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Seattle Out and Proud settles with City
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

Seattle Out and Proud (SOAP), the non-profit organization that produces Seattle's annual Pride Parade, has reached a settlement with the City in a lawsuit resulting from the group's 2006 Pride festival at Seattle Center.

The agreement calls for SOAP to pay the City $85,000 in yearly installments, beginning this year and
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Washington Gay Pride begins in Centralia
by Shaun Knittel - SGN Staff Writer

If you drive 95 miles south of Seattle for roughly 1 hour and 45 minutes, you'll find yourself in Centralia, Washington - a location that does not pop into one's mind when thinking about Gay Pride. Still, for the third year in a row, in the face of threats and intimidation, the Centralia Colle
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Apartment near Wildrose raided by police
by Shaun Knittel - SGN Staff Writer

The Seattle Police Department's vice squad raided a unit in a building that houses the Wildrose bar and The Hot House women's spa on Capitol Hill the morning of June 11, arresting more than a dozen people - mostly men - while executing a search warrant as part of an ongoing investigation.
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U.S. Supreme Court won't hear "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" case
by Shaun Knittel - SGN Staff Writer

The U.S. Supreme Court turned down a challenge to the Defense Department policy forbidding Gays and Lesbians from serving openly in the military on June 8, granting a request by the Obama administration.

In court papers, the administration said the appeals court ruled correctly i
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Seattle gives much-needed funds to Chicken Soup Brigade
by Shaun Knittel - SGN Staff Writer

If you are a Seattle resident and are homebound due to HIV/AIDS, your time on the Chicken Soup Brigade (CSB) waitlist just got a little shorter. According to a press release issued last week by Lifelong AIDS Alliance (LLAA), the CSB received new funding from the City to the tune of $162,360. more
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Zero to 60: Nissan Titan Pro-4X

by J.T. Hills
SGN Contributing Writer

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  • Powerful 5.6-liter V8
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  • Eight-speaker Rockford Fosgate audio system

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Rachel Maddow Takes On Obama
Over Defense of Marriage Act

Gay Pride Roma 2009
International News
International News
by Rex Wockner - SGN Contributing Writer Gay marriage campaign launched in Portugal
The Movement for Equality in Access to Civil Marriage launched on May 31 in Lisbon, Portugal. More than 1,000 people signed onto the campaign, including politicians, well-known actors, pop singers and businesspeople, and Nobel Prize winner José Saramago, who was honored for literat
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Northwest News
Northwest News
AFSC SPEAKER'S BUREAU LOOKING FOR QUEER YOUTH
The American Friends Service Committee's speaker's bureau, Out Spoken, is looking for Queer youth to interview about their life experiences and hopes for the future to expand and enrich their panel presentations. Participants will receive a gift card and much appreciation for helping out. Contact LT at ltan@AFSC.org for m
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National News
National News
by Rex Wockner - SGN Contributing Writer

Dick Cheney endorses same-sex marriage
Former Vice President Dick Cheney came out in support of same-sex marriage June 1 more clearly than he has in the past.

Asked about the issue at the National Press Club, Cheney responded: "I think freedom means freedom for everyone. And, as many of you k
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Community Calendar
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GLSEN's GSA recognition ceremony
by Shaun Knittel - SGN Staff Writer

The Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN) Washington held their annual Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) Network Reception and Recognition Ceremony from 6-9 p.m. at The Bush School on June 5.

GLSEN is an educational organization which creates safe schools for all LGBT p
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Cleve Jones: We Have The Permit, The March On Washington Is Definitely On
Joe.My.God.
12 June 09

Cleve Jones: We Have The Permit, The March On Washington Is Definitely On by Joe Jervis

http://joemygod.blogspot.com/2009/06/cleve-jones-we-have-permit-march-on.html
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PRIDE EVENTS CALENDAR

GAY PRIDE MONTH
SAM REMIX
AND FILM SCREENINGS
AT SEATTLE ART MUSEUM
On Friday, June 5, 6-10 p.m., celebrate Gay Pride month with DJs Colby b and crew at Seattle Art Museum, 1300 First Ave. at University St. Catch special more
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Statement on Obama Admin's Defense of "Defense of Marriage Act" in Smelt vs U.S.
Human Rights Campaign Statement on the Obama Administration's Defense of the "Defense of Marriage Act" In the Smelt v. U.S. Case

"We call on the President to send legislation repealing DOMA to Congress," said HRC President Joe Solmonese

WASHINGTON - The Human Rights Campaign, the nation's largest lesbian, gay, b
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Section One - BREAKING STORIES!! - MORE STORIES
MOW - 'Meet on the Mall' - Planning continues
A Bad Call on Gay Rights
Gay Group Slams Policies of President
Rachel Maddow Takes On Obama Over Defense Of Marriage Act Gay behavior in nearly ALL animals
Polis Rips Obama's Arguments For "Defense Of Marriage Act"
WSJ covers DOMA hate-brief controversy, DOJ says it will file more briefs defending law Obama onced called "abhorrent" REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT AT THE SIGNING OF A PRESIDENTIAL MEMORANDUM REGARDING FEDERAL BENEFITS AND NON-DISCRIMINATION

 

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