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Section One

Seattle forum marks Lambda Legal's day of action for workplace equality Equal Rights Washington hosts workshop and panel on Tuesday, May 15
by Robert Raketty - SGN Staff Writer

Equal Rights Washington hosted a workshop and panel discussion on Tuesday, May 15, at the Seattle Labor Temple to address the issue of workplace fairness for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender workers. The event was one of several being held nationwide as part of Lambda Legal's "Clock In For Equality" campaign.

"We wan
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Equal Rights WA claims victories this legislative session
"...[T]hese bills represent significant positive movement and would have been unimaginable a few years ago," said Equal Rights Washington's Joshua Friedes.

by Lisa Walls - SGN Contributing Writer

The state's LGBT community, its allies, and equality-minded legislators have much to celebrate at the end of the
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Firefighters unions Lambda Legal demand letter seeking partners benefits for Bellevue employees
BELLEVUE, WA, May 14, 2007)- The union representing Bellevue city firefighters has joined a Lambda Legal letter in support of family benefits for City workers with domestic partners. Lambda Legal delivered the letter to Mayor Grant Degginer and members of the Bellevue City Council this morning. "Local 1604 believes that not only our members, but more
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Oregon: Anti-Gay coalition announces repeal of new anti-discrimination, domestic partnership laws
by Robert Raketty - SGN Staff Writer

Oregon voters may have the final say on discrimination protections and domestic partnerships for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Oregonians. A right-wing coalition called -Defense of Marriage and Family, AGAIN! - has filed a referendum on Wednesday, May 16, that would repeal the new laws
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ACLU Gives Tennessee High School an F in Civics for Censoring Gay and Gay-Supportive Students
Demands School Apologize and Promise Not to Censor in the Future
Jonesborough, TN - After a high school principal suspended a student for participating in a silent demonstration to raise awareness about anti-Gay violence, the American Civil Liberties Union demanded today that David Crockett High School apologize to the student a
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FORMER PRESIDENT JIMMY CARTER CALLS ON CONGRESS
'Those Who Defend Our Liberties Deserve Better,' Says Nobel Peace Prize Winner

WASHINGTON, DC - Former President Jimmy Carter, recipient of the 2002 Nobel Peace Prize, has called on Congress to revisit the military's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" ban on lesbian, gay and bisexual personnel. In an exclusive statement to Servicemember
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ARMY RE-ASSIGNS RECRUITER WHO SENT RACIST, HOMOPHOBIC EMAILS
Sergeant Marcia Ramode Suspended from Army Recruiting Command

WASHINGTON, DC - The Army has re-assigned a recruiter who sent racist and homophobic emails to a potential recruit who inquired about Army careers, Servicemembers Legal Defense Network (SLDN) has learned. Sergeant Marcia Ramode, who in March sent a series of offensi
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Civil Rights Leader Expresses Support for Hate Crimes Legislation
Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) says, "This legislation allows local law enforcement officers who want to uphold the law, the resources and the federal help they need to do so."

WASHINGTON - Today, civil rights leader Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) published an editorial in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution that expressed his support for federal
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