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posted Friday, May 19, 2017 - Volume 45 Issue 20


No visas for Chechen refugees

Let 'em die, State Department says

by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

The US State Department has refused to issue visas to Gay Chechens fleeing persecution in their country, according to Russian LGBT activists.

The Russian-based organization LGBT Network says about 40 Chechens have escaped the wave of kidnapping, tortures, and murders that swept up more than 100 of their Gay countr
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Trump literally driving White House staff crazy, WaPo reports
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

Donald Trump is quite literally driving his White House staff crazy, the Washington Post reports on May 18.

One Republican operative in frequent contact with White House officials described them as 'going through the stages of grief.'

Another said some aides ha
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Unlike everyone else, Lorena Gonzalez is not running for mayor
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

At least one prominent local pol is not running for mayor.

Seattle City Councilmember Lorena Gonzalez announced she will not run for mayor in a May 16 press release.

'After speaking with my family and much consideration, I have decided to not enter the Seattle mayo
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Seattle Japanese American Citizens League presents Family 2.0: An API LGBTQ Gathering May 20
Free conference welcomes LGBTQIA+ Asian/Pacific Islanders and allies FAMILY 2.0:
AN API LGBTQ GATHERING
NORTH SEATTLE COLLEGE
Saturday, May 20 (9am-5pm)


Everyone is invited to the FREE all-day conference 'Family 2.0: An API LGBTQ Gathering' geared toward LGBTQIA+ Asian Pacific
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GOTHIC SEATTLE PAGEANT
Annual Gothic Pride Seattle Fundraiser May 28

Seattle's only Gothic Pageant is back and we're looking for our 2017 title holders! Could one of them be you? The Pageant will take place on Sunday, May 28th, at the Baltic Room (1207 Pine St.) in from 6-9pm. $7 cover. $2 off with Gothic Pride Seattle (GPS) patch. 21+.
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It's not about politics:

From the wife of a transgender candidate

by Dawn Celeste McGregor - Special to the SGN

My husband is not a politician. He's an activist. My husband is Mac McGregor and he is running for the Seattle City Council. He is a man who speaks his heart and knows how to engage others in his vision. Mac is not rehearsed, nor does he regurgitate what people want to hear in or
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Patty Murray introduces bill to end credit discrimination against LGBT Americans
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

Washington Sen. Patty Murray is sponsoring legislation to prohibit credit discrimination against LGBT Americans.

The bill, known as the Freedom from Discrimination in Credit Act, or FDCA, was introduced May 17. A companion House bill will be offered by Rep. Josh Gottheimer of
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Investigate Jeff Sessions, Sens. Murray and Cantwell say
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

Washington Sens. Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell have signed a letter urging the Justice Department's inspector general to investigate whether Attorney General Jeff Sessions was acting properly when he authorized the firing of FBI Director James Comey.

Sessions had previously
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HRC files amicus brief with major companies supporting Transgender student Gavin Grimm in G.G. v. Gloucester County School Board
The 59 signing companies represent over 1.6 million employees and $670 billion in revenue

WASHINGTON DC - On Tuesday, May 16, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer civil rights organization, filed a 'friend of the court' brief signed by 59 major U.S. companie
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'No reason' to ban same-sex marriage, liberal Muslim group says
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

A German-based group of liberal Muslims says there is 'no reason' to ban same-sex marriage.

In a statement released May 16, to mark the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT), the Liberal Islamic Association said that other Muslims have it w
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Congressional Democrats reintroduce LGBT Equality Act
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

Congressional Democrats reintroduced the Equality Act with a May 2 press conference in the US Capitol.

The bill, first introduced in 2015, would add protections for sexual orientation and gender identity to US civil rights laws, and bar discrimination against LGBT people in em
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Equality Act reintroduced in Congress with unprecedented corporate support
240 members of Congress and more than 90 corporations back bipartisan legislation adding protections for LGBTQ people to federal civil rights laws

Equality Act introduced as nearly two-thirds of LGBTQ Americans report experiencing discrimination
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation's l
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Trump executive order targets reproductive choice, separation of church and state

No OK for anti-LGBT discrimination

by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

An executive order signed by Donald Trump on May 4 will make it easier for churches to get involved in politics and for employers to deny reproductive health coverage to their employees, but it does not include language explicitly endorsing discrimination against LGBT Americans.

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Alabama's anti-LGBTQ adoption law H.B. 24 signed into law
On Wednesday, May 3, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) civil rights organization, expressed deep concern over Gov. Kay Ivey signing into law Alabama's patently anti-LGBTQ bill H.B. 24.

The bill, deceptively titled the 'Child Placing Agency Inclusion Act
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