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Pride and enthusiasm at Tri-Cities weekend celebration
by John Griffin - SGN Contributing Writer

Mid-Columbia Pride Weekend was an amazing series of events, in an area where, a few short years ago, the prevailing attitude on being out among many people ranged from reluctance to fear. Longtime Lesbian activist Dorie Flatt recalled a time when the Gay community kept itself so far under wraps that even the help-line phone
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End military Gay ban, lawmakers told
Courtesy of 365gay.com

The first American wounded in Operation Iraqi Freedom told a House subcommittee Wednesday that many in his unit knew he was Gay, and it was not an issue.

It was only years after he nearly died in battle, receiving a Purple Heart for courage, that he realized he needed to speak out agains
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The Honorable Judge Jean Rietschel (l), shown here with her partner, Lois Thetford, and grandson, Max,
The Honorable Judge Jean Rietschel (l), shown here with her partner, Lois Thetford, and grandson, Max, will be giving an interview with the Seattle Gay News for our August 1 issue. Rietschel, a well-respected member of the judiciary, has consistently been highly rated by attorney evaluation polls throughout her career. She serves on the Judicial Et more
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Batter up! Gay Softball World Series slides into Seattle
by Scott Rice - SGN Contributing Writer

The Seattle summer doldrums have set in and I can't help thinking how nice it would be if a few thousand sweaty amatuer athletes, Gay and Lesbian, dropped in to shake things up. Looks like I'll be getting my wish, as that's exactly what will happen August 22-30 as Series 2008 comes to Se
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Kitsap/Bremerton's pastoral Pride Festival
by Rajkhet Dirzhud-Rashid - SGN A&E Writer

While some folks were noshing on food from around the area, and others were being thrilled by the air show at McChord Air Force Base, over 200 GBLT folks were laughing, dancing and celebrating at the 5th Kitsap/Bremerton Pride Festival in Bremerton.

Held in a perfectl
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International News
International News
by Rex Wockner - SGN Contributing Writer

120,000 at Vienna Pride
Some 120,000 people turned out for Vienna's 13th Gay pride parade July 12. Organizers called for an end to discrimination and for legalization of same-sex marriage. The festivities were programmed by Homosexual Initiative Vienna, aka HOSI Wien.

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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 turn
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National News
National News
by Rex Wockner - SGN Contributing Writer

U.S. Senate votes to repeal HIV travel/immigration ban
The U.S. Senate voted 80-16 on July 16 to repeal the nation's ban on HIV-positive foreign visitors and immigrants.

Sens. John Kerry, D-Mass., and Gordon Smith, R-Ore., secured a provision to repeal the ban in the Senate's legislation to reau
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Routines
by Jennifer Vanasco - SGN Contributing Writer

They told me it would be two years. That's what friends said, when I asked them how long it takes to settle into a new city, how long until it feels like home.

Two years, they agreed.

No way, I thought. It will be under a year. Tops. After a
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The OutField - Following rugby pioneers' footsteps
by Dan Woog - SGN Contributing Writer

One day seven years ago, Kerri Heffernan went for a run. Her path took her past an athletic field in Providence, Rhode Island, where the Brown University women's rugby team was training.

Heffernan - who, prior to becoming associate director of Brown's Howard R. Swearer C
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August's LGBT caucus favors Dems
by Lisa Keen - Keen News Service

The LGBT caucus to next month's Democratic National Convention may well be one of the most eclectic bunches ever. Horacio Sierra is a doctoral candidate in English lit at the University of Florida, with a dissertation entitled "Sanctified Subversives: Depictions of Righteous and Rebellious N
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