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Community Forum on anti-LGBTQ attacks to be held March 3

by Shaun Knittel – SGN Associate Editor Seattle City Council member and District 3 candidate Kshama Sawant has announced an upcoming forum on LGBTQ-related hate crime on Capitol Hill, March 3 at 7 p.m. in Broadway’s All Pilgrims Church (500 Broadway E at E. Republican St. According to the Town Hall description posted on www.Seattle.gov: ‘There has been a surge in hate crimes on Capitol Hill. This is outrageous! Our community has long been a bastion of the LGBTQ struggle – not a place where we can’t even feel safe walking home at night. We need real, concrete solutions. This could mean increased support for community patrols and better access to neighborhood services. It could also mean addressing gentrification and skyrocketing rents. Join Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant at a community meeting. We’ll hear testimony from those directly affected on the Hill, and bring LGBTQ acti

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