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Gov. Palin rejects Coming Out Day
by Mike Andrew - SGN Contributing Writer

Alaskans Together for Equality, the main LGBT rights organization in the state of Alaska, announced Thursday that Republican vice presidential nominee Gov. Sarah Palin declined to issue a proclamation honoring National Coming Out Day, October 11.

Tim Stallard, vice president and spokesperson for Alaskans Togeth
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Sir Elton John interviewed for Gay History Month
by Mark Segal - Courtesy of the Gay History Project

Mark Segal: Oscar Wilde wrote, "Anybody can make history. Only a great man can write it." Your new musical, Billy Elliott, certainly fits that realm, and at the same time takes on homophobia. Was that one of the issues that brought you to this project?

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Polls flip California's Prop 8, Gay marriage now losing
by Rex Wockner - SGN Contributing Writer

A TV ad showing San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom saying California is going to have same-sex marriage "whether you like it or not" is being credited with flipping poll numbers to favor the November 4 ballot proposition to amend the state constitution to undo the state Supreme Court's lega
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VP candidates agree on Gay marriage - or not
by Lisa Keen - Keen News Service

To hear debate moderator Gwen Ifill sum it up, the two vice presidential candidates "agree" on Gay marriage. But that's not what all LGBT viewers concluded during Thursday night's nationally televised debate in St. Louis.

After getting six questions on the economy and three
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A literate Gay History Month
by Paul Varnell - SGN Contributing Writer

In case you hadn't noticed, we are in the middle of October's annual observance of Gay History Month. Nor would anyone's failure to notice be surprising; Gay History Month has been institutionally homeless in recent years, so no organization is really publicizing it. The Gay and L
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SGN interviews Jared Polis, openly Gay candidate for Congress in Colorado
by Mike Andrew - SGN Contributing Writer

Congressional candidate Jared Polis was in Seattle Monday to campaign for fellow Democrat Darcy Burner. Burner is running against incumbent Republican Congressman Dave Reichert in Washington State's 8th District, which takes in most of King and Pierce Counties south and east of Lake
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National GLSEN survey: 90% of LGBT students experience harassment
GLSEN, the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network, released the most comprehensive report ever on the experiences of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) students, the 2007 National School Climate Survey. The report is being released in conjunction with the announcement that GLSEN will partner with the Ad Council on a multiyear nati more
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The OutField: Finding his balance
by Dan Woog SGN Contributing Writer

Like millions of Americans, Brandon Triche was captivated by the gymnastics competition at this summer's Beijing Olympics. Unlike most viewers, he had keen insights into the sport. A gymnast since he was a child, he remembers watching Mary Lou Retton and Bart Conner in the 1984 Olympics. T
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In Remembrance of Dan Maloney
A friend of the community, Dan Maloney, has passed away this past week. There will be a memorial held this Sunday, the 12th of October, from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. at CC Seattle's (1501 E Madison St Seattle, WA 98122) for all that knew him. Please come help honor his life and gather together as he would want us to remember him, for Danny was one who more
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International News
International News
by Rex Wockner - SGN Contributing Writer

New Ecuadorean Constitution gives Gay couples marriage rights
Sixty-five percent of Ecuadoreans approved a new constitution September 28 that, among much else, grants all the rights of marriage to stable, monogamous same-sex couples who live together.

At the same time, the document bans Gay
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Northwest News
Northwest News
REGISTER TO VOTE!!! DEADLINE: OCTOBER 20.
If you missed the October 4 deadline for mail-in and online voter registration, there is still time to register for the November 4 General Election in Washington State - but you have to register IN PERSON at your County Auditor's office. The deadline for in-person registration is Saturday, October 20. In Seattle/King
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National News
National News
by Rex Wockner - SGN Contributing Writer

Google opposes Prop 8
Google has officially come out in opposition to Proposition 8, the November 4 ballot measure that would undo the California Supreme Court's legalization of same-sex marriage by amending the state constitution.

"It is the chilling and discriminatory effect of the p
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Palin the supervillain
by Jennifer Vanasco - SGN Contributing Writer

I have a new theory about Sarah Palin.

I think she's dangerous.

Not in an aw-shucks, super-cute, cowgirl kind of way. In a ruthless, Karl Rove, evil genius sort of way.

Except she's not as smart.

Sarah Palin
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Seattle Gay History: Sunday Bowling - Oh, what those balls can do!
by Don Paulson - SGN Contributing Writer

Vintage Pike Street Tavern owner Bill Parkin, who still knows every faggot on the planet, said bowling was invented by the ancient Egyptians. He should know; he was there. Sunday Bowling is Seattle's premier Gay bowling group, with 46 years to their credit and still counting. Bil
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Ask Lambda Legal
by Tara Borelli - Special to the SGN

Q: My partner does not have legal residency status in the U.S. If we get married in California or Massachusetts, can I petition for her legal residency as my spouse?

A: First, a quick word about traveling to marry: Same-sex couples can currently marry in both Californ
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Doris Wood memorial service
Co-founder of PFLAG Seattle was a strong supporter of Seattle's LGBT community

A memorial service for Doris Wood, one of the original founders of Seattle PFLAG, will be held in the chapel at the Horizon House retirement community (900 University Street on First Hill - 206-624-3700) at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 16. Doris
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David "Binky" Plemmel 1961 - 2008
Born in Minnesota and raised in Southern California, David moved to Seattle in his early 20s and became a permanent resident. Having studied art and design in college, he found his calling in flowers and ran a shop in Wallingford with his longtime partner, Michael Roden, for more than 20 years. With the sale of their shop and Michael passing, Bin more
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Entre Hermanos: National Latino AIDS Awareness Day
by Marcos Martinez - SGN Contributing Writer

Esta semana entrante ocurre el Día Nacional Latino para la Concientización del SIDA, el miércoles 15 de Octubre. Es ocasión para reflejar sobre la crisis del VIH/SIDA en la comunidad Latina. Crisis es como llama la Comisión Latina sobre el SIDA a la situación que enfrentamos. L
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The GLBT Bar Association of Washington - QLAW: Ratings of the Judicial Candidates
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