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Section One

SOAP meets with Seattle Center in private meeting - Both parties silent about SOAP's proposal
by Robert Raketty - SGN Staff Writer

In a private meeting on Thursday between representatives of Seattle Out and Proud, organizers of Seattle Pride in 2006, and John Merner, Seattle Center Director of Productions, the group sought to address the Seattle Center's concerns about the finances of the organization.

SOAP called the meeting last week after recei
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Equality Day 2007: 1,500 rally for equal marriage, domestic partner benefits
by Jacob Clark - SGN Staff

The state Capitol Building in Olympia was the setting for the third annual Equality Day. Massed on the Capitol steps were approximately 1,500 activists and LGBT families, according to an estimate given by Joshua Friedes, Advocacy Director for Equal Rights Washington. The Religious Coalition for Equa
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Domestic partnership bill passes the Senate - Senate bill moves to House for further action
by Robert Raketty - SGN Staff Writer

The Washington State Senate voted 28-19 to pass a measure on Thursday that extends domestic partnerships to same-sex couples and senior citizens over the age of 62. The Senate vote had been seen as the biggest hurdle for the legislation, which now appears headed for passage this session.
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Local Lesbian couple arrested after protest at Focus on the Family headquarters
by Robert Raketty - SGN Staff Writer

A Washington State Lesbian couple were arrested on Monday, Februray 19, at the headquarters of Focus on the Family in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Dotti Berry and Robynne Stapp where protesting the group's positions on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender issues.

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The Gold Rush Trail: Hollywood-of-the-North Country
Driving British Columbia's Fraser River Canyon from Hope to Williams Lake By Rev. Barbara Allen, CMP - SGN Contributing Writer

For thousands of years the native Sto:Lo (People of the River) subsisted along this route until the white mans uninvited presence drove them north. Ancient routes became "The Gold Rush Trail." Mostly th
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Domestic Partner benefits now being offered to all Port of Seattle employees
by Jacob Clark - SGN Staff

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender families who have a partner employed at The Port of Seattle have a reason to celebrate. Last Tuesday, the Teamsters Union and the Port of Seattle announced the extension of benefits to LGBT spouses in the areas of health and welfare, vision and dental insurance.
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CONGRESSMAN MARTY MEEHAN RE-INTRODUCES HOUSE LEGISLATION TO REPEAL 'DON'T ASK, DON'T TELL'
New Data Shows Loss of Critical Personnel Under Gay Ban

WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman Marty Meehan (D-MA), chair of the House Armed Services Sub-Committee on Oversight and Investigations, today will re-introduce legislation to repeal the military's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" ban on lesbian, gay, and bisexual military personnel. The Mil
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Court Rules in Favor of Challenge to I-963 Ballot Title
Misleading Language Removed from Description

A Thurston County Superior Court judge today ruled in favor of a challenge to misleading terms in the proposed ballot title for an initiative that would roll back state protections against discrimination based on sexual orientation. The challenge was brought by American Civil L
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