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GAINING: No on Prop 8 Campaign bounces back
by Mike Andrew - SGN Contributing Writer

With 11 days to go before the November 4 election, the No on Prop 8 Campaign appears to be gaining on opponents of marriage equality. "There's been quite a turnaround," No on Prop 8 spokesperson Kate Kendell told SGN. "We have a chance of winning now."

Polling released last week shows only a statistically i
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Sarah Palin's Marie Antoinette moment
by Mike Andrew - SGN Contributing Writer When French queen Marie Antoinette was informed that the peasants were rioting because they had no bread to eat, she remarked, "Well, they can eat some cake, instead."

She meant to be helpful, of course, not hardhearted, but her words were seen as proof of how clueless the French mona
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POLITICAL TENSION: California, Arizona & Florida voting
by Lisa Keen - Keen News Service

Imagine being on an airplane that's making an emergency landing and watching, via the plane's seat-back television, as CNN broadcasts the landing live. That's a little like what it feels like watching the battle over same-sex marriage right now in California.

A California Supre
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Fun-filled BUMP a Halloween fundraiser for Gay City/Seattle Men's & Women's Choruses
This Halloween, Sleepy Hollow meets The Rocky Horror Picture Show on Seattle's waterfront as Gay City Health Project, Seattle Men's Chorus, and Seattle Women's chorus host a dark, sparkling, and fun-filled BUMP on Friday, October 31. The annual Halloween event will rock the Emerald City from 9 p.m.-2 a.m. at Bell Harbor International Conferenc more
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LGBT leaders for I-1000
by Rep. Jamie Pedersen, Don Moreland, Rep. Jim Moeller, and Phil Bereano - Special to the SGN

Why should LGBT people support I-1000? The reasons are as fundamental as the core of our very beings.

The public and personal histories of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender people are all about recognizing ou
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Seattle History: The Mocambo
by Don Paulson - SGN Contributing Writer The term "mocambo" is colonial Brazillian for "free African settlements." The 1886 building on Yesler Way is one of two that survived the 1889 Seattle fire, but not the 2007 wrecking ball. Begun as the Tyee tavern, it was followed by two famous oyster house restaurants for 50 years and more
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Lexus Hybrid Living Tour Part I: Lexus LS 600h L

by J.T. Hills -
SGN Contributing Writer
 
            A couple of weeks ago, I attended the Lexus Hybrid Living Tour in San Francisco and Napa. In last week’s article I wrote abou more
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William E. Woods, 1949 - 2008
A leader in the battle for our rights passed away recently. As his husband asked, the best memorial would be for others to become or stay involved in the battles for civil rights for all. If others pick up the cudgel, the battles are not lost.

Considered "the father of Hawaii's Gay rights movement," Woods came to Hawa
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Threatening Letters Spark New Prop 8 Controversy

KFMB-TV
San Diego
23 Oct 08

A threatening letter has sparked a new controversy here in San Diego surrounding the gay marriage debate. Donors who gave money to the No on Prop 8 campaign say they received blackmail letters demanding money, and the Yes on 8 campaign now says the letters were sent by their employe more
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The GLBT Bar Association of Washington - QLAW: Ratings of the Judicial Candidates
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International News
International News
Austrian far-right leader leaves Gay bar, dies in car crash
Jörg Haider, governor of Austria's Carinthia province and a leader among far-right European politicians, crashed his car and died after leaving a Gay bar in the city of Klagenfurt October 11.

Police said his blood-alcohol level was more than three times the legal limit for driving.

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Northwest News
Northwest News
OCTOBER IS GLBT HISTORY MONTH
Philadelphia's Equality Forum presents their redesigned GLBT History Month 2008 website spotlighting 31 notable GLBT individuals. Starting October 1, visit www.glbthistorymonth.com. Logo and Logo's 365Gay.com celebrate LGBT History Month with launch of LGBT History Video Library. www.logoonline.com. Noted Gay historian Jonathan Ned Katz
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National News
National News
national news by Rex Wockner - SGN Contributing Writer

Connecticut residents support same-sex marriage decision
A Hartford Courant/University of Connecticut poll has found that 53 percent of state residents support the October 10 state Supreme Court decision that legalized same-sex marriage, and 42 percent don't like it.

Among D
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Radio hall of shame
by Wayne Besen - SGN Contributing Writer

I once had a revealing conversation with an A-list news reporter when I was trying to convince him to cover the scientific distortions of Focus on the Family's James Dobson. He declined to do so because he felt that Dobson lies so frequently that it wasn't news.

Wit
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Political IQ: Where are our heroes?
by Diane Silver - SGN Contributing Writer

On November 5, we will awake to a changed world. Depending on the vote, LGBT families in four states will either be less or more secure; we will be more oppressed or freer. The outcomes of the presidential and congressional races will also determine whether we have more chances fo
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Michael Feinstein weds longtime partner Terrence Flannery
Four-time Grammy nominee, singer/pianist Michael Feinstein and his partner of 11 years, Terrence Flannery, were married October 17, 2008 in Los Angeles, CA.

The wedding ceremony, officiated by close friend Judge Judy Scheindlin, took place on the couple's estate in Los Angeles. Feinstein and Flannery celebrated their nuptial
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Costliest campaign about a social issue in U.S. history

Tuesday, October 21, 2008 10:57:26 AM

Time
21 Oct 08

California and Beyond: The Battle over Gay Marriage By Michael A. Lindenberger

Two weeks to go, and already the fight over the constitutional amendment to ban gay marriage in California is the costliest campaign about a social issue in U. more
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Block the Vote
Will the GOP's campaign to deter new voters and discard Democratic ballots determine the next president?

Rolling Stone
30 Oct 08

ROBERT F. KENNEDY JR. & GREG PALAST

These days, the old west rail hub of Las Vegas, New Mexico, is little more than a dusty economic dead zone amid a boneyard of bare mesas. In national elections, the town overwhelmingly votes Democratic: More than 80 percent of all residents are Hispa more
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SENATOR DIANNE FEINSTEIN DENOUNCES PROP 8
October 28, 2008

SENATOR DIANNE FEINSTEIN DENOUNCES PROP 8 Feinstein Speaks Directly to Voters in New Television Ad

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - 10/28/2008 - Today the NO on Prop 8 campaign released a new television spot featuring Senator Diane Feinstein who, speaking directly to voters, tells Californians "Propositi
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The GLBT Bar Association of Washington - QLAW: Ratings of the Judicial Candidates
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