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Volume 33,
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Defrocked Methodist minister reinstated to clergy standing
Eastern Pennsylvania Conference to appeal decision

by Linda Bloom

An appeal of the recent decision to reinstate the credentials of a former United Methodist pastor will be filed with the denomination’s top court.

Bishop Marcus Matthews, who presides over the church’s Eastern Pennsylvania Annual (regional) Conference, announced May 3 that he was authorizin
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Lifelong AIDS Alliance receives $1.3 million gift
Estate of Donald Lothian and Harvey Muggy leaves largest gift in agency’s history



Lifelong AIDS Alliance this week announced that it received its largest bequest gift in the organization’s 23 year history. The estate of Harvey Muggy and Donald Lothian left a $1.3 million gift designated to Lifelong AIDS Alliance and Lifelong’
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The Evergreen State College awards posthumous honorary degree to Sen. Cal Anderson
Eastern Pennsylvania Conference to appeal decision

by Linda Bloom

An appeal of the recent decision to reinstate the credentials of a former United Methodist pastor will be filed with the denomination’s top court.

Bishop Marcus Matthews, who presides over the church’s Eastern Pennsylvania Annual (regional) Confere
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Stroud appeal victory spotlights unfair treatment
Commentary by Reconciling United Methodists

The United Methodist Church continues to discriminate against sexual minorities despite the recent decision overturning the removal of a Lesbian Philadelphia minister’s clergy status.

“We celebrate with Beth Stroud and her family, but the reason for the reversal is on legal grounds that
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Congress passes Real ID Act 'A grave day for Gay people fleeing persecution...'
May 5 - a grave day for individuals fleeing persecution who come to the United States seeking safe haven. A bill known as the “Real ID Act” passed Congress and now moves to the President’s desk today to be signed into law. The Real ID Act is attached to a supplemental funding bill for wartime related spending and the President is expected to sign t more
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Equality in the balance
After three decades, Washington almost added sexual orientation to the state’s anti-discrimination policy.

Wondering what went on behind the scenes in Olympia? Attend the ERW Town Hall this Thursday, May 5, to meet the movers and shakers and find out what went on that got us very close, but not close enough, to victory. We also want to he
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GLBT visitors to Antioch Bible Church say they achieved goal
by Robert Raketty - SGN Staff Writer



Reminiscent of scenes straight out of the segregated south in the 1960’s, a group of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender folks and its allies were stopped at the doors of Antioch Bible Church in Kirkland on Sunday, May 1. Standing in the doorway was Rev. Ken Hutcherson, a staunch opponent
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FDA wants to rejecting Gay men as sperm donors
NEW YORK — To the dismay of Gay rights activists, the Food and Drug Administration is about to implement new rules recommending that any man who has engaged in homosexual sex in the previous five years be barred from serving as an anonymous sperm donor.

The FDA has rejected calls to scrap the provision, insisting that Gay men collectively
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SEX TALK
Simon Sheppard

GENERAL GAYETY
Leslie Robinson

NOT THINKING
STRAIGHT
Madelyn Arnold

LESBIAN NOTIONS
Paula Martinac