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Section One

City Hall conference on Pride
City Hall conference on Pride Councilmembers Rasmussen, Clark hold meeting with Pride event organizers

by Robert Raketty - SGN Staff Writer

Seattle City Councilmembers Tom Rasmussen and Sally Clark, both of whom are openly Gay, have called a meeting for Pride stakeholders at City Hall on the morning of Friday, May 4. Representatives of the Seattle LGB
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House passes Hate Crimes bill
Washington State: Six Democrats, one Republican vote for legislation

by Robert Raketty - SGN Staff Writer

The Local Law Enforcement Hate Crimes Prevention Act (H.R. 1592) passed the U.S. House of Representatives 237-180 on Thursday. The bill aims to provide local police and sheriff's departments with feder
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Oregon governor pledges to sign domestic partner legislation, anti-discrimination bill
Governor Kulongoski to hold signing ceremony on Wednesday, May 9

SALEM, Oregon; Wednesday, May 2 -- Today, after about an hour and a half of debate on the Senate floor, The Oregon Family Fairness Act (House Bill 2007) passed with bipartisan support, 21-9. House Bill 2007 will create a new statute in Oregon law, separate from O
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U.S. Supreme Court refuses to hear appeal in Lesbian custody battle
Refusal good for Washington State legal precedent

by Lisa Keen - SGN Contributing Writer

The U.S. Supreme Court refused Monday to hear the appeal of an ex-Lesbian who had hoped to pit Vermont and Virginia's disparate laws on Gay relationships against each other.

The court refused to hear
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Colorado legislature passes non-discrimination bill
DENVER - On Thursday, members of the Colorado Senate voted to pass a bill prohibiting employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity. This legislation, which previously passed the Colorado House, now goes to Gov. Bill Ritter's desk.

When the bill is signed into law, Colorado will become the 20t
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The Kindness of Strangers
By Rev. Barbara Allen, CMP

There's a famous line from the character Blanch Dubois in Tennessee Williams' play A Streetcar Named Desire about depending upon the kindness of strangers. I think we were more inclined up to that day to independently depend upon our own resources. It was this kindness however that saved us as we drov
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THE BUSINESS OF PRIDE
by Dennis Cavalier

By classic definition, the word Pride is most well known to mean "an unduly high opinion of oneself; exaggerated self-esteem; conceit". If we are to look it up in a dictionary, this is the very first explanation of the word. Uncannily, this seems to fit quite well when used to describe the persons responsibl
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The U.S. Supreme Court refused Monday to hear the appeal of an ex-lesbian
By Lisa Keen

The U.S. Supreme Court refused Monday to hear the appeal of an ex-lesbian who had hoped to pit Vermont and Virginia's disparate laws on gay relationships against each other.

The court refused to hear the appeal of Virginia resident Lisa Miller-Jenkins who sought to refuse compliance with a Vermo
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