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Soulforce's GLBT Equality Ride 2008 begins Oct. 1
by Nick Ardizzone - SGN Staff Writer

This week, the GLBT activist group Soulforce announced the destinations for their 2008 Equality Ride. The youth-organized bus tour to faith-based colleges embarks October 1, and among its 15 destinations in the Deep South is Lynchburg, VA's Liberty University, founded by the late Rev. Dr. Jerry Falwell, Sr.

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Fundraiser for injured Wildrose co-owner
Martha Manning Fundraiser
October 1, 8 PM
Chop Suey


On Wednesday, October 1 at Chop Suey, 1325 E. Madison St., there will be a fundraiser for Martha Manning, co-owner of Seattle's only Lesbian bar, the Wildrose. She was seriously injured recently in a gas station fire on September 3 and has been in Harborv
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Gay news from the campaign trail
by Lisa Keen - Keen News Service

TOP GAY

Turns out the Obama campaign is not the only one with a Gay person at the top, but it may be the only one willing to acknowledge it.

Two men who say they've dated or been in a relationship with the chief of staff in John McCain's Senate offic
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Singer Clay Aiken comes out
Courtesy of 365Gay.com

Clay Aiken is finally confirming what many people already knew: He's Gay. The cover of the latest People magazine shows Aiken holding his infant son, Parker Foster Aiken, with the headline: "Yes, I'm Gay." The cover also has the quote: "I cannot raise a child to lie or hide things."

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Sistah 2 Sistah hosts an evening of politics, dance and sisterhood
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The OutField: Running for many reasons
by Dan Woog- SGN Contributing Writer

In high school, Joe Simenic always ran. His goal was tangible - the finish line of a cross-country or long-distance race - but looking back, he realizes he sought something else. "Running can be an outlet," he explains. "It's a way to relieve stress, to take the focus off other parts of
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Zero to 60: 2008 Mercury Mariner

by J.T. Hills
SGN Contributing Writer

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• Sophisticated styling
• Long list of standard features
• Available in Hybrid model

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Zero to 60: 2008 Mazda MX-5 Miata Hardtop Grand Touring

by J.T. Hills
SGN Contributing Writer

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  • Quick and fun to drive
  • Hard top is impressively quick
  • Nice interior finish work

 

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John Carll Goodpasture 1967 - 2008
Our beloved friend, son, brother and nephew, John Carll Goodpasture, 41, passed away Saturday night, 9:16 p.m., September 20, 2008 at Harborview.

Born in San Gabriel, CA, on May 30, 1967, John leaves behind his loving mother, Beatriz Goodpasture of Everett; father Carll Goodpasture of Oslo, Norway; brother Miguel Goodpasture
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International News
International News
by Rex Wockner - SGN Contributing Writer

Amnesty demands protection for Bosnian Gay festival
Amnesty International demanded September 18 that authorities in Bosnia and Herzegovina protect participants in the first Sarajevo Queer Festival, which was scheduled for September 24 to 28.

"The authorities of Bosnia and Herzegovina must guara
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Northwest News
Northwest News
REGISTER TO VOTE!!! UPDATE YOUR VOTER REGISTRATION!!! DEADLINES: OCTOBER 4 & 20.
The deadline for registering to vote in the November 4 General Election is coming up soon. To register online, to update an existing registration or to get registration requirements and additional information, visit the following websites: King County: www.kingcounty.gov/Elections/Regist
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National News
National News
by Rex Wockner - SGN Contributing Writer

George Takei, Star Trek's Sulu, marries partner
George Takei, who played Mr. Sulu on the original Star Trek TV series, married his longtime partner, Brad Altman, at the Japanese American National Museum in downtown Los Angeles on September 14.

Takei, 71, and Altman, 54, have been together fo
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Log Cabin Republicans should disband
by Wayne Besen - SGN Contributing Writer

Until now, I have always thought there was a place for the Log Cabin Republicans within the GLBT movement. There was a need for a group that could advocate from inside the belly of the beast and do the dirty work that few intellectually honest people wanted to do. The logic behind this
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Sexual cleansing in Iraq

The Guardian
25 September 2008
http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2008/sep/25/iraq.humanrights

Sexual cleansing in Iraq
By Peter Tatchell

Islamist death squads are hunting down gay Iraqis and more
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Poll: Same-sex marriage ban not wooing voters

John Wildermuth, Chronicle Staff Writer

 

San Francisco Chronicle
25 Sept 08

 

 

... new poll by the Public Policy Institute of California ...

 

Proposition 8, a constitutional amendment to ban same-sex marriage, is in dire straits, with 55 percent of l more
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FLASH: GOOGLE officially opposes Prop 8!
Rex Wockner

Fri, 26 Sep 2008 11:50 pm

http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2008/09/our-position-on-californias-no-on-8.html

Our position on California's No on 8 campaign
9/26/2008 03:23:00 PM

As an Internet company, Google is an active participant in policy debates surround
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Matthew Shepard: 10 years later... Memorial to slain gay student dedicated in Wyo.
Memorial to slain gay student dedicated in Wyo.

By BOB MOEN, Associated Press Writer
Saturday, September 27, 2008

(09-27) 13:13 PDT Laramie, Wyo. (AP)

The nation and the city of Laramie has become more accepting of gays and lesbians in the 10 years since a gay University of Wyoming
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Official Google Blog: Our position on California's No on 8 campaign

 
 
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