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Section One - ALL STORIES
Archbishop Desmond Tutu offers apology for historic persecution of Gays
In a world exclusive interview with Made in Manchester Creative Director Ashley Byrne, Archbishop Desmond Tutu has apologized to Gay people all around the world for the way they have been treated by the Church.

The Archbishop recently criticized the church for being "obsessed" with homosexuality but speaking on the only Gay program on the BBC he goes further and says h
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Southwest responds to passenger accusations of homophobia
by Nick Ardizzone - SGN Staff Writer

The December 14 issue of Seattle Gay News carried the story Homophobia at 30,000 feet: A Gay man's ordeal on Southwest Airlines, which detailed the indignities suffered by Kelly Brown (Associate Editor of Spokane's Stonewall News, a paper unaffiliated with the SGN) while traveling on Southwest
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Iowa and New Hampshire Gay support split going into critical early presidential primaries
by Lisa Keen - SGN Contributing Writer

Just two weeks out from the first presidential caucus and primary, the Gay vote in Iowa and New Hampshire is not reliably behind any one candidate.

Sure, contributions to Democrats in the nation's Gayest zip codes appear to give Hillary Clinton a significant edge over Barack Ob
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Huckabee doesn't heart Gays
by Chris Crain - SGN Contributing Writer

Mike Huckabee's surge to the top of GOP polls in Iowa and nationwide has brought the expected scrutiny of his record and it is on those same issues that endear him to social conservatives that the Southern Baptist minister and former Arkansas governor is withering a bit in the spotlight.
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New York City study confirms nearly one-third of city's homeless youth are LGBT
A new study commissioned by the New York City Council has found that almost one-third of New York's homeless youth identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual or Transgender, confirming the findings of the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force's groundbreaking national study, "LGBT Youth: An Epidemic of Homelessness," released last December.

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Stonewall Democrats on the death of Rep. Julia Carson, D. IN, longtime LGBT equality advocate
On Saturday, The National Stonewall Democrats released the following statement following the death of Congresswoman Julia Carson (D-IN):

"The word 'friend' is often over-used in Washington as politicians apply it to just about anyone with whom they may agree - or more often, disagree. However, Congresswoman Julia Carson was a tru
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Edmonds extends health benefits to domestic partners
Domestic partners of city of Edmonds employees will be offered health coverage through the city's employee benefits plan, the City Council decided this week.

The council voted 6-0 to extend benefits to employees' senior or same-sex significant others - a right previously given only to married couples. Councilwoman Deanna Dawson w
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ACLU demands Virginia high school stop censoring Gay student
The American Civil Liberties Union today demanded that a Portsmouth, VA high school, that punished a student for wearing a T-shirt featuring a Lesbian pride symbol, apologize to the student and guarantee that it will no longer illegally censor her in the future. School officials at I.C. Norcom High School had threatened the 17-year-old senior w more
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A feckless leader
by Wayne Bensen - SGN A&E Writer

Has there ever been a more feckless, less respected religious figure than the "Arch-Baby" of Canterbury, the Most Rev. Rowan Williams? Liberals ignore him, conservatives walk over him and through his stunning lack of leadership he has lost control of the Anglican Church.

The wheels
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The Crypt moves to new Capitol Hill location
by Nick Ardizzone - SGN Staff Writer

The Seattle Gay News visited The Crypt's new location (1516 11th Ave.) and spoke with Zach Saber, who has been The Crypt's manager "off and on" for the last 13 years. Personable and helpful, he was confidently knowledgeable without being overbearing and stood in sharp contrast to the store's
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Tom Hanes xxxx-2007; Robert Zuhlke, 1954-2007
Tom Hanes xxxx-2007

Tom Hanes passed away the night of Thursday, December 6th, 2007, due to complications resulting from lymphoma. Tom was the son of Jodi Dow (Hanes) and Harley Hanes and spent the majority of his life in the Seattle area he loved so much.

Tom's greatest joy came from running his bed and breakfast,
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Contrarian holiday gifting plan
by Rev. Barbara Allen, CMP - SGN Contributing Writer

Last year I wrote a piece about giving of oneself rather than from any commercial resource, as practiced by Native Americans in Alaska and the Yukon Territory.

This year, Tikkun's Rabbi Michael Lerner published for sharing his viewpoint as a spiritual progressiv
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Year's end real estate tax tips
While we are immersed in the joys of holiday celebration, tax time stealthily approaches. And although it is said that "time and tide wait for no one," there are things we can do to prepare ourselves for the tax deadline. Most homeowners operate on a conventional tax schedule, so that regardless of whether they pay taxes on April 15th or take a more
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Truth Wins Out's ad campaign shows foolishness and danger of 'Ex-Gay Therapy'
Truth Wins Out introduced two new Internet Public Service Announcements this week (IPSA) that show the absurdity of the ex-Gay myth, while rebutting the blatant fear tactics that these organizations use to recruit new members.

"We urge all bloggers to consider posting these ads, to educate Americans about the harm done by ex-gay
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All I want for Christmas
by Jennifer Vanesco - Special to the SGN Dear Santa, I've been a very good Lesbian this year. Very good. Extremely good. As you know, goodness is not easy to keep up. It needs encouragement. And I know I could continue being very, very good if you brought me just a few small things. As that great friend-of-the-Gays Madonna says, "I really more
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