Friday, Nov 24, 2017
 
search SGN
SERVING SEATTLE AND THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST FOR 42 YEARS!

click to visit advertiser's website


Javascript DHTML Drop Down Menu Powered by dhtml-menu-builder.com

Last Weeks Edition
   
click to visit advertiser's website
click to visit advertiser's website
click to visit advertiser's website
click to visit advertiser's website
click to visit advertiser's website
click to visit advertiser's website
click to visit advertiser's website
click to visit advertiser's website
click to visit advertiser's website
click to visit advertiser's website
click to visit advertiser's website
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 




 

 
 

 

 

[Valid RSS]

click to go to advertisers website
to Section One | to Arts & Entertainment
posted Friday, June 26, 2015 - Volume 43 Issue 26


It's marriage!
Supreme Court rules for equality

by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

Obergefell v. Hodges is now as historic as USA v. Windsor (2013), Lawrence v. Texas (2003), and Loving v. Virginia (1967).

The U.S. Supreme Court - in a 5-4 decision written by Justice Anthony Kennedy - ruled on June 26 that Gay and Lesbian couples have a constitutional right to marriage.

The date it
more
--------------------------------------------------
LGBT activist launches bid for Port Commission
by Geov Parrish - Special to the SGN

Herb Krohn, a co-founder and 12-year board member of Equal Rights Washington and a steering committee member of the Seattle Metropolitan Elections Committee (SEAMEC) since 1986, has emerged as a leading contender for the open Port of Seattle Commission Seat #5, replacing outgoing commissione
more
--------------------------------------------------
'When you have power, you use power.'

SGN EXCLUSIVE:
Pride interview with Mayor Ed Murray

by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

As we head toward Pride 2015, it seems like the best of times for Seattle's LGBT community.

Most observers expect the U.S. Supreme Court to rule in favor of marriage equality in the next week or so, and if they do, it will be a popular decision. Some polls show as many as 60%
more
--------------------------------------------------
JESSE'S JOURNAL: The Ole Swimming Hole
by Jesse Monteagudo - SGN Contributing Writer

One of the most famous works of American art is The Swimming Hole (1883), by the realist painter and photographer Thomas Eakins (1844-1916), now in the Amon Carter Museum in Fort Worth, Texas. Eakins, apparently a devoted skinny dipper, based his painting on a photo taken of h
more
--------------------------------------------------
A Rainbow Flag over the Space Needle
by Cleve Jones - Special to the SGN

When the Rainbow Flag was first unfurled high atop Seattle's Space Needle in 2010, I was thrilled. I've always loved Seattle and have many friends living there. Gilbert Baker, creator of the Rainbow Flag, is one of my oldest and dearest buddies; he let me help him dye the fabric for the ver
more
--------------------------------------------------
Rainbow crosswalks come to life: public art on Capitol Hill
by Shaun Knittel - SGN Associate Editor

Have you ever experienced something come full circle? I have, the moment I walked across the rainbow colored crosswalk with the man that ultimately made it happen, Seattle Mayor Ed Murray; and we turned to face the news cameras to announce that after years of planning the money had been fou
more
--------------------------------------------------
Right-wing party leads huge anti-Gay demo in Rome
Right-wing party leads huge anti-Gay demo in Rome by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

The right-wing Northern League party led a huge anti-Gay demonstration in Rome on June 21. Estimates put the crowd at between 300,000 and one million people.

The center-left coalition that governs Italy has proposed legislation
more
--------------------------------------------------
Reparative therapy is consumer fraud, NJ court says
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

Reparative therapy is consumer fraud, a New Jersey jury ruled on June 25. The decision came in a suit brought by the Southern Poverty Law center (SPLC) against Jews Offering New Alternatives for Healing (JONAH), a group claiming to convert men from Gay to straight.

Reparative t
more
--------------------------------------------------
Kim Jong-un cures AIDS! Also SARS, MERS and Ebola, North Korea says
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

According to the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA), North Korea's Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un has discovered the cure for HIV/AIDS.

And that's not all! Kim's therapy is also effective against SARS (severe acute respiratory syndrome), MERS (Middle East respiratory syndrome) and
more
--------------------------------------------------
Texas Supreme Court OKs same-sex divorce
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

The Texas Supreme Court allowed the divorce of a same-sex couple to stand in a June 19 ruling, turning down an appeal by the state, which argued that granting the divorce would tacitly recognize same-sex marriage.

In the 5-3 ruling, the court found that then-Attorney General
more
--------------------------------------------------
SCOTUS OKs Obamacare...again
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

In a stunning victory for Pres. Obama, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld a key portion of his signature Affordable Care Act (ACA) in a 6-3 decision handed down June 25.

Opponents of the healthcare reform law, known as 'Obamacare,' argued that the federal government is not entitle
more
--------------------------------------------------
Marriage fight:
It ain't over even when it's over, Republicans say

by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

Republican presidential hopeful Jeb Bush - or Jeb! as he is known on his campaign signs - lined up with the extreme right of his party on the issue of same-sex marriage in a speech to a major conservative conference.

On June 19, Bush told the Faith and Freedom Coalition's Roa
more
--------------------------------------------------
British teens invent STI-detecting condoms
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

Imagine a condom that would warn you if you partner had a sexually transmitted disease.

Well, three British teens have invented one. The condom glows green for chlamydia, yellow for herpes, purple for human papillomavirus or blue for syphilis.

The inventors, M
more
--------------------------------------------------
Federal healthcare insurance can't exclude Trans care, OPM rules
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

The U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) announced June 23 that healthcare insurance for federal employees cannot have blanket exclusions for Transgender-related care.

The policy change expands on a 2014 ruling that OPM would no longer bar Trans-related insurance coverage.
more
--------------------------------------------------

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

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

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

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

more

click to visit advertiser's website

click to visit advertiser's website
click to visit advertiser's website
click to visit advertiser's website
click to visit advertiser's website
click to visit advertiser's website
click to visit advertiser's website
click to visit advertiser's website
click to visit advertiser's website
click to visit advertiser's website
click to visit advertiser's website
click to visit advertiser's website
click to visit advertiser's website
click to visit advertiser's website
click to visit advertiser's website
click to visit advertiser's website
click to visit advertiser's website
click to visit advertiser's website
Seattle Gay Blog post your own information on
the Seattle Gay Blog
 
 

gay news feeds gay news readers gay rss gay
http://sgn.org/rss.xml | what is RSS? | Add to Google use Google to set up your RSS feed
SGN Calendar For Mobile Phones http://sgn.org/rssCalendarMobile.xml
SGN Calendar http://sgn.org/rssCalendar.xml

Seattle Gay News - SGN
1605 12 Ave., Ste. 31
Seattle, WA 98122

Phone 206-324-4297
Fax 206-322-7188

email: sgn2@sgn.org
website suggestions: web@sgn.org

copyright Seattle Gay News 2015 - DigitalTeamWorks 2015

USA Gay News American News American Gay News USA American Gay News United States American Lesbian News USA American Lesbian News United States USA News
Pacific Northwest News in Seattle News in Washington State News