October 13 2006
Volume 34
Issue 41
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Section One

Gay History Month:Navratilova Growing Up
by Martina Navratilova Special to the SGN

On Wednesday October 18th, I will turn 50. I think it's a natural time to reflect on the amazing changes that have taken place. I certainly don't feel old-I am in better physical condition now than I was ten years ago, and I don't have any of the traditional physical symptoms or mid-life crises to report. I've taken care of my bod
Founder of Integrity leads Sixth Annual Matthew Shepard Memorial Sermon in Seattle, speaks to SGN
Dr. Louie Crew, Founder of Integrity, which advocates for inclusion of Gays and Lesbians in the Episcopal Church, addressed members of Seattle's Trinity Parish Episcopal Church on Sunday, October 8th. During the service, he delivered the Sixth Annual Matthew Shepard Memorial Sermon.

The sermon is held each year in honor of a Gay college st
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US Supreme Court refuses to hear marriage equality case
by Lisa Keen SGN Contributing Writer

The U.S. Supreme Court refused Tuesday, October 10, to hear the appeal of a Gay couple in California who pressed a controversial lawsuit seeking to challenge the state's refusal to issue them a marriage license.

The high court denied the couple's appeal just five days after a Californi
Another step forward, on shifting marriage grounds
by Lisa Keen SGN Contributing Writer

BOSTON - A trial court in Boston ruled Friday (Sept. 29) that there is nothing in the law of Rhode Island to justify having Massachusetts refuse to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples from the neighboring state.

The development is a dramatic step forward for equal marriage righ
L.A. group launches HIV/AIDS prevention campaign targeting Gays
The L.A. Gay and Lesbian Center has launched an advertisement campaign that describes HIV as a "gay disease" in an effort to target men who have sex with men who have become complacent about HIV/AIDS, the Los Angeles Times reports.

Supporters of the campaign - which uses the tag line "Own It. End It." on billboards and in magazines - sa
What was Foley's fatal flaw?
by Chris Crain Special to the SGN

Now he comes out. After a decade of dodging questions about his sexual orientation, Mark Foley finally acknowledged on Tuesday he is Gay, hours after the American public learned of the sexually explicit online chats the Florida congressman had with teenage males he met as pages.

By waitin
Missives from the worm hole
by Jeffrey Solomon Special to the SGN

When the call came, I should have said no. Working in a Middle School for me is a bad idea, and that is because I still suffer from Junior-High-School-Related Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. I am always just one dis, one snap, one insult away from time travel: from being sucked into a worm hole a
Foley: Is he Gay?
by Janice Van Cleve Special to the SGN

Mark Foley, disgraced Republican Congressman from Florida, solicited sex from minors. Jim West, disgraced mayor of Spokane, solicited sex from job applicants. Both claimed to be Gay after being exposed. How is the Gay community supposed to respond to these people and to the media when these s

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