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INTERVIEW: Carrie Prejean, disgraced Miss California
by Rex Wockner - SGN Contributing Writer

The following interview with Miss California, Carrie Prejean, was conducted by Rex Wockner at Sanctuary of the Rock Church in San Diego. Prejean ignited a media firestorm when she spoke out against Gay marriage at the Miss USA pageant April 26. Prejean and her handlers were fully aware that Wockner is a pool reporter for over
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New Hampshire Senate OKs marriage - Victory sweetened by Senate success in Maine
by Lisa Keen - Keen News Service

The New Hampshire Senate voted 13 to 11 April 13 to approve a bill providing for equal marriage rights for Gay couples. The New Hampshire House approved a same-sex marriage bill on March 26. The new version, passed by the Senate, must now go back to the House for concurrence. That vote will like
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Congressman calls for investigation of Iraq's Gay murdersights
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

Recently returned from a fact-finding trip to Baghdad, US Rep. Jared Polis (D-CO) is asking US officials in Iraq to investigate what he calls "alarming human rights violations that fundamentally threaten the safety of LGBT citizens of Iraq."

"We're in touch with Human Rights Wat
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Matthew Shepard Hate Crimes Prevention bill back in US Senate
by Shaun Knittel - SGN Staff Writer

Matthew Shepard Local Law Enforcement Hate Crimes Prevention Act (LLEHCPA), which promises to provide local police and sheriff's departments with federal resources to combat hate violence, was re-introduced into the Senate April 29 after the bill passed with a 249-175 vote in the House of Repr
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Arlen Specter has mixed record on LGBT rights
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

The US Senate's newest Democrat, Arlen Specter of Pennsylvania, comes to his new party with a mixed record on LGBT rights. Specter, a US Senator since 1981, announced on Tuesday that he was leaving the Republican party to become a Democrat.

Specter opposes marriage rights for same
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Metropolitan Community Church welcomes new pastor, Rev. Ray Neal
by Shaun Knittel - SGN Staff Writer

Rev. H. Ray Neal will be installed as the new pastor of Metropolitan Community Church Seattle Sunday, May 10, 12:30 p.m. at the Chapel of Temple de Hirsch Sinai in a special worship service. The service will be officiated by Rev. Elder Ken Martin, Region One Elder for the Universal Fellowshi
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Iraq Freedom Congress condemns Gay killings
Courtesy of Pride At Work - Special to SGN

This statement from the Iraq Freedom Congress was received through US Labor Against the War, a coalition of US unions and labor activists. Pride At Work, the LGBT labor organization, is an affiliate of USLAW. The Iraq Freedom Congress was formed in March 2005 as a progressive,
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Jamaica: Gay hell on earth - Will an American-led Red Stripe and Myers's Rum boycott help end the violence?
by Shaun Knittel - SGN Staff Writer

In 1974, Jamaican singer-songwriter and musician Bob Marley told fellow Jamaicans, "Get up, stand up; don't give up the fight." Nearly 35 years later, those words still apply to a select group who inhabit the Caribbean Island - LGBT Jamaicans.

Jamaica is in peril. The econom
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International News
International News
by Rex Wockner - SGN Contributing Writer

Iraqi Gays have anuses glued shut, are fed laxatives
Iraqi Gays are being shot to death by militias and anti-Gay family and tribe members, allegedly executed by the government, and - in the latest twist - are having their anuses glued shut by death squads.

Human Rights Watch on April 20 confir
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Northwest News
Northwest News
MR. & MISS LGBT CINCO DE MAYO PAGEANT 2009
On Friday, May 1, at Neighbours Underground, 1509 Broadway, doors at 9 p.m., join hosts Efren Chacon & La Gorda for the Mr. & Miss LGBT Cinco de Mayo Pageant. $10 admission. Refreshments served. $300 prize to first-place winners! Interested in being a contestant? Contact Efren at 206-817-0341.

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National News
National News
by Rex Wockner - SGN Contributing Writer

Miss USA brouhaha, media orgy
Either it is a nonstory that "the media" made into a huge story. Or the U.S. Gay world hit some kind of tipping point, and it's no longer possible to "get away" with saying anti-Gay things in many arenas - just as one can't get away with saying sexist or racist things.
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Iceland's Lesbian prime minister re-elected
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

Johanna Sigurdardottir, Iceland's first woman prime minister and the world's first openly Lesbian head of government, won re-election on April 25 with an enhanced majority in the Althing, Iceland's parliament. Voter turnout was just over 85%, slightly higher than in the 2007 elections.
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Obama's first 100 days - an LGBT report card
by Jen Colletta - Courtesy of the Philadelphia Gay News

This Wednesday marked the 100th day since President Obama took the oath of office and, for the national Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community, never-before-experienced access to and inclusion in the federal government - although the LGBT community is still await
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Seattle Gay History: Andy Warhol, part two
by Don Paulson - SGN Contributing Writer

Part one, 1965: My arrival in New York City, a studio in Brooklyn, met Ivan Karp who discovered Warhol and would help me get a Gallery. Met the elusive Warhol who invited me to visit his studio known as the Factory.

I continued to paint six large Pop Art paintings even th
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Zero to 60: 2009 Honda Pilot Touring with Nav

by J.T. Hills
SGN Contributing Writer

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Could Obama appoint a lesbian to the SC?
TowleRoad (people, it's pronounced "toll road"; thank you. Rex)
1 May 09

LESBIAN LAW PROFESSOR ON OBAMA'S SUPREME COURT LIST?
by Andy Towle

The Victory Fund reports that Stanford Law School professor Kathleen Sullivan's name is being mentioned as a potential nominee to fill Souter's position on the
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Maine Senate passes same-sex marriage bill
Reuters
Fri May 1, 8:20 am ET

BOSTON (Reuters) - Maine's Senate passed a bill on Thursday that could make the northeastern U.S. state the fifth in the country to allow gay marriage, but the lower chamber and governor have yet to approve it.

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CONGRESSMAN BARNEY FRANK'S STATEMENT ON THE SCHROER CASE
Friday, May 01, 2009

Today, Congressman Barney Frank released the following statement about the Federal District Court ruling in favor of Diane Schroer in her case against the U.S. Library of Congress. Schroer, a former Army Special Offices commander, had been offered a job with the Library of Congress in 2004 as a terrorism re
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Reuters compares Prejean to Anita Bryant
Reuters compares Prejean to Anita Bryant More details on Iraq gay horror
GLSEN Lauds Anti-Bullying Bill Introduced Today in Congress
Debate about gay equality appears to be ending Joe the Plumber calls gays 'queer'


 

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