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Section One

ENDA Now forum on LGBT justice listens to community
by Shaun Knittel - SGN Staff Writer

On March 2, Seattle OUTProtest - a coalition of organizations and individuals committed to fighting for equality for the LGBT community - and LGBT labor organization Pride At Work, held an Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) forum at the Seattle Labor Temple. Upwards of 70 people participated in the event titled "ENDA Now: An Inte
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Supreme Court refuses to stop D.C. marriage equality
Licenses now being issued, marriages start March 9

by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

The U.S. Supreme Court announced late on March 2 that it would not prevent the new Washington, D.C. marriage equality law from going into effect, and D.C. authorities began issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples on March 3.
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Half-million sign petition against Ugandan anti-Gay bill
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

An online petition urging Uganda's parliament to withdraw its notorious Anti-Homosexual Bill was presented to the Ugandan government on March 1, activists say.

The petition, which has collected at least a half-million signatures so far, says:

'To President Museveni o
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Night FantAsia celebrates 11 years
by Shaun Knittel - SGN Staff Writer

Night FantAsia's 2010
February 27
Nijo Bar and Grill


On February 27, Erik Bjarne Witzoe, a graphic media and event designer, and Jonathan Mathews, owner of Kwanchai design group, celebrated 11 years of Night FantAsia, a celebration of the Seattle LGBT Asian
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General Gayety: Generously running interference
by Leslie Robinson - SGN Contributing Writer

For the first time, the Navy will let women serve on submarines.

Personally, I'd sooner serve on a garbage barge than spend months trapped underwater, but I'm sure the idea appeals to some.

Submarines are the only class of ship from which women have been b
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Anti-Gay law takes effect in Lithuania
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

A controversial anti-Gay law took effect March 1 in the Baltic nation of Lithuania, sparking speculation that the European Union may intervene to force repeal.

According to reports, the law forbids "minors" from receiving any information about any type of sexual relationship, and
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Taiwanese protest anti-Gay government memo
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

More than 100 protestors gathered outside the Taipei City Government headquarters on March 1, demanding an apology for an anti-Gay memo sent to Taiwan high schools by the Ministry of Education.

According to the Taiwan Post newspaper, the ministry had circulated a suggestion by th
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Two Trans women murdered in Turkey
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

International human rights advocates are calling on the Turkish government to protect its Transgender citizens in the wake of two murders of Trans women in recent weeks.

Turkish LGBT group Pembe Hayat (Pink Life), Human Rights Watch, the International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights
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Two men charged in alleged anti-Gay attack
by Shaun Knittel - SGN Staff Writer

King County Prosecutors have filed malicious harassment charges against two men for an alleged anti-Gay attack outside a South Seattle community center. The charges fall under Washington's hate crimes statute and are considered a felony.

Charging documents allege Adnan Basher Osm
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Section One
International News
International News
by Rex Wockner - SGN Contributing Writer

Australian Senate rejects same-sex marriage bill
Australia's Senate rejected a measure to legalize same-sex marriage February 26. The vote was 5-45. Twenty-six senators failed to vote.

The bill, introduced by the Greens, was opposed by the Labor, Family First and Liberal/National/Country Libera
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Northwest News
Northwest News
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FREE RÉSUMÉ AND JOB SEARCH WORKSHOPS
South Seattle Community College's WorkSource Center is partnering with the Seattle Public Library to offer résumé and job search workshops at the downtown Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave., Room 4 on Lev
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National News
National News
by Rex Wockner- SGN Contributing Writer

Gay marriages start March 9 in D.C.
Barring any unexpected success by militant anti-Gay activists, same-sex marriages will begin taking place in Washington, D.C., on March 9.

Gay couples can pick up licenses starting March 3 but all couples must wait three business days between obtaining a license
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SAM stays up late for stylish Remix
by James Whitely - SGN Staff Writer

Remix February 26 Seattle Art Museum

On February 26, The Seattle Art Museum (SAM) kept its doors open until midnight to host the biggest party in Seattle: Remix. All night, Remix was exploding with creativity and style, with visual art at the center.

Remix is unique, not only because of
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Seattle International Women's Day 2010
by Tina Gianoulis - Special to the SGN

International Women's Day March and Rally
March 6
Powell Barnett Park


The year 2010 marks at least two important anniversaries in the modern struggle for women's rights: the 100th official year of International Women's Day and the 10th anniversary of th
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Studies show disorders rise from discriminatory policies
by Shaun Knittel - SGN Staff Writer

A Mailman School of Public Health study examining the effects of institutional discrimination on the psychiatric health of Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual individuals found an increase in psychiatric disorders among the LGB population living in states that instituted bans on same-sex marriage.
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Century Ballroom celebrates 13 years dancing on the Hill
by Shaun Knittel - SGN Staff Writer

Century Ballroom's 13th Anniversary
February 27
OddFellows Building


Inside the newly renovated OddFellows Building (915 E. Pine St.) sits a Capitol Hill landmark. For 13 years, Hallie Kuperman's Century Ballroom - with its 2,000 square feet of dance floor,
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Gay rights enter debate over Northrop Grumman's headquarters pick
by Shaun Knittel - SGN Staff Writer

Gay advocates and legislators are attempting to discourage Gay-friendly defense Contractor Northrop Grumman Corp. from relocating its headquarters to Virginia, due to the state's lack of protections for Gay and Lesbian workers.

On February 25, Gay rights group Equality Virginia
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Jesse's Journal: Gay pulp fiction
by Jesse Monteagudo - SGN Contributing Writer

One of the most important Gay books of the 20th century was Richard Amory's Song of the Loon: A Gay Pastoral in Five Books and an Interlude (Greenleaf Classics). While of doubtful literary value, Song of the Loon made Gay literary history with its explicit depictions of Gay male sex
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Ask Michael: GLBTQ youth and suicide
by Michael Raitt - SGN Contributing Writer

I've never spoken about this part of my life before to anyone: growing up in a small town, feeling completely alone, being afraid to identify as being Gay. No one knows that, starting about the age of 16 when I finally accepted I was Gay and this wasn't going to change, I had so much f
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Gay-owned Video Connection on 15th closing its doors
by Sara Michelle Fetters - SGN Contributing Writer

Another day on Capitol Hill, another LGBT-owned business closes its doors. This time it's Video Connection on the corner of 15th Ave. E. and E. Harrison St. Longtime owner Christopher Larson is still not quite over the fact that his community stalwart is going away. "We've been
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