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Here come the brides and grooms
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Confronting Transphobia
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How the two other states won in November
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S/he who hesitates is wise
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Muchos dollars for LGBT scholars
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Politicking in Port Angeles
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2012 Holiday Calendar
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A day of remembrance - and resistance
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Vatican fires activist priest
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Coming up for air: Gay Olympic diver Matthew Mitcham admits crystal meth addiction
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Everybody in, nobody out
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HIV rate in children drops, UNAIDS says
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Catholics spearhead opposition to French marriage law
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Man accused in slaying of Halifax gay activist to have preliminary inquiry
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Gay Marriage Fight Could Head To Supreme Court
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Super Gonorrhea Bugs Spur New Treatment Regimen in Europe
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Naked Protesters Storm Speaker John Boehners Office (in pictures)
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Out At The New York Times: Gays, Lesbians, AIDS And Homophobia Inside America's Paper Of Record
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Here come the brides and grooms
City and county officials prepare for happy first wave of same-sex couples

by Shaun Knittel - SGN Associate Editor

King County Executive Dow Constantine is looking forward to December 6.

It is on that day that he will open the County Recorder's Office at 12:01 a.m. - immediately upon certification of the November 6 election -
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Confronting Transphobia
White House, Seattle residents observe Transgender Day of Remembrance

by Shaun Knittel - SGN Associate Editor

November 20 marked the 14th observance of the Transgender Day of Remembrance, an international recognition and in memory of the people lost to anti-Transgender fear, discrimination, and violenc
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How the two other states won in November
Maryland and Maine's winning formula similar to Washington's

by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

One of the highlights of election night was winning marriage equality not just in our state, but in two others - Maryland and Maine - as well, bringing the number of states where Gay and Lesbian couples can ma
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S/he who hesitates is wise
An attorney's thoughts on marriage in Washington state

by Martin Sjolie - Special to the SGN

So many of us are ecstatic over the approval of Referendum 74 on November 6. The effect of this law on the dignity of our intimate relationships will be profound and transformative, both to society and to us. Th more
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Muchos dollars for LGBT scholars
GSBA raises record $460k at 2012 TASTE event

by Shaun Knittel - SGN Associate Editor

This year's Greater Seattle Business Association's (GSBA) TASTE exceeded all expectations, raising a record-breaking $460,000 to support the education of LGBTQA students.

'From the moment you arrived and
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Politicking in Port Angeles
Lesbian mom pulls petition protesting teacher's 'No on 74' pin

by Shaun Knittel - SGN Associate Editor

Cynthia Deford, the Lesbian parent who started a petition drive on SignOn.org urging the Port Angeles School District to prevent politicking by teachers, has withdrawn her petition, saying she now believ
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2012 Holiday Calendar
ARTS/CRAFTS/GIFTS

South Park Arts 'Art Under $100' sale, Dec. 1, 3-9 p.m. South Park artists will knock your socks off with original, edgy works not seen at a typical holiday sale. What's more, everything is affordable, with nothing priced over $100. The event will showcase a diverse array of art including painting, ph
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A day of remembrance - and resistance
Seattle-area Trans activists make Nov. 20 more than a memorial by Luzviminda 'Lulu' Carpenter

Special to the SGN

In the hallway outside of Queer Youth Space, I sat with a person talking and crying. I had pulled a young adult attendee I knew as a community organizer and public speaker out into the hallway to
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Vatican fires activist priest
Roy Bourgeois defied church authorities by ordaining women

by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

The Vatican announced on November 20 that it had defrocked and excommunicated Father Roy Bourgeois, an outspoken Maryknoll priest.

'They finally got him,' the independent National Catholic Reporte
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Coming up for air: Gay Olympic diver Matthew Mitcham admits crystal meth addiction
by Shaun Knittel - SGN Associate Editor

In his new autobiography, Twists and Turns, Australian 10-meter platform diver Matt Mitcham says he battled a methamphetamine addiction in 2011 that almost wrecked his career and his life.

In addition, Mitcham, one of only a handful of out gay Olympic athletes, revealed hi
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Everybody in, nobody out
U.S. task force recommends HIV testing for all

by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

All Americans aged 15 to 64 should get routine HIV tests, according to a U.S. Preventive Services Task Force report released November 19.

The new draft guidelines are in line with CDC recommendations first mad
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HIV rate in children drops, UNAIDS says
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

The rate of new HIV infections among children continues to drop, according to a new UNAIDS report published November 20. Worldwide, there were 330,000 new infections in children in 2011, down 24% from 2009.

UNAIDS issues regular reports monitoring progress against targets such a
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Catholics spearhead opposition to French marriage law
Anti-equality marches held in cities across nation

by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

Tens of thousands of French conservatives, organized by Roman Catholic officials, marched on November 17 to protest plans by the Socialist government of President Fran├žois Hollande to legalize same-sex marriage.
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Man accused in slaying of Halifax gay activist to have preliminary inquiry
ALY THOMSON
HALIFAX - The Canadian Press

The case of a man accused in the fatal beating of a prominent activist in Halifaxs gay community is proceeding to a preliminary inquiry following the completion of a psychiatric assessment that was delayed several times.

Andre Noel Denny, 33, made a brief appea
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Gay Marriage Fight Could Head To Supreme Court
LISA LEFF

SAN FRANCISCO - Like a lot of newlyweds, Karen Golinski was eager to enjoy the financial fruits of marriage. Within weeks of her wedding, she applied to add her spouse to her employer-sponsored health care plan, a move that would save the couple thousands of dollars a year.

Her ordinarily routine r
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Super Gonorrhea Bugs Spur New Treatment Regimen in Europe
By Jason Gale

Pfizer Inc. (PFE)s Zithromax or a generic version of the antibiotic pill should be added to the standard treatment for gonorrhea to fight multidrug-resistant strains of the sexually transmitted bacterium, doctors in Europe said.

