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In tragedy's wake, an unlikely activist is born
Charlene Strong is focus of new documentary about loss of partner in Madison Valley flash-flood

by Liz Meyer - SGN Staff Writer

Charlene Strong doesn't look like the type of person who has experienced tragedy.

I don't know exactly what I was expecting, but it certainly wasn't the vibrant, funny woman I met.

Unquestionably, s
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HRC joins civil rights march calling on U.S. DOJ to investigate hate crimes
HRC associate director of diversity to join civil rights, political and religious leaders in Washington, D.C. march

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today the Human Rights Campaign, the nation's largest Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender civil rights organization, announced that Donna Payne, HRC Associate Director of Diversity, will join
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Safety, other issues addressed at 'LGBTQ Speak Out'
Hate Crime forum scheduled for Nov. 27 at Broadway Performance Hall

by Liz Meyer - SGN Staff Writer

In response to concerns about safety, community leaders held an "LGBTQ Speak Out!" forum this past weekend at the Langston Hughes Center for Performing Arts.

Among the speakers at the forum were po
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Gay Bingo hostess
Lifelong's executive director speaks to SGN

by Liz Meyer - SGN Staff Writer

Glamazonia, the long-time hostess of Lifelong AIDS Alliance's wildly popular Gay Bingo, will not be back.

Lifelong AIDS Alliance (LLAA) employed the larger-than-life drag queen, a.k.a. Thom Hubert, for seven years on a cont
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T'd off about ENDA
Will Trans activists ratchet back the rhetoric, having failed to convince even their closest allies to kill historic GLB workplace protection? by Chris Crain - SGN Contributing Writer

The historic passage last week of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act in the U.S. House has exposed deep divisions among the activists who
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Keen on the Trail
Gay news from the presidential campaign trail

by Lisa Keen - SGN Contributing Writer

EVALUATING LEADS
To watch or read most national discussions of the presidential horse race, Hillary Clinton is so many lengths ahead of the rest of her field, nobody can possibly catch her. But it's keeping
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The OutField - GLAAD to tackle sports
by Dan Woog

The U.S. sports industry is twice as big as the American automobile industry, and 10 times larger than the movie industry.

Clearly, size matters.

Those figures come from Ted Rybka, and he should know. Since mid-September, he's served as director of sports media for the Gay & Lesbian A
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Boldt's Cafeteria (ca. 1920-1970)
by Don Paulson - SGN Contributing Writer

The Seattle GLBT community has always had a struggle to find a place to hang its protective coat of many colors. Before the birth of Gay bars and Gay organizations, certain Gay friendly taverns and restaurants allowed them in but one had to be discreet. Much of society said no to Gays but
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Tiempo Timepieces & Jewelry recounts its past, celebrates good times, hosts 10 year anniversary party, sale
Amid one of the city's most bustling, rapidly developing urban neighborhoods, nestled along an unassuming Capitol Hill side street, you'll find a small but thriving community hub disguised as a local watch shop. During the past 10 years, Seattleites from neighborhoods near and far have flocked en masse to this quaint retail destination where they'l more
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Serene Sitka's secret treasures
by Rev. Barbara Allen, CMP - SGN Contributing Writer

As with Juneau and other wonderful places in Alaska, you can only get to Sitka by water or air, (unless you want to climb forbidding mountains and traverse mysterious forests).

The problem with Sitka is their Visitors Bureau and general attitude towards tourists w
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First-ever half-hour Gay network news show to launch
CBS News on Logo to provide in-depth coverage of LGBT issues during election 08

NEW YORK, NY; November 5, 2007  Logo, a division of Viacom Inc.s (NYSE: VIA and VIA.B) MTV Networks, announced today it will launch the first-ever half-hour news program for the LGBT audience produced by a major network news operation. Logo is t
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Election recap 2007
by Liz Meyer - SGN Staff Writer

The big stories from Tuesday's elections? Yet another transportation proposal was defeated, as were some candidates who had done well the primaries.

Voters in King, Pierce and Snohomish counties rejected Proposition 1, which would have wedded Sound Transit's $30.8 billion proposa
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History: National Women's Conference (1977)
by Jennifer Vanasco - Special to the SGN

Thirty years ago this month, 20,000 women gathered in Houston to talk about women's rights. They were elected from smaller conferences held in every state of the union.

The 26 issues they were talking about at the National Women's Conference were so new to the public sphere
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Gay Demographic explosion?
by Paul Varnell - SGN Contributing Writer

The Williams Institute at the University of California Los Angeles School of Law is one of our community's most important think tanks, producing high-quality studies on sexual orientation and public policy.

Its latest study, "Geographic Trends among Same-Sex Couples in t
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AIDS Memorial Quilt travels to Tacoma
As part of the international commemoration of World AIDS Day on December 1, and in conjunction with the Pierce County AIDS Foundation's 20th Anniversary Year of community service, sections of the internationally celebrated AIDS Memorial Quilt - the 54-ton, handmade tapestry that stands as a memorial to more than 90,000 individuals lost to AID more
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Greater Seattle Business Association awards $113,000 to 27 exceptional students who overcame tremendous obstacles to attend college
The Greater Seattle Business Association (GSBA) announced the awarding of college scholarship to 27 outstanding students totaling $113,000. GSBA honored these students at its 17th Annual Scholarship Awards Dinner on Friday, May 18 at the Westin Hotel in Seattle.

The GSBA honors recipients who have not only proven high academic
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Greater Seattle Business Association poised to take in nearly $250,000 with this year's TASTE dinner and auction, benefiting its undergraduate scholarship program
The Greater Seattle Business Association (GSBA) expects to raise nearly a quarter million dollars at its eleventh annual TASTE of GSBA, a benefit dinner and auction benefiting the organization's scholarship program.

"As business and professional leaders, we take the responsibility of investing in the next generation of our leaders
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