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NOW THERE ARE FOUR...Spain, Canada join Netherlands, Belgium in extending marriage rights
Spain legalized same-sex marriage and Gay adoption on June 30. The vote in the Congress of Deputies was 187 to 147 with four abstentions.

The Senate had rejected the bill, but it is the Congress that has final say.

Gay couples were allowed to begin the process of getting married on July 3, when the law change was published in the Boletín Oficial del Estado.

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What the Spanish Prime Minister had to say about Gay Marriage
When the Spanish parliament took its historic vote legalizing both Gay marriage and adoption of children by Gay couples, Socialist Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero  who put the full prestige of his office and party behind passage of the Gay human rights legislation  made probably the most remarkable speech in favor of full equality for more
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United Church of Christ synod overwhelmingly calls for full marriage equality
by Irwin Smallwood

The UCC, a community of Christians with roots deep in the soil of societal change, took another giant leap on Monday, July 4.

General Synod 25 overwhelmingly passed a resolution in support of equal marriage rights for all people, regardless of gender. It marks the first time that one of the nations mainline c
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AIDS Walk moves to Capitol Hill
by Matt Nagle - SGN Managing Editor

For the first time in its 19 year history, Seattle's annual AIDS Walk will be held this year on Capitol Hill. Moving from the skyscrapers and concrete of downtown Seattle to the tree-lined neighborhoods of Capitol Hill, the Walk's "home base" will no longer be bustling Seattle Center but the lush botan
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Gay folks, allies picket Focus on the Family conference
Protestors line up to expose FOF's destructive 'reparative therapy' message

by Robert Raketty - SGN Staff Writer

Focus on the Family brought its message that "Gays can change" to Seattle over Pride Weekend and protestors met them with picket signs to cast light on FOF's destructive and scientifically fraudulent attack on Gay
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'Stop deporting Gay asylum seekers'
"Tony Blair, Labour deports Gay asylum seekers to face jail, torture and death"

Bearing placards with these words, the OutRage! contingent on Saturday's Pride London parade condemned the UK governments abuse of LGBT asylum seekers.

"Tony Blair's government is deporting Lesbian and Gay asylum seekers who have fled jail, rape and to
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25,000 march in London
by Rex Wockner

Lead by Sir Ian McKellen and other high-profile Gays and Lesbians, more than 25,000 people marched in London's Gay Pride parade July 2. There were 46 motorized floats linked by a range of musical, dancing and walking groups. A rally and party followed at Trafalgar Square. The LGBT Muslim group Imaan was a particular hit whe
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Report finds new Congressional study of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" misleading
Statistical sleight of hand and selective use of evidence lead to flawed conclusions

SANTA BARBARA, CA - The Center for the Study of Sexual Minorities in the Military (CSSMM) released a report this week assessing a new Congressional Research Service (CRS) study, entitled "Homosexuals and U.S. Military Policy: Current Issues." The CSSMM ass
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ENTRE LATIN@S
Hugo Overjero
Spanish & English



SEX TALK
Simon Sheppard



GENERAL GAYETY
Leslie Robinson



DEAR GLENN
Glenn Pressel



NOT THINKING
STRAIGHT
Madelyn Arnold


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