April 20, 2007
Volume 35
Issue 16
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Section One

Lawsuit against Bellevue seeks equal pay for equal work
"If this lawsuit is successful and goes to trial, that could change things for a lot of people," said veteran firefighter Larry deGroen.

by Robert Raketty - SGN Staff Writer

Larry deGroen, a firefighter and paramedic for the City of Bellevue, has risked physical and emotional injury during the last 12 years he has served the city's resident. Yet, h
Silent protest takes aim at bullying, harassment of LGBT youth
125 schools in 110 Washington cities participate in Day of Silence

by Lisa Walls - SGN Contributing Writer

High school students from around the country participated in the National Day of Silence on Wednesday, April 18, in an effort to call attention to the bullying, name calling, and discrimination Lesbian
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Oregon passes anti-discrimination law, poised to recognize same-sex couples
Oregon passes anti-discrimination law, poised to recognize same-sex couples by Lisa Keen - SGN Contributing Writer

The state of Oregon is poised to become the six state in the country to provide some form of legal recognition of same-sex couples and the 17th state to prohibit sexual orientation discrimination in employment, h
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The OutField: Cheering an end to homophobia
by Dan Woog - SGN Contributing Writer

Pity the poor football player. In high school, he's The Man. Guys look up to him, girls want him, and he's got the world by know.

But, according to the National Collegiate Athletic Association, fewer than 6 percent of high school football players continue playi
Democratic candidates for President court Gay voters
Early Gay dollars favor Hillary Clinton by Lisa Keen - SGN Contributing Writer

The race for the Democratic presidential nomination has an unusual feature this time around: A battle of the Gay lists. And, early campaign finance reports this week suggest another battle is brewing for Gay dollars.

In the ba
Judge finds GSA is not a 'sex-based' club; doesn't conflict with abstinence-only education
OKEECHOBEE, FL - The American Civil Liberties Union of Florida today welcomed a district court decision ordering Okeechobee High School to officially recognize and allow equal access to the Okeechobee High School Gay Straight Alliance.

"This decision sends a clear message to other schools that they face a similar fate in federal c
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