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Juneau got LBGT-friendlier in 2014

Juneau has become a friendlier place for lesbians and gays in 2014, mostly thanks to the 9th District Court of Appeals decision finding same-sex marriage bans unconstitutional.
Lambda Legal representative provides 'State of the Union'

It was a message of hope that Lambda Legal deputy development director Judi O'Kelley brought to Juneau, but also a missive to keep fighting.
Pride abounds for LGBTQ community this month

Pride may not be new for Juneau's lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer community, but this year, it's official. Mayor Merrill Sanford presented an official resolution at Monday's assembly meeting that June would be "Juneau Pride Month.
Pride Week events continue with poetry slam and Pride Prom

June is Pride Month in Juneau, a designation that was made official by the mayor on June 9 during the CBJ Assembly meeting. Pride Month is also celebrated around the country, and has been designated as such by President Obama every year since 2008.
LGBTQ in the capital, Part V: Support and celebration in the LGBTQ community

Despite the challenges highlighted in this series, from coming out and bullying to seeking marriage equality and protection from discrimination, and even being barred from donating blood, members of the LGTBQ community say there is still plenty to celebrate.Juneau's LGBTQ community has banded together to form groups to support one another and better the community, as well as hosting events from the annual Pride Picnic in June to the Femme Fatale drag show coming up this weekend, to the Day of Silence/Night of Noise held recently at the University.
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Around Town is a listing of local nonprofit events.

Around Town is a listing of local nonprofit events.
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Gays are part of the local community too

I have read several editorial letters in the past few days that responded to the fourth of July parade panel's decision to allow groups such as PFLAG (Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays) or SEAGLA (Southeast Alaska Gay and Lesbian Alliance) to participate in the parade.
Juneau Empire Story Archive

JUNEAU - The Juneau Assembly on Monday deferred action on an ordinance that would establish procedures to close streets for block parties, festivals and commercial events, referring the proposal to an Assembly work session for additional review.


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