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posted Friday, March 29, 2013 - Volume 41 Issue 13

Section One

What will the Supreme Court do now?
How the justices could rule, and what it will mean for our community

by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

On March 26, the Supreme Court heard arguments in Hollingsworth v. Perry, the Prop 8 case, and the next day in U.S.A. v. Windsor, which takes up the constitutionality of DOMA.

While observers are carefully parsing every word
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America speaks: Rallies in Seattle and nationwide support hearings at SCOTUS
by Shaun Knittel - SGN Associate Editor

We don't yet know what the U.S. Supreme Court will decide about the constitutionality of Prop 8 and DOMA, but the rest of America has made up its mind. For the first time in my life I can honestly say I feel we've won the marriage debate.

Evidence of that can be found with
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Meet Gunner Scott - Pride Foundation's new program director has wealth of experience
by Shaun Knittel - SGN Associate Editor

Gunner Scott has just finished his first week of work at Pride Foundation.

'Hailing from Boston, Gunner packed up his cats, Bert and Fred, on March 2 and embarked on a week-long drive to Seattle to start work as Pride Foundation's new Director of Programs,' Philip Wong, Pri
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Thinkin' Lincoln - Tony Kushner highlights insightful discussion on Honest Abe
by Miryam Gordon - SGN A&E Writer

CITIZEN UNIVERSITY
GUIDING LIGHTS NETWORK
March 23

Eric Liu served in President Clinton's administration as both a speechwriter and policy wonk, and then came out Seattle way to work at RealNetworks. Here he founded the Guiding Lights Network, which 'speciali
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Intersections - Bringing diverse communities together for change
by Zachary Pullin - Special to the SGN

A few years ago I watched a Discovery Channel show about the volcanoes of Hawaii. I've always loved Hawaii. But even more so, I love volcanoes. Their raw power and mystery. It's the beauty in the destruction. And the poetry of creation.

There was the usual ominous backgro
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Some tests are worth flunking
Murray, Cantwell, McDermott earn F ratings from NRA

by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

Senators Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell of Washington state, along with veteran Rep. Jim McDermott of Seattle, have all earned a grade of F from the National Rifle Association. According to the NRA, each of them is a
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Huck won't have it - Former governor says he'll leave GOP if it endorses equality
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

Less than 24 hours after being endorsed by RNC chair Reince Priebus as a potential Republican Party spokesperson on LGBT issues, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee threatened that he and his fellow evangelicals would 'take a walk' if the GOP supports marriage equality.

As a ca
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Willie Nelson endorses marriage equality
'Gay people should be just as miserable as the rest of us,' legendary singer says by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

In a lighthearted interview with Texas Monthly, legendary musician, tax resister, environmentalist, and legal pot advocate Willie Nelson has endorsed marriage equality.

Referring to Nelso
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Swing-state Democrats swing to equality
Six senators embrace same-sex marriage as Supreme Court hearings begin

by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

Six Democratic U.S. senators from swing states announced their support for marriage equality this week, in the hours before U.S. Supreme Court hearings began on Prop 8 and DOMA.

Clair
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'We're trapped, Toto!' - Kansas wants to quarantine HIV+ people
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

The Kansas state legislature is putting the finishing touches on a bill to allow state officials to quarantine HIV-positive residents. According to local news sources, the bill is expected to become law in the next few weeks.

In a report aired on WDAF-TV in Kansas City, HIV/AI
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Waiting for history - What the Supreme Court marriage cases will mean for equality
by Abby Dees - SGN Contributing Writer

This week, as the Supreme Court considers the constitutionality of Prop 8 and DOMA, I've heard the following question a lot: 'Do you think they're going to legalize same-sex marriage or strike it down?' My answer is, 'Neither.'

There is so much nuance in these cases havin
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Our chap Shapp - The former PA governor was a key Gay rights ally
by Mark Segal - Philadelphia Gay News

As a participant in the Stonewall uprising and other major Gay rights struggles, I receive many interview requests from students wishing to write about the early days of Gay activism. But one such request I got recently was so special I have to tell you about it.

The phone
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ARTSWEST - NEXT FALL
ArtsWest (4711 California Ave. SW) presents Next Fall, a witty and timely story of two men in a committed, long-term relationship, and the family and friends that are a part of their lives. Cindy Bradder directs the Seattle premiere of Geoffrey Nauffts' award-winning play. Runs Wednesday-Sunday, March 13-April 6. Tickets: 908-0339 or www.artswest.org. <
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The tooth of the matter - Tulsa dentist may have exposed 7,000 patients to HIV, officials say
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

Oklahoma health officials have urged the patients of a Tulsa dentist to get hepatitis and HIV tests after shutting down his office. As many as 7,000 people made have been exposed, they said.

State and county health inspectors went to Dr. W. Scott Harrington's practice after a pa
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Love is on the air - Jenna and Stephanie are TV's new Lesbian power couple
by James Whitely - SGN Staff Writer

NBC News correspondent and Weekend Today anchor Jenna Wolfe came out as a Lesbian this week on national TV, announcing that she and her partner, fellow NBC News correspondent Stephanie Gosk, are expecting a child together.

'I have some big news - this is actually big for me.
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Cocktail Chatter: Go Greyhound!
by Ed Sikov - SGN Contributing Writer

'I can't believe you're serving us a drink named after a bus line.'

This was going to be a long night. Craig was in one of his moods, and it seemed as though nothing anyone could say or do was going to make things any better. 'It's not named after a bus line,' I snapped. '
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