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NO on Prop 8 Opens Campaign Headquarters in San Francisco
EQUALITY CALIFORNIA
MEDIA ADVISORY
September 4, 2008

CONTACT: Eddie Fernandez or Lindsey Nitta, 916.717.1411

NO on Prop 8 Opens Campaign Headquarters in San Francisco

WHAT:
Grand Opening of Campaign Headquarters
NO on Prop 8

WHEN:
Saturday, September 6
10 a.m.
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Gregoire & Burner at GSBA Candidate Forum - Republicans play hide-and-seek
by Mike Andrew - SGN Contributing Writer

Republican gubernatorial candidate Dino Rossi and Republican Congressman Dave Reichert (8th District) will be no-shows at the upcoming GSBA Candidate Forum. The Forum, the only one specifically targeting Seattle's LGBT community, is scheduled for Wednesday, September 10, 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m
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Democratic Convention sends powerful LGBT signal
by Lisa Keen - Keen News Service

The 2008 Democratic National Convention boasted the largest ever LGBT caucus and the greatest number of mentions of LGBT by speakers during prime time television coverage. But it was, ironically enough, a convention in which little was actually seen of LGBT people.

The closing sp
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Still dancing: Neighbours Seattle celebrates 27 years
by Scott Rice - SGN Contributing Writer

This Friday, September 5, and Saturday, September 6, Neighbours celebrates 27 successful years as Seattle's favorite big-time, big-space classic disco. The Neighbours story is really a family's story that begins a long time ago and far from the Pacific Northwest.

Moe Elass
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Wildrose co-owner injured in Broadway gas pump fire
by Nick Ardizzone - SGN Staff Writer

An accident on Wednesday afternoon has left a Seattle woman with serious burns. At a 76 station in the 900 block of East Roy Street, a Volkswagen SUV crashed into a gas pump which then caught fire, injuring Martha Manning, 39, co-owner of the Wildrose, Seattle's only Lesbian bar. On Thursd
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Trans community thrives at Gender Odyssey
by Rajkhet Dirzhud-Rashid - SGN A&E Writer

Gender Odyssey
September 1
Washington State
Convention and
Trade Center


At the beginning of the weekend of workshops, panels and author signings, a lot of us were strangers with one thing in common: Either being a Transperson, or bein
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PUSH magazine ends publication
by Rajkhet Dirzhud-Rashid - SGN A&E Writer

I have to confess that part of the reason I was at the goodbye party for PUSH Magazine, the gender/feminist/Queer publication that started its run in 1999, was the fact that I'd heard they were having cake. But the truest reason I was there was to say goodbye to not only the 'zine it
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Republican party has disdain for Gay America
by Marc Paige - Special to the SGN

From the issue of marriage, to partnership rights, adoption rights, and the military, this year's Republican Party platform coming out of St. Paul is a clear message of disdain directed at Gay Americans. The party document unequivocally states that no respect or acknowledgement be given to
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A national Gay vote needed for Obama
by Wayne Besen - SGN Contributing Writer

In 1992, the Gay and Lesbian community galvanized around Bill Clinton in what is now seen as the first "national Gay vote." The stark contrast between Clinton and the rabidly homophobic GOP, which declared a culture war at its Houston convention, was the reason for this unified suppo
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Courtesy of Pride At Work AFL-CIO - Special to the SGN
Hotel workers represented by UNITE HERE Local 8 staged an informational picket line outside the Edgewater Hotel on Saturday, August 30. Their intent was not to prevent work or deliveries at the hotel, but to dramatize a contract dispute between the union and the hotel management. UNITE HERE Local 8, which represents 170 Edgewater workers, has more
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Remembering Del Martin: A life well lived
by Paul Varnell - Special to the SGN

The news last Wednesday that pioneer Lesbian activist Del Martin had died came as a shock. Not because she wasn't old; at 87, she was. But because she and her partner Phyllis Lyon have been creative forces in the Gay liberation and women's movements during all of my own long activist life
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The OutField: Running for many reasons
by Dan Woog - SGN Contributing Writer

In high school, Joe Simenic always ran. His goal was tangible - the finish line of a cross-country or long-distance race - but looking back, he realizes he sought something else. "Running can be an outlet," he explains. "It's a way to relieve stress, to take the focus off other parts of your
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Entre Hermanos: Conference fights HIV
by David Garcia - SGN Contributing Writer La decima-séptima Conferencia Internacional del SIDA se ha llevado a cabo en la Ciudad de Mexico, con más de 20-mil personas interesadas prestando su asistencia. El tema de "Accion Universal Ya" caracterizo la reunión, y proveyó el enfoque para el trabajo que se realizo.

La conferenci
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Trained professionals, online tools help seniors find new homes
Helping a parent move to senior housing can seem more intimidating than orchestrating a rocket launch.

The death of a spouse, declining health or safety concerns can trigger the need to move. The first phase comes with the realization that what has been home is no longer suitable.

Emotional ties to a place are h
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Zero to 60 - 2008 Mercedes Benz ML550

by J.T. Hills
SGN Contributing Writer

TOP
• Sports sedan handling in an SUV
• Beautifully designed interior
• Loaded with safety features

BOTTOM
• Navigatio more

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