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posted Friday, January 11, 2013 - Volume 41 Issue 2

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Rainbow Crosswalk location selected
Pike and Broadway intersection is top choice

by James Whitely - SGN Staff Writer

After a recent Internet poll conducted by Social Outreach Seattle (SOSea), the location for Capitol Hill's first Rainbow Crosswalk has been selected. More than 700 votes were cast and the people have spoken: the crosswalk will be painted at East Pike Street and Bro
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DOMA overturned? - Supreme Court will hear DOMA, Prop 8 cases in March
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

The U.S. Supreme Court announced January 7 that it will hear arguments in Hollingsworth v. Perry on March 26, and Windsor v. United States the next day.

Hollingsworth is the case in which the Ninth Circuit Court struck down California's Prop 8, and Windsor is the case in which t
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Spanish scientists announce 'therapeutic' HIV vaccine
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

Spanish researchers say they have developed a therapeutic vaccine that can temporarily slow down the growth of HIV in infected patients.

The vaccine, based on immune cells exposed to HIV that had been inactivated with heat, was tested on a group of 36 HIV-positive people and t
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Opinion: Hagel a disappointing choice
by Kevin Naff - The Washington Blade

The news this week that President Obama wants former Sen. Chuck Hagel (R-NE) to run the Defense Department marks a disappointing turn for our fierce advocate in the White House.

Rather than use his mandate from winning re-election to reward his key constituencies, Obama has
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An LGBT voice on Gov. Inslee's transition team
GSBA's Louise Chernin is helping Jay Inslee choose his staff

by James Whitely - SGN Staff Writer

Louise Chernin, president and CEO of the Greater Seattle Business Association (GSBA), was recently invited to serve on Governor-elect Jay Inslee's transition team. For the past several weeks, Chernin has bee
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Seattle LGBT Commission celebrates 'Year of Pride and Joy'
The Seattle LGBT Commission will host a free evening event to celebrate the Commission's 2012 accomplishments and discuss its goals for 2013 on Wednesday, January 16, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Northwest African American Museum (2300 S. Massachusetts St., Seattle).

'A Year of Pride and Joy' is an opportunity for LGBTQ community members
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Marc Randall Leach 1955 - 2012
Marc is survived by his partner of many years, his family, and his friends. Please come and join us in a celebration of his life:

Sunday, January 20, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Hospice Care Center
12822 124th Lane N.E.
Kirkland, Washington
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Beware the Trans Ninja!
Choosing when to come out is important to educating others

by Mac McGregor - Special to the SGN

Nin o ja (Japanese), from nin- (persevere, conceal, move stealthily) + -ja (person)

My life has always been interesting and out of the norm, so to say, but in the last couple of years it has
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Seattle ... Tacoma? ... Spokane??? - Three WA cities make The Advocate's 'Gayest' list
by Shaun Knittel - SGN Associate Editor

The Advocate has compiled its fourth annual list of the 'Gayest Cities in America.' Outside of fabulous soirees and mimosa brunches, there is much more to LGBT life in America. This year the totally accurate (albeit totally subjective and constantly changing) criteria for a great Gay cit
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No retreat, no surrender - Illinois lawmakers reintroduce marriage equality bill
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

Bouncing back from their failure to pass marriage equality in the lame-duck session of Illinois' legislature, the measure's sponsors reintroduced it on the first day of the new session, January 9.

'Last week, the Senate Executive Committee made history by approving same-sex ma
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Trans teacher sues school that fired her
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

A New York Catholic school teacher has filed suit charging that she was wrongfully terminated after 32 years of employment when she informed school officials she intended to transition to female gender.

Mark Krolikowski, known affectionately as 'Mr. K' to his students, was an
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Lively in the dock - Homophobic pastor on trial for 'crimes against humanity'
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

Pastor Scott Lively of Abiding Truth Ministries, a California-based anti-Gay hate group, is now on trial in a Massachusetts federal court, charged with crimes against humanity.

Lively's trial under the Alien Tort Statute began January 7. The law allows U.S. courts to hear huma
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Let's hear Chuck Hagel out
by Mark Segal - Philadelphia Gay News

Editor's note: On page 3 of this issue, Kevin Naff of the Washington Blade explains why he does not support the nomination of former Sen. Chuck Hagel as defense secretary. Here, PGN publisher Mark Segal offers a contrasting view.

For most of you, the reaction you go
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Jesse's Journal: A heritage of words
by Jesse Monteagudo - SGN Contributing Writer

As a writer, I am interested in words - where they come from, what they mean, their use, significance, and power. As a Gay writer, I am particularly intrigued by Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgendered slang (also known as Gayspeak) and by the words that are used to describe us,
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SEATTLE WEDDING SHOW
JANUARY 12-13

On Saturday, January 12, from 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m., and Sunday, January 13, from 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m., the Washington State Convention & Trade Center (8th Ave. & Pike St.) hosts the Seattle Wedding Show featuring over 400 wedding vendors showcasing their products and services to brides and grooms to be. Tickets: $17 at www.weddingshow.com
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Making school safe for Queer youth
New research reveals paths to implementing LGBTQ-inclusive lessons

by Shaun Knittel - SGN Associate Editor

A report released January 9 by Gay-Straight Alliance Network examines the effectiveness of different approaches to implementing lessons that are inclusive of LGBTQ people. The findings illustrate th
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RI governor supports marriage equality bill
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee says he wants his state's legislature to pass a marriage equality bill, and he has promised to veto any attempt to put the issue up for a public vote.

In a January 10 statement to reporters, Chafee said state lawmakers owe it to voters to make
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DOMA die-hard - John Boehner doesn't realize it, but the marriage ship has sailed
by D'Anne Witkowski - SGN Contributing Writer

I don't know if you've noticed, but national approval of Congress is down. Like, way down. You know what's more popular than Congress right now? BP, during the oil spill in the Gulf. That's right. People hate Congress more than they hate seeing petroleum-soaked pelicans and slicked-
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Attack of the super STD
Drug-resistant gonorrhea hits North America, study says

by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

An antibiotic-resistant strain of gonorrhea has appeared in North America for the first time, according to a new study published January 8 in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

Canadia
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