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Lawmakers seek marriage equality, legal remedy for same-sex couples - 'I hope it helps us get to marriage,' said Sen. Ed Murray.
Lawmakers seek marriage equality, legal remedy for same-sex couples - 'I hope it helps us get to marriage,' said Sen. Ed Murray. Washington State's five openly Gay legislators unveiled legislation on Thursday that seeks to legalize marriage for same-sex couples and bestow certain rights and responsibilities once reserved only for married couples. The lawmakers say they are seeking a l more
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Murray becomes second openly Gay state Senator Pedersen follows in Murray's footsteps
State Senator Ed Murray, D-Seattle, was sworn-in as on Monday by Washington State Supreme Court Chief Justice Gerry Alexander. It had been over a decade since an openly Gay man has served in the state Senate.

Murray wasted no time, however, and announced on Thursday the introduction of a domestic partnership bill that includes languag
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Bush withdraws socially conservative judicial nominees in face of 'serious opposition'
by Lisa Keen - SGN Contributing Writer

The White House this week withdrew its nomination of several controversial federal judges, including one who was considered to be "horrific" on the Americans with Disabilities Act and another who believed the constitutional provides no right to privacy.

The latter, William
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Local retired general, once nation's top military officer, opposes military ban on Gays
Seattle City Councilmember Sally J. Clark was sworn into office by her father, Stephen Clark, on Monday, January 8th at City Hall in downtown Seattle. Clark was elected by Seattle voters last November to complete the term of former City Councilmember Jim Compton, who had resigned for personal reasons. Clark became the third Lesbian to serve on the more
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Imperial Court System founder Jose Sarria steps down San Diego City Commissioner Nicole-Murray Ramirez to be crowned in Seattle ceremony next month
by Anthony Baldman - Gay & Lesbian Times

International Imperial Court System founder Jose Sarria has stepped down and transferred his title and all responsibilities to San Diego City Commissioner Nicole Murray-Ramirez, who has served as International Court Council president.

The International Imperial Court Syste
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Settlement reached in White County, Georgia Gay-Straight Alliance case - ACLU, students, and parents see victory for all concerned
ATLANTA, GA - The American Civil Liberties Union announced today that it has reached a settlement agreement with officials in White County, Georgia, who were sued after refusing to allow a Gay-straight alliance club (GSA) to meet on campus. The ACLU represents students in the club, who have been trying to meet at White County High School sin more
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New report reveals epidemic of homelessness among Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender youth
WASHINGTON, Dec.14 - A new report, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender youth: An epidemic of homelessness, released today by the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force in collaboration with the National Coalition for the Homeless, reveals an epidemic of homelessness among Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) youth.

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HIV clinical trial aiming to increase participation of Black MSM
Organizers of a federally funded clinical trial in Atlanta that seeks to determine whether a drug can safely prevent HIV transmission are focusing on increasing participation among black men who have sex with men, Reuters/Washington Post reports (Bigg, Reuters/Washington Post, 1/9).

CDC granted $3.5 million to fund trials in
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List of best places to work for LGBT people released
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Human Rights Campaign Foundation, the nation's largest Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender civil rights organization, released its annual list of the "Best Places to Work for GLBT Equality." A total of 142 companies that achieve this honor will use the 2007 "Best Places to Work for GLBT Equality" seal to distinguish th more
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Lee Lightning
Lee Lightning, known to her family as Cherilee Mae Shipley and to some old friends as Lee Shipley, died January 3, 2007 in Swedish Hospital, of complications from surgery and long term health problems.

Born in Tacoma on March 31, 1951, Lee was an exuberant Aries who rode horses as a girl and knew at an early age that she loved w
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Few LGBT teens disclose sexual orientation to doctors, study finds
A survey of Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual teenagers found that 70 percent said most people they knew were aware of their sexual orientation, but only 35 percent reported that their doctor knew, according to a new study by the RAND Corporation and UCLA.

The American Academy of Pediatrics, the American Medical Association and the Societ
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Part III: South End Steam Baths (1892 - 1998)
by Don Paulson - SGN Contributing Writer

The oldest steam bath in America was the late South End Steam Baths -- 30 years of straight activity and 80 years of Gays doing what comes naturally. It's harsh prurient reputation was mainly because of it's worn out condition and it's diverse young and old clientele; from perfect gent
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Top ten home décor trends for 2007
In the spirit of David Letterman's much-loved Top Ten lists, interior designers and industry experts share their predictions as to what will be hot in home décor in the coming year.

Certain themes will continue from previous years, with some gaining momentum as they become more widely accepted. Still others will explode onto the s
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