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SGN EXCLUSIVE: Interview with Oklahoma City PFLAG President Rev. Loyce Newton-Edwards
Oklahoma State Rep. Sally Kern's comments spark PFLAG protest and rally, PFLAG-OKC meets with Kern

by Nick Ardizzone - SGN Staff Writer

Members and allies of the Oklahoma City Chapter of Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) protested on March 18 against Oklahoma State Representative Sally Kern to express concern about her widely b
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London protest drew 120 Mehdi Zahemi supporters
Over 120 protesters braved hail and rain to demand that Gay Iranian asylum seeker, Mehdi Kazemi, be granted refuge in the UK.

They also urged asylum for the Iranian Lesbian refugee, Pegah Emambakhsh, and an estimated 12 other Gay Iranians who are at risk of deportation back to Tehran.

There were calls for a "fun
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Did GLBT art trigger vandalism?
Benham Gallery's windows smashed, smeared with feces during display of Trans photographs

by Nick Ardizzone - SGN Staff Writer

Two acts of vandalism hit the downtown Benham Gallery over the Easter weekend during its Erotic Beauty exhibition, timed to coincide with the Seattle Erotic Arts Festival. Gallery owner M
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Cuba to vote on sweeping Gay rights bill in June
Courtesy of 365Gay.com

Cuban lawmakers will vote in June on a bill that would make the country one of the world's most progressive in LGBT civil rights.

The draft legislation would make it illegal to discriminate in jobs and housing against Gays, Lesbians, Bisexuals and Transpeople. It would recognize same-sex d
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Letter to Howard Dean: The honeymoon is over
by Chris Crain - SGN Contributing Writer

Dear Howard,

It's us, the Gay community. We need to talk. You know what about - our relationship.

It's no secret we've been drifting apart, all that romance and excitement from the halcyon days of 2004 seems like a lifetime ago now. These days, all we do is a
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International News
International News
by Rex Wockner - SGN Contributing Writer

Norway plans to legalize same-sex marriage
Norway's government announced plans March 14 to open marriage to same-sex couples. The nation has had a registered-partnership law that gives Gay couples the same rights as marriage since 1993.

The government's minister of children and equality, Anniken H
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Northwest News
Northwest News
PLANNING CONTINUES FOR FUTURE FUNDING OF HIV/AIDS CARE SERVICES
Nearly $5.5 million will be available for HIV/AIDS care services in King County in 2009 and 2010. Starting next week, the Seattle HIV/AIDS Planning Council will begin the process of deciding what types of services will be funded with the Ryan White Treatment Modernization Act, Part A funds.

A c
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National News
National News
HRC ADDRESSES WEB GLITCH THAT DISPLAYS USERS' CONTACT INFO
The Human Rights Campaign on March 19 addressed a problem with its Web site that reveals the full contact information of people who forward HRC's e-mailed action alerts to friends, send them to mailing lists, or paste them into blogs or Web sites.

The problem occurs only when the original e-mail
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Where the girls are
by Jennifer Vanasco - SGN Contributing Writer

I've lived in New York for 18 months now, in a Dominican neighborhood in Harlem Heights - so far uptown that locals sometimes call it "Upstate Manhattan."

In the entire time I've been here, I've seen only one Lesbian couple that I could identify. Gay men are here i
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Anything But Straight: A new stage for the Sultan of Stigma
by Wayne Besen - SGN Contributing Writer

Since 1973, the once-dreaded American Psychiatric Association has become an ally of Gay and Lesbian equality. They have consistently withstood outside pressure from right wing organizations and instead chose to do what was in the best interest of GLBT mental health. Most notably, they
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The Obama and Wright controversy
by Lisa Keen - Keen News Service "God damn America" was the phrase that so quickly riveted the country's attention this month and it came, not from some Islamic terrorist, but from the former pastor of Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama.

"God damn America - that's in the Bible - for killing innocent people," said
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