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posted Friday, October 13, 2017 - Volume 45 Issue 41


HRC endorses Jenny Durkan for mayor of Seattle
WASHINGTON, DC - [On October 11], the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) civil rights organization, announced its endorsement of Jenny Durkan in the race for mayor of Seattle. The HRC estimates approximately 389,000 of Seattle's 512,000 registered voters are 'equality voters' - meaning they are strong supporters of more
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Civil-rights icon Congressman John Lewis on LGBT equality, social justice
by Jen Colletta - Philadelphia Gay News

When President Barack Obama linked Selma, Seneca Falls and Stonewall in his second Inaugural Address, it was a connection that hit home for Congressman John Lewis.

For more than six decades, Lewis has been on the front lines of the fight for social justice - whether it
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National Park Service drops sponsorship of flag raising at Stonewall National Monument
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

The National Park Service pulled out of a flag-raising ceremony at the Stonewall National Monument in Greenwich Village on the same day Tony Perkins announced that Donald Trump would be the featured speaker at the 2017 Values Voter Summit.

The Stonewall event was scheduled for O
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Connect and engage with Generations Aging with Pride leadership and supporters on Capitol Hill Oct. 23
Generations Aging with Pride, Seattle's newest resource for all things LGBTQ aging, is hosting a community conversation at Miller Community Center (330 19th Ave. E. at E. Harrison St) on Monday, October 23 from 5:30 to 7:30pm. Board members and the new outreach coordinator, Liz Illg, will be on hand to answer questions about the group's plans more
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MARK MY WORDS: Silencing LGBT Pride in Egypt
by Mark Segal - Philadelphia Gay News

Donald Trump and his fake excuse and misdirected attack on the NFL players who are kneeling for social justice have some people saying it's a sign of a leader cracking down on the First Amendment, which leads to an authoritarian state. Think that's an overreach? Take a look at a similar i
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Is LGBT support for broad social-justice issues a new thing?
by John Knoebel - Special to the SGN

Are American LGBT activists becoming more engaged in wider 'social-justice' issues than they have been in many years? I am hearing more about this trend and applaud it strongly.

From new groups like 'Gays Against Guns' to the proud appearance of rainbow flags at anti-Nazi ral
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Roy Moore backed by neo-Confederate money man

LGBT folks aren't the only ones they hate

by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

Roy Moore - twice removed from office as Chief Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court, and now the Republican nominee for US Senate from Alabama - is notoriously anti-Gay. In fact, he was removed from his post at the Alabama Supreme Court in April because he illegally urged state judges to defy
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Greece passes gender identity law

Prime minister affirms 'right to self-determination'

by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

The Greek parliament passed a law on October 9 recognizing people's right to change their legal gender markers to match their identity.

In total, 285 out of 300 lawmakers voted, with 171 backing the government's bill and 114 opposing it.

The most controversial
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The New Purr Cocktail Lounge celebrated their Grand Opening in Montlake last week
The New Purr Cocktail Lounge at 2307 24th Ave. E. in Montlake opened Wednesday, October 4 with a great crowd. For those of you who ride the bus the New Purr Cocktail Lounge is right on the #48 bus line just across and down the street from the northbound E. McGraw St stop at Mont's Market and just down the street half a block from the southboun more
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Pride Foundation and GSBA Scholarship Fund announce 2018 scholarship application timetable and workshops
Hello from Pride Foundation and the GSBA Scholarship Fund!

We are excited to announce that our scholarship application has opened.

These scholarships are for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (LGBTQ) and ally students of any age from Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, or Washington. This support is for st
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Happy 25th anniversary Seattle Prime Timers

Seattle Prime Timers to host 25th anniversary potluck Oct. 21

by Dan Frickell, Former Chairman - Seattle Prime Timers

It is hard to believe that we are celebrating our 25th anniversary this October. Yes, Seattle Prime Timers have been around for 25 years and plan to make the next 25 years just as great as the last 25 years. We hope that everyone is enjoying our club and making the most o
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Weekly Pets
Meet Prime, a 5-year-old Whippet/Pit Bull Terrier mix who would love to be your snuggle buddy. He prefers an easy walk, and a little more time to get used to his environment. Once he gets to know you, his favorite spot in the world is where he can be right next to and love on his people. Prime would do well with a quiet owner who can hel more
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