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Section One

Father Robert Carter, 'the Catholic Harvey Milk,' dies Co-founder of NGLTF and Dignity
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

Father Robert Carter, openly Gay Roman Catholic priest and co-founder of the NGLTF and DignityUSA, died on February 22 in New York at the age of 82.

His death was confirmed publicly on March 14 by Fr. Thomas Slon, spokesperson for the New York Province of the Jesuit religious order.

He was described by long
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Lt. Dan Choi and Capt. Jim Pietrangelo chain selves to White House
Pair arrested during 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' protest

by Shaun Knittel - SGN Staff Writer

Army Lieutenant Dan Choi is fed up. He is tired of waiting for Congress and the Obama administration to follow the will of the American people by repealing "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" (DADT), the U.S. Military's discriminatory ban o
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General Petraeus says DADT is unfair, outdated
by Shaun Knittel - SGN Staff Writer

General David Petraeus, the commanding officer of the U.S. Central Command, which includes Iraq and Afghanistan, made it clear on March 16 that he supports repealing the Gay military ban 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' (DADT).

DADT requires the Defense Department to separate from the arm
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ENDA sit-ins target Speaker Pelosi
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

Less than three hours after Lt. Dan Choi, Capt. Jim Pietrangelo, and GetEqual founder Robin McGehee were arrested in front of the White House, GetEqual co-founder Kip Williams announced a sit-in at the offices of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) in San Francisco.

A simultaneou
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Constance McMillen becomes unlikely Gay rights crusader
by James Whitely - SGN Staff Writer

A little over a week ago, Constance McMillen was a name only heard in the small town of Fulton, Mississippi. Her name has since become commonplace in households all across the country. The 18-year-old high school student, who identifies as Lesbian, was told by the Itawamba County School Distric
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Turkish Gay activists want anti-Gay official prosecuted
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

The Turkish Gay rights group Lambda demanded that a cabinet minister be put on trial for her anti-Gay remarks.

Family Affairs Minister Selam Aliye Kavaf told Hurriyet newspaper last weekend that homosexuality is a 'biological disorder, a disease.'

'I think it should
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Kenyan Gay activist targeted by U.S. Christian-right
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

David Kuria Mbote, director of the Gay and Lesbian Coalition of Kenya (GALCK), has been threatened with murder in posters produced by ProjectSEE.com, a U.S.-based Christian-right organization.

Posters with Kuria's photo, e-mail address, and phone number have appeared in the Kenyan
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Jet City Hoops auction raises over $6,000
by James Whitely - SGN Staff Writer

Jet City Hoops Bachelor/Bachelorette Auction
March 11
Lobby Bar


On March 11, Jet City Hoops hosted their first Bachelor/Bachelorette Auction, which featured sexy bachelors and bachelorettes from Jet City Hoops' Co-ed Recreational League and Competitive Leagu
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Cyberbullying rampant among LGBT teens
by Shaun Knittel - SGN Staff Writer

When I was a teen, the internet had not yet taken over the world. Social networking was done in person, not on a website, and bullying happened face-to-face on the playground. It's no secret: Times have changed, and so has bullying. New research has found that approximately one out of every tw
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Swimmers strip for Orcas Swim Team auction
by Shaun Knittel - SGN Staff Writer

On March 4, Seattle's Orcas Swim Team held their first-ever auction & with a twist. The members of Orcas auctioned off the clothes they were wearing to raise money for the Emerald City Swim Meet the team is hosting on March 13.

"Auctioning the Shirts Off Our Backs&" took place at
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Boies and Olson
by Jennifer Vanasco - SGN Contributing Writer

Last week, I sat in a room in the presence of history.

At least that's what it felt like.

Ted Olson and David Boies, the two lawyers who are arguing for equal marriage in the California Proposition 8 case, were in New York to talk about their experience.
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Creep of the Week: Itawamba County School Board
by D'Anne Witkowski - SGN Contributing Writer

When I was in high school, I did not take my girlfriend to prom. It didn't even seem remotely possible. Instead I took a boy, who turned out to be Gay. And my girlfriend took a boy, who turned out to be Gay. And my twin sister who also had a girlfriend at the time took a boy, who also
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Breaking Stories

House Posts Health Care Bill, Leaves Out LGBT-Specific Provisions

Video: NYC Times Square Protest in Support of Choi, Pietrangelo

N.H. rejects attempt to overturn same-sex marriage

Pope Offers Apology, Not Penalty, for Sex Abuse Scandal

VIDEO - Gay Dutch soldiers responsible for Srebrenica massacre says US general

Attorney: Miss. prom called off to settle 'explosive' issue

Pink Army to sue US general over Srebrenica comments

With Ban on H.I.V. Immigrants Now History, Relief and Revision

National Gay and Lesbian Task Force responds to House passage of federal health care reform legislation

