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Section One - ALL STORIES

Bias crimes in Seattle detailed in new report
Nearly half of all bias crimes are committed against Gays

by Manny Frishberg - SGN Contributing Writer

Hate crimes and assaults on Gays, Lesbians, Bisexuals and Transgender people continue to plague supposedly liberal Seattle, according to a new report issued this week by the Hate Crime Awareness Project of the Seattle LBGT Community Center. The report, based on S
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PRIDE 2006 - PRIDE ON CAPITOL HILL
City approves permit for a political march and rally - 'The Raise Your Voice March' to include rally at S.C.C.C., march north on Broadway to Volunteer Park

The [Seattle LGBT] Center listened - and is now working collaboratively with our LGBTQ communities, organizations, businesses, and individuals to support those that want to continue th
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Gay City U: Classes filling fast
Popular Gay City event features new classes, new location and returning favorites

Registration is now open for Gay City University 2006, Gay City's popular day of learning and growing for Gay, bi and trans guys! This year's edition offers a new location, new classes, plus some returning favorites. Choose from a wide variety of classes on
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Immigration: March draws foes of legislation, activists
by Rajkhet Dirzhud-Rashid - SGN Staff Writer

It was strange walking (or rather limping-a little overzealous leaping, caused my already 'trick knee' to act up even more) through downtown Seattle last Monday evening. Signs that had been carried earlier by marchers from numerous activist groups, were discarded, only the wood sticks pokin
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Rise n' Shine bestows founder's award
Warren Romero was recognized for 14 years of volunteer service

Warren Romero received the Rise n' Shine Founder's Award at the "Come Home To Dinner" this past Monday. Held at All Purpose Pizza on at 29th & Jackson Street, the dinner honored volunteers who give so much to children affected by AIDS. Warren received this special award for hi
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BUZZ CUTS, BOOT BLACK, AND BBQ
Proceeds to benefit the Tony DeBlase scholarship fund

You are invited to attend at the 2006 MAY BUZZ CUTS, BOOT BLACK, AND BBQ, Saturay the 6th, 4 PM - 8 PM at The Seattle Eagle. Proceeds from the event will continue the endowment of the Tony DeBlase scholarship under the umbrella of The Pride Foundation.

The buzz cutter will b
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Dunshee to hold spring fundraiser
Dunshee House - Home of SASG is having their annual spring fundraiser - Boots 'N Saddles on May 21, 2006. This year's menu features BBQ'd wings and ribs with all the fixin's, ice cold beer or select wines supplied by Vincor.

In conjunction with a silent auction, a live auction with items ranging from magnums of wine courtesy of Alexandr
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The Columbian: Eyman's brigade facing stiff challenge
by The Columbian editorial writers

Did the women's suffrage movement of the early 1900's result in preferential treatment to women? Of course not. The eminently proper reform allowed women to vote, just like men. Did the Civil Rights Act of 1964 grant preferential treatment to people of color? Of course not. It granted them equality, prohi
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Abuse of power must be challenged
by Kathleen Taylor - Executive Director - ACLU of Washington

Americans believe in democracy, in respecting the rule of law, and in the system of checks and balances between the executive, judicial, and legislative branches. These core principles have united us and helped preserve our nation despite wars, depressions, and natural disast
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Ticketed for 'driving while just being' and other strange 'states of the union'
by Rajkhet Dirzhud-Rashid - SGN Staff Writer

A friend and I were driving from Seattle to Shoreline the other day, planning an evening of 'scene-ing', chatting about how crazy things are becoming (gas prices inching up daily by five cents in some places, what an idiot our president is-the usual talk between two intelligent, 'alternative'
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POZ Seattle turns seven
POZ Seattle, a non-profit social organization for Seattle-area HIV positive men and their friends, is celebrating its 7th year anniversary, and you are welcome to join in on the celebration.

According to POZ Seattle volunteer Steve Plunk, "the anniversary party, scheduled for Wednesday, May 10, will feature prizes and giveaways as we cel
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May meeting of Seattle PFLAG to explore homophobia
To meet Monday at Seattle First Baptist Church

"Relating to Your Own Internal Homophobia " will continue our relationship series at the Seattle Chapter of PFLAG's May monthly Support Meeting. After a brief presentation on homophobia, opportunity will be available through group conversation for sharing and questioning individual perspectiv
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Deck trends for new decks and makeovers
Decks have become a summer staple for the American back yard. In keeping with the trend towards outdoor living spaces that mimic the indoors, decks are dressing up. From decorative railings to drainage systems and a greater variety of building materials, today's decks go way beyond simple wood platforms for a portable grill and some patio furniture more
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Spaniards back government on marriage equality for same-sex couples
Many adults in Spain believe their current administration was right in granting legal recognition to homosexual partnerships, according to a poll by Instituto Opina released by Cadena Ser. 61 per cent of respondents agree with the government's decision to legalize same-sex marriage.

José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero was sworn in as president of
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