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NY Gov. Paterson vows 'full marriage equality'
New York Gov. David Paterson addressed a standing-room-only audience at the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force's New York Leadership Awards April 7, in which he was honored for his longstanding work on behalf of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender rights.

"Held hostage" to the Albany budget process, Paterson sent an extraordinary message via video to the assemble
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Obama breaks silence, speaks to Advocate
by Lisa Keen - Keen News Service

Democratic presidential hopeful Barack Obama gave his first general interview to a Gay publication this month, sitting down in person for a 25-minute interview at his Chicago campaign headquarters with The Advocate. In the interview, the senator rejects the notion that he has avoided talking w
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Ecuadorian President promises GLBT 'dignity'
"Let's be clear that the profoundly humanistic position of this government is to respect the intrinsic dignity of everyone, of every human being, independently of their creed, race, sexual preference. ... We will give certain guarantees to stable Gay couples but matrimony will continue being reserved for a man, a woman and the family. ... Every p more
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Archbishop Desmond Tutu demands LGBTI human rights at Ceremony of Courage
Comparing the importance of speaking up for human rights to the basic act of breathing, Archbishop Desmond Tutu gave a historic speech to the Lesbian, Gay, Transgender, Bisexual and Intersex (LGBTI) community at Grace Cathedral, San Francisco on April 9. A crowd of 500 people heard the Nobel Peace Prize recipient condemn the persecution of LGBTI more
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Give a little whistle
Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence distribute "Walk Safe" packs throughout community

by Nick Ardizzone - SGN Staff Writer

In March, a new accessory began to show up on Capitol Hill: the whistle. Shiny silver whistles were being handed out to the community by packs of what appeared to be kind-hearted nuns, along wit
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Washington State
Mr. & Ms. Leather Contest
International News
International News
COSTA RICA DECLARES NATIONAL DAY AGAINST HOMOPHOBIA
Costa Rican President Óscar Arias Sánchez and Health Minister María Luisa Ávila have issued an executive decree designating May 17 as National Day Against Homophobia.

It states: "Public institutions must amply disseminate the objectives of this commemoration. They also must facilitate, promote and suppo
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Northwest News
Northwest News
NORTHWEST NEWS 13TH ANNUAL SEATTLE JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL RUNS APRIL 3-13
The American Jewish Committee presents the 13th Annual Seattle Jewish Film Festival, which will be held at the Cinerama, 2100 4th Ave. For complete details, visit www.seattlejewishfilmfestival.org or call 1-800-838-3006.

Of particular interest to the LGBT community, will be the world
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National News
National News
by Rex Wockner - SGN Contributing Writer

1,000 at Oklahoma City Sally rally
More than 1,000 people rallied at the state Capitol in Oklahoma City April 2 in support of beleaguered state Rep. Sally Kern.

Kern has been under fire since March 7 when the Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund posted an audio clip on YouTube of a speech in which Kern call
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Mr. Nude Seattle contest won by a hunk
by Ed Depicolzuane - SGN Contributing Writer

Six brave men strutted their manhood in front of a capacity crowd at the Langston Hughes Performing Arts Center last Monday, trying to take home $500 as the winner of the 10th annual Mr. Nude Seattle contest. The contestants spanned a range in physique from stallion-like, tall and muscu
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Arizona extends domestic partner benefits to state employees
Equality Arizona celebrated the April 5 decision of the Arizona Governor's Regulatory Review Council (GRRC) to approve a rule granting domestic partner benefits to state employees.

The proposal, which was introduced on November 15th, 2007 by the Arizona Department of Administration (ADOA), received widespread support from commu
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Register now for June Seattle Out and Proud Pride Parade
Seattle celebrates Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender (LGBT) Pride with a variety of events throughout June, culminating in the annual Seattle Pride Parade. The Seattle Pride Parade will take place on Sunday, June 29, and 11:00 a.m. on 4th Avenue in the heart of downtown Seattle, which will bring in visitors from across Washington and elsew more
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