Virginia AG Ken Cuccinelli: Homosexual Acts are a Detriment to Our Culture

Tea Partiers Drop N Bombs, Anti-gay Slur, and Spit on Democratic Lawmakers at Capitol Hill Protest

Video: Teabaggers Heckle 'Faggot' Barney Frank at U.S. Capitol

Opponents of gay marriage ban must release memos

'This Is My Mission'

Gays protest Romney appearance

Obama Signs Health Care Overhaul Bill, With a Flourish

Court Rules That Mississippi School Violated First Amendment Rights Of Student

Midge Costanza has died in San Diego

Judge won't force US district to hold prom

Judge won't force US district to hold prom

Speaker Pelosi: It's time to pass the Employment Non-Discrimination Act

Carter aide Midge Costanza dies at 77

Gay-rights backers reach out to Bleckley senior

Sin As The Closet, Grace As Coming Out: Rethinking Sin And Grace For LGBT People

Pflag Macon Georgia
We support Derrick Martin taking his boyfriend to the prom.

Vatican Declined to Defrock U.S. Priest Who Abused Boys

Revised Regulations on 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' a Solid First Step

Dissident theologian Hans Kung calls on Pope to issue "mea culpa" for sex abuse

Human Rights Campaign, Servicemembers United Announce 26-Stop Tour to Repeal “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”

Senate passes reconciliation bill 56-43

Military to tighten rules on gay firings

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Section One
International News
International News
by Rex Wockner - SGN Contributing Writer

Chilean LGBT infrastructure damaged by earthquake
Chile's leading Gay rights group, Movimiento de Integración y Liberación Homosexual (Homosexual Integration and Liberation Movement), on March 11 released preliminary findings on earthquake damage to the LGBT community infrastructure.

The Frida
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Northwest News
Northwest News
SAFE SCHOOLS COALITION LGBT SCHOLARSHIP RESOURCES
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FREE RÉSUMÉ AND JOB SEARCH WORKSHOPS
South Seattle Community College's WorkSource Center is partnering with the Seattle Public Library and the King County Library System to offer résumé and job search workshops. The Seattle Public Library
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National News
National News
by Rex Wockner - SGN Contributing Writer

Sean Hayes comes out
Actor Sean Hayes, who played flamboyant and narcissistic Jack on the long-running TV series Will & Grace, officially came out as Gay in the April edition of the Advocate.

And he claimed he's always been out.

"I never have had a problem saying who I am," he said.
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Forgettable Wimpy Kid an insufferable waste
by Sara Michelle Fetters - SGN Contributing Writer

Diary of a Wimpy Kid
Opening March 19


Based on a series of best-selling illustrated novels by Jeff Kinney, Diary of a Wimpy Kid is a movie that I knew nothing about. Coming out of the theatre afterwards, I could only fantasize about that still being true.

I found this cine
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Orcas hold annual swim meet
by James Whitely - SGN Staff Writer

On March 13, the Orca swim team held its annual swim meet at the Helene Madison pool in north Seattle. Almost 150 swimmers came out for the meet, which is rich in tradition, community, and the spirit of competition.

Participants ranged from 18 to approximately 70 years of age. "We
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Fair and Inclusive Housing Rights Act introduced
HUD asks for comments on housing discrimination

by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.), chair of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, introduced the Fair and Inclusive Housing Act of 2010 on March 11.

Just hours later, his subco
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State Dept. highlights LGBT rights issues
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

For the first time, the State Department's Annual Report on Human Rights includes information highlighting human rights challenges faced by LGBT people worldwide.

The report, issued on March 11, describes human rights practices country-by-country.

Most of the country
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Gay marriages create wedding-related jobs
by Shaun Knittel - SGN Staff Writer

A new study by the nonprofit Williams Institute predicts that legalizing same-sex marriage will create 700 jobs and contribute $52.2 million over the next three years to the Washington, D.C. economy.

As the first same-sex couples married in the nation's capitol, local officials s
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Compass Housing Alliance auction to honor Teresa Butz
by Shaun Knittel - SGN Staff Writer

'There's No Place Like Home' Compass Housing Alliance Fundraiser
March 20
Seattle Waterfront Marriott Hotel


Compass Housing Alliance, a merger of Compass Center and LATCH, will hold its first fundraising event as a combined agency at the Seattle Waterfr
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General Gayety: Fighting for the right to party
by Leslie Robinson - SGN Contributing Writer

The month of March has come to mean one thing to me: prom struggles.

Last year, at exactly this same time, I wrote about a Lesbian in Indiana who sued her school district for the right to wear a tuxedo to her prom.

She was represented by the ACLU and Men
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Rainbow City Band looking for a few good musicians
by James Whitely - SGN Staff Writer

Rainbow City Band
summer rehearsal
March 30 at 7 PM
Wedgwood
Community Church


The Rainbow City Band (RCB) is entering its 13th summer marching season and is looking for musical talent from Seattle's LGBT community. The band's first summer rehe
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