Friday, December 5, 2008 - Volume 36 Issue 49

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UW students rally against hate
by Mike Andrew - SGN Contributing Writer

As SGN goes to press, students at the University of Washington are preparing for a Rally for a Hate-Free Daily, scheduled for 12:30 p.m. Friday at the HUB. UW freshman Kyle Rapinan organized the rally in response to a November 25 UW Daily article which many students believe constituted hate speech directed against the LGBT comm
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Rep. Jim McDermott issues statement on World AIDS Day
World Aids Day is a day to bear witness, to celebrate the progress we have made and to re-dedicate ourselves to the fight by telling our own personal stories. When experiences are shared from every corner of the globe, we remind the world of the urgency to act, and we renew our faith in the belief that one day soon we will eradicate the AIDS pan more
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Obama considers Lesbian labor secretary candidate
by Lisa Keen - Keen News Service

The big news in the presidential transition this week for the LGBT community was not the appointment of primary favorite Hillary Clinton to become secretary of state, nor that of long-time ally Bill Richardson to become secretary of commerce. It was a Wall Street Journal blog report Tuesday t
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Mr. Gay Seattle XXXIII: A True story
by True Halliwell, Mr. Gay Seattle XXXIII Special to the SGN At November's 45th Annual Gay Seattle Pageant, True Halliwell was awarded Mr. Gay Seattle XXXIII and Layla Manila was Miss Gay Seattle XLV.

My name is Truedance "True" Halliwell, Mr. Gay Seattle XXXIII, an active member and role model for Seattle's Gay and neighbo
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Majority of US adults favor LGBT legal protections
A new survey conducted by Harris Interactive in the wake of the passage of and protests against California's Proposition 8 reveals that majorities of Americans favor a broad range of policies and legal protections for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender people.

The Pulse of Equality survey, commissioned by the Gay & Lesbia
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Gay History: Francis Blair - Seattle's quintessential female impersonator
by Don Paulson - SGN Contributing Writer

Francis was multitalented, an actor, drag artist, musician, singer, dancer, stripper, producer, unionist, comedian, costume designer, and all-around nice guy. One contemporary Seattle drag artist who matches such expertise is the indomitable Mark Finley, who won Rebar Cabaret's prest
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A dyke about town
by Mercy Moosemuzzle - SGN Contributing Writer

Mercy Moosemuzle and Cuteness Bunkhouse have been enjoying the movie broadcasts of the Metropolitan Opera. The high point was a Salome where the dance of the seven veils was done in a tuxedo a la Marlene Dietrich. The low point was being chastised by fellow operagoers for crunc
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Boycotts
by Jennifer Vanasco - SGN Contributing Writer

My grandfather used to quote the old axiom: Give me a lever, and I'll move the world.

What he meant was that the right tool makes the task possible.

We have many tools at our disposal as we react to the taking away of our marriage rights in Ca
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Zero to 60: 2009 Mercedes Benz ML320 BlueTEC

by J.T. Hills
SGN Contributing Writer

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  • Updated styling for 2009
  • Elegant interior appointments
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Court's ruling stands on 'don't ask' doubts
San Francisco Chronicle
Rex Wockner
5 Dec 08

Court's ruling stands on 'don't ask' doubts by Bob Egelko, Chronicle Staff Writer

(12-04) 17:47 PST SAN FRANCISCO -- A federal appeals court refused Thursday to reconsider a ruling that raised doubts about the constitutionality of the "don't ask, don't
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