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'Just Registered:' Same-sex couples take advantage of new rights
by Robert Raketty - SGN Staff Writer

Gay and Lesbian couples from across Washington State traveled to Olympia on Monday, July 23, to take advantage of new Domestic Partnership Registry, which provides a limited number of benefits to same-sex couples and senior citizens. The Secretary of State's office was well prepared for the long line that snaked around the building on
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Executive Director Thomas to leave Seattle LGBT Center
Thomas steps down to pursue other interests, board says

It is with regret that the Board of the Seattle LGBT Community Center and Queen City Community Development announces the resignation of our Executive Director Shannon Thomas. Our regret is tempered with gratitude for the four years of energetic and visionary service that
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NEW DETAILS in Scott White murder of Mike Webb
"An extreme danger to the community..." says Prosecutor's Office.

by Lisa Wardle - SGN Staff Writer

Details emerged Friday, July 21, about the charges held against 28-year-old Scott Brian White. After waiving his right to appear in court for a bail hearing Thursday, July 20, White was charged with the murder of Mike K.
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Matt's Fence Still Exists
Yesterday, July 23, 2007, I visited Matt's Fence in Laramie, Wyoming, as I have done every year since Matthew Shepard's death.

To paraphrase Mark Twain, "Rumors of the demise of Matt's Fence have been greatly exaggerated."

In fact, the fence, and the small rock monument in the form of an arrow placed on the spo
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Something rotten in the Senate
It's the stench of Gay rights bills languishing despite six months of 'friendly' Democrats in control.

by Chris Crain - SGN Contributing Writer

The latest casualty in George Bush's fiasco in Iraq is the Gay-inclusive hate crime bill, a victim of friendly fire in the U.S. Senate.

Gay rights champion Ted K
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U.S. House mourns loss of Mexican-American hate crime victim
David Ray Ritcheson supported hate crime legislation for Gays, others

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Human Rights Campaign today praised the U.S. House of Representatives for passing a resolution by voice vote honoring the late David Ray Ritcheson. Ritcheson, the victim of a brutal hate crime because he was Mexican-American, had testified
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Needle exchange helps curtail new HIV infection rates
Program a bargain for taxpayers, says Public Health by Liz Meyer - SGN Staff Writer

The statistics are jaw-dropping: on a national scale, over 50 percent of all new HIV infections come from injection drug users. Two thirds of these new infections come from sharing needles, and the rest either come from unprotected sex with an
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U.S. House Majority Whip condemns anti-Gay newspaper ads
James Clyburn (D-SC) calls ads "grossly inaccurate" and "highly prejudicial"

WASHINGTON, D.C.- Today Bishop Carlton Pearson, HRC Religion Council member and senior minister of the New Dimensions Worship Center in Tulsa, OK, commended House Majority Whip James Clyburn (D-SC) for issuing a letter that counters the false claims by a
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DIY projects for increasing your home's resale value
With housing prices on the decline, homeowners are looking for ways to ensure top dollar when selling their homes. There are many DIY projects homeowners can easily do in a weekend that will increase the value of their property.

The first project involves simple landscaping. Trim hedges, prune trees and nourish the lawn. You mi
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Business Spotlight: Jody Laine of Tiempo Timepiece and Jewelry
by Lisa Wardle - SGN Staff Writer

When meeting with Jody Laine at Tiempo Timepiece and Jewelry, I was greeted with the face of what it means to be the owner of a small shop. She had forgotten about our interview, and was rushing around unpacking clocks from boxes and organizing a new window display. I was pleased to help out, admi
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The OutField: Gay Sports' Sweet Music
by Dan Woog - SGN Contributing Writer

Summer's here - in fact, it's in full swing - so, according to Martha and the Vandellas, the time is right for dancin' in the street.

That sounds so-o-o 1960s. In 2007, men and women spend the summer playing softball, volleyball, tennis, and polo (water and pony). This being the '
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Downpour cancels Emerald City Softball games
by Nick Bowen - SGN Contributing Writer

The Emerald City Softball Association (ECSA) Open Division games this past Sunday were completely washed out due to the large amount of rainfall this last weekend. The games slated for play this last weekend on Sunday, July 22nd, have been rescheduled for this coming Saturday, July 28t
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James M. 'Skip' Rose
On Thursday July 19th, the recovery community of Seattle lost one of our most dynamic members. Skip was an integral part of the GLBT recovery community and the recovery community as a whole, not only in Seattle but San Francisco as well. Skip died Thursday morning after suffering a sudden and overwhelming heart attack.

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THE SISTERS WANT TO GIVE YOU MONEY!
The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, the Abbey of St. Joan, are excited-nay, ecstatic- to announce the acceptance of applications for the Summer 2007 granting cycle.

S.P.I. Abbey of St. Joan, is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to the promulgation of universal joy and the expiation of stigmatic guilt.

But yo
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The Caretaker Takes Good Care of Pinter
by Miryam Gordon The Caretaker
by Harold Pinter
Directed by Michelle Gillette
Razor's Edge Productions at Stone Soup Theatre

July 13 through July 22 Plays by Harold Pinter kind of stump both theater-goers and theater-makers. What you get on the page is a lot of ellipses & which indicate a lot of strange pa
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'Underpants' Might Excite You
by Miryam Gordon Steve Martin's The Underpants
adapted from Carl Sternheim's Die Hosen
directed by Stephanie Farhood
SecondStory Repertory
Through August 4


Apparently men are so easily excited that a mere glimpse of underpants makes them slaves to their desire. Are you agreeing? Does even the o
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