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Section One - ALL STORIES

Over 70 substantive programs, parties and special events to be held at the Equality Forum in May
Equality Forum will premiere Saint of 9/11, a feature-length film about the life of FDNY Chaplain Father Mychal Judge

Equality Forum, a national and international GLBT civil rights organization, will present the nation's largest annual GLBT civil rights forum from May 1 to 7, 2006, in Philadelphia with over 70 substantive programs, parties and special events.

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SGN interviews former Senate Republican leader Bill Finkbeiner
Eastside legislator to back antidiscrimination bill

by Robert Raketty - SGN Staff Writer

Sen. Bill Finkbeiner (R-Kirkland) announced his support for the Anderson-Murray Civil Rights Bill this week. The Eastside legislator had twice voted for the bill when he was a Democrat in the House, but voted against the measure last year
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Several Gay applicants seek vacant Seattle City Council seat
New city councilmember to be selected by January 27th

The Seattle City Council heard from nearly a hundred applicants on Thursday, who sought to fill former City Councilmember Jim Compton's vacant position. Among them, where several openly Gay applicants.

The council hopes to pick 12 semifinalists by Tuesday. On January 23rd, the
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Supreme Court: Alito's confirmation hearing begins
Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund and other national Gay organizations oppose Alito's confirmation

by Lisa Keen - SGN Contributing Writer

On the surface, the looming concerns of this week's confirmation hearing for Judge Samuel Alito Jr. to the U.S. Supreme Court have been abortion and domestic spying. But while Gay spe
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Gay rights groups in India protest arrest of Gay and Bisexual men
Antiquated Laws Hinder Prevention International, human rights groups, and Gay rights advocates in India on Thursday called on the government to repeal its laws criminalizing homosexuality and release four men who were arrested last week for allegedly running an online Gay club in Lucknow in the northern province of Uttar Pradesh, Reuters reports. more
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Religious and civil rights groups join battle for marriage equality
NAACP, Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund, California Council of Churches, Asian Pacific American Legal Center, and National Black Justice Coalition are mmong groups filing briefs in landmark California Court of Appeals case

In eight amicus briefs filed Monday with the California Court of Appeal, more than more than 250
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Conference on the art of mentoring to be held at the Seattle Center
Guiding Lights Weekend is a one-of-a-kind event, say organizers

Are you a mentor? Are you searching for a mentor? Seattle Center is teaming up with Eric Liu, author of "Guiding Lights: The People Who Lead Us Toward Our Purpose in Life," to host the first-ever Guiding Lights Weekend (January 21, 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. & January 22, Noon -
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NORTHWEST NEWS
Compiled by Robert Raketty - SGN Staff Writer

MLK DAY CELEBRATIONS

The following events were called to celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on Monday, Jan. 16, 2006 and in the preceding few days:



MLK Teen March: On Saturday, Jan. 14, noon to 4 p.m., Seattle Parks and Recreation's Teen Programs is hosti
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First national foundation dedicated to LGBT scholarship and mentoring announces opening of 2006 application period
A Point Scholarship covers the cost of tuition, books, supplies, room and board, transportation and living expenses in most cases

The Point Foundation, the first and largest national foundation to support academic achievement in higher education among Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) students, has opened its 2006 application s
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What to consider when selecting tools for household tasks
Homeowners are increasingly becoming do-it-yourselfers, choosing to take on more home improvement and repair projects by themselves. According to a 2004 national study on consumer usage of tools by Mintel, an international market research firm, 74 percent of men and 65 percent of women reported doing home repair or improvement projects themselves. more
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Part I: The generation crap!
"LGBT Relationships As Depicted in the Current Popular Media: Is Progress Being Made" will be the theme of the Seattle Chapter of PFLAG's January monthly Support Meeting. The movie Brokeback Mountain is grabbing newspaper headlines and awards; Suzanne Brockmann's 2005 novel Hot Target has been a New York Times best-seller, new TV shows are scripti more
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