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Rep. Ed Murray endorses Jamie Pedersen in 43rd District House race
"Jamie is smart, driven, hard-working," said State Rep. Ed Murray

by Robert Raketty - SGN Staff Writer

State Rep. Ed Murray announced on Tuesday his personal endorsement of Jamie Pedersen in the hotly contested 43rd District Democratic primary. Murray, who is seeking a seat in the State Senate, had previously said he would not endorse any candidate.

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Ads attack Supreme Court Justice Chambers for marriage equality opinion
Chambers endorsed by SEAMEC, ERW

by Devin Glaser - SGN Contributing Writer

A political advertisement airing on local radio stations is attacking Justice Tom Chambers for his vote to overturn Washington's ban on marriage for same-sex couples. The ad, which began airing the first week of September, warns, "Marriage is under att
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Seattle AIDS Walk celebrates its 20th Anniversary
Fun, entertainment and AIDS Quilt display to greet participants on Sept. 9th

by Robert Raketty - SGN Staff Writer

For the last 20 years Puget Sound area residents have been participating in the AIDS Walk, an annual event to remember those lost to HIV/AIDS and to raise money for services for those living with the disease. This
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HRC Dinner returns for seventh year
Yolanda King, Ron Reagan, Jr. to be featured

by Robert Raketty - SGN Staff Writer

The Human Rights Campaign's Pacific Northwest Dinner returns for its seventh year in Seattle on Saturday, September 16, at The Westin Hotel. The event attracts more than 1,000 guests and raises money to support the work of HRC.

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Argentina announces plans to repeal military ban on Gays, Ban was 'nonsense,' says Colonel Lozano
The government of Argentina has announced that it plans to repeal its ban on Gay military personnel, according to recent news reports, making it the second country in South America, following Colombia, to prohibit discrimination in its armed forces. Argentina's government plans to modernize its code of military justice which, among other changes, more
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'Talk About It' on the 18th Annual National Coming Out Day
The theme for National Coming Out Day, Oct. 11th, 2006, will be - 'Talk About It." The Human Rights Campaign announced the theme today to encourage Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Americans, as well as straight allies, to talk openly and honestly about the lives and the issues that GLBT Americans face under law.

"By being open with
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ERW endorses Jamie Pedersen for 43rd District House seat
'Jamie Pedersen is the candidate who would provide the strongest leadership in moving the cause of LGBT equality forward at the State Capitol.'

Six candidates are running in this hotly contested race, and the winner of the election will be determined in the September primary. We urge you to vote for Jamie Pedersen in the primary election.
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Study finds 92% of FORTUNE 500 companies provide protection based on sexual orientation,
"With no federal protection and only 16 states statutorily providing nondiscrimination for Gays and Lesbians, FORTUNE 500 Companies that include that protection...provide a workplace where merit, not intolerance prevails," said Professor Ian Ayres.

PHILADELPHIA, PA - The FORTUNE 500 Project, a collaboration of Equality Forum with Profess
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Transamerica to be screened at September PFLAG Support Meeting
Transamerica is the third and last movie featured in Seattle Chapter of PFLAG's summer film series. Our Seattle support meeting will be held this coming Monday, September11th from 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. at Seattle 1st Baptist Church, located at 1111 Harvard Avenue at the southwest corner of the Union/Seneca Street intersection. This location is on the ci more
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Amnesty International condemns targeting of LGBT people in Uganda
Amnesty International today strongly condemned the ongoing targeting and intimidation of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) people in Uganda. The organization is particularly concerned by reports of harassment against LGBT people in the past week. These reports come after the Red Pepper magazine published a list of the names of several m more
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The Michigan Women's Music Festival continues to promote discrimination
Families United Against Hate was elated to hear that the "Michigan Womyn's Music Festival" had ended their 31 year long policy of discrimination toward Transgender women. This was not to last, however, as we learned that the "Michigan Womyn's Music Festival" spokesperson, Lisa Vogel issued a long and protracted statement which essentially said noth more
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Seattle History Part IV: Historic First Avenue (circa 1930 -1970)
by Don Paulson - SGN Contributing Writer

Historic Gay First Avenue was the now forgotten 'street of sin' before many of the old buildings were replaced with skyscrapers, condos, hotels and interesting shops. But who would care about yesterday except those who lived it and thoughtful citizens - Gay and straight - with a healthy respect fo
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Op-ed: WMD: Weapons of Mullah Destruction
by Wayne Besen - Special to the SGN

We already knew that George W. Bush was losing the war in Iraq, but a New York Times article reveals that he may also be losing the war on drugs. In his bloodlust to avenge Saddam's attempt to kill Poppy, Bush invaded Iraq and left the Afghan poppy fields in the hands of a resurgent Taliban. The Pres
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Part II: The lost saga
The mainstream media does not take the religious-wrong to task for their hate filled message to the masses (or at least often enough). The action of the right-wing extremities upon Gays, Blacks, Jews, and any other minority they can lay their hands on is wrong. Christ himself had enough sense not to bad-mouth us. They should learn from his loving e more
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Gaining efficiency in the kitchen and bath without losing comfort
In every room of your home there are hidden places where efficiencies can impact your quality of life and your wallet. Energy, water and space are valuable commodities that every consumer has to make decisions about in the lifetime of home ownership and maintenance.

HEATING AND COOLING: COMFORT AND COST SAVINGS

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