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Section One - ALL STORIES

Martina Navratilova slams 'Gay sheep' experiments at Oregon State University
Tennis icon condemns cruel taxpayer-funded tests seeking to alter animals' sexual preferences

PORTLAND, OR. ' Openly Gay tennis icon Martina Navratilova is condemning hormone-altering experiments on 'Gay sheep' at Oregon State University (OSU) and Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) that seek to manipulate sheep's sexual p more
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State Supreme Court Justice Susan Owens interviews with the SGN

by Robert Raketty - SGN Staff Writer

"Don't be turned off by what you see as defeats. ... You just have to have a vision that in the future we will have a better world," said Supreme Court Justice Susan Owens.

Washington State Supreme Court Justice Susan Owens has issued landmark rulings in favor of issues of more

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Anti-Gay ballot measures loom over eight states
Untitled Document

“It is always hard to say how more

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Seattle bidding to host 2008 Gay Softball World Series
National officials in Seattle Friday for host city evaluation

The Mariners didn’t make it to the playoffs again this year, but they’re not the only team working to bring a World Series to the Puget Sound area.

The Emerald City So more

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Poland's anti-Gay Prime Minister outed as the government continues to spew homo-hate

by Wayne Besen

SGN Contributing Writer

Poland’s homophobic Prime Minister Jaroslaw Kaczynski—the identical twin brother of Polish President Lech Kaczynski—was outed as a homosexual in major Polish media last week in the midst of a political crisis that threatened to cause his government&rsq more

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SEAMEC rates candidates for '06 elections

 

For the 30th consecutive year the Seattle Metropolitan Elections Committee (SEAMEC) releases its ratings of candidates, including incumbents, on issues of interest to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities.
SEAMEC offers three forms of recognitition to candidates: A numerical rating on a zero to five scale, more

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Pre-Stonewall activist commits papers to posterity on the web
"The Kameny Papers" include half a century's worth of letters, government correspondence, testimony and photographs

by Jesse Monteagudo

SGN Contributing Writer

History - and the Lesbian and Gay community for which they did so much - have neglected the pre-Stonewall more

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N.J. ruling is both trick and treat

by Chris Crian

SGN Contributing Writer

Last week's New Jersey Supreme Court decision was no treat and all trick, according to activists bitterly disappointed that the court refused to order the state to begin marrying Gay couples.

"Those who would view [the] ruling as a victory for same-s more

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N.J. Marriage Decision: The wedge issue that wasn't

by Wayne Besen

SGN Contributing Writer

One of the biggest election stories of 2006 was the non-story of the New Jersey Supreme Court's decision to offer the equivalent of Civil Unions to Gay couples. What was most striking about the ruling w more

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Puddletown Dancers archive project is underway

by Keith A. Gehrig
Special to the SGN

It started in 2003 when I attended the 20th anniversary fly-in for Foggy City Dancers in San Francisco.  On a table near the entrance to the ballroom was a stack of photo album sleeves. Each with a photo or more of clubs members and their name listed on it. At the time I more

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LGBT military personnel cautioned about online use as Armed Forces increase monitoring of blogs, websites
SLDN warns online use can 'lead to investigations and dismissals'

WASHINGTON -- Amidst new reports that the armed forces are increasing their surveillance of online usage by military personnel, Servicemembers Legal Defense Network (SLDN) today cautioned service members to be especially careful when using th more

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Council urges Congress to support workers' right to organize 
Motion calls for passage of Employee Free Choice Act

The Metropolitan King County Council today adopted a motion urging Congress to enact the Employee Free Choice Act (S. 842 or H.R. 1696) to ensure that employees who want to organize will not be penalized for their efforts.
“Employees d more

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Human Rights Campaign releases scorecard for 109th Congress
Scorecard Lets Americans Know Where Their Representatives Stand on GLBT Equality

WASHINGTON - To inform the public about where congressional leaders stand on policies important to the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community, HRC has compiled a scorecard that outlines how they have more

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Lighting design tips you can use to Feng Shui your home

            Traditional Feng Shui utilizes the five elements of wood, fire, earth, metal and water as remedies to energetic issues in a house or building. The basic concepts are simple: use common sense in furniture placement, keep it free of clutter and make sure the room's flow or arra more

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November is QArts Committee Month at the Seattle LGBT Community Center

November brings a new show at the Gallery Space and Main Meeting Room of the Seattle LGBT Community Center. “The QArts Committee Show” feature the work of painters Michelle Salazar and Michael Strangeways, sculptor Salvador Valenzuela, and film photographer Amy C. Abadilla. They also run QArts, who curates the Gallery Space& more

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Anything But Straight
The Wedge Issue That Wasn't

One of the biggest election stories of 2006 was the non-story of the New Jersey Supreme Court's decision to offer the equivalent of Civil Unions to gay couples. What was most striking about the ruling was the lack of shock value compared to the title wave of raw emotion that gripped the nation when Verm more

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Lambda Legal Asks President Bush to Stop Attacks on Judges and Courts

'Our judicial system was not designed to appease politicians or lawyers --- it was designed to uphold our laws and constitution.  And every person in this country needs the courts to be fair, impartial and insulated from political intimidation.'

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