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posted Friday, April 3, 2020 - Volume 48 Issue 14


Lambert House to get COVID-19 Response Fund grant
One of 128 organizations to be funded

by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

Lambert House, headquartered on 15th Avenue and E. Denny Way since 1991, will receive $25,000 from the COVID-19 Response Fund.

The fund, managed by the Seattle Foundation and supported by donations from Bill and Melinda Gates, Macklemore, the Seattle Seaha
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Amid global pandemic, Idaho Gov. Brad Little prioritizes and signs anti-Transgender legislation
BOISE, ID (March 30, 2020) - Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) civil rights organization, responded to the news that Idaho Gov. Brad Little has signed two pieces of discriminatory anti-transgender legislation, commonly referred to as HB 500 and HB 509, even as hi more
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Prides come together to organize "Global Pride" amid COVID-19 cancellations
MONTCLAIR, NJ (April 1, 2020) - Pride organizations around the world have come together to organize a "Global Pride" event on Saturday, June 27, 2020, in response to the hundreds of Pride celebrations that have been cancelled or postponed because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Global Pride will use online platforms to deliver a Prid
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Singapore's court upholds colonial-era law that jails LGBTQ people
While the world comes together to fight COVID-19, today Singapore decided to further ostracize its LGBTQ citizens, many of whom are already at risk from the virus.

Singapore's high court has dismissed the cases of three men challenging Section 377A of the country's penal code, which criminalizes LGBTQ people. The law, a holdove
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Pride At Work joins other labor groups to highlight impact of COVID-19 on workers of color
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

Pride At Work, the LGBTQ labor organization affiliated with the AFL-CIO, has joined with other labor groups to highlight the disproportionate impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on working people of color.

In an April 2 statement, the Labor Coalition for Community Action demanded
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Seattle has online map of food resources during the coronavirus crisis
by Daniel Beekman - The Seattle Times

Seattle's Human Services Department is maintaining an online map of food resources during the coronavirus crisis.

https://public.tableau.com/profile/city.of.seattle.
human.services#!/vizhome/Covid-19Seattle-
AreaEmergencyFoodResources/COVIDEmergencyFood

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What you need to do to get your government stimulus check
by Sarah Skidmore Sell - The Associated Press

The IRS and the Treasury Department say Americans will start receiving their economic impact checks in the next three weeks.

The payments are part of the $2.2 trillion rescue package signed into law last week by President Donald Trump aimed at combating the economi
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QLaw the LGBTQ+ Bar Association of Washington seeking board members
Looking for a way to serve the LGBTQ+ legal community?

We are seeking members to serve two-year terms on our QLaw Association Board from May 2020 to April 2021. Board service generally involves a commitment of 3-5 hours each month. Board members are expected to:

o Attend and actively participate in the monthly b
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HRC & SAGE release new resource on caring for LGBTQ older adults during COVID-19 crisis
WASHINGTON, DC (March 30, 2020) - Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation and Advocates and Services for LGBT Elders (SAGE) released a new resource [https://bit.ly/2R8cUxr] that explains the reasons why LGBTQ older adults are particularly vulnerable during the COVID-19 health crisis, and helps to ensure they are getting the care they more
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HRC responds to Trump refusing to reopen Obamacare exchanges
WASHINGTON, DC (April 2, 2020) - Today, the Human Rights Campaign, the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) civil rights organization, responded to the Trump administration's decision against reopening the Affordable Care Act's Healthcare.gov marketplaces to new customers despite millions of Americans living more
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Lambda Legal: Idaho flouts the courts by enacting unconstitutional anti-Transgender law
BOISE, ID (March 30, 2020) - Idaho Gov. Brad Little today signed into law legislation that bans transgender people from changing the gender marker on their birth certificates, despite a federal court ruling Lambda Legal won two years ago declaring such a policy unconstitutional.

Lambda Legal counsel Peter Renn, a member of the le
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GLAD responds to DOJ attack on transgender student athletes
BOSTON, Mass. (March 26, 2020) - The Department of Justice has filed a statement of interest in Soule v. Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference, a case challenging the state's longstanding policy ensuring equal inclusion of transgender girls in K-12 sports. The statement from Attorney General William Barr sides with anti-transgender a more
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A message from Music of Remembrance Artistic Director Mina Miller
Music of Remembrance has made the difficult decision to cancel its May 17th concert at Seattle's Benaroya Hall and its May 19th concert at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. If you know me at all, you'll surely understand how painful the decision was. However, there is no question that this step is necessary. Nothing is more important to us more
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Pacific MusicWorks suspends remainder of Season 2019/20
Online weekly video season April-July to be offered

Dear friends and supporters of Pacific MusicWorks,

You may have seen our announcement last week of the heartbreaking decision to suspend and postpone the remainder of our concert season. For the health and safety of our artists and patrons thi
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National LGBTQ Task Force joins hundreds of advocacy organizations for "Everyone Counts" on Census Day
WASHINGTON, DC (March 27, 2020) - On April 1, 2020, the National LGBTQ Task Force, a Census Counts campaign partner organization, is celebrating Census Day by mobilizing LGBTQ people across the country to get counted in the 2020 Census. Starting today, the National LGBTQ Task Force will host a series of educational webinars, host office hours more
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LGBT people are more likely than non-LGBT people to face housing instability
LOS ANGELES (April 2, 2020) - A new report by the Williams Institute at UCLA School of Law examines challenges facing LGBT people in accessing affordable and secure housing. The report finds that LGBT people have higher rates of poverty, lower rates of homeownership, and higher rates of homelessness compared to non-LGBT people. The report also more
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MEN IN DANCE extends submission deadline for 2020 MEN IN DANCE Festival
MEN IN DANCE, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, is extending our submission deadline for our 2020 MEN IN DANCE Festival. The deadline for submissions is now May 15, 2020. Notification of acceptance will now be no later than June 15, 2020. We also understand that getting film of the proposed piece may not be possible prior to your submissio more
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