July 14, 2006
Volume 34
Issue 28
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Section One

Marriage equality movement faces three high court blows across the country
Advocates for marriage equality remain positive about chances elsewhere

by Lisa Keen - SGN Contributing Writer

There was a triple whammy loss for same-sex marriage during the past 10 days. The highest state courts in New York, Georgia, and Massachusetts issued rulings that marked significant setbacks for efforts to secure equal rights in marriage for same-sex couple
Eighteen cities worldwide join July 19th Iran protests
Seattle rally to be held at Seattle Central Community College at 7 PM

[by Doug Ireland Special to the SGN

[Editors Note: For more information about the Seattle protest, see ad in this week's edition of the SGN.]

At least 18 cities around the globe will hold demonstrations, vigils, and other events to mark July19, the I
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COMMENTARY: New York Marriage Decision: Homophobia Runs Deep
by Matt Foreman - Executive Director - National Gay and Lesbian Task Force

I never expected New York's high court to rule for us on marriage. For a lot of solid legal reasons, New York was never in the first tier for marriage test case litigation and I distinctly remember having the unpleasant task 10 years ago of dissuading couples fr
New HIV once daily regimen will simply dosing of HIV therapy, says organization for people with HIV/AIDS
"This is a monumental accomplishment," said Frank Oldham, Jr., NAPWA's Executive Director.

The National Association of People with AIDS (NAPWA-US) applauds the U.S. FDA for approving Atripla the Bristol-Myers Squibb and Gilead Sciences' Once Daily Single Tablet Regimen of Sustiva(R) (Efavirenz) and Truvada(R) (Emtricitabine and Tenofovir
Arizona ballot measure would use constitution to discriminate
"We will continue to stand side-by-side with Arizona Together to defeat this discriminatory amendment in the fall," said Human Rights Campaign President Joe Solmonese.

Human Rights Campaign President Joe Solmonese made the following comment as extremists in Arizona filed a petition to put a discriminatory constitutional amendment on the N
DC Police Gay & Lesbian Liaison Unit wins award
Harvard's Ash Institute for Democratic Governance and Innovation bestows $100,000 prize

WASHINGTON, DC - For reaching out to an underserved community and creating a model for community policing, the District of Columbia's Metropolitan Police Department's Gay and Lesbian Liaison Unit has won an Innovations in American Government Award. The
Federal hate crimes legislation falters in the U.S. Senate
Late last week, on the floor of the Senate, Sen. Edward Kennedy asked for unanimous consent that the Senate proceed to consider sex-offender legislation, S. 1086, and that the Kennedy-Smith legislation be considered as an amendment to that bill. The presiding officer of the Senate, at the request of Majority Leader Senator Bill Frist, objected, thu more
San Francisco's Folsom Street Fair to be bigger, better
Folsom Street Events" is working diligently on its 23rd fair season with its extraordinary line up of essential leather events: Up Your Alley" (Sunday, July 30th), Magnitude" (Saturday, September 23rd) and Folsom Street Fair" (Sunday, September 24th). In the past six months, the organization has been preparing for growth and a bigger, better fair s more

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