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Volume 33
Issue 39

 
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Section One - ALL STORIES

Schwarzenegger vetos California marriage equality measure
"Governor Schwarzenegger should actively fight against ballot initiatives that write discrimination into the California Constitution," said Human Rights Campaign President Joe Solmonese.

Human Rights Campaign President Joe Solmonese made the following statement about California Governor Schwarzenegger's veto of legislation extending equal marriage rights and responsibilities to
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Florida same-sex couples to challenge anti-Gay initiative
Measure threatens all protections for families of same-sex couples

Six same-sex couples filed a challenge before the Florida Supreme Court charging that the anti-Gay voter initiative threatening protections for the families of same-sex couples violates the Florida Constitution. The measure being proposed for the 2006 ballot would leave ten
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Bush Administration: Too many targets
by Janice Van Cleve - Special to the SGN

It's confusing to be a progressive activist these days. During the Nixon administration it was only one lie, one crime, and one cover-up. There was only one gang of plumbers, none of them too bright, and once we bagged one of them, they started ratting on the others and the whole shameful house
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State Democrats recognize Stonewall Democrats as official Gay caucus
Formerly known as the Harvey Muggy Stonewall Democrats, the group convened an official caucus during the quarterly meeting of the Washington State Democrats

Stonewall Democrats became the [Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender] Caucus of the Washington State Democratic Party at the WSDC Conference on September 16th, in Everett, Washington
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Victory Fund endorses Gay Burien City Council member
Stephen Lamphear, who is running for re-election to the Burien City Council, is the only candidate in Washington state to be endorsed at this time by the national Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund.

As the nation's largest LGBT political action committee, the Victory Fund provides strategic, technical and financial support to openly LGBT candida
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Coors Brewing Company receives perfect score on HRC's Corporate Equality Index for second year in a row
"At Coors, we know our differences strengthen us as a company. That same respect extends to the many communities with whom we do business," said Frits van Paasschen.

For the second year in a row, the Coors Brewing Company has received a perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation "Corporate Equality Index" which evaluates how ma
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HUNDREDS GATHERED FOR THE FOLSOM STREET FAIR IN SAN FRANCISCO
Photo's by Terry Kennedy - Special to the SGN

A crowd of hundreds of thousands garbed in leather, rubber, uniforms, drag or very little at all gathered for the 22nd annual Folsom Street Fair in San Francisco. The Folsom Street Fair is the largest leather, alternative and fetish street fair in the world with over 400,000 attendees annuall
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The Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network featured in The Advocate
Local teacher; GLSEN chapter included

Joe Bento, a Washington State high school teacher and the Education & Training Director of the Puget Sound chapter of the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN), is included in a feature article about GLSEN in this week's edition of The Advocate.

The article, "Protectors of Yout
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Local students 'pledge' to be an ally to LGBT youth
GLSEN Puget Sound sponsors inaugural Ally Week

Dozens of Gay-Straight Alliances and diversity clubs participated in the Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network Puget Sound's Ally Week, a week-long action that seeks to empower straight students, faculty and administration to be allies in making anti-Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender
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Daniel Mark Anderson - Bernie Maberry - Andrew Baraka Austin - Steve Ludwig
Daniel Mark Anderson (1955 - 2005)

Daniel Mark Anderson of Seattle passed away peacefully on September 12, 2005 at the age of 50. Proceeded in death by his cherished partner Richard "Mike" Hall. Dan is survived by his mother and father, Dale and Rena Mae Anderson of Yakima, WA; brother, Dale Anderson and wife Kathy Anderson of Au
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SEATTLE'S GAY PAST: Ballet dancers Rudolf Nureyev and Margot Fontaine
By Don Paulson - SGN Contributing Writer

In the 1960's, Seattle Gays fell in love with the ballet dancer Rudolph Nureyev, the sexiest and handsomest man in America. He exuded sex. [It's a good thing legs don't talk.] Women flocked to him as much as Gay men. He was a svengalli with that certain strong, masculine, animal magnetism. His wr
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Reggae star who incites killing Gays faces prosecution for real-life homophobic violence
Trial is test case on whether justice exists for Gay Jamaicans

Jamaican reggae star Buju Banton has been charged with Queer-bashing assault. Jamaican police allege that Banton was one of a group of men who forced their way into a house on Carlisle Avenue in Kingston on June 24 last year and beat six men who they accused of being Gay, acc
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TOWN HALL FORUM: The Iraq War and Its Toll on Working Families
Kucinich, Air America's Rachel Maddow among speakers

Come join America In Solidarity as we present "The Iraq War and Its Toll on Working Families" on Sunday, October 9 at 7pm. The event will be held at Town Hall (8th and Seneca) in Seattle, WA and tickets are available through AIS for a suggested $15 donation. Speaking will be Rep. Dennis
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Saga Continues - Part III: Slashed!
The razor sharp thorns from the petrified "Bush" are cutting the Social programs and Help Agencies throughout the U.S. of A. Texas and Florida no longer bear the fruits of the social and help programs that are a harvest for the poor and needy during their hardships and trials during poverty.

William B. called and informed me that he was h
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