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posted Friday, October 15, 2010 - Volume 38 Issue 42

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Anti-Gay attacks rock Bronx neighborhood
by Shaun Knittel - SGN Associate Editor

On October 3, the lives of 12 Bronx men were changed forever. The men - nine gang members of the Latin Goonies gang - had heard a rumor one of their teenage recruits was Gay, found him, stripped and beat him, and sodomized him with a plunger handle until he confessed to having had sex with a man, police say. The violence didn'
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Bullied LGBT teen takes own life
by James Whitely - SGN Staff Writer

Another teenager, Zach Harrington, 19, killed himself this week in what is looking like another bullying-related LGBT suicide. Harrington, from Norman, Oklahoma, was an aspiring musician and recently graduated from his town's local high school, where he was in band and orchestra and became the
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Federal judge stops DADT enforcement
by Shaun Knittel - SGN Associate Editor

On October 12, U.S. District Judge Virginia Phillips ordered the U.S. military to stop enforcing the 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' (DADT) policy - putting, for now, an end to the ban on openly Gay troops.

The judge, a Clinton appointee based in the Central District of California, p
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Belgrade Pride attacked as anti-Gay protesters battle 5,000 police
by Andy Harley - Courtesy of UK Gay News

There was tight security at the October 10 Belgrade Pride - the first since 2001, which saw participants violently attacked by far-right homophobic elements. And the result was that Gay Pride went ahead peacefully, with some 1,000 taking part in the march through a small part of the cen
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Iceland 'best country for gender equality,' says World Economic Forum
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

Iceland once again leads the world in gender equality, according to a World Economic Forum report released October 12.

This is the second year in a row Iceland has topped the WEF Global Gender Gap Report.

The report measures gender equality in four areas: politics,
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Porn actor tests HIV-positive, two production companies shut down
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

Two L.A. porn companies stopped production when one of their actors tested positive for HIV, the L.A. Times reported on October 13.

Wicked Pictures and Vivid Entertainment said they were shutting down as a precaution after they learned of the actor's test results.

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Week 15 and 16: Malawi, part 1: We 'adopt' our friend Azibo for enrollment at school and stay an extra week in Malawi
(due to the very homophobic culture of Malawi, I apologize for not using many actual names in this story. Google works as well here (albeit much slower) and I do not want to compromise what is happening in any way. Thanks for understanding)

We arrived in Nkhata Bay on the shores of Lake Malawi on Sunday evening around 6pm. I
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Obituary: Stonewall veteran Raymond Castro dies
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

Stonewall veteran Raymond Castro has died at the age of 68, according to a report from GLAAD.

While he never sought the fame that surrounded other Stonewall figures like Sylvia Rivera, Castro was central to the events that launched the modern Gay Liberation movement.

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Justice department appeals DOMA ruling
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

The federal Justice Department announced on October 12 that it was appealing a U.S. District Court decision that DOMA is unconstitutional. Federal Judge Joseph Tauro ruled on July 8 that Section 3 of DOMA violates the 10th Amendment, as well as the Equal Protection, Due Process, and Spending claus
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SGN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW - Speaking in Seattle: El Salvadorean Gay activist William Hernandez
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

El Salvadorean Gay activist William Hernandez will speak in Seattle on Thursday, October 28.

Hernandez is director of the Asociacion Entre Amigos, one of the leading LGBT rights organizations in El Salvador. He is also secretary for human rights of the Coalition of Gay Organization
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Six political races to watch
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

As Washington voters begin filling out their ballots this week, the stakes are high.

One of Washington's U.S. Senate seats is up for election, as are all nine of its U.S. House seats.

All 98 members of the state House are up for election, and 25 of the 49 state Senate
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Study shows 9% have LGB experience, but only 3% identify
by Shaun Knittel - SGN Associate Editor

In a study released this week, the Williams Institute for Sexual Orientation Law and Public Policy at the UCLA School of Law found that only one third of adults who admit to having same-sex sexual experiences identify as Lesbian, Gay, or Bisexual (LGB). While 3% of adults identify as LGB,
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International News
International News
by Rex Wockner - SGN Contributing Writer

Russian court declares pride ban illegal
For the first time, after five years of lawsuits by Gay activists, a Russian court has declared a governmental ban of a Gay pride parade to have been illegal.

The Lenin District Court in St. Petersburg will issue its full opinion at a later date. Activists
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Northwest News


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MARDI GRAS MADNESS
From Friday, September 3 to Monday, September 6, join Triangle Recreation Camp for their 2010 fundraiser event Mardi Gras Madness XII. A $25 donation gets you a weekend party pass. Friday: meet and greet. Saturday: costume extravaganza. Sunday: “Fright night” tea dance. more

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National News
U.S. NEWS by Rex Wockner - SGN Contributing Writer

NLGJA faces tough times
Membership in the National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association has dropped from a high of 1,300 in 2006 to 693 today, reports Press Pass Q, the newsletter for LGBT media.

The group's recent national convention drew 277 attendees, down from a high of 700 in 2
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'We give a damn!' Entertainers send clear message
by Shaun Knittel - SGN Associate Editor

Get informed. Get involved. Give a damn! That's the message that Cyndi Lauper and a number of celebrities are spreading in a new campaign to help support LGBT equality.

The Give a Damn Campaign is a project of the True Colors Fund, founded by Cyndi Lauper. The True Colors Fun
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