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Section One

Robin Tyler calls for March on Washington
by Robin Tyler - Special to the SGN

The following is the transcript of the speech Robin Tyler gave November 8 in California to a crowd of thousands

I called our attorney, Gloria Allred, one week before November 4 and asked her to prepare a lawsuit, because if Gays and Lesbians lost, my wife, Diane Olson, and I wanted to file a suit with the
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Seattle joins National Day of Action for Marriage Equality
Cyber organizing sparks National Day of Action for Marriage Equality by Mike Andrew - SGN Contributing Writer

On Saturday November 15, Seattle's LGBT community and allies will join thousands of others across the country in a National Day of Action for Marriage Equality. In Seattle, the action will start in Volunteer Park wit
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Transition tremors
by Lisa Keen - Keen News Service

The LGBT movement seems determined not to make the same mistakes with the administration of President-elect Barack Obama that it made with President Bill Clinton back in 1992. There is a palpable caution against laying forth in public an ambitious list of demands and expectations are buckled clo
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PALM SPRINGS: Prop 8 protests continue in CA
by Barry Peterson - Special to the SGN

Equality California responded to the passage of Prop 8 with weekend protests across the state.

In Palm Springs a group of approximately 500 gathered at City Hall on Friday night to protest what they consider an attack on their civil rights. The mostly peaceful gathering
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ERW celebrates election victories in Washington State
by Beth Richer - Special to the SGN

The executive director of Equal Rights Washington Connie Watts beams when talking about the election results in Washington State. "The 2008 election will long be remembered as the tipping point in Washington State 's struggle to live up to its founding promise of liberty and justice for
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When all else fails, try a boycott
by Mark Segal - Courtesy of the Philadelphia Gay News

There is a mounting anger in the LGBT community over the outcome of Proposition 8 in California. Perhaps part of that anger is that the same people who voted to outlaw marriage equality also voted for more humane rights for chickens in a separate California proposition.
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Political IQ: The future of LGBT America
by Diane Silver - SGN Contributing Writer

When I saw a photo of Proposition 8 supporters celebrating their victory over marriage equality in California, I was enraged. I wanted to run howling into the street. I felt the urge to break, smash, and destroy with all my might.

Those happy people with their f
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Jesse's Journal: A glass half full
by Jesse Monteagudo - SGN Contributing Writer

The longest presidential election season in history is over. The campaign that gave us Joe the Plumber, Ralph Nader (again), Sarah Palin, Ron Paul and lipstick on a pig also gave us our most inspiring leader since John F. Kennedy. Historians will look back at the election of
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The OutField: Out of the Pocket, and into today
by Dan Woog - SGN Contributing Writer

Bill Konigsberg's high school years were confusing. He loved baseball, but was attracted to guys. He'd never heard of Gay athletes; he thought he was the only one on the planet.

Years later, the world seemed a different place. Gay sports boomed; there were openly G
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International News
International News
by Rex Wockner - SGN Contributing Writer

Spain's Queen Sofía in hot water with Gays
Spain's Queen Sofía is in hot water with Gays after the newspaper El País published excerpts October 29 from an upcoming biography of the queen by journalist Pilar Urbano.

In The Queen Up Close (La Reina muy de cerca), Sofía, 69, is quoted as sayi
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Northwest News
Northwest News
BENT MENTOR SHOWCASE SPOTLIGHTS NEW QUEER WRITING FEATURING KATE BORNSTEIN AT SHOWCASE & WRITING WORKSHOP
On Friday, November 14, and Saturday, November 15, Seattle's Bent Writing Institute presents their 7th annual showcase of new Queer writing at the Museum of History and Industry, McEachern Auditorium, 2700 24th Ave. E. - 7 p.m., doors; 7:30 p.m. curtain. No
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National News
National News
by Rex Wockner - SGN Contributing Writer

Gays lose marriage in California
Gays lost marriage at the ballot box in California November 4.

Voters voted 52.4 percent to 47.6 percent to amend the state constitution to negate the May 2008 state Supreme Court decision that legalized same-sex marriage.

Theories abound as
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The election and Prop 8
by Jennifer Vanasco - SGN Contributing Writer

My heart broke last week.

A lot of our hearts did.

On election night, I was sitting in New York City's Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center, which was standing room only. We were all riveted to CNN. I was blogging, so I was st
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The sad state of Gay race relations
by Chris Crain - SGN Contributing Writer

Sarah Palin isn't the only one facing flying fur after last week's historic election results. While bitter McCain campaign aides accused their erstwhile veep of not knowing Africa is a continent, some bitter white Gays were accusing African Americans of not knowing civil rights exte
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Anything but Straight: Frank talk on Proposition 8 and race
by Wayne Besen - SGN Contributing Writer

On Election Day, 70 percent of African Americans voted to take away a Gay person's right to marry primarily based on a book - the Bible - that calls on slaves to obey their masters. Mormons funded the measure, even though religious discrimination drove them from Missouri and Illi
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Real Estate: How to avoid losing your home to foreclosure
Over the past year, we've been inundated with daily headlines about the growing foreclosure crisis. Hundreds of thousands of homeowners have lost their homes to foreclosure, with speculation among housing industry experts that an additional 1 million may lose their homes within the coming year.

Herculean efforts are being made
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Zero to 60: 2009 Volkswagen Tiguan SE 4Motion

by J.T. Hills
SGN Contributing Writer

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  • Spacious passenger cabin
  • Innovate use of technology
  • High-end design

BOTTOM


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