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OUR LAST PRIDE REPORT - Sunshine, crowds in Vancouver Pride
by Albert Rodriguez - SGN A&E Writer

Dark clouds and damp weather on the days preceding Vancouver Pride weekend had everyone in a slight panic. Would the event be rained out? Would an expected crowd of 400,000 show up on a drizzly, chilly afternoon? Most importantly, will anyone notice my summer tan if I'm forced to wear jeans and a long-sleeved shirt?

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DOJ official engaged in anti-Gay bias - Report confirms Goodling targeted rumored Lesbian, violated federal laws
by Lou Chibbaro Jr. - Courtesy of the Washington Blade

A former Justice Department official violated federal non-discrimination laws by denying a job extension for a department attorney and by attempting to block her from obtaining two other department positions because she believed the attorney was a Lesbian, according to fi
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SGN Interview: Gay marriage advocate, State Supreme Ct Justice Fairhurst
by Mike Andrew - SGN Contributing Writer

"All court cases are important to the parties involved," says State Supreme Court Justice Mary Fairhurst. "Some cases are notable for the impact they can have on the larger group. Our growth management cases, for example: Andersen. Washington State Farm Bureau v Gregoire. Madison v Stat
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Massachusetts OKs Gay marriage for out-of-staters
by Lisa Keen - Keen News Service

There was a small mystery surrounding the latest big victory in same-sex marriage in Massachusetts during the past week - and there were some big hints that, if proponents of same-sex marriage equality can preserve and defend their state's constitution for four years, the battle may be done, at l
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Susan Amini runs for Superior Court Judge - "Access to justice is dear to my heart."
by Mike Andrew - SGN Contributing Writer

Susan Amini brings a unique perspective to the legal profession. An attorney and pro tem judge running for King County Superior Court, she was born in Iran and emigrated to the US in 1980. Her entry into this country, in the wake of the Iranian revolution of 1979 and the subsequent seizure
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International News
International News
Ugandan police torture Gay activist
On July 25, Ugandan police arrested and tortured a key Ugandan Gay activist - one of three people who had been arrested on June 3 for protesting inside the 2008 HIV/AIDS Implementers' Meeting in the nation's capital, Kampala.

A motorbike taxi in which Usaam Mukwaya was riding was stopped by police and he was placed in a
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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
Massachusetts opens marriage to out-of-staters
Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick signed a bill July 31 repealing a 1913 law that prohibited people from other states from getting married in Massachusetts if the marriage wouldn't have been allowed where they live.

The Massachusetts House of Representatives passed the bill in a 118-35 vote July 29 and the Sena
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Michigan
by Jennifer Vanasco - SGN Contributing Writer

This is the second year in a row I'm not going to the Michigan Womyn's Music Festival.

And oh, my heart is breaking.

For seven years, summer was defined for me by Michigan. It was the place where I could finally relax, shaking off the stresses and h
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Seattle Gay History - Three prodigies
by Don Paulson - SGN Contributing Writer

Seattle was honored to have world-renowned classical composer Alan Hovhaness as a resident for 25 years. He was an inspiration to many students of music, such as Bill Sherhart and Joel Salsman, who were Gay piano students at the University of Washington.

Bill, a roman
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Councilmembers receive final bias crimes audit
Check upcoming issues of Seattle Gay News for an in-depth look at the bias crimes audit

Bias Crimes City Council Hearing
August 13, 2 PM
Seattle City Council Chambers, City Hall


At the request of Councilmembers Sally Clark, Tom Rasmussen and Nick Licata, the Office of the City Auditor has
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