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Watch it! Olbermann on Prop 8


PRESIDENT OBAMA wins huge LGBT vote
by Lisa Keen - Keen News Service

More than any other presidential candidate before, Barack Obama included Gays as part of his core speeches to voters, despite decades of conventional wisdom that has held that the mere acknowledgement of Gays could imperil a campaign. Obama acknowledged Gays when he announced his run for the presidency. He did so before national tel
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NO MARRIAGE: California votes YES on Prop 8
by Mike Andrew - SGN Contributing Writer

California's Prop 8, an amendment to the state's constitution that would define marriage as an institution limited to one man and one woman, is passing. The measure was introduced by a coalition of right-wing and religious groups to reverse the California State Supreme Court's historic d
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Election magic on Broadway
by Michael Melancon - Special to the SGN

It's 6:30 a.m. on Wednesday, November 5, 2008, and a magnificent day is dawning.

The most amazing phenomenon happened in Seattle last night. Watching the early morning news today, I learned that it also happened in San Francisco. After the mid-evening announcement that
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Colorado elects Jared Polis, openly Gay man, to Congress
by Rex Wockner - SGN Contributing Writer

Openly Gay Jared Polis was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4 from Colorado's 2nd Congressional District, which encompasses areas north and west of Denver, including the city of Boulder.

Polis, a 33-year-old Democrat, is the first openly Gay ma
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Celebrating or mourning equality?
by Beau Burriola - SGN Contributing Writer

So I'm sitting at home after the election night parties, and I'm torn on whether I should be celebrating or mourning.

As a Gay man, I am angry and stunned by the realization that while most Gay people supported the historic campaign of the first black president, m
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King County passes Amendment 2 with 70%
by Marsha Botzer - Special to the SGN

King County Charter Amendment 2 Prohibiting Discrimination:
Shall Section 840 of the King County Charter be amended to add disability, sexual orientation, and gender identity or expression to the prohibited grounds for discrimination in county employment and county contractin
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ASK MICHAEL: Identity isn't just about a sexual act
by Michael Raitt - SGN Contributing Writer

Yet again, an article about someone being attacked and beaten for being who they are (SGN 10/31/08). At WSU in Pullman, a couple of Transgender students, and possibly a third man because he may have been Gay, are beaten/harassed. These articles and bashings always sadden and anger
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GSBA receives Chamber of the Year award at national DC confab
by Nick Ardizzone - SGN Staff Writer

The National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce is hosting its fifth annual National Dinner: An Evening of Courage! on Friday, November 7 in Washington, DC. Receiving an award along with corporations such as IBM, American Airlines, UPS, and Wells Fargo is Seattle's own Greater Seattle Bus
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The Safe Schools Coalition mourns the passing of Jerry Painter
Dear Safe Schools Coalition Members and Friends:

I am writing you with a heavy heart and one of the hardest tasks of my life & to let you all know of the sudden and entirely unexpected passing Monday night November 3 of the inimitable Jerry Painter.

Jerry was a founder and 20-year active member of the Safe S
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International News
International News
by Rex Wockner - SGN Contributing Writer

Malaysian fatwa targets Lesbians
Malaysia's National Fatwa Council issued a fatwa banning Lesbian sex and "tomboyism" October 23.

"It is unacceptable to see women who love the male lifestyle, including dressing in the clothes men wear," said council chairman Abdul Shukor Husin. "[It] becomes cl
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Northwest News
Northwest News
LIFELONG AIDS ALLIANCE CARE TO SHOP FOOD DRIVE
Chicken Soup Brigade, Lifelong AIDS Alliance's food program, sponsors an on-going food drive program to provide bags of groceries to people living with HIV/AIDS in Seattle/King County. "Care to Shop" is held between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. at the following stores:

The first Saturday of the month at QFC, 416 15th Ave
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National News
National News
by Rex Wockner - SGN Contributing Writer

FBI: Anti-Gay hate crimes rise
Recorded hate crimes were down in the U.S. by about 1 percent last year, except for anti-Gay hate crimes, which increased 6 percent, the FBI said October 27.

More than 7,600 hate-crime incidents were cataloged.

Sexual-orientation-based hate cr
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Three Equality Riders arrested at Central Baptist College, AR
On Tuesday, November 4, the Equality Ride, a youth-organized bus tour that travels to faith-based universities to create a dialogue about faith and fairness for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender students, visited Central Baptist College in Arkansas. Upon their arrival, Riders were met by President Kimbrow, who informed Riders that they more
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Change we need to believe in
by Chris Crain - SGN Contributing Writer

"Change has come to America."

With those electric words, Barack Obama embraced his landslide election as the nation's first-ever African American president. The soaring and inclusive rhetoric that inspired the support of so many, especially young voters, was on full
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King County budget cuts threaten Equal Benefits Ordinance
by Mike Andrew - SGN Contributing Writer

King County will cut the employee charged with ensuring compliance with the Equal Benefits Ordinance from its 2009 budget, if County Executive Ron Sims has his way. Under the budget Sims proposed for next year, the position of Equal Benefits Coordinator will be eliminated. The County
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Zero to 60: 2009 Subaru Tribeca Limited Edition

by J.T. Hills
SGN Contributing Writer

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  • Comfortable ride, nice for road trips
  • Powerful 3.6-liter horizontally opposed DOHC engine
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Real Estate: Great outdoor lighting brightens the season for holiday guests
From twinkling candles glimpsed through a window to trees and shrubs decked in brightly colored strands, light can be the warmest welcome for your guests during the holidays. And if you've been thinking about enhancing the lighting above and around your front porch or door, the holidays are a great time to put that thought into action.
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Singer Melissa Etheridge rails against the passage of the gay-marriage ban in Californiaand she won't be paying the state a dime.
You Can Forget My Taxes

by Melissa Etheridge

Okay. So Prop 8 passed. Alright, I get it. 51% of you think that I am a second class citizen. Alright then. So my wife, uh I mean, roommate? Girlfriend? Special lady friend? You are gonna have to help me here because I am not sure what to call her now. Anyways, sh
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Another mongo Prop 8 demo in San Diego
Rex Wockner - special to the SGN Between at least 7,000 (police estimate) and 10,000 people marched against Proposition 8 on Nov. 8 in San Diego, from Hillcrest, the primary gayborhood, to North Park, the secondary gayborhood -- a distance of about two miles. The protest was organized "virally" -- via e-mail and, primarily, text messag more
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My heart broke last week. Jennifer Vanasco - special to the SGN
Jesse's Journal - A Glass Half Full ACLU Brief on Prop 8



 

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