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Section One - ALL STORIES
Cruise business, ad declines sink PlanetOut
by Matthew S. Bajko - Bay Area Reporter

PlanetOut, the nation's largest LGBT media company, is sinking under the weight of falling ad revenues, online subscription declines, and a cruise business mired in management mishaps.

As of March 31, 2007, the San Francisco-based company had an accumulated deficit of approximately $45.2 million. It suffered
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Bloody attack at Moscow Pride - Thugs beat activists and dignitaries
by Rex Wockner - SGN Contributing Writer

Police stopped a May 27 Gay pride rally outside Moscow City Hall before it could start, arresting most of the organizers as they arrived while anti-Gay thugs beat up Russian and foreign Gays and Lesbians who had gathered for the event.

Police officers, including hundreds
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International Mr. Leather 2007 named in Chicago - Washington State Mr. Leather 2006 named first runner up
CHICAGO, May 27, 2007 - Mikel Gerle, Mr. Los Angeles Leather 2007, has been named International Mr. Leather 2007, winning over a field of 52 contestants from five countries, including Canada, Denmark, Germany, Italy and the United States. He is sponsored by the Los Angeles Leather Coalition and Oil Can Harry's. Residing in West Hollywood, Cal more
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Calif. marriage bill expected to pass - Schwarzenegger likely to veto it again
by Rex Wockner - SGN Contributing Writer

What's the point of the California Legislature passing a bill legalizing same-sex marriage this year if Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger is going to veto it again?

There are, in fact, myriad reasons not to give up the fight, say those involved in the struggle. And there's a
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Majestics brutalize Tucson Moon - IWFL teams sparred off at Memorial Stadium
by Que Areste and Sandi Edwards - SGN Contributing Writers

The Seattle Majestics' second game of the season Saturday May 26, first at the Seattle Center's Memorial Stadium, was another strong performance on both sides of the ball. The score 53-6 was over a out manned and out gunned Tucson Moon.

The Majestics
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Massachusetts: Showdown over marriage equality likely - Legislators to meet June 14 over state-wide vote on constitutional ban
by Lisa Keen - SGN Contributing Writer

Massachusetts is just three weeks away from a critical showdown over marriage in its state legislature. On June 14, the state senate and house will meet to take a second and final vote on whether to put on the November 2008 ballot a constitutional ban on same-sex marriage.

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Massachusetts: Showdown over marriage equality likely
Legislators to meet June 14 over state-wide vote on constitutional ban

by Lisa Keen - SGN Contributing Writer

Massachusetts is just three weeks away from a critical showdown over marriage in its state legislature. On June 14, the state senate and house will meet to take a second and final vote on whether t
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New Hampshire governor signs civil union signs civil unions bill into law
"The state of New Hampshire can now proudly be counted among the one out of every five states in this country that are leading the way in recognizing the love and commitment of all couples," said Human Rights Campaign President Joe Solmonese.

New Hampshire Gov. John Lynch signed into law a bill on Thursday allowing same-sex
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First Northwest community forum on LGBT aging to be held
It has been almost 40 years since Stonewall and the rise of the active Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) rights movement. Those who were part of the early-movement are now becoming our community elders and yet our services have not kept up with their needs. Where should LGBT retirees reside? What are their specific health care n more
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Lesbian challenges homeless shelter who denied her access
CHICAGO - A Chicago woman denied access to a city-funded homeless shelter on a cold November evening because she is a Lesbian is challenging the blatant discrimination she experienced. The American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois today announced the filing of complaints with the City of Chicago Commission on Human Relations and the State o more
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ABC debuts Isaiah Washington PSA
NEW YORK  Isaiah Washington will appear in a public service announcement (PSA) intended to combat intolerance based on sexual orientation, race and gender. The PSA will debut today, Thursday, May 24, during two back-to-back episodes of Grey's Anatomy on ABC (9:00 - 11:00 p.m. ET/PT).

The PSA is the result of a January meeting
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Sailor talks of serving under DADT
by Bob Roehr - Bay Area Reporter

Petty Officer 2nd Class Jason Knight, the sailor who was dismissed from the Navy for being Gay, then called back to serve in Kuwait, will be booted again for violating the anti-Gay policy known as "Don't Ask, Don't Tell," the Navy told him at the end of last week.

Knight's s
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Relationship woes
by Michael Raitt, MA, LMHC - SGN Contributing Writer

Michael, my girlfriend and I have been together for just over a year. I don't trust her because I think she is having an affair on me. She gets phone calls and texts from other people and she won't tell me who they are. I get very frustrated and I am afraid of what I
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2007 Acura TL Type-S
by J.T. Hills - SGN Contributing Writer

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- Type-S back after three years
- Powerful 3.5 liter 286 hp V-6 engine
Interior tastefully put together with tons of gadgets

BOTTOM
- Front wheel drive
- Smallish rear seat with small door openings
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Home improvement 101
You made some smart decisions about the housing market and now you're sitting pretty in a house with some equity. Or, maybe you've been in your home for a while and the house has equity but is short on modern style and convenience. It may be time to tackle a home project that will improve both resale value and your enjoyment of the house for a more
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FDA to continue ban on blood donations from Gay, Bisexual men
"Yesterday's affirmation of this policy by the FDA reflects a commitment to prejudice over science," said HRC President Joe Solmonese.

WASHINGTON - Yesterday, the Food and Drug Administration announced on their website that the current lifetime ban on donating blood will remain in effect for Gay and Bisexual men. In March 2006
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