New European guidelines for sexually transmitted infections recom
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Naked Protesters Storm Speaker John Boehners Office (in pictures)
By Jason Gale

Pfizer Inc. (PFE)s Zithromax or a generic version of the antibiotic pill should be added to the standard treatment for gonorrhea to fight multidrug-resistant strains of the sexually transmitted bacterium, doctors in Europe said.

New European guidelines for sexually transmitted infections recom
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Out At The New York Times: Gays, Lesbians, AIDS And Homophobia Inside America's Paper Of Record
By Jason Gale

Pfizer Inc. (PFE)s Zithromax or a generic version of the antibiotic pill should be added to the standard treatment for gonorrhea to fight multidrug-resistant strains of the sexually transmitted bacterium, doctors in Europe said.

New European guidelines for sexually transmitted infections recom
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By Jason Gale

Pfizer Inc. (PFE)s Zithromax or a generic version of the antibiotic pill should be added to the standard treatment for gonorrhea to fight multidrug-resistant strains of the sexually transmitted bacterium, doctors in Europe said.

New European guidelines for sexually transmitted infections recom
more
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By Jason Gale

Pfizer Inc. (PFE)s Zithromax or a generic version of the antibiotic pill should be added to the standard treatment for gonorrhea to fight multidrug-resistant strains of the sexually transmitted bacterium, doctors in Europe said.

New European guidelines for sexually transmitted infections recom
more
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By Jason Gale

Pfizer Inc. (PFE)s Zithromax or a generic version of the antibiotic pill should be added to the standard treatment for gonorrhea to fight multidrug-resistant strains of the sexually transmitted bacterium, doctors in Europe said.

New European guidelines for sexually transmitted infections recom
more
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By Jason Gale

Pfizer Inc. (PFE)s Zithromax or a generic version of the antibiotic pill should be added to the standard treatment for gonorrhea to fight multidrug-resistant strains of the sexually transmitted bacterium, doctors in Europe said.

New European guidelines for sexually transmitted infections recom
more
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By Jason Gale

Pfizer Inc. (PFE)s Zithromax or a generic version of the antibiotic pill should be added to the standard treatment for gonorrhea to fight multidrug-resistant strains of the sexually transmitted bacterium, doctors in Europe said.

New European guidelines for sexually transmitted infections recom
more
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By Jason Gale

Pfizer Inc. (PFE)s Zithromax or a generic version of the antibiotic pill should be added to the standard treatment for gonorrhea to fight multidrug-resistant strains of the sexually transmitted bacterium, doctors in Europe said.

New European guidelines for sexually transmitted infections recom
more
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By Jason Gale

Pfizer Inc. (PFE)s Zithromax or a generic version of the antibiotic pill should be added to the standard treatment for gonorrhea to fight multidrug-resistant strains of the sexually transmitted bacterium, doctors in Europe said.

New European guidelines for sexually transmitted infections recom
more
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By Jason Gale

Pfizer Inc. (PFE)s Zithromax or a generic version of the antibiotic pill should be added to the standard treatment for gonorrhea to fight multidrug-resistant strains of the sexually transmitted bacterium, doctors in Europe said.

New European guidelines for sexually transmitted infections recom
more
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By Jason Gale

Pfizer Inc. (PFE)s Zithromax or a generic version of the antibiotic pill should be added to the standard treatment for gonorrhea to fight multidrug-resistant strains of the sexually transmitted bacterium, doctors in Europe said.

New European guidelines for sexually transmitted infections recom
more
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By Jason Gale

Pfizer Inc. (PFE)s Zithromax or a generic version of the antibiotic pill should be added to the standard treatment for gonorrhea to fight multidrug-resistant strains of the sexually transmitted bacterium, doctors in Europe said.

New European guidelines for sexually transmitted infections recom
more
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By Jason Gale

Pfizer Inc. (PFE)s Zithromax or a generic version of the antibiotic pill should be added to the standard treatment for gonorrhea to fight multidrug-resistant strains of the sexually transmitted bacterium, doctors in Europe said.

New European guidelines for sexually transmitted infections recom
more
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By Jason Gale

Pfizer Inc. (PFE)s Zithromax or a generic version of the antibiotic pill should be added to the standard treatment for gonorrhea to fight multidrug-resistant strains of the sexually transmitted bacterium, doctors in Europe said.

New European guidelines for sexually transmitted infections recom
more
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By Jason Gale

Pfizer Inc. (PFE)s Zithromax or a generic version of the antibiotic pill should be added to the standard treatment for gonorrhea to fight multidrug-resistant strains of the sexually transmitted bacterium, doctors in Europe said.

New European guidelines for sexually transmitted infections recom
more
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By Jason Gale

Pfizer Inc. (PFE)s Zithromax or a generic version of the antibiotic pill should be added to the standard treatment for gonorrhea to fight multidrug-resistant strains of the sexually transmitted bacterium, doctors in Europe said.

New European guidelines for sexually transmitted infections recom
more
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By Jason Gale

Pfizer Inc. (PFE)s Zithromax or a generic version of the antibiotic pill should be added to the standard treatment for gonorrhea to fight multidrug-resistant strains of the sexually transmitted bacterium, doctors in Europe said.

New European guidelines for sexually transmitted infections recom
more
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By Jason Gale

Pfizer Inc. (PFE)s Zithromax or a generic version of the antibiotic pill should be added to the standard treatment for gonorrhea to fight multidrug-resistant strains of the sexually transmitted bacterium, doctors in Europe said.

New European guidelines for sexually transmitted infections recom
more
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