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This week in SGN History: 5 Years Ago
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This week in SGN History: 5 Years Ago

Over 47 years, the Seattle Gay News has covered thousands of stories that still resonate today. This week we look back at Vol. 44, Issue 25, published on June 17, 2016.

Search for the Soul of Seattle: The mountains are out
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Search for the Soul of Seattle: The mountains are out

Sun from 5 a.m. to 10 p.m. That's what I love about summer in the Pacific Northwest. Tourists flock from all over the globe to cram Pike Place Market.

Five years after Pulse: Keeping the legacy alive
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Five years after Pulse: Keeping the legacy alive

On June 12, 2016, at 2:02 a.m., 49 lives were taken at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Fla., in the largest single incident of mass violence in US history up to that point. Each year since then, we have remembered and honored the lives of our 49 angels.

 Nun nabbed for embezzlement Spent $835,000 on gambling
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Nun nabbed for embezzlement Spent $835,000 on gambling

Still trying to cope with charges of child abuse going back to the 1930s, the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles was rocked by a new scandal when the federal Department of Justice announced it was charging a nun with embezzlement.

DOJ will defend anti-LGBTQ religious schools in lawsuit
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DOJ will defend anti-LGBTQ religious schools in lawsuit

The Department of Justice announced on June 8 that it will "vigorously" defend a religious exemption from federal civil rights law that allows federally funded religious schools to discriminate against LGBTQ students.

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Fremont's coziest shop: Ophelia's Books

Fremont's coziest shop: Ophelia's Books

Just blocks from the troll under the Fremont Bridge sits one of the area's most precious secrets:Ophelia's Books. Upon entering, one is instantly welcomed by the comforting smell of the old books that line the walls, stacked from floor to ceiling. In clas

Local

 Local icon and Speaker of the House Laurie Jinkins speaks with the SGN

Local icon and Speaker of the House Laurie Jinkins speaks with the SGN

The first out Lesbian legislator and first queer and female speaker delivers for the people of Washington during a remote session

National

Dr. Anthony Fauci: The man who caught every ball thrown at him

Dr. Anthony Fauci: The man who caught every ball thrown at him

Today, it has merely been one week since Dr. Anthony Fauci's personal emails from last spring — during the height of the pandemic — were released under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).

International

International Highlights 6/11/21

International Highlights 6/11/21

International highlights from the week of 6/11/21 compiled by Daniel Lindsley SGN Contributing Writer