Article Archive for April 2012
join Prince Steve and Princess Alexis on celebrating the end of their reign at the Imperial Crown Prince and Princess Ball XX, “A Mariachi Masquerade,” at Mad Myrna’s on April 28. All proceeds benefit ICOAA.
Help defend women’s rights and pursuit of equality at the Unite Against the War on Women March on Saturday, April 28 in Anchorage. Starts at 9th & I at 12:00 noon, marchers will walk to Town Square, where there will be speakers and music.
Anchorage Election Commission ignores broken security seals, recommends no independent investigation on broken election
Following its hastily-called two-day “special meeting,” the Municipal Election Commission on Wednesday issued its report recommending that the Anchorage Assembly certify the bollixed April 3 municipal election and recommending against an independent investigation of the election’s numerous irregularities — including broken security seals.
Pres. Obama endorses national safe schools and nondiscrimination laws; the shrinking antigay base; and other recent LGBTQ news selected by Sara Boesser in Juneau, Alaska.
Bent Alaska presents a slideshow of photos from Celebration of Change 2012: Moving Forward, which was held Saturday, April 21 at UAA’s Wendy Williamson Auditorium. Thank you RAW & all the great performers, stage crew, & volunteers for a fantastic Celebration of Change!
Winners of this year’s Nicole Blizzard Short Story Contest were announced last Saturday night during the 2012 Celebration of Change at UAA’s Wendy Williamson Auditorium.
Anchorage Election Commission special meeting of April 21: Holding Duke accountable on “ignore broken security seals” instruction
Giving only two days’ notice, Assembly chair Ernie Hall announced on Thursday, April 19, that the Anchorage Election Commission would hold two special meetings to get further information about April 3 election irregularities. Here’s my report on Saturday’s meeting, and on the first mainstream media report on Deputy Municipal Clerk Jacqueline Duke’s instruction to election workers to ignore broken security seals on voting machines.
Join Anchorage and Mat-Su area youth this Saturday night, April 21, for Anchorage Pride Prom 2012. This year’s theme: Steampunk!
Please join the Juneau Pride Chorus for their annual concert, this Saturday, April 21, at the Juneau Arts and Culture Center. The concert is sponsored by PFLAG Juneau and the Pride Foundation.
Transgender panel discusses gender identity and discrimination on MSNBC show; the unequal burden of taxation on LGBT families; and other Bent Alaska news of the week.