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Section One - ALL STORIES
Right-wing political commentator Ann Coulter condemned over use of anti-Gay slur
by Lisa Keen - SGN Contributing Writer

There were a number of crass remarks made about Democrats at last weekend's conservative confab in Washington, D.C. For instance, one conservative commentator quipped that U.S. Senator Hillary Clinton had "thrown her broom into the ring." But none was so loutish and widely publicized as that of right-wing political commentator An
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Seattle Out And Proud, Seattle Center reaches tentative agreement $50,000 debt payment, budget oversight among terms
by Robert Raketty - SGN Staff Writer

Independent Event Solutions (IES), organizers of the Capitol Hill Block Party, offered to pay off $50,000 in debt owed to the Seattle Center for Seattle Pride 2006, opening the door for a tentative agreement between Seattle Center officials and Seattle Out and Proud (SOAP), organizers of Seattl
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Giuliani remains faithful to his pro-Gay views; fails to pander to right-wing
by Lisa Keen - SGN Contributing Writer

Former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney won a straw poll at a large national meeting of conservatives last weekend; but, former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani did surprisingly well, given his well-known support of equal rights for gays and other liberal causes. That strong showing, co
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House committee to hold hearing on Senate domestic partnership bill
Judiciary Committee to hear SB 5336 on March 16

by Robert Raketty - SGN Staff Writer

Domestic partnership legislation, Senate Bill 5336, will receive a hearing in the House Judiciary Committee on Friday, March 16, at 8 a.m. The bill passed the Washington State Senate on March 1 and was referred the committee
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Legislative Update from Equal Rights Washington
Legislative Update from Equal Rights Washington By Lisa Walls The 2007 legislative session may be a banner year for the passage of legislation important to the LGBT community. All the bills on Equal Rights Washington's legislative agenda (except the Marriage Equality bill) made it past the first cut off--the date by which a bill must pass out more
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Gay jocks converge on Calgary
by Dan Woog - SGN Contributing Writer

Gay men and Lesbians looking for an active getaway might consider the annual Ski Week in Aspen. There's also Key West, with its sun and sand. And who can forget that perennial Gay favorite, Calgary?

Calgary?

Sure. For the past 25 years the windswept city i
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Ask Michael
by Michael Raitt, MA, LMHC - SGN Contributing Writer

Professional Comments about Coming Out: As most of you have heard by now, NBA player, John Amaechi, publicly announced that he was Gay. This created a firestorm of negative, hostile, despicable reactions from some people across the country.

First, I appl
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The Road to Nimpo
by Rev. Barbara Allen, CMP - SGN Contributing Writer

It was a early Saturday morning when I headed west on B.C. 20, 14 miles west of Williams Lake. We crossed the mighty Fraser River on Sheep Creek Bridge, then climbed steep Sheep Creek "Hill," which features a spectacular view of the area. Eight miles further, we noticed
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Bush Administration criticized for poor HIV prevention plan among African-Americans
No new money, no new strategies and gay men ignored, they say

New York, NY - As the Bush administration announces its long-awaited initiative for HIV prevention for the Black community this Thursday at CDC in Atlanta, people living with HIV/AIDS, researchers, and policy and program leaders from the African-American com
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Celebration of Life - Patrick McNeil
Please join the Knights of Malta in A Celebration of Life in honor of one of our founding members, Patrick McNeil. Patrick passed away a couple of weeks ago from a brief illness. Patrick helped found the Knights of Malta in 1972. He has been a mentor, teacher and above all else a great friend. He will be truly missed.

His Celebr
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The week in review
by Wayne Besen - SGN Contributing Writer

I told a few friends that I was going to the annual Winter Party in Miami Beach, and by their strong reactions you might have thought I announced I was going to an Al Qaeda meeting.

"So, you have finally joined the dark side of shallow body fascists," shrieked one fri
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Methodist college punishes, then fires Transgender dean
"Having the right to do something doesn't necessarily make it right to do," says Marc Adams, executive director of HeartStrong, Inc.

"You would think that after all of the apologies our country has had to make and all of the reparation checks they've cut that they would have learned this lesson by now."

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The Greater Seattle Business Association announces its 26th Annual Business & Humanitarian Award recipients, focuses special attention on social change through the arts
SEATTLE - Mar 07, 2007 - The Greater Seattle Business Association (GSBA), the country's largest Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) business chamber, announces the recipients for its 26th Annual Business & Humanitarian Awards.

"GSBA business and nonprofit leaders have been an integral part of the economic vitality of Se
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Oregon: Two bills aim to end discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity
PORTLAND, OR -- Two pieces of vital legislation were introduced today, together aimed at ending discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity in Oregon. These bills, HB 2007 and SB 2, implement the recommendations of the Governor's Task Force on Equality - a diverse committee of business, clergy and civil rights advocates from more
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Soulforce's agenda troubling to GLBT Catholics
On March 8 & 9, 2007 a bus of Soulforce members will be visiting Notre Dame University. The Rainbow Sash Movement was contacted by Soulforce for its endorsement of this event. After thoughtful dialogue with a Soulforce representative and a representative of the local Notre Dame Catholic GLBTQ leadership we found we could not in good conscience more
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The Way of Food: Part 1
by Que Areste, N.D. - SGN Contributing Writer

Why do we eat? Maintaining life and health, social and emotional interaction, and sensory enjoyment are the main reasons we eat. Eating is important to life.

Our bodies have not changed much since we were hunter-gatherers, following our dinners as they migrated
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Gay History of Seattle - Gay swimming, etc.
by Don Paulson - SGN Contributing Writer Swimming has been popular since the cave man days, give or take a few hundred years of the great unwashed during the dark ages. Then, a man in 1600's claimed humans were better swimmers than fish so it came to pass that they invented Olympic Gold Medal winner Johnny Weissmuller and Hollywood's Ester more
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Euro mayors stand up to anti-Gay Moscow mayor
by Rex Wockner - SGN Contributing Writer

Homophobic Moscow Mayor Yuri Luzhkov was criticized by the mayors of London, Berlin and Paris as the four men gathered in London, along with the mayor of Beijing, for their annual summit in late February.

Luzhkov banned last year's first Moscow Gay pride parade, has rep
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AIDS Awareness & Action Day brought more than 260 AIDS advocates to Olympia for sound HIV/AIDS policies
Olympia, Wash.-February 23, 2007-More than 260 AIDS advocates from all parts of Washington state came together in the state capital on Wednesday, February 21 for Lifelong AIDS Alliance's AIDS Awareness & Action Day, held every two years. The group discussed HIV/AIDS issues with more than 100 state representatives and senators.

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