Seattle Gay News - SGN - Section One  

Seattle Gay News
Mobile Edition
rss: SGN Calendar For Mobile Phones http://sgn.org/rssCalendarMobile.xml

Friday, June 5, 2009 - Volume 37 Issue 23

mobile
SGN Mobile Front Page

SGN ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT SECTION

MOVIE REVIEWS
CALENDAR
NORTHWEST NEWS CALENDAR
CLASSIFIED

click here to go to the main SGN website



 
New Hampshire Gov. signs same-sex marriage bill
by Shaun Knittel - SGN Staff Writer

The New Hampshire State House and Senate passed legislation to recognize marriage equality for same-sex couples on June 3. The Senate voted 14-10 earlier in the day in favor of the bill. The house followed later in the afternoon, voting 198-176. Grouped with two previous pieces of legislation aimed at advancing the freedom for Gay an
more
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Cal Anderson dollar supports Capitol Hill merchants
by Shaun Knittel - SGN Staff Writer

The Capitol Hill Community Council (CHCC) formally unveiled the new Capitol Hill Discount Dollar, featuring beloved Seattle politician Cal Anderson, the night of June 1st. Cal Anderson was Washington State's first openly Gay legislator and the namesake for a Capitol Hill park.

more
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
SGN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW:Seattle City Attorney Tom Carr
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer "I believe I'm one of the most progressive prosecutors in the country," Tom Carr told SGN in an exclusive interview this week. Carr is running for a third term as Seattle City Attorney. His opponent, Peter Holmes, was also interviewed for this week's SGN.

"There's a perception of me as a law-a
more
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
SGN exclusive interview: City Attorney candidate Peter Holmes
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

Peter Holmes has tangled with Tom Carr before.

"'Tangled' is definitely the right word," Holmes says. This year, Holmes is running against incumbent Carr for Seattle City Attorney. Two years ago, when Holmes was Chair of the Office of Professional Accountability (OPA), overseeing more
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Seattle talk show host's killer pleads guilty
by Shaun Knittel - SGN Staff Writer

Scott Brian White pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in a plea deal arranged with prosecutors June 4 in court. White is accused of killing Seattle radio talk show host Mike Webb in 2007. King County Superior Court Judge Jeffrey Ramdsdell heard the plea.

According to White
more
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Man with HIV charged for unprotected sex
by Shaun Knittel - SGN Staff Writer

Zuriel E. Roush, a 22-year-old Gay male, is in Spokane County Jail on $100,000 bond and faces a first-degree assault charge for having unprotected sex with another man without revealing he has the virus that causes AIDS.

Roush appeared last Thursday before Superior Court Judge
more
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Hotel and restaurant workers say "Decline to Sign"
UNITE HERE Local 8, which represents hotel and food service workers in western Washington, has endorsed the "Yes! Decline to Sign" campaign.

UNITE HERE nationally represents almost a million workers and retirees in the hospitality, food service, textile, and clothing industries, including large concentrations of LGBT workers. <
more
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Social Security workers say "Decline to Sign"
The American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) Local 3937 has endorsed the Decline to Sign Referendum 71 campaign. Their action came at the request of Pride At Work, the AFL-CIO's LGBT constituency organization.

AFGE 3937's President Steve Kofahl informed Pride At Work of his local's endorsement on Wednesday, May 27. "W
more
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Gary Mooney, 1953-2009
Gary Mooney was one of the world's most wonderful people. He was sweet and kind and gentle and loyal and caring. He had an enormous heart and was a steadfast friend to many. He enjoyed life and lived it to the fullest.

Gary was a southern boy, born in Memphis, TN, 9/21/1953. He passed away 5/25/09 in Seattle, WA, from lung canc
more
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Susan A. Lockwood, 1962-2009
Susan A. Lockwood, 46 years old, passed away on Saturday, May 16, at home on a brilliantly sunny morning, surrounded by her community of friends and family.

