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Section One

A Conversation with Larry Kramer - SGN Exclusive
ACT-UP founder speaks about past, present

by Rex Wockner - SGN Contributing Writer

He wrote the novel "Faggots," the play "The Normal Heart" and the screenplay for "Women in Love," among other works. He's been a longtime Gay thorn in the side of New York Times reporters, bourgeois Gay activists and his alma mater, Yale. In 1987, he launched ACT UP. And
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2007 Pride planning 'moving forward'
Contract yet to be signed with Seattle Center, Secretary of State seeks SOAP charitable organization filing

by Robert Raketty - SGN Staff Writer

Planning for the one-day Pride Parade and Festival on Sunday, June 24, is underway according to Seattle Out And Proud and Independent Event Solutions (IES), the event
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The Seattle LGBT Center announces plans for Queer Fest
It's Pride time and The Center is once again stepping up. "We are deeply committed to a wonderful Pride month, and to continuing the tradition of bringing people together to make this happen," says Seattle LGBT Community Center Executive Director, Shannon Thomas.

For the second year in a row The Center is producing QueerFest, in
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Domestic partnership legislation nears final legislative hurdles
House Judiciary Committee could vote on bill Friday, March 23

by Jacob Clark - SGN Staff

A public hearing was held in Olympia on Friday, March 16, on Senate Bill 5336, the domestic partnership legislation. The hour-long hearing before the House Judiciary Committee was presided over by Committee Chair Rep. Pa
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Washington congressional delegation favors hate crimes bill
Five Democrats co-sponsor legislation

by Robert Raketty - SGN Staff Writer

The Local Law Enforcement Hate Crimes Prevention Act, a bill which would provide local police and sheriff's departments with federal resources to combat bias-motivated crimes, was introduced on Wednesday in the U.S. House of Representat
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Garrison Keillor apologizes to Gays
by Rex Wockner - SGN Contributing Writer

Radio personality and writer Garrison Keillor, of "Prairie Home Companion" fame, has apologized to Gays upset by the March 14 installment of his syndicated newspaper column, saying he was just teasing.

In the column, Keillor said: "Gay marriage will produce a whole new
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Domestic Partnerships: Good intentions, bad legislation
by Dennis Cavalier - Special to the SGN

The Domestic Partnership Bill (SB 5336), passed in the Senate by a 28-19 vote. Soon, after it passes in the House and Governor Gregoire signs it, domestic partnerships will be made law here in Washington State.

By recognizing domestic partnerships, rights previously
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Thousands march against the war in Iraq - King County, Seattle officials take steps to oppose war
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff

Thousands of people in the Puget Sound area joined in nation-wide protests marking the fourth anniversary of the invasion and occupation of Iraq.

Local demonstrations began Saturday, March 17, in Tacoma with a march of almost 1000 people organized by churches and peace groups. On Sunda
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