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Section One - ALL STORIES

Gov. Gregoire signs Anderson-Murray Civil Rights Bill into law
Eyman; Christian Coalition promise ballot challenge

by Robert Raketty - SGN Staff Writer

The Anderson-Murray Civil Rights Bill (HB 2661), which had languished in Olympia for nearly three decades was signed by Gov. Christine Gregoire on Tuesday during a special ceremony at the Capitol building. The bills passage makes Washington the 17th state in the country to outla
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Anderson-Murray Civil Rights Bill: Let's not sit on our laurels just yet, but prepare to fight
'Just as racism still rears its ugly head from time to time...homophobia will not go away with the passage of this bill. In fact, you can bet your butt...that forces...are already mobilizing to fight for a repeal of the law and to push us all back into our respective closets.'

by Rajkhet Dirzhud-Rashid - SGN Staff Writer

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Local students to join Soulforce for cross-country trip
Project to promote tolerance of Gay students in religous schools

ELLENSBURG, WA - Central Washington University senior sociology majors Diane Bedwell, from Lynnwood, and Jen Ham, from Fort Lewis, have been named to a selected group of 30 "Equality Riders" that will deliver a message of love and tolerance to military and religious colleges
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Several people wounded at Mass. Gay bar after hate-motivated shooting incident
"When a man walks into a bar, asks if it's a Gay bar and starts shooting, there couldn't be any more glaringly obvious and enraging of an example that we need uniform hate crimes law and that Congress is stubbornly failing to act," said HRC President Joe Solmonese.

According to reports, a man walked into a lounge in New Bedford, Mass., [on
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Axis of Homophobia: U.S. supports Iran in U.N.
by Malcolm Lazin - Executive Director, Equality Forum

Iran successfully introduced a measure in the United Nations to deny two European Gay and Lesbian organizations official consultative status. The U.S. joined Cuba, Zimbabwe, Pakistan and Sudan in voting to deny a voice to these civil rights associations.

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SEATTLE'S GAY HISTORY: TED BUNDY
by Don Paulson - SGN Contributing Writer

Why would anyone want to even mention Ted Bundy's name?! But I didn't think that when we met in the early 1970's; I was impressed. We met at the third annual benefit art auction for the Seattle Democratic Party. The day before the event, I brought one of my nature paintings to the Party headquarte
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Northwest News
Compiled by Robert Raketty - SGN Staff Writer

ORGANIZE A DAY OF SILENCE OR NIGHT OF NOISE IN YOUR AREA

GLSEN's annual Day of Silence will be on April 26th, 2006. It will be the 10 year anniversary, so we need to have a BIG celebration! The Day of Silence, a project of the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Networ
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MAXCY M. MOON (1952 - 2005)
Maxcy headed 'home' after his three month burden of lung cancer. An irony, becuase he had carried the HIV virus for 23 years without medication and, yet, he was full of life and fun. He always credited laughter for keeping him alive. Certainly, his wit, humor, and his ability to never forget a joke kept anyone near him filled with infectious laught more
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LIGHTING IS WHERE IT'S AT
by Eric Wallen

In designing with light, you are creating a "scene" for a room. You are making a composition, painting with light. Lighting design is all about light control. Create drama, soothe a space, highlight a focal point, and maybe even add color for emotion and textural excitement. For the daring, spectacular effects are possible
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Centro de Investigación de SIDA en Seattle Embarca en Nueva Generación de Ensayos Clínicos
En los últimos diez años, el Grupo de Estudios Clínicos de SIDA [ACTG - AIDS Clinical Trials Group, siglas en inglés] ha realizado diversos y extensos ensayos clínicos para evaluar los régimenes antitrretrovirales y estrategias para el tratamiento incial de VIH, el virus que causa el Síndrome de Inmunodeficiéncia Adquirido-SIDA. Como miembro acitv more
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Detroit Welcomes Gay Players, Football Fans
First-ever Welcome Center for GLBT Super Bowl visitors within walking distance of the action

DETROIT, MI - If any of the Super Bowl football players decide to come out of the closet this weekend, there will be at least one friendly place to do it. Gay athletes and football fans who converge on Detroit for the Super Bowl will also find a w
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Legal challenge filed against Wisconsin law barring Transgender people access to prison medical treatment
"This legislation has absolutely nothing to do with costs. It is designed to punish Transgender people and deny them access to necessary medical care," said Lambda's Cole Thaler.

Lambda Legal and the American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit today in federal court on behalf of two Transgender women challenging a Wisconsin law that
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