.

We are now seeking Trainers, Public Speakers, Board Members, Outreach Volunteers, and more! We cordially invite you to an evening of coming together
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HRC projects message to Betsy DeVos on US Department of Education building
WASHINGTON, D.C. - [On May 22], the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) and artist Robin Bell projected a message to [US Secretary of Education] Betsy DeVos [on to the US Department of Education building in Washington, DC] to raise awareness about how the Trump-Pence administration's policies are harming already vulnerable LGBTQ youth.

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HRC responds to Trump-Pence administration's attack on women's health care through a gag rule
WASHINGTON, D.C. - [On May 18], the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) civil rights organization, responded to news that the Trump-Pence administration is considering a rule that would aggressively block patients from receiving necessary guidance from medical professionals o more
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Discrimination in Kansas: Kansas governor signs anti-LGBTQ bill
TOPEKA, Kan. - [On May 18], the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) civil rights organization, blasted Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer for signing a patently discriminatory bill, SB 284, which is a license to discriminate with taxpayer funds against prospective LGBTQ foster or adoptive more
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Lambda Legal: Kansas adds name to roll of states denying children loving families
NEW YORK - [On May 18], Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer signed into law Kansas SB 284, a license-to-discriminate bill that allows taxpayer-funded child welfare agencies to reject foster or adoptive parents based upon the agency's religious beliefs. Colyer's action comes one week after Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin signed SB 1140, a similar bill, making Kans more
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AHF highlights condoms as 'Lifesaver' as STDs skyrocket in California
World's largest AIDS organization to celebrate LGBTQ equality and promote condom use for HIV and STD prevention at more than two dozen Pride celebrations across the country

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), the largest global AIDS organization, is proud to join the LGBTQ community in celebrating the
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There will be no evolution in Arizona, please
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

The Arizona Department of Education wants to remove the word 'evolution' from K-12 science standards, or at least qualify the word as a 'theory' that remains unproven.

In a recently released new draft of science standards, 'evolution' is crossed out wherever it appears and replac
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