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California marriage ruling packs hidden punches
by Lisa Keen - Keen News Service

Very little attention has been given thus far to the several hidden punches in the California Supreme Court's Gay marriage decision. The reaction to the decision, while decidedly widespread and significant, has been a bit muted, especially compared to the explosive reaction of the Massachusetts court in 2003. California was front page an
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SGN INTERVIEW: Sandra Bernhard on the nature of humor and the future of politics
by Maggie Bloodstone - SGN Contributing Writer

Sandra Bernhard: Without You I'm Nothing
It's About Life Expo
June 21
Washington Convention Center


If you told me back in the time of the first Bush regime that one day I would be shaking down to my kegel muscles at the prospect of conversi
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"HANDS OFF CALIFORNIA!" HRC donates $500,000 to California Equality for All
On May 22, the Human Rights Campaign, the nation's largest Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender civil rights organization, pledged an initial contribution of $500,000 to Equality for All to protect marriage equality in California by defeating a proposed constitutional amendment that could possibly be on the November general election ballot in more
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Out Gay man elected Tuesday as mayor of Portland, Oregon
by Mike Andrew - SGN Contributing Writer

"I'm running not to be a Gay mayor, but a great mayor," Sam Adams liked to say during his campaign for mayor of Portland, Oregon. On Tuesday, May 21, Portland voters expressed their confidence in him by giving him 58% of the vote, against 34% for his nearest opponent. Adams will take of
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Our Memorial Day
by Jennifer Vanasco - SGN Contributing Writer

A friend of mine has a tradition.

Every Memorial Day she and her family visit the graves of the loved ones they've lost. The parents and cousins, the grandparents and friends.

She remembers them and honors them.

And in turn, the memories
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International News
International News
by Rex Wockner - SGN Contributing Writer

Moldovan pride parade thwarted by violent mob
The Gay pride parade in Chisinau, Moldova, was canceled May 11 after the bus carrying the 60 marchers was halted by hundreds of screaming anti-Gay protesters who tried to pry open the door, smash the windows and disable the engine.

Police stood by and
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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 LGBTQ community for many years. Cost is sliding scale - no one turne
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National News
National News
by Rex Wockner - SGN Contributing Writer

First openly Gay Illinois legislator dies
Larry McKeon, Illinois' first openly Gay and first openly HIV-positive state legislator, died May 13 of a severe stroke. He was 63.

McKeon represented a district of Chicago's North Side in the state House of Representatives from 1997 to 2007. more
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March for marijuana rights
by Robert Christian - Special to the SGN

The Seattle Marijuana March started off on May 3 with grey skies and high hopes, and with a voice that was heard. It was the united voice of those who are either medical marijuana patients or those who support the legalization of marijuana.

The march began on Capitol Hill
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You may now kiss...
by Lisa Neff- Courtesy of 365Gay.com

The California Supreme Court has found that no one can show just cause as to why a same-sex couple cannot be legally joined together.

So, the court declared. So I wish the Christian right would forever hold its peace.

You may now kiss&the judge.

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Del Martin and Phyllis Lyons to marry after 56 years
by Malcom Lazlin - Courtesy of Equality Forum Del Martin and Phyllis Lyons met in 1952 and have been together ever since. On February 12, 2004, Del and Phyllis were the first couple to be married in San Francisco. Mayor Gavin Newsom officiated. Shortly thereafter, an appellate court invalidated their marriage because under California law o more
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