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Section One - ALL STORIES

Center for LGBT Health opens Gay City and Verbena join forces to create a dedicated LGBT health center
Tuesday, April 4th will mark a new beginning in Queer health services for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community of Seattle as the Center for LGBT Health opens its doors.

The new center, located at 511 East Pike Street between Belmont and Summit on Capitol Hill, is a collaborative project between Gay City Health Project and Verbena. The two organizations began pla
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Equal Rights Washington hires interim executive director
"She is basically an interim executive director professional. She is going to bring some real focus, direction and clarity to ERW..." said ERW Board Co-Chair Ryan Mellow.

by Robert Raketty - SGN Staff Writer

Equal Rights Washington has hired Barbara Green, a professional organizational development consultant, to lead the state
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Ed Murray to announce Senate race
"...Cal gave up seniority and a House chairmanship, because he believed that our issues needed someone from our community in the state Senate. It is much the very same reason that I am now running for the state Senate," said State Rep. Ed Murray. by Robert Raketty - SGN Staff Writer

State Rep. Ed Murray will announce on Saturday, Apri
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New Orleans AIDS agencies struggle to resume services
Liz Taylor Gives Local AIDS Group a Mobile Clinic

by Rex Wockner - SGN Contributing Writer

NEW ORLEANS, LA - Government and community-based HIV/AIDS agencies are still struggling to get back on their feet seven months after Hurricane Katrina broke the levees and flooded 80 percent of the city in up to 20 feet of water.
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King Council Council adds gender identity to nondiscrimination code
"From this day forward, residents of King County will no longer have to fear losing their paychecks or the roof over their heads to discrimination," said Councilmember Julia Patterson.

by Robert Raketty - SGN Staff Writer

The King County Council voted five to four in favor of adding gender identity and expression to the County
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Seward Park features alternatively fueled vehicles
If you're interested in finding out more about alternatively fueled vehicles, come to Seward Park in April. A biodiesel making event on April 2, and the annual Alternatively Fueled Vehicle Rally on Earth Day, April 22, offer an opportunity to learn about fuel efficiencies.

On Sunday, April 2, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Seward Park will host a
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Not yet a dinosaur- Imperial court system must evolve to avoid extinction
by Sara Michelle Fetters - Special to the SGN

During his on-air battles with Senator Joseph McCarthy in 1954, battles which culminated in the confrontational politician's public demise, legendary CBS television news anchor Edward R. Murrow famously said, "We will not walk in fear, one of another. We will not be driven by fear into an age
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Telling our stories
by Brie Gyncild

Fifty years ago, Lesbians, Gay men, Transgender people, and Bisexuals who were honest about their lives took a tremendous risk. Being different, especially in ways related to sexuality and gender roles, threatened the status quo and the safe little world the mainstream public desperately tried to create. Those people who ha
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Northwest News
TALK ON DON'T ASK, DON'T TELL POLICY AT UW

"The Call to Duty Tour: Uncovering the Reality of the 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Policy for Today's Soldiers" is coming to the University of Washington on Monday, April 3, 2006 in Kane Hall, Room 120, at 7 PM. Rear Admiral Alan M. Steinman will be the guest speaker.

The Call to Duty
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Black, Latino, Asian same-sex couples have most to gain, lose from marriage fight
by Sean Cahill, Marsha Botzer and George Cheung - Special to the SGN

For two decades, the religious right has sought to pit Gay people against people of color, and to portray the two communities as mutually exclusive. Concerned Women for America published a 2004 report entitled Homosexuals hijack civil rights bus. The Rev. Lou Sheldon, o
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Real Estate - Personal decorating touches make a house a home
No matter what the style of your house - southwestern, Victorian, traditional, modern or contemporary - it's the personal touches you add that make it a home. Design touches drawn from personal experiences, family history, hobbies and interests make your home decor unique and comforting.

"Adding personalized touches to your home decor make
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In the midst of such a senseless act, I reflect and offer these words of hope and faith
Commentary by Rev. Rajkhet Dirzhud-Rashid - SGN Staff Writer

I've been watching people's faces again, looking into their eyes, watching for reactions, for the signs that show something too big for any of us to imagine has taken its toll. I'm shored up by the fact that the people I've met on the stree
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Bush Administration criticized for back pedaling on securing clearances
Congressman Barney Frank today issued the following statement on the Bush Administration's proposed changes in security clearance eligibility rules.

"President Bush is breaking yet another promise to protect Gay and Lesbian people from discrimination. While the president publicly promised in the past to uphold Clinton administration execu
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UCC's newest, 'edgy' TV ad begins airing April 3 - Gay couple get ejected in 30-second commercial
by J. Bennett Guess - UCC News Service

"Ejector seat," the UCC's newest television commercial, will begin airing nationally on April 3, just in time for Easter.

Playing to church's expressed concerns about alienation - first emphasized in the UCC's controversial "bouncer" ad that aired on cable networks in December 2004
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