August 25, 2006
Volume 34
Issue 34
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Section One

Eric Oemig, candidate for 45th District Senate seat speaks with the SGN
"I would support any law that seeks to eliminate discrimination and creates fairness and equality in our lives," said Senate hopeful Eric Oemig.

Last year, Democratic candidate Eric Oemig challenged 45th District Republican State Senator Bill Finkbeiner. With Finkbeiner's resignation to "try a different path" in late April, Oemig now faces Rep. Toby Nixon. Both men are affilia
Gay charity donates $360,000 to help feed hurricane survivors
Funds provide food to America's Second Harvest members

America's Second Harvest - The Nation's Food Bank Network has received $360,000 in donations from the Rainbow World Fund. The funds were donated to the America' Second Harvest hurricane relief fund to help provide emergency food and grocery products to the thousands of Americans still
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New DNC rules require LGBT inclusion in state representation at Democratic convention
"These rules begin the process of correcting historic under-representation of LGBT Americans in party affairs," said Jo Wyrick, National Stonewall Democrats Executive Director.

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, the National Stonewall Democrats applauded the Democratic National Committee (DNC) for adopting delegate selection rules for the 2008 De
Op-Ed:'Right of Refusal' policy hurts women, pharmacists alike
by Teresa D. Avery, RPh. - Special to the SGN

As a pharmacist, I am deeply concerned by the Board of Pharmacy's proposal to allow pharmacists to decline to sell prescriptions based on their personal beliefs. The proposal put forward by the Washington State Pharmacy Association and the Board of Pharmacy does not, in my opinion, represent
Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund fights to preserve historic win in Alabama
Legal defense fund established to protect Patricia Todd's victory

The Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund today urged the Alabama Democratic Party to certify Patricia Todd's victory in the primary election for the state's 54th legislative district. Todd was the top vote-getter in a 5-way primary on June 6, and beat opponent Gaynell Hendricks by 59
Fraudulent signatures knock anti-Gay initiative off Cincinnati ballot
CINCINNATI, OH - Ultra-conservative Cincinnati activists withdrew a petition to place an anti-Gay initiative on the ballot in November after acknowledging that some of the signatures they submitted were fraudulent and they did not have the required number of valid signatures. The initiative, if adopted by the voters, would have nullified an additio more
Bush's involuntary recall continues as Marine Corps Gay discharges increase
WASHINGTON, D.C. - As the Marine Corps' dismissal of Lesbian and Gay troops increases, President Bush has authorized an involuntary recall of Marine Corps Individual Ready Reservists (IRR) "because there are not enough volunteers returning for duty in Afghanistan and Iraq," according to a report from CNN. The recall, which is meant to bridge a recr more
Human Rights Campaign launches 'Out in Scripture'
New online resource for clergy and lay people of faith

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Human Rights Campaign announces the launching of Out In Scripture ( a free weekly online resource for clergy and lay people of faith. The website will provide distinct insights into the Bible, week after week, from a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual,

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