Friday, February 8, 2008 - Volume 36 Issue 06

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Seattle LGBT Community Center Board votes yes to Queerfest, Pride Weekend
by Nick Ardizzone - SGN Staff Writer

When Seattle's LGBT Center closed its doors on its Pike St. building last month, it took up residence in the space it now shares with Equal Rights Washington (209 Harvard E.). When the Center announced it was undergoing extensive restructuring, the Seattle Gay News interviewed Jerry Stewart, Board Co-President, and Eileen Terry, Vi
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Snoqualmie Valley School Board, Hutcherson hear heated debate about MLK Day speech at Mt. Si High School
by SGN Staff

Rev. Ken Hutcherson's "war" against Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender equality moved outside the halls of corporate America and the realm of politics when controversy swelled over his invitation to speak at Snoqualmie's Mt. Si High School Martin Luther King Jr. Day assembly.

On Thursday, February
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Mt. Si High School fails its own mission statements with MLK Day debacle
by Rev. Barbara Allen - SGN Contributing Writer

Americans celebrate and respect the work and life of Martin Luther King Jr., and his wife, who are both worthy of being honored. Some of us are familiar with the work of his wife, Coretta Scott King, including a few of her famous quotes and words of wisdom. "I believe all American
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Same-sex couples ask California Supreme Court to strike down marriage ban
The California Supreme Court announced Thursday that it will hear oral arguments on March 4 in the cases challenging the exclusion of same-sex couples from marriage.

Fifteen same-sex couples, Equality California, and Our Family Coalition will be represented at oral arguments by Shannon Price Minter, Legal Director of the National C
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Choosing a president: The beat goes on and on
by Jesse Monteagudo - Special to the SGN

The best reality show on television today is not American Idol, Survivor, or The Amazing Race. Rather, the biggest reality show on TV (or elsewhere) is the race for president of the United States. As a spectator sport, the race for the White House goes back to the days of George Washi
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Why I support Hillary Clinton
by Janice Van Cleve - Special to the SGN

The 2008 election presents Americans with a bouquet of riches. On the Democratic side, we have a very smart, articulate woman who has weathered the worst her enemies can throw at her and who still rises to the occasion, and we have an inspired black man whose oratory has moved thousands
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COMMENTARY: Making Capitol Hill a safer place
by Reverend Rajkhet Dirzhud-Rashid - SGN A&E Writer

Maybe it's being a minister, or just having lived on or around the Hill for nearly the entire 20 years I've been in Seattle, but I think of the populace up here as my flock. Like, if I did have an actual building for my ministry, the GBLTQ community would certainly be a large
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Entre Latinas
by Marcos Martinez - SGN Contributing Writer

Esta semana, me gustaría escribir sobre la cuestión de porque existe la agencia Entre Hermanos aquí en Seattle. Porque es necesario un grupo que sirva específicamente a la comunidad Latina LGBTQ? La respuesta sencilla se da en pocas palabras; disparidades de salud. Resulta que en este p
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Rosehedge hosts Valentine's Day benefit
You know those Valentine's lovebird specials at restaurants all over town? They're only for straight people. "I wouldn't feel comfortable going to a romantic dinner," said Rick Stevens, 46. "It would feel awkward and inappropriate."

Outside of bars and a few Capitol Hill nightspots, Seattle boasts few locales where holding hands
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Ask Michael: Is our age difference a problem?
by Michael Raitt - SGN Contributing Writer

Hello, Michael. I have been reading your articles for the last five or six months and have found many things helpful to me & My current partner and I have a [15+] year age difference between us. We have been together for [several years] now. We both realized that we wanted to explo
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Seattle Gay History: Staring down the Chief of Police - 1951
by Don Paulson - SGN Contributing Writer

I don't think anyone gets over their first love without a special poem tucked away somewhere. Les was my first love at 17 and Les was 18. Our paths met when he worked at a local theater as an usher. We connected right away. Around this small town we were discreet but now I'm sure there
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Change
by Jennifer Vanasco - SGN Contributing Writer Right now, you know a lot more than I do.

It's one of the strange things about being a weekly columnist: I write a few days before you read. Which means that if major news breaks early in the week - like, I don't know, 24 states holding primary elections - then the column can't
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The Outfield: Gay sports groups sprout up on campus
by Dan Woog - SGN Contributing Writer

It's been over two decades since the winds of Queer change swept through college campuses. Across America, universities now sponsor GLBT centers, offer gender studies programs, and pledge never to discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation. "Out" has become the new "in" - everywhere, th
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Gay male couple attacked February 3 on Capitol Hill
A Gay couple was attacked as they walked together in Capitol Hill at 2:00 a.m. on Sunday, February 3.

Brad Crelia, 22, and his partner, Thomas Colonna, 27, were crossing East Olive Way when they heard the squealing tires of a speeding car. The car - a white BMW - drove recklessly toward the couple, and they put their hands up as
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Real Estate: Renting vs. owning: Building equity in your future
For many Americans, owning a home is the cornerstone of their financial wealth. In fact, building equity in a home, combined with tax advantages offered by both federal and state governments, has driven home ownership to record levels.

However, millions of renters continue to have misconceptions about the home-buying process, oft
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