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Section One

First pride celebration in Centralia a success - Rally, booths, and march among festivities
by Lisa Wardle - SGN Staff Writer

History of the Pride day sort was made in Lewis County on June 5th when the region's first Gay Pride rally and parade arose from the passion of activists. It was organized by a group of college students in the Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) at Centralia College and featured speakers, food, and informational booths. Organizers told SGN abo
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Bellevue council adopts domestic partner benefits for city employees
Newcastle also adopts benefits this week

by Lisa Wardle - SGN Staff Writer

Two months after a lawsuit was brought against the city of Bellevue seeking workplace benefits for city employees, the City Council finally granted domestic partner benefits to same-sex and elderly couples this past Monday. In a 7-0 vote, the
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Pride options include Capitol Hill, downtown again this year
Pride March on Broadway; QueerFest at Volunteer Park; Seattle Pride Parade along 4th Avenue; and PrideFest at Seattle Center

by Robert Raketty - SGN Staff Writer

Pride weekend will be full of options for the region's Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Community. However, the four main events - scheduled to
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'Trailer Queens Pageant' to raise funds, Pride awareness
by Liz Meyer - SGN Staff Writer

Call it the LGBT Community Center's P.R. blitz: adorning Seattle's drag queens in less-than-fabulous duds, in the hopes that the flashy-to-trashy transformation will turn some heads in time for Pride.

During the week before Pride, drag queens inspired by a "Trailer Trash" theme wi
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Latvia Gay pride finally goes smoothly
by Rex Wockner - SGN Contributing Writer

Third time's a charm. Gay pride in Riga, Latvia, finally went smoothly this year on June 3.

In 2005, the first year, 150 marchers were heavily outnumbered by around 1,000 anti-Gay protesters who hurled insults, bottles and rotten eggs; blocked the streets; and forced the para
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Russia with hate - Observations on Moscow Gay pride
by Peter Tatchell - Special to the SGN On Sunday 27 May, in Moscow, I witnessed the latest assault on human rights in Russia. A tiny, peaceful Gay Pride march, which threatened no one, was banned on the diktat of Moscow's mayor, Yuri Luzhkov. At the same time, President Putin effectively banned Gay Pride organisers from holding a rally more
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Democratic presidential nominees favor an end to military ban on Gays
by Lisa Keen - SGN Contributing Writer

When it came to Gay issues, the surprise sluggers in Sunday night's Democratic presidential debate were not among the top three polling Democrats. They were U.S. Senator Joseph Biden and New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson.

Biden called the military's "don't ask/don't tell" p
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SPECIAL SPORTS EDITORIAL AND GAME REVIEW - Seattle Majestics vs. Portland Shockwave, June 2nd
by Sandi Edwards - SGN Contributing Writer

What a win. Seattle defeated the Portland Shockwave 33-13 during their June 2nd game at Memorial Stadium.

With all that there was to do Saturday, Seattle Mariners, Storm basketball, Hot Flash dance, and Fruit Bowl it was no wonder the Seattle Majestics had a hard time
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