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Sen. Ed Murray comments to SGN as domestic partnership bill moves through committee
by Nick Ardizzone - SGN Staff Writer

In a press release announcing the passage of the new domestic partnership bill through the Senate Government Operations and Elections Committee on Thursday, Sen. Ed Murray issued a simple statement on respect and equality:

"This bill is another necessary step toward giving couples who have built loving families and liv
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Seattle to host largest Gay Softball World Series this August
Seattle will host the largest amateur Gay sporting event of the year, the 2008 North American Gay Amateur Athletic Alliance (NAGAAA) and the Amateur Sports Association of North America (ASANA) World Series of Softball for both men and women. More than 200 teams from across the US and Canada will converge on the Emerald City to compete in this highl more
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Prosecutor's Office unveils anti-hate crime poster
by Nick Ardizzone - SGN Staff Writer

A new poster giving tips on how to avoid and report hate crimes is being unveiled today by the King County Prosecutor's Office. The poster is part of the effort to crack down on the amount of anti-Gay harassment occurring in and around Capitol Hill. The Seattle Gay News spoke to King County P
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Federal Appeals Court OKs teaching tolerance in school
A Massachusetts federal appeals court ruled Thursday that an elementary school can continue to use children's books that encourage tolerance for Gay people. The ACLU cheers the decision, which rejected the claims of parents who said exposing their children to such books violated their ability to direct the religious training of their children. more
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Stonewall Democrats urge caucus involvement
by Andrew Miller - Special to the SGN

Caucus: a term that Tim Gunn of Project Runway uses to compel designers to work in teams. You may commend Tim Gunn for his use of three-dollar words, but the upcoming presidential caucus carries a little more volatility and concern. We currently have legislation in the works to expand domest
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International News
International News
EURO COURT: GAYS MUST HAVE EQUAL ADOPTION RIGHTS
The Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights ruled January 22 that Gay people cannot be excluded from access to the adoption process based on their sexual orientation.

In a 10-7 decision in the case E.B. v. France, the court found that France's refusal to let a Lesbian apply to adopt violated arti
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Northwest News
Northwest News
VERBENA SPONSORS "THE ART OF GENDER" WORKSHOP
Curious about gender, sexuality, appearance and how they relate? Has your identity changed over time? Who do you want to be? How do you want to be seen in the world? Come share in a supportive environment with art in a casual group therapy format. All gender identities welcome. Join facilitator Sharon Sanborn, LMHC, on Monday,
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National News
National News
GORE SUPPORTS SAME-SEX MARRIAGE
Former U.S. Vice President Al Gore came out in support of same-sex marriage January 17.

In a video posted at Current.com, Gore said: "I think it's wrong for the government to discriminate against people because of that person's sexual orientation. I think that Gay men and women ought to have the same rights as heterosexual
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Polling would-be presidents on marriage
by Chris Crain - SGN Contributing Writer

When Al Gore quietly announced his support for Gay marriage last week in a homemade video posted on his Current TV network, one thing was clear: He has abandoned all thought of entering this year's presidential contest.

That's because the received wisdom in U.S. politics to
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Lambda Legal applauds ruling upholding benefits for partners of New Orleans employees
The Civil District Court for the Parish of Orleans has granted Lambda Legal's motion for summary judgment, and ruled that the city of New Orleans was within its authority when it granted health benefits to domestic partners of city employees and established a domestic partner registry for city residents.

"This lawsuit needlessly
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Going for Obama
by Richard J. Rosendall - Special to the SGN

"We are one people." It is easy to say, but we have struggled over it for 232 years. The charismatic speaker, who once wrestled with his biracial identity and found his footing as a community organizer in south Chicago, brings a conviction that gives people goosebumps. It is a vision
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