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Section One - ALL STORIES
Seattle Center cancels site contract - SOAP admits $30,000 more debt
In a certified letter dated Friday, February 16, the Seattle Center declared Seattle Out And Proud, organizers of Seattle Pride in 2006, as being in "Default and Breach" of their three-year contract. The letter also stated that the Seattle Center would be releasing the dates for Seattle Pride 2007 and forwarding SOAP's account to the City of Seattle Law Department for collection.
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Tragedy fails to foil Seattle's 2007 ISCSORE Coronation celebration, ICS ascension
Empress Olympia XXXVI Sapphire Knight crowned only hours after loss of partner of 13 years

by Sara Michelle Fetters - SGN Contributing Writer

In the midst of courtly pomp and circumstance, came the ascension of San Diego's Nicole Murray Ramirez, a.k.a. Nicole the Great, in the position of Queen Mother of the Imperial
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Third Annual Equality Day to take place Monday, Feb. 26th
by Lisa Walls - Special to the SGN

This Monday in Olympia, hundreds (perhaps thousands) of people will descend on the Capitol Building to participate in Equality Day, an event designed to bring people--both Gay and straight--together in support of gaining full equality for the LGBT community. This day is organized by both Equal
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Crystal Meth Recovery: Look who's doing it
New 20-page booklet aims to help Gay men quit

With so much negative media about crystal meth, most men stay pretty quiet about their current or former use. Let's face it, the stereotypes are not flattering. But a group of Seattle men are boldly going public about their meth careers, and they want everyone to hear about it.
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Ask Michael
by Michael Raitt, MA - SGN Contributing Writer

Michael, my Partner and I have been in a monogamous relationship for just over 6 years now. We are thinking of opening it up and having a three-way. Hes a little nervous and I keep telling him not to worry. How should we handle this?

Michael: Couples opening u
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Moving Forward: An emotional chat with New ISCSORE Empress Sapphire Knight
by Sara Michelle Fetters - SGN Contributing Writer

I wasn't exactly sure what was going to happen when I sat down with new Imperial Court of Seattle (ISCSORE) monarchs Rainier XXXIII Mark Dubois and Olympia XXXVI Sapphire Knight. It had been less than two days since the newly crowned Empress lost her partner Allen Strange to in
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Lesbian pioneer Barbara Gittings dies
by Ruth Pettis - Special to the SGN

Lifetime Lesbian activist Barbara Gittings died in Pennsylvania on Sunday, February 18th, after a long bout with breast cancer. She was 75.

Gittings was among the first group of Americans to demonstrate for Gay rights back in the 1960s. She crusaded to abolish the stigma of homo
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NJ to recognize marriages, civil unions and domestic partnerships from other jurisdictions
by Lisa Keen - SGN Contributing Writer

Three days before New Jersey's new civil union law went into effect, the New Jersey Attorney General issued an advisory opinion to say that same-sex marriages licensed in Massachusetts and other jurisdictions "are valid in New Jersey" but will be "treated as civil unions in our state." Gay l
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In Loving Memory of Tim Savage - Gregory E. Liptac
In Loving Memory of Tim Savage

Timothy James Savage was born on September 24, 1952 in Seattle WA to David Savage and Dorothy Hamilton Savage Lee.

Tim graduated from Aberdeen High School in 1970. He attended Washington State University and transferred to the University of Washington, graduating in 1978 with a BS in
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The miseducation of our folks in office
by Nevin Jefferson - SGN Contributing Writer

Wednesday February 21st, in the zipping year thus far of 2007, is AIDS Awareness and Action Day. This is the day that yours truly gets to go to Olympia to un-wash the sugar coated and white washed B.S. that's wrapped around the brains of the folks that make up our Legislature. The he
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Instructors sought for Gay City University 2007
Join Gay City for the 13h edition of Gay City University, coming Saturday, May 19th 2007.

Gay City Health Project is now seeking engaging individuals to teach classes at this year's Gay City University on Capitol Hill! You're invited to teach on the subject of your choice--no prior experience is necessary, just be passionate abou
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Mr. Nude Seattle contest back with a bang
by Martin Storm - Special to the SGN

With a little over a month before the 9th Annual Mr. Nude Seattle contest, I took a short break from putting up posters, sending out emails, passing out flyers and, of course, going to the bars on Capital Hill to find that elusive yet shy contestant who might want to become the next Mr. Nud
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HRC salutes Black History Month on its website
Washington, D.C. - To commemorate Black History Month, the Human Rights Campaign will honor a cross-section of African-American leaders that are helping move the march for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender equality forward within their community and society as a whole.

The Human Rights Campaign will honor their achievements
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California military reserve commander releases strong endorsement of equal opportunity
State's Commitment to Non-Discrimination Includes Sexual Orientation

SACRAMENTO, CALIF. - Major General William H. Wade II, commander of the California Military Reserve, has issued a policy memorandum on the state's commitment to non-discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation. The memo, dated February 14, notes that "All l
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Remodeling your kitchen on a budget
Tired of the look and feel of your kitchen? Want to try something different? If so, you're not alone. Kitchen remodels are one of this country's most popular home improvement projects, but they aren't cheap.

According to Remodeling magazine's 2006 Cost vs. Value Report, the average kitchen remodel, which includes new cabinets, appl
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Real Estate
'Generation Young' goes DIY Across the country, first-time homeowners are moving into houses that all too often look their age -- much older than the new occupants.

According to a report from Harvard University's Joint Center for Housing Studies, people under 35 are making the greatest gains in homeownership rates in the United
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