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No Queerfest in Volunteer Park
Pride celebration hopes to secure venues "around Capitol Hill and beyond"

by Nick Ardizzone - SGN Staff Writer

On Thursday, Ivan Wright, newly-elected co-president of Seattle's beleaguered LGBT Community Center, called the Seattle Gay News to announce the board had reached the decision that Queerfest will not be held in Volunteer Park this summer. Ins
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Schwarzenegger: Marriage-ban effort "a total waste of time"
by Rex Wockner - SGN Contributing Writer Speaking April 11 at the Log Cabin Republicans National Convention, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger said the effort by anti-Gay forces to amend the California Constitution to permanently ban same-sex marriage is "a total waste of time" and that he will fight against it.

Anti-gay activist
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"No peace, no work!"
Longshore workers will demand an end to Iraq War

by Mike Andrew - SGN Contributing Writer

On May 1, the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) will sponsor coordinated marches in many West Coast cities to demand an end to the war in Iraq, actions which could affect work at major port facilities up an
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Capitol Hill rejects Sound Transit's warplane d├ęcor
by Janice Van Cleve - Special to the SGN

The 43rd District Democrats voted to reject the proposal by Sound Transit to put warplanes in the Link Light Rail station proposed for Capitol Hill. By unanimous vote, the body passed the following resolution:

Whereas Seattle is blessed with a large, dynamic, and dive
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Kicked by a one-trick pony
by Chris Crain - SGN Contributing Writer

This week was the last for Matt Foreman as executive director of the National Gay & Lesbian Task Force, and in a media conference call on Tuesday he offered his own view about the direction LGBT rights might take in Washington in coming months.

Foreman's five-year ten
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Washington State
Mr. & Ms. Leather Contest
International News
International News
by Rex Wockner - SGN Contributing Writer

Old video embarrasses Canadian MP
The New Democratic Party in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan found a 17-year-old videotape recently when it moved into the Opposition offices at the provincial legislature in Regina, and federal Tory MP Tom Lukiwski is highly embarrassed by it.

On the amate
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Northwest News
Northwest News
NORTHWEST NEWS (for 4/18/08) EMERALD CITY SOFTBALL LEAGUE 2008 SOFTBALL SEASON
Open Division games will be played primarily at the North SeaTac fields again this year, S. 128th St. & 20th Ave. S., and the Women's Division games will be played at the Lower Woodland Complex, Aurora Ave. N. & N. 59th St. For complete details about the league, including game times and fie
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National News
National News
by Rex Wockner - SGN Contributing Writer

iTunes reportedly pulls dancehall songs
Following a joint campaign by the Canadian national Gay-lobby group Egale and Stop Murder Music (Canada), iTunes apparently has removed anti-Gay songs by popular Jamaican dancehall singers Buju Banton, Elephant Man and T.O.K. from its North American service.

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Purr's Barbie Humphrey: Local woman makes good
by John Griffin - SGN Contributing Writer

Barbie Humphrey is a person everybody can be proud of. She's familiar to many of us as the friendly, upbeat owner of Purr, and has become a sparkling personality known throughout the city.

A native to this area, Barbie hails from Edmonds, where her family was "all born
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Hotel and food service workers endorse marriage equality
by Mike Andrew - SGN Contributing Writer

UNITE HERE, the union representing almost a million workers and retirees in the textile, clothing, hotel and restaurant industries, has called for equal access to marriage and its benefits for LGBT workers.

In a resolution adopted by the union's General Executive Board
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In court - like life - friends matter
by Kevin Cathcart, Lambda Legal Executive Director Courtesy of 365Gay.com

When you're fighting a case that seeks to break new legal and social ground, it helps to have friends. But in court, the word friend has a very specific meaning.

Friends of the court, or amici in legal speak, file briefs in a case to exp
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