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GLSEN Washington State held a candlelight vigil
GLSEN Washington State held a candlelight vigil on Sunday, March 9, 2008, on the south plaza outside Seattle Central Community College in memory of Lawrence King, the 15-year-old Oxnard, CA student who was murdered at his school by his 14-year-old classmate. Friends say he was killed because of his sexual orientation and gender expression and his open crush on his 14-year-old classmate. more
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Judy Shepard honored by GLAAD, America Airlines
On Monday, March 17, American Airlines hosted an informal reception for Judy Shepard, the human rights activist and founder of The Matthew Shepard Foundation. The reception was held at the American Airlines Roundabout Theater in Times Square to honor Judy for her courageous work in the fight against hate crime violence. Shepard received a Medi more
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Sen. Ed Murray celebrates passage of 2008 partnership
The following is Senator Ed Murray's statement from the March 12, 2008 signing of the Domestic Partnership Expansion bill. Today we celebrate another step on the road to full equality for the LGBT community.

We celebrate the courage of those Lesbian and Gay families who came forward to tell the stories of their lives.
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Mehdi Kazemi case reveals Iranian anti-Gay propaganda
Outspoken London MP George Galloway is accused of mouthing "the propaganda of the Iranian dictatorship" after he claimed on the Channel 5 TV talk show The Wright Stuff that the boyfriend of Gay asylum-seeker Mehdi Kazemi was executed for sex crimes (see full transcript below). Kazemi faces deportation back to Iran, where many believe he will be ha more
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Bill Clinton comments on Don't Ask, Don't Tell
Courtesy of MTVU

Last week in New Orleans, MTVU, MTV's Emmy-winning college network, hosted President Clinton for a first-ever "Editorial Board" with four student newspaper journalists from around the country. Highlights included when Clinton said Congress should get rid of Don't Ask, Don't Tell and mounted a spirited defense of
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International News
International News
by Rex Wockner - SGN Contributing Writer

Iranian fears execution if sent home Mehdi Kazemi fears he'll be executed if the United Kingdom forces him to return to Iran.

Kazemi went to London to study in 2005 and Iranian officials later arrested his boyfriend, Parham, charged him with sodomy and executed him, according to Kazemi's father.
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Northwest News
Northwest News
"FOR A LOOK OR A TOUCH" AT MUSIC OF REMEMBRANCE'S FREE MARCH CONCERT
On Saturday, March 15, at 2:30 p.m., at the Seattle Asian Art Museum in Volunteer Park, 14th Ave. & E. Prospect St., Music of Remembrance presents "For A Look or a Touch," a Pulitzer Prize-nominated theatrical song cycle commemorating the love and tragic separation of two young, Gay German lovers dur
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National News
National News
by Rex Wockner - SGN Contributing Writer

Lesbian legislator: Straights deserve equal rights
Lesbian California state Sen. Carole Migden says straight people deserve equal rights.

She has introduced a bill to expand the state's comprehensive domestic-partnership law, which currently applies only to Gay couples, and to opposite-sex coup
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Nuns with big baskets: Easter fundraiser at The Cuff
What could be more fun than an Easter egg roll on the White House lawn using hand grenades? More satisfying than a Dilletante chocolate bunny the size of Dick Cheney? An evening with the Sisters Of Perpetual Indulgence at The Cuff complex, of course.

On Easter Sunday, March 23, 9 p.m. (so as not to conflict with church or brunc
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LGBTQ Out of the Darkness Overnight Walks in June
Although there are no statistics on completed suicides in the LGBTQ community, research does suggest that there is an elevated risk of suicidal behavior and attempts among LGBTQs - not just for teens and young adults struggling with coming out, but across all age groups.

The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP), alo
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Rainbow Sash Movement's papal protest ignites hysterics
The following are just a few samples of US reactions the Rainbow Sash Movement has received from Catholic Media around the nation. This does not include international coverage and responses. These responses are indicative of the mentality that not only condones Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Trangender violence, but is also consistent with Pope Benedict more
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