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Microsoft millionaire's estate gives $65 million to Pride Foundation
by Nick Ardizzone - SGN Staff Writer

In 1976, Ric Weiland joined his high school classmates Bill Gates and Paul Allen at their little-known company, Microsoft, located then in Albuquerque, New Mexico. One of the corporation's first five employees, the openly Gay Weiland was integral to Microsoft's success and was able to retire quite comfortably by 1988 in order to pur
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From the desk of Barack Obama
On Thursday, Barack Obama's campaign released the following open letter to the GLBT community:

I'm running for President to build an America that lives up to our founding promise of equality for all - a promise that extends to our Gay brothers and sisters. It's wrong to have millions of Americans living as second-class citi
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Rev. Dr. Brent Hawkes, Gay rights activist, receives Canada 's highest civilian honor
The Rev. Dr. Brent Hawkes, Gay activist and senior pastor of the Metropolitan Community Church of Toronto, was invested as a member of the Order of Canada on February 22.

The Order of Canada is Canada 's highest civilian honor. Created in 1967, the Order of Canada recognizes a lifetime of outstanding achievement, dedication
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Miss Gay Seattle gives a special kind of love to Tom Douglas
On Valentine's Day, Miss Gay Seattle, Aleksa Manila, Teamsters 117, and Washington State Jobs with Justice delivered a Valentine's Day card to Tom Douglas, celebrity chef, urging him to share the love with Tomlinson Linen workers.

The festive protesters greeted restaurant guests with Valentine's balloons cards that read "Ha
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Seattle Gay Softball seeks players Saturday
The Open Division of the Emerald City Softball Association (ECSA) is gearing up for its 2008 season - and we are looking for new players.

The last of our scheduled New Player Skills Clinics is set for Saturday, March 1, noon to 2 p.m., at the Rainier Beach Playfields in South Seattle. Rainier Beach Playfields is located on Rai
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International News
International News
SPANISH DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER: I'M NOT GAY
Spanish Deputy Prime Minister María Teresa Fernández de la Vega has denied Internet rumors that she's a Lesbian and secretly got married to a well-known female sportscaster.

"Man, finally someone asks me!" she told El Mundo newspaper's Sunday magazine February 24, four years after the rumors began circulatin
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MARRIAGE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT DIES IN INDIANA
A move to amend the Indiana Constitution to ban same-sex marriage died in the House of Representatives February 15 when Rep. Scott Pelath, D-Michigan City, refused to consider the measure in the Rules Committee.

The proposal had passed both houses in 2005 and had passed the Senate a second time this y
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Civil unions
by Jennifer Vanasco - SGN Contributing Writer

Civil unions are a failed experiment.

I didn't say that. Lynn Fontaine Newsome did.

Newsome is president of the New Jersey State Bar Association, and she was testifying in September about the effectiveness of the civil union law in New Jers
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Groups recruiting Gay presidential appointees
The Gay & Lesbian Leadership Institute (GLLI) announced the launch of the Presidential Appointments Project, a non-partisan effort designed to help grow the pool of openly Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) professionals who would be qualified and ready to accept politically appointed positions in the next US presidential administra more
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Seattle Gay History - Light shows 1967: Part Two
by Don Paulson - SGN Contributing Writer In episode one I introduced Seattle's Gay and straight primary light show group, Lux Sit (let there be light). The Union Light Co. was our main competition along with a dozen or so small light show groups. Union Light was the first light show on the scene but resented my group, Lux Sit, and conside more
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