Susan was born on July 8, 1962 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. She will be deeply missed by her parents, John and Lauma Lockwood of Traverse City, MI. Susan was devoted to her l
more
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------

more
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------

more
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Zero to 60: 2009 Infiniti G37 Coupe Journey

by J.T. Hills
SGN Contributing Writer

            Top

  • It’s definitely fun to drive
  • Gorgeous exterior styling
  • Intuitive con more
    --------------------------------------------------------------------------------

    more
    --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    PRIDE EVENTS CALENDAR

    GAY PRIDE MONTH
    SAM REMIX
    AND FILM SCREENINGS
    AT SEATTLE ART MUSEUM
    On Friday, June 5, 6-10 p.m., celebrate Gay Pride month with DJs Colby b and crew at Seattle Art Museum, 1300 First Ave. at University St. Catch special fil more

    --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Upcoming Films of LGBT Interest

    American Primitive
    USA - 2009
    Genre:  Coming of Age Drama
    June 12, 2009 7:00 pm – Egyptian Theatre
    June 13, 2009 4:30 pm – Egyptian Theatre

    Boy
    Philippines - 2009
    Subtitled
    Genre:  Coming of Age Drama
    more

    --------------------------------------------------------------------------------

    more
    --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    National News
    by Rex Wockner - SGN Contributing Writer

    Wisconsin Supremes to hear challenge to marriage ban
    Wisconsin's Supreme Court will hear a challenge to the state's three-year-old constitutional amendment that bans same-sex marriage.

    The case was filed by University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh teacher Bill McCo
    more
    --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Activists to Protest Proposed HIV/AIDS Funding Cuts at State Capitol
    Sacramento -- Activists from across California will converge tomorrow to protest proposed cuts to the state budget reducing or eliminating life-saving HIV/AIDS services. The current proposal -- offered by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and under consideration by the legislature -- would take away $80.1 million for state HIV/AIDS programs, includi more
    --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    On the Bus to Kayseri
    Turkey Wednesday, June 10, 2009

    This was a bus ride like none I have ever taken. I have spent almost 5 hours traveling on narrow passes at high elevation, watching a picturesque landscape unfold, to get to the Turkish city of Kayseri.

    I am the only non-Turkish traveler on this double-decker bus, which seat
    more
    --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Chastity Bono -- Becoming a Man
    Posted Jun 11th 2009 3:00PM by TMZ Staff

    Chastity Bono, civil rights advocate, journalist, author and musician, is in the early stages of changing his gender -- transitioning from female to male, TMZ has learned.

    http://www.tmz.co
    more
    --------------------------------------------------------------------------------

    more
    --------------------------------------------------------------------------------

    more
    --------------------------------------------------------------------------------

    more
    --------------------------------------------------------------------------------

    more
    --------------------------------------------------------------------------------

    more
    --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    "Quote Unquote"
    "[Senior Adviser] David [Axelrod] and I have been together for a long time. ... I think back to that day that I called Ax so many years ago and said, 'You and I can do wonderful things together,' and he said to me the same thing that partners all across America are saying to one another right now: 'Let's go to Iowa and make it official.'"
    more
    --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
New Hampshire Gov. signs same-sex marriage bill
------------------------------
Cal Anderson dollar supports Capitol Hill merchants
------------------------------
SGN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW:Seattle City Attorney Tom Carr
------------------------------
SGN exclusive interview: City Attorney candidate Peter Holmes
------------------------------
Seattle talk show host's killer pleads guilty
------------------------------
Man with HIV charged for unprotected sex
------------------------------
Hotel and restaurant workers say "Decline to Sign"
------------------------------
Social Security workers say "Decline to Sign"
------------------------------
"Quote Unquote"
------------------------------
International News
------------------------------
Northwest News
------------------------------
National News
------------------------------
Gary Mooney, 1953-2009
------------------------------
Susan A. Lockwood, 1962-2009
------------------------------

------------------------------

------------------------------
Zero to 60: 2009 Infiniti G37 Coupe Journey
------------------------------

------------------------------
PRIDE EVENTS CALENDAR
------------------------------
Upcoming Films of LGBT Interest
------------------------------
Activists to Protest Proposed HIV/AIDS Funding Cuts at State Capitol
------------------------------
On the Bus to Kayseri
------------------------------
Chastity Bono -- Becoming a Man
------------------------------

------------------------------

------------------------------

------------------------------

------------------------------

------------------------------
 
search SGN
SERVING SEATTLE AND THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST FOR 36 YEARS!