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Seattle Center pushed lawsuit against Seattle Out and Proud
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

A Seattle Center official gave the go-ahead for City Attorney Tom Carr to file suit against Seattle Out and Proud, according to new information made available to SGN.

Seattle Center Productions Director John Merner worked with SOAP to organize the financially disastrous 2006 Pride Festival at the Center, and subsequently
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Right-wing trio planning anti-Gay ballot measure
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

As the 2009 domestic partnership legislation moves toward final passage in the state legislature, a trio of right-wing political operatives has announced they are already planning a referendum to repeal it.

Characterized by supporters as an "everything but marriage" bill, the domest
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Big week as Vermont, Iowa OK Gay marriage
by Lisa Keen - Keen News Service

The Vermont House voted 100 to 49 Tuesday, April 7 to override a veto of the equal marriage rights bill, following the Senate's 23-5 override vote Tuesday morning.

The overrides make Vermont the fourth state where same-sex couples will be able to obtain marriage licenses the same
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Mayor Nickels applauds Vermont marriage decision
Seattle Mayor Greg Nickels issued this statement April 7 regarding the Vermont legislature's action to allow Gay marriage: "I am encouraged that the elected leadership in Vermont has taken this step forward toward marriage equality for same-sex couples. The City of Seattle has long supported the right of all people to marry, including my 2004 exec more
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Domestic partnership bill about to pass House
by Nick Ardizzone - SGN Staff Writer

On April 4, Sen. Ed Murray's domestic partnership rights expansion bill, Senate Bill 5688, which grants domestic partners all of the same rights and obligations as married couples in the state of Washington, passed through the House Ways and Means Committee. Additional benefits granted by th
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Gay families to participate in White House Egg Roll
In 2006 over 100 families with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) parents attended the White House Easter Egg Roll, organized by Family Equality Council (formerly Family Pride). At the time, it was unclear whether LGBT families were truly welcome at the White House, but our families enthusiastically participated and the country had more
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Ask Michael: The psychology of money
by Michael Raitt - SGN Contributing Writer

In my opinion, money is 98% psychological. Practically, since the time we fell out of the trees and began putting value on objects, simultaneously we started to put value on ourselves and our friends and family based on how much "currency" each had. Money starts wars, causes fights a
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Jesse's Journal - Richard Inman: The father of Florida's Gay community
by Jesse Monteagudo - SGN Contributing Writer

The State of Florida has had its share of outstanding GLBT leaders; people who worked against enormous odds to make life better for the Sunshine State's LesBiGay and Trans community during the last half century. To a great degree, they were following in the footsteps of Richard A
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Guarding women's rugby
by Dan Woog - SGN Contributing Writer

When the women's rugby college championship playoffs take place this month in Sanford, Fla., many top teams will wear jerseys prominently displaying the Army National Guard logo. When winners are determined at next month's finals at Stanford University, they'll pose under an enormous bann
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International News
International News
by Rex Wockner - SGN Contributing Writer

Zurich gets a Lesbian mayor
Voters in Zurich, Switzerland, elected an openly Lesbian mayor March 29.

Corine Mauch, 48, won the seat after her predecessor took an early retirement.

She has agreed to deliver a speech in May at the opening ceremony for EuroPride, which is being held
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Northwest News
Northwest News
BENT FUNDRAISER SHOW
On Friday, April 10, the Sunset House Collective, 915 16th Ave. (one block south of E. Union St.), will host a fundraiser show to benefit Bent: A Writing Institute. Doors at 6:30 p.m., show from 7-9 p.m. $10-$20 sliding scale. Bent provides sliding scale poetry classes to Seattle Queers. Their mission is to promote and encourage written and spoken
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National News
National News
by Rex Wockner - SGN Contributing Writer

West Virginia marriage amendment dies
A proposed constitutional amendment to ban same-sex marriage died in West Virginia's House of Delegates March 30.

Delegates voted 67-30 to reject a move to force the measure out of committee, where it had stalled. All 29 Republicans and one Democrat vote
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HRC exposes lies in NOM's fake viral ad
The Human Rights Campaign, the nation's largest Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender civil rights organization, released a statement and a factual rebuttal today about a television spot produced by the National Organization for Marriage (NOM) that is set to run on CNN, the Fox News Channel, and MSNBC in the coming days. In the ad, actors make more
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Correction
In Eric Andrews-Katz's review, "Debbie Reynolds and the SMC bring back Golden Age" (Friday April 3, 2009), there are two corrections that need to be made.

While setting a record by being nominated for the Tony Award before the musical Irene opened, Debbie Reynolds did NOT win.

Only the piece "Rage & Remembrance,"
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Spring comes to Iowa
by Jennifer Vanasco - SGN Contributing Writer

After the bitter disaster of Proposition 8 in California last fall, the Iowa Supreme Court's decision for Gay marriage has been a welcome change.

It seems spring has finally come.

"Our responsibility," the Court said, "is to protect constitutional r
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Alan Henry Johnson, 1954-2008
Alan Henry Johnson, 54, was born April 10, 1954 in Bellingham, WA and passed away peacefully in his Tacoma home on Christmas morning (2008) with his partner of 27 years, Michael Barrett, at his side. Alan graduated from high school in Ferndale, WA and later graduated from a business school in Seattle. Throughout the years, Alan made his home in more
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Elder Lesbian meeting
In the fullness of time, it may come to pass that elder women would like to exchange ideas, experience, and hear what other elders have to say about life, living, love, ?their world, wisdom, and more.

The group will meet residentially on a weekend afternoon in a lovely setting. Subjects will be carefully chosen from those suggest
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2010 Toyota Prius

Top:

  • More aggressive design
  • Increased rear legroom
  • New fun gadgets

Bottom:

  • Green can be relatively expensive

I recently took a more
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Iowa's Family Values
NYTimes.com

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/04/09/opinion/09thrasher.html?em

Op-Ed Contributor Iowa's Family Values By STEVEN W. THRASHER Published: April 8, 2009

IF it weren't for Iowa, my family may n
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