Friday, November 21, 2008 - Volume 36 Issue 47

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SGN interview: Sen. Ed Murray - New Chair of State Senate Democratic Caucus
by Mike Andrew - SGN Contributing Writer

State Senator Ed Murray (D-Seattle) has been elected chair of the Senate Democratic Caucus, the number-two position in the Senate's Democratic leadership. Murray will serve with Sen. Lisa Brown (D-Spokane) who was re-elected Senate majority leader. Sen. Tracy Eide (D-Federal Way) was re-elected majority floor leader, the numbe
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Seattle March for Equality a huge success - Stonewall 2.0
by Mike Andrew - SGN Contributing Writer

An estimated 10,000 people in Seattle joined one million others across the country to march for marriage equality in nationally coordinated actions Saturday, November 15. Several hundred more turned out in smaller Washington cities.

Seattle's marchers gathered under s
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Calif. Supremes grant review of Prop 8
On Wednesday, November 19, the California Supreme Court granted review in the legal challenges to Proposition 8, which passed by a narrow margin of 52 percent on November 4. In an order issued that day, the Court agreed to hear the case and set an expedited briefing schedule. The Court also denied an immediate stay.

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Youths from Mt. Si and Mt. Vernon receive ACLU award - by ACLU Staff
Two young people who stood up for the rights of Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender students have received the 2008 Youth Activist Award given by the American Civil Liberties Union of Washington. Mt. Vernon High School graduate Ian Feis and Mt. Si High School student Caitlin Donnelly accepted the award at the ACLU's annual Bill of Rights Celebratio more
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Winds of change
by Wayne Besen - SGN Contributing Writer

Few people at the three Proposition 8 protest rallies I attended - two in New York and one in Chicago - were familiar. The ones I recognized were the hardcore advocates and tireless workhorses who have long carried the GLBT movement. However, these semi-spontaneous rallies had a differen
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The OutField: Giving thanks for Gay sports stuff(ing)
by Dan Woog - SGN Contributing Writer

It seems like just yesterday we were watching the Olympics in Beijing. The day before, Barack and Hillary were duking it out for the Democratic nomination. A few hours earlier, it was Christmas.

2008 is almost in the history books. Thanksgiving signals the beginnin
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Entre Hermanos: Why weren't there more Latinas/os at the march?
by Benjamin Sheppard, MI - SGN Contributing Writer

I found myself last Saturday morning among the throngs of people (6000+, said the Times) at Volunteer Park, eager to begin the march down to Westlake Center. We had the express purpose of showing solidarity with the No on Proposition 8 movement in California and the greater
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Zero to 60: 2009 Chevrolet Tahoe Hybrid

by J.T. Hills
SGN Contributing Writer

TOP

  • First full-sized hybrid SUV
  • Stylish appearance
  • High-end interior fit and finish


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Proclamation: Marriage Equality Day - Mayor of Seattle
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Admirals, generals: Repeal 'don't ask, don't tell'
As a service of The Seattle Times
http://www.seattletimes.com.

More than 100 retired generals and admirals called Monday for repeal of the
military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy on gays so they can serve openly,
according to a statement obtained by The Associated Press.

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EXCLUSIVE: Obama to delay repeal of 'don't ask, don't tell'


Friday, November 21, 2008
Rowan Scarborough

President-elect Barack Obama will not move for months, and perhaps not until 2010, to ask Congress to end the military's decades-old ban on open homosexuals in the ranks, two people who have advised the Obama transition team on this issue say.

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