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Martinez case enters court proceedings: Defendant "smug" in Trans murder trial
LOCAL

Martinez case enters court proceedings: Defendant "smug" in Trans murder trial

According to the HRC, 2020 was the deadliest year on record for violence against Trans people, with 37 people reported killed in the US as of November 2020. Twenty-five of those deaths were Black or Latinx Trans women.

Tru Starlet, former Miss Lewis County and Miss Olympia, victim of homicide
LOCAL

Tru Starlet, former Miss Lewis County and Miss Olympia, victim of homicide

Community mourns for Rikkey Outumuro and raises funds for her family.

Same-sex partners now eligible for Social Security survivor benefits
NATIONAL

Same-sex partners now eligible for Social Security survivor benefits

The US Dept. of Justice and the Social Security Administration announced on November 1 that Social Security survivor benefits will now be authorized for same-sex spouses and partners who previously were denied access because of bans on same-sex marriage.

Seattle Election Rundown: Seattle voters reject Progressive stronghold
LOCAL

Seattle Election Rundown: Seattle voters reject Progressive stronghold

The votes are in! SGN briefs you on the notable results.

George Bakan Remembrance Announcement: Memorial to be held for late SGN Editor and activist
OBITUARY

George Bakan Remembrance Announcement: Memorial to be held for late SGN Editor and activist

We will commemorate George's 37-year history with Seattle Gay News with entertaining stories, photos, and music. Join us on Saturday, November 13 at 2:00 p.m.

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Arts & Entertainment

1,001 great films (part 9): Bambi, The Thin Red Line, and the enduring power of parental love

1,001 great films (part 9): Bambi, The Thin Red Line, and the enduring power of parental love

I did not expect this series to become so personal. I did not anticipate writing so much about my journey to discovering and accepting who I am as a Transgender woman, or how intimately tied to my love of cinema those realizations were going to be.

Local

New school year, same fight for equality: What's happening at Seattle Pacific University

New school year, same fight for equality: What's happening at Seattle Pacific University

According to its website, Seattle Pacific University is a "nationally ranked" university, This year, SPU made yet another list — as one of the "absolute worst, most unsafe campuses for LGBTQ youth," according to Campus Pride.

National

SCOTUS turns down appeal against Trans rights

SCOTUS turns down appeal against Trans rights

The US Supreme Court has declined to hear an appeal in a California case involving Transgender individuals' rights to access medical care.

International

International News Highlights — November 5, 2021

International News Highlights — November 5, 2021

Weekly international news highlights for the week ending November 5, 2021.