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Section One

Ford leaves pro-Gay legacy in waning years
"President Ford recognized that all Americans deserve to be treated with dignity and fairness," said Log Cabin President Patrick Sammon.

by Robert Raketty - SGN Staff Writer

Former President Gerald R. Ford passed away from heart failure at his home in California on Tuesday, December 26, at the age of 93. The longest living former president, surpassing Ronald R
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Southern African leaders meet to discuss HIV/AIDS among sex workers, MSM
Leaders from 14 member nations of the Southern African Development Community on Tuesday gathered in Blantyre, Malawi, for the third annual forum of national AIDS authorities to discuss ways to reach out to commercial sex workers and men who have sex with men to help control the spread of HIV, the SAPA/Independent Online reports.

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Dark Passage: Night watch on the MV Columbia
by Rev. Barbara Allen, CMP - SGN Contributing Writer

[Editor's Note: SGN Contributing Writer Rev. Barbara Allen, CMP, writers about her meditative journey aboard the ferry MV Columbia from Sitka in Alaska to Seattle.]

It's pitch black darkest night.

No moon, stars, or lights on either side of the ship... just i
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India's law criminalizing homosexuality hinders HIV prevention, violates human rights of MSM, UNAIDS official says
India's law criminalizing homosexuality is undermining the fight against HIV/AIDS and violates the human rights of men who have sex with men, Denis Broun, UNAIDS India coordinator, said on Thursday, Reuters UK reports (Zaheer, Reuters UK, 11/30).

The law, enacted in 1861 and known as Section 377, makes "carnal intercourse against the or
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Planning Important for Unmarried Couples
by William J. Cruzen - Special to the SGN

Under current federal and Washington law, a multitude of rights are based on a person's marital status. These include, but are not limited to, inheritance rights, community property rights, elective rights, custody rights, survivor rights and retirement benefits.

The Federal Defe
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Happy New Year!
AIDS Healthcare Foundation launches ad campaign against Pfizer's ads promoting erectile dysfunction drug
AIDS Healthcare Foundation launches ad campaign against Pfizer's ads promoting erectile dysfunction drug The Los Angeles-based AIDS Healthcare Foundation on Thursday launched an advertising campaign against pharmaceutical company Pfizer because it said the company's ads for the erectile dysfunction drug Viagra promote recreational use, the Los A more
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Sex Ed and HIV prevention education in U.S. schools 'fiercely politicized' and 'highly problematic,' article says
Sex Ed and HIV prevention education in U.S. schools 'fiercely politicized' and 'highly problematic,' article says Sex education and HIV prevention education in U.S. schools is a "heated, fiercely politicized debate" that "remains highly problematic," according to the monthly HIV/AIDS magazine POZ.

According to recent CDC data, one-thir
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Equal Rights Washington hires organizer, more planned
"Organizers are an important means of transmitting information between volunteer activists, organizations and the ERW board and staff," said ERW Advocacy Director Josh Friedes.

by Robert Raketty - SGN Staff Writer

The Seattle Gay News learned this week that Equal Rights Washington has hired Nathan Riding to serve as the o
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