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Low-cost HIV meds may soon head to Rwanda
by The Canadian Press - Courtesy of 365Gay.com

Four years after it was passed unanimously by Parliament, a bill drafted to allow low-cost Canadian-made AIDS drugs to be exported to developing countries may be on the verge of finally producing results.

Generic drug maker Apotex Inc. has announced that it has been awarded a contract by the governmen
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Bully bill an early Mother's Day gift
by Lisa Neff - Courtesy of 365Gay.com

Mother's Day arrived early in the Sunshine State.

Last week, the Florida Legislature passed an anti-bullying bill named for the late Jeff Johnston and advocated by his mother, Debbie, who believes that her son wouldn't have committed suicide at the age of 15 if he had been
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GLBT communities pivotal in Obama's primary win
by Lisa Keen - Keen News Service

New differences on LGBT issues emerged between the two Democratic nominees during their primary state battles in Indiana and North Carolina. And given that the contest for the Democratic presidential nomination has not yet produced a nominee, those differences could become the focus for LGBT vo
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1940-2008: Mildred Loving, interracial marriage pioneer
by Lisa Keen - Keen News Service

The woman who started a ball rolling toward knocking down laws banning interracial marriage and who late in life also spoke out against bans on Gay marriage has died.

Mildred Loving died Friday, May 2, in Milford, Virginia. She was 68. The cause of death was not available, b
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Arsham Parsi featured speaker at Chicago's May 17th I.D.A.H.O.
The Gay Liberation Network is proud to announce that Arsham Parsi, Founder and Director of the Toronto-based IRanian Queer Organization (www.irqo.net), will be the featured speaker at Chicago's May 17th International Day Against Homophobia (I.D.A.H.O.).

The event will begin with a brief speak-out at 3 p.m. in the small plaza just
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The Gay haves and have nots
by Chris Crain - SGN Contributing Writer

Much has been made recently among the chattering classes about the persistent divide in voting demographics in the Democratic presidential primaries.

Barack Obama enjoys support among African Americans, those with college educations or higher incomes and younger vot
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Researcher says Focus on the Family "grossly distorted" work
TruthWinsOut.org published a letter today from a researcher who claims Focus on the Family twisted his work. In the letter, Gary Remafedi, M.D., M.P.H., a professor of pediatrics at the University of Minnesota, asked Focus on the Family's leader James Dobson to stop misrepresenting his findings from a key 1992 study.

"I want
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HRC responds to discrimination by United Methodist Church
The Human Rights Campaign, the nation's largest Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender civil rights organization, today responded to the United Methodist Church's decision to reaffirm homophobic language which says homosexuality is incompatible with Christian teaching and its failure to reverse a decision by the church's Judicial Councilto all more
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NGL Task Force denounces "tragic" Michigan insurance benefits decision
The National Gay and Lesbian Task Force denounces the Michigan Supreme Court ruling mandating that local governments and state universities can't offer health insurance to the same-sex partners of their employees. The court ruled 5-2 that Michigan's 2004 ban against same-sex marriage also blocks domestic partner policies affecting employees wi more
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Emerald City Shines for ECSA play
by Nick Bowen - Special to the SGN

The sun finally rode high over a great weekend of play for the Emerald City Softball Association. This weekend saw some close games and great action in all four divisions. A month into the season there are some clear frontrunners, as all teams are slugging it out for a shot at a World Seri
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Out In Front presents "Work It!"
WORK IT!
MAY 15 - 5:30-7:30 PM
CAFÉ METROPOLITAIN
1701 EAST OLIVE WAY


State Senator Ed Murray is leading a networking event co-presented by GSBA and the Pride Foundation planned for May 15. The event, titled "Work It!," is designed to obtain input from prospective LGBT community leaders, as well as t
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Book signing and discussion celebrates workers
by Rajkhet Dirzhud-Rashid - SGN A&E Writer

Viva La Raza
Book signing and party
New Freeway Hall
May 3


After all of the marching (which brought out more than 2,000 people) for immigrant rights and against the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan earlier in the week, it was a good feeling
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The day after Pride
by Jesse Monteagudo - SGN Contributing Writer

Many of you will be reading this article after one of this month's many Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Pride events. First established to commemorate the Stonewall Rebellion of June 27-28, 1969, GLBT (or LGBT) Pride is now observed worldwide as a community-wid
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Springtime hiking with Seattle Gay Hiking Group
Tired of hanging around your house or apartment or your condo on the weekend? Tired of the cool, wet spring that 2008 is giving us? Can't seem to get to the gym to exercise? Want to get out and about with other Gay guys, see and experience a few of the natural wonders of Western Washington and occasionally the high desert of Eastern Washington more
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Triangle Recreation Camp opens May 17 after snow delay
Triangle Recreation Camp (TRC) usually opens for Gay and Lesbian campers mid April. But this year, due to heavy snow and a long winter, the campground was forced to delay opening until May 17, weather permitting. "There is just too much snow to get into the parking lot, and the snow plows created a large snow berm, preventing vehicle access on more
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Real Estate - Feminism discussion heats up the cold
Easy home improvements add value You can open the real estate section of any newspaper today and you're likely to read about how poor the housing market is. With home sales slow and market prices reduced, many people are choosing to stay put and make changes to their current home.

"Some homeowners view the lull in the real est
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