January 19, 2007
Volume 35
Issue 03
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Section One

Domestic partnership legislation advances in the Legislature
Domestic partnership legislation advances in the Legislature

"While we continue to work toward marriage equality, I am very optimistic that we can adopt some basic protections for domestic partners this year," said State Rep. Dave Upthegrove. by Robert Raketty - SGN Staff Writer

Washington State's five openly Gay legislator's introduced legislation thi
Thousands celebrated Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Thousands celebrated Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day on January 15 at events held throughout the region. In Seattle, the MLK Celebration Committee organized an MLK Day Rally and March, which kicked-off at Franklin High School. The march and rally is one of the largest MLK Day celebrations held in the United States.

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Supporter of anti-Gay constitutional amendment to head Democratic Leadership Council
Former U.S. Rep. Harold Ford Jr. accused of anti-Gay campaign tactics

by Lisa Keen - SGN Contributing Writer

A group that aspires to reform the Democratic Party to appeal to a greater number of voters has chosen a new chairman who is best known to Gay activists for having abandoned support for equal rights for
King County Councilmembers, City of Seattle urge for passage of marriage equality measures
King County Councilmembers, City of Seattle urge for passage of marriage equality measures "This Legislature can ensure that the laws of Washington establish a just and civil society for all citizens," wrote five King County councilmembers.

by Robert Raketty - SGN Staff Writer

In a letter obtained by the Seattle
Twenty-three percent of Washington's school districts ban teaching about homosexuality
Nearly a quarter of the school districts in the state of Washington bar teachers from talking about homosexuality and nearly a third do not allow teachers to discus condoms.

The statistics are part of a study released Tuesday by the Healthy Youth Alliance, a coalition working to reduce sexually transmitted diseases and pregnancy amo
Sixty percent of U.S. daily newspapers accept wedding or commitment ceremony announcements
"The increase in newspapers with inclusive policies shows the progress we've made in ensuring fair, accurate and inclusive representation in our newsrooms," said GLAAD's Neil G. Giuliano.

Neil G. Giuliano, President of the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD), announced the relaunch and expansion of GLAAD's landmar
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
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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