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Obama signs memorandum on federal benefits and non-discrimination
Obama signs memorandum on federal benefits and non-discrimination by Shaun Knittel - SGN Staff Writer

President Barack Obama signed a Presidential Memorandum on Federal Benefits and Non-Discrimination June 17. The memorandum follows a review by the director of the Office of Personnel Management, John Berry, who is the highest-ranking Gay official in the Obama admini
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EXCLUSIVE: Gay Pride in Tel Aviv
by Richard Isaac - SGN Contributing Writer

Tel Aviv, "the Gay capital of the Middle East," celebrated its 16th Pride Day on Friday, June 12, 2009, with a festive "happening" in Meir Park, followed by a giant parade of an estimated 20,000 people through the downtown streets that ended with thousands dancing on the beach and swimmi
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Seattle out-protests Westboro Baptist Church
by Shaun Knittel - SGN Staff Writer

When a group of Westboro Baptist Church members came to Seattle June 14 to spread hate and picket two local churches, they weren't met with anger or violence. Instead, they ran into a church choir, a strong show of Gay pride, and a bubble machine.

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US Conference of Mayors backs marriage equality
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

On Monday, the US Conference of Mayors endorsed marriage equality in a resolution titled Equality and Civil Rights for Gay and Lesbian Americans.

In addition to supporting the freedom to marry, the mayors' resolution also endorsed a broad range of proposed federal legislation inc
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The OutField : The reality of Training Rules
by Dan Woog - SGN Contributing Writer

In 2004, Jennifer Harris was the top scorer on the Penn State University women's basketball team.

In 2005, she was dismissed from the squad. Harris broke the third of coach Rene Portland's three rules: "No drinking. No drugs. No Lesbians."

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Same-Sex Marriage Issues
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Ricky Martin interview with TVaquí
International News
International News
by Rex Wockner - SGN Contributing Writer

50,000 at EuroPride
Some 50,000 people turned out for the EuroPride parade, held in Zurich this year on June 6. Openly Lesbian Zurich Mayor Corine Mauch joined in.

Next year, the parade ventures behind the former Iron Curtain to Warsaw - a city that as recently as 2005 tried to ban pride, on
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Northwest News
Northwest News
compiled by Rick McKinnon - SGN Staff Writer AFSC SPEAKER'S BUREAU LOOKING FOR QUEER YOUTH
The American Friends Service Committee's speaker's bureau, Out Spoken, is looking for Queer youth to interview about their life experiences and hopes for the future to expand and enrich their panel presentations. Participants will receive a gift card and much appreciation for
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National News
National News
by Rex Wockner - SGN Contributing Writer

Miss California USA fired; New queen also thinks marriage is between a man and a woman
Controversial Miss California USA and Miss USA first runner-up Carrie Prejean was stripped of her California crown June 10.

Pageant officials said she wasn't fulfilling her duties.

Prejean ha
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2009 Sierra 4WD Hybrid Crew Cab

by J.T. Hills
SGN Contributing Writer

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A celebration of Juneteenth
by Rajkhet Dirzhud-Rashid - SGN A&E Writer

One of my memories of just-elected mayor Greg Nickels was his confession at Dr. Martin Luther King Day rally that he'd never heard of Juneteenth until someone about a day before had mentioned it to him. It seemed incredibly naïve and, at the time, I thought, rather humble.

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PRIDE EVENTS CALENDAR

compiled by Rick McKinnon

SGN Staff Writer

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AT GREG KUCERA GALLERY
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