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Section One - ALL STORIES
Man charged in new anti-Gay crime on Capitol Hill
"I'll fucking kill you," says attacker with clenched fist

by Liz Meyer - SGN Staff Writer

In keeping with this year's spike in violence towards Seattle's Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community, a group harassed a man on Capitol Hill this week, at one point threatening to kill him. The victim told police he felt he was singled out due to his
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Phelps' hate church must pay $10.9 million
by Liz Meyer - SGN Staff Writer

A federal jury in Baltimore ordered the Westboro Church to pay nearly $11 million for disrupting the funeral of a Maryland marine. The lawsuit named the Topeka, Kansas-based church, it's leader, Rev. Fred Phelps, and his two daughters, Shirley Phelps-Roper and Rebecca Phelps-Davis, as the defenda
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State lawmaker resigns over Gay sex scandal, may still face solicitation charges
State lawmaker resigns over Gay sex scandal, may still face solicitation charges by Liz Meyer - SGN Staff Writer

A Washington state legislator resigned after increasingly damning details of his sexual encounter in Spokane with a man who allegedly tried to blackmail him were made public.

On October 31, Rep. Curtis
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Sherman speaks to Seattle Gay News
Candidate for Prosecuting Attorney to be tough on hate crimes

by Liz Meyer - SGN Staff Writer

In the tight race for King County Prosecuting Attorney, several local political pundits have claimed voters will have to choose between two equally qualified, outstanding candidates.

A poll posted on the K
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GOP crossdressing and blogo-hypocrisy
The "big H" runs in both directions in the latest Republican Gay sex scandal. by Chris Crain - SGN Contributing Writer

The blackmail sex scandal that cost Richard Curtis his seat in the Washington state legislature is shaping up as a real classic, and the Gay blogosphere is well-lathered to pass on every juicy detail. There are
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Christians Target LGBT Student Protections
by Rex Wockner

Anti-gay activists will attempt to use the California ballot-initiative process to undo a new law that synchronized the state Education Code with existing laws that prohibit discrimination against LGBT people.

Signed by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger on Oct. 12, the Student Civil Rights Act mandates, am
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ENDA stalls?
Congressional leaders tight lipped over legislation

by Lisa Keen - SGN Contributing Writer

Rumors abound this week over the viability of an amendment to add "gender identity" back into the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA), including one rumor that an amendment to add gender identity protections back into
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San Diego wildfires: Gay areas spared
LGBT people volunteer and donate in large numbers

by Rex Wockner - SGN Contributing Writer

None of San Diego's gayest areas was hit by the massive wildfires that roared around the county and the city last week, but LGBT people stepped up in large numbers as volunteers and donors, community leaders said.
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Seattle Commission for Sexual Minorities 'LGBTQI Speak Out!' community forum to be held November 10
The Seattle Commission for Sexual Minorities (SCSM) will hold a public open space forum on Saturday, November 10, 2007, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Langston Hughes Performing Arts Center 104 17th Avenue S. The free event is sponsored by the Seattle Office for Civil Rights.

Forum participants will discuss local LGBTQI issues, i
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Seattle Commission for Sexual Minorities to hold public open space 'LGBTQI Speak Out!' forum November 10
The Seattle Commission for Sexual Minorities (SCSM) will hold a public open space forum on Saturday, November 10, 2007, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Langston Hughes Performing Arts Center 104 17th Avenue S. The event is sponsored by the Seattle Office for Civil Rights.

Forum participants will discuss local LGBTQI issues, incl
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SEAMEC rejects Renton homophobic candidate
In a late election season vote, the Seattle Metropolitan Elections Committee (SEAMEC) steering committee has unanimously voted to give Renton City Council Position #5 Candidate Cheryl Haskins its lowest rating of "ZERO." The rating signifies that the candidate is openly "hostile" to the LGBT community.

Haskins opponent King Par
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The Outfield: Giving West Point a 'Tri'
by Dan Woog - SGN Contributing Writer

What's next for a 45-year-old, 280-pound Gay man with high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and a sedentary lifestyle?

If you're Lou Tharp, you turn into a swimming fanatic and lose nearly 100 pounds. And then you become a swim coach who transforms a lackluster triathlete team
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JUST MARRIED - Arnold B. Altamirano and Joseph W. Grande
Arnold B. Altamirano and Joseph W. Grande were married on October 5th in Vancouver B.C. The double ring ceremony was conducted by Ann Moore a licensed Marriage Commissioner for the Province of British Columbia. The couple has been together for seven years. Arnold is employed as a Medical Technologist for the University of Washington Med more
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Gay History: Speaking 'truth to power'
Gay rights pioneer "Randy" Wicker has battled LGBT injustices lurking everywhere from bars to airwaves from the 1950's to present

by Randolfe "Randy" Wicker - SGN Contributing Writer

As a teenager during the 1950s, I knew I was Homosexual.

I heard others talking about "Queers." When someone exp
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1,200 attend 8th Annual HRC Pacific Northwest Dinner
A crowd of about 1,200 people filled the Grand Ballroom of The Westin Seattle for the Human Rights Campaigns Eighth Annual Pacific Northwest Dinner on Saturday, October 20. Ross The Intern Mathews emceed the event, while actor T.R. Knight presented HRCs National Equality Award to comedian Jane Lynch. HRC Dinner Co-Chair Lacy All told the Seat more
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U.S. Mr. Gay named S.F.'s Jonathan 'JT' Taylor moves on to compete for international title
HOLLYWOOD, CA- Jonathan "JT" Taylor from San Francisco , California was named U.S. Mr. Gay 2008, beating out nineteen other contestants from around the nation. The 3rd Annual U.S. Mr. Gay Competition National Finale and Awards Gala was held at the Music Box Theater in Hollywood. Taylor , 27, will now move on to represent the United States at more
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Part 1: Exotic, beautiful Juneau
America's most scenic state capital

by Rev. Barbara Allen, CMP - SGN Contributing Writer

You can't drive here, or arrive by train. There are no tracks or roads through the rugged mountains, awesome glaciers, lush rain forests (150 inches/yr.), land of occasional Sasquatch sightings. Everything from outside ar
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