March 17, 2006
Volume 34
Issue 11
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Section One

SLDN calls on Bush Administration to keep its pledge of non-discrimination in security clearance procedures
WASHINGTON, DC - White House spokesman Scott McClellan on Wednesday promised there has been no change in the federal government's pledge to protect security clearance applicants from discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation. The White House's comments followed concerns raised by Servicemembers Legal Defense Network (SLDN) after reports surfaced that changes in security clearance more
Cincinnati's passage of non-discrimination measure a triumph for fairness
'Cincinnati is a symbol of where America itself is when it comes to fairness. In large cities and small towns, on the coasts and in the heartland, Americans want us moving toward equality, not away from it,' said Human Rights Campaign President Joe Solmonese.

Following the November 2004 repeal of a one-of-a-kind anti-Gay law, the Cincinnat
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Eyman 'full steam ahead' against new anti-discrimination law
The Christian Coalition, Faith & Freedom Network join anti-Gay effort

by Robert Raketty - SGN Staff Writer

Tim Eyman's "Let the Voter's Decide" campaign has began collecting signatures on Referendum 65, which would repeal a new law that bans discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. Thurston County Superi
Gay Men's HIV/STD Taskforce to unveil education campaign
This weekend the Gay Men's HIV/STD Taskforce will unveil a new community education campaign. Materials will be distributed to bars, restaurants and other businesses that cater to Gay and bisexual men in Seattle & King County. The theme of the campaign is: "Building strong Gay and Bisexual communities for our health and well being."

Seattle LGBT Community Center holds forum on Pride events on the Hill

Concerned about keeping the Pride tradition alive on Capitol Hill. Make your voices heard! Come to the The Seattle LGBT Community Center (1115 E. Pike St., Seattle) for the following community forums:

o Sunday, March 26th 4-6 PM at The Center

o Thursday, March 30th 7-9 PM at T
What can you do to support Washington state's new law banning discrimination against gays in housing, employment and insurance?
Bitter campaign begins over Alaska Gay benefits

JUNEAU, ALASKA - A bitter campaign has begun in Alaska over a proposed amendment to the state constitution to prevent public money from being used for same-sex partner health benefits.

The Alaska Constitution already forbids same-sex marriage but some lawmakers want that expanded to include benefits following a state
Blood donation rules should be based on science, not prejudice
'Twentieth century prejudice shouldn't keep us from 21st century health standards,' said Human Rights Campaign President Joe Solmonese.

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Last week, the Food and Drug Administration heard testimony from the American Red Cross, the American Association of Blood Banks and America's Blood Centers that the ban on blood donatio
The Czech Republic passes same-sex registered partnership law
Chamber of Deputies overrode President's veto

PRAGUE - The Czech Republic joined the countries where homosexuals can conclude registered partnership as the Chamber of Deputies overrode President Vaclav Klaus's veto of the legislation.

The law on the unions of the people with the same-sex was backed by 101 out of the 177 deputies

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Friday, March 24
Doors at 6:00 p.m.
Seattle LGBT Community Center
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