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Victory in California - California Supreme Court issues historic ruling: Same-sex marriage ban "unconstitutional"
California Supreme Court issues historic ruling: Same-sex marriage ban "unconstitutional" by Lisa Keen - Keen News Service

The California Supreme Court ruled today that state laws prohibiting the recognition of same-sex marriages violate state constitutional rights of Gay people.

The 4 to 3 opinion, joined by three Republican and one Democratic appo
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Language in landmark marriage ruling holds up to scrutiny
by Chris Crain - SGN Contributing Writer

The California Supreme Court handed down a landmark victory for Gay rights today, ruling on a 4-3 vote that it was unconstitutional for the state to limit marriage to opposite-sex couples only. The impact of the decision will be swift and powerful.

Unlike Massachusetts,
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Artist encounters homophobia at Seattle café
by Jim Wilkinson - Special to the SGN

I'm a part-time photographer in the Seattle area. For the past few months, I worked my butt off and spent literally thousands of dollars preparing for what was to be a month-long one-man photography show at the Kiss Café on NW Market in Ballard. The name of my show was Normal Sometimes Na
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Verbena director under suspicion of embezzlement
by Nick Ardizzone - SGN Staff Writer

On Saturday, May 10, the Seattle Police Department was called to Verbena Health, a Pine Street agency which offers a spectrum of health services for Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgendered women. The two board members who called the SPD then filed a report of embezzlement, which claimed executive
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Seattle lawmakers react to California victory
Following Thursday's ruling, the Seattle Gay News spoke briefly with State Senator Ed Murray, State Representative Jamie Pedersen, and Seattle City Councilmember Tom Rasmussen about the California's landmark decision.

Senator Ed Murray
"It's an important step for Gay and Lesbian people in all states, and I
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International News
International News
by Rex Wockner - SGN Contributing Writer

Gay man elected to Nepal parliament
Well-known Gay activist Sunil Babu Pant, 35, has been elected to Nepal's 601-member Constituent Assembly, which will draft the nation's new constitution and also function as parliament during the drafting process.

Pant was not elected directly, but was chosen by
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Northwest News
Northwest News
COUNTRY DOCTOR COMMUNITY HEALTH CLINIC OFFERS HEALTH CARE NIGHT FOR LGBTQ COMMUNITY
Spectrum Natural Health at County Doctor Community Health Clinic, 500 19th Ave. E. offers primary and naturopathic care for the LGBTQ community every Thursday, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Providers have been serving the GLBTQ community for many years. Cost is sliding scale - no one tu
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National News
National News
by Rex Wockner - SGN Contributing Writer

Michigan Supremes kill off Gay partners' health insurance
The Michigan Supreme Court took away Gay partners' employment-based health insurance May 7 in a 5-2 ruling.

The decision to block same-sex partner benefits prohibits all public employers, including state universities, from recognizing s
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Outing celebrities
by Jennifer Vanasco - SGN Contributing Writer

Recently, Perez Hilton outed another celebrity.

This celebrity, an actor, is not a big name. He's young. He's no one with any power in Hollywood.

In fact, he's someone who's taken on Gay roles. He's appeared at Gay events and supported GLAAD. And
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Study: Half of principals deem bullying a "serious problem"
A new study of public school principals released today by GLSEN, the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network, in collaboration with the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP) finds that half of principals view bullying as a serious problem at their schools, yet they appear to underestimate the extent of harassment that more
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Judge rules students can't be barred from showing GLBT support
After a two-day trial in which a Florida high school principal testified that he believed clothing or stickers featuring rainbows were "sexually suggestive" and would make students automatically picture Gay people having sex, a federal judge today ruled that the school violated the First Amendment rights of students. The case was brought by th more
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Real Estate - Affordable bathroom updates The Rt. Rev. J. Jon Bruno, Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles, has issued the following statement concerning today's California Supreme Court decision regarding same-gender relationships.
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