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Section One - ALL STORIES
The Keiskamma Altarpiece at Seattle's St. Mark's Cathedral
The altarpiece is an expression of hope for women, many living with HIV/AIDS, in South African villages

The Keiskamma Altarpiece, hosted by Saint Mark's Cathedral, conveys the message of how people came together in the village of Hamburg to address the AIDS epidemic that was creating fear and causing numerous deaths in the village. They came together to create a mag
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US Senate vote on Hate Crimes close
Proponents hopeful about passage

by Lisa Wardle - SGN Staff Writer

Wednesday morning, U.S. Senators Ted Kennedy (D-MA) and Gordon Smith (R-OR) filed the Matthew Shepard Local Law Enforcement Hate Crimes Prevention Act (S. 1105) as an amendment for consideration to the Department of Defense Reauthorization curr
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Investigation into Mike Webb murder ongoing process
Public memorial to be held at St. Mark's on July 18th by Lisa Wardle - SGN Staff Writer

The mystery is over for the friends and family of Michael K. Webb, who had been missing since April 13 until his badly decomposed body was found on June 28th in a crawl space of his Queen Anne home. However, the mourning process has just be
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SGN Exclusive: 700 couples in ERW local partnership survey
Data of internal domestic partership survey released to SGN

by Andrew S. Kohler - Special to the SGN

Equal Rights Washington recently conducted an online survey to better understand who will be registering as domestic partners under the new domestic partnership registry. Starting July 23, couples can register in
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On-line videos highlight the presidential candidates views, positions on Gays
Seattlite Kevin Awesome uses YouTube to poke fun at Romney

by Lisa Keen - SGN Contributing Writer

You may be among the more than 2 million people who have tuned into YouTube to watch the now infamous "Obamagirl" tribute to presidential candidate Barack Obama, but you're probably not among the 1,200 to hav
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Bill Richardson's 'maricón' moment
The Democratic hopeful slammed Ann Coulter's use of an 'ignorant epithet' but pleaded ignorance for saying the same word himself in Spanish.

by Chris Crain - SGN Contributing Writer

Language can be a tricky business. Just ask Bill Richardson.

A few months ago, he took the stage at the Huma
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Gay sports scholarship seeks recipients
by Dan Woog - SGN Contributing Writer

John Kiley and Gene Silbert could be poster children for Gay men of a certain age. They met in a Greenwich Village bar back in 1953, and have been a couple ever since. Their careers - Gene's was in the textile business, working with some of the world's top fashion designers for women; John
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Domestic Partnership Law Forums
The new domestic Partnership law takes effect on July 23, 2007. Learn about the options, benefits, and rights associated with the Washington State domestic partner registry at a Domestic Partnership Law Forum near you. Attorneys will present information about the DP law to help you make an informed and educated decision regarding this signi more
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Part I: Arctic 'Olympic Games' unlike any other
by Rev. Barbara Allen, CMP - SGN Contributing Writer

Perhaps the strangest but most authentic "Olympic Games" are those of the native Arctic people, who for as long as anyone can remember have gathered in villages to participate in good natured contests of strength, endurance, balance, ability and agility, along with dancing,
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Voices Rising at Hugo House highlighted local artists of color
by Devin Glaser - SGN Contributing Writer

A profound mix of poetry, music, and spoken word greeted an enthusiastic audience Sunday, July 1st during the inaugural performance of Voices Rising, an event created to celebrate the diverse voices of the Queer people of color community. The diverse selection of performers gathered
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Blue Sox clinch World Series berth in Emerald City Softball play
by Nick Bowen - SGN Contributing Writer

The Blue Sox came off a lackluster performance in the ECC last weekend to go 2 - 0 on Sunday including a win against the 2nd Place Alley Cats. The two victories allowed them to secure the ECSA Open 'C' Division Championship for 2007 and allowed them to be the first ECSA Team to earn
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Chills&.Thrills&..Terror&..QArts craves the scariest/creepiest/oddest art in Seattle for upcoming art show!
QArts, the arts committee of the Seattle LGBT Community Center is issuing a call for artists!

QArts is pleased to announce a call for "Vampire Pixies from Uranus". This is a fantasy, sci-fi, horror themed show for October and we urge you to mix genres; we want wild, crazy, out-there art! To submit your
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SGN Business Spotlight: Michael Cornell, Realtor
SGN Business Spotlight: Michael Cornell, Realtor by Lisa Wardle - SGN Contributing Writer Michael Cornell has been in the realty business since 1988. Beginning his career in California, Michael moved to Seattle in the 90s and established an independent firm not long after. He has been a donor to many LGBT causes and organizations througho more
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Zero to Sixty: 2007 Suzuki XL7 Limited 2WD

by J.T. Hills
SGN Contributing Writer

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  • Completely Redesigned for 2007
  • Larger more powerful engine
  • Upscale luxury features for modest price

 

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Evangelical Lutheran Church of America defrocks Gay pastor
Pastor Bradley Schmeling removed from church's roster

WASHINGTON - In a July 2nd decision that was made public today, the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America (ELCA) Committee on Appeals has decided to remove Atlanta Pastor Bradley Schmeling from the church's pastoral roles because Pastor Schmeling is a gay man living his l
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California Supremes delve into marriage case
Activists call on Gay Californians to engage immediately

by Rex Wockner - SGN Contributing Writer

A series of questions sent by the California Supreme Court to the lawyers in the pending same-sex marriage case reveals that the court is seriously engaged with the details of the case. The court has asked t
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