March 10, 2006
Volume 34
Issue 10
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Section One

Equal Rights Washington hires its first political director
"Unless we engage in a political fashion ... [e]lected officials around the state of Washington are going to have to make ... their decisions in a vacuum without LGBT organizations engaging in the political conversation," said John Vezina, ERW's new Director of Political and Governmental Affairs.

by Robert Raketty - SGN Staff Writer

Equal Rights Washington, a statew


The Queerstock Festival and other events announced

The Center listened - and is now working collaboratively with our LGBTQ communities, organizations, and individuals to support and design a roster of activities to take place this coming Pride month.

"The web of community building and movemen
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March and Rally for Marriage Equality this Saturday
Events to commence at Seattle Central at noon

In anticipation for the upcoming Washington Sate Supreme Court decision on marriage equality and in celebration of the victory of the Anderson-Murray Anti-discrimination Bill, Marriage Equality Now has called a March and Rally for Marriage Equality on Saturday March 11th, 2006. The day's even
King County Council to consider legislation to extend protections to Transgender people
We would not be living up to the ideals of our namesake - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.- if we allowed discrimination to continue for Transgendered people here within the borders of King County," said Council Chair Larry Phillips.

Democratic members of the Metropolitan King County Council today introduced legislation to add protection from di
Presbyterian Minister wins church trial, did not violate church rules by performing weddings of Gays
Bellevue Presbyterian minister filed complaint that lead to the church trial of the Lesbian minister

by Lois Pearlman - SGN Contributing Writer

A Presbyterian court in Santa Rosa, CA, last week ruled that a Marin County minister was not in violation of church regulations when she performed hundreds of weddings for Gays and Les
What can you do to support Washington state's new law banning discrimination against gays in housing, employment and insurance?
Montana Church broke law in pushing for Gay marriage ban

HELENA, MONTANA - Montana's commissioner of political practices has ruled that a suburban Helena church broke state campaign laws over its involvement in promoting an amendment to the state constitution banning same-sex marriage.

The measure passed in 2004 and LGBT civil rights groups complained that Canyon Ferry Roa
Big, big drag: Tim Eyman, and the coffers of bigotry
Commentary by Dennis Cavalier

Duck! Tim Eyman has raised his sword once more, and vowed to deliver another issue to the alleged deprived voters of our state. Not long out of view of the debacle regarding his "undeclared compensation" for a past crusade against bureaucracy, the true Eyman Agenda has floated to the surface once again. Certa
Sims triumphs over Hutcherson in civil rights debate
Town Hall event draws 1,000 people

Commentary by E. Joyce Glasgow - SGN Contributing Writer

King County Executive Ron Sims had a heated debate on the topic -Are civil rights and Gay rights related?+ with Eastside minister Rev. Ken Hutcherson of the Antioch Bible Church at Town Hall on March 2nd. The event was moderated by commentat

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2nd Annual WA State
Gayaight Alliance Network Banquet




at The Center

The Red Series


Friday, March 24
Doors at 6:00 p.m.
Seattle LGBT Community Center
a benefit for Dunshee House and the Seattle LGBT Community Center

working for the freedom to
marry since 1995

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