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Governor Gregoire signs marriage equality bill
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New Jersey legislature OKs marriage
Christie snubs Gregoire's letter, promises veto

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Queer Youth Space introduces new board of directors
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General Gayety: Happy, anxious, anxious, happy...
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Batter up!: An interview with ECSA's Frank Pichinini
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Team Popular joins the 11th AIDS/LifeCycle
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Maryland marriage bill passes House committee
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Knights Out to host dinner at West Point
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If Romney can sign his name, he's good enough, Grover Norquist says
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NOM must reveal donors, 1st Circuit Court says
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The meaning of choice
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Uganda government shuts down Gay rights conference
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Researchers discover HIV vulnerability
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The OutField: Two Super Bowl winners
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VIDEO: WA Gov. Gregoire Delivers Impassioned Speech & Signs Bil
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Proposition 8 Proponents to Seek Full Ninth Circuit Review
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Susana Martinez, New Mexico Governor, Loses A Hairstylist Over Gay Marriage Stance
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Truth Wins Out Files Defamation Lawsuit Against 'Ex-Gay' Organization PFOX
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Governor Gregoire signs marriage equality bill
by Shaun Knittel - SGN Associate Editor

On February 13, Governor Chris Gregoire, surrounded by Gay lawmakers, supporters, and advocates of marriage equality, signed historic legislation to create same-sex marriage in Washington state.

'It is signed,' announced an emotional Gregoire as the hundreds of witnesses erupted into thunderous applause.
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New Jersey legislature OKs marriage
Christie snubs Gregoire's letter, promises veto

by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

The New Jersey Assembly passed its marriage equality bill on February 16 by a 42 to 33 vote.

The state's Senate already passed the bill on February 13, 24 votes to 16.

The bill now goes to Republican Governor Chris Christie, who has promised 'very swift action' t
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Queer Youth Space introduces new board of directors
by Shaun Knittel - SGN Associate Editor

Queer Youth Space (QYS) Three Wings - a youth-led nonprofit organization that creates and centralizes the space, tools, and resources Queer young people need to be effective leaders, organizers, and advocates - has announced its Board of Directors.

QYS officials - who s
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General Gayety: Happy, anxious, anxious, happy...
by Leslie Robinson - SGN Contributing Writer

The LGBT news in my part of the world has been good lately - stunningly good. The governor of Washington mastered her qualms, the legislature mustered the votes and soon misters will be marrying misters in the Pacific Northwest.

This process has been so speedy and grati more
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Batter up!: An interview with ECSA's Frank Pichinini
by Sara Michelle Fetters - SGN Contributing Writer

It may seem odd to be talking about softball in the cold, rainy days of February, but the Emerald City Softball Association (ECSA) has been preparing for the upcoming season starting in April for weeks - months, in some cases. Entering its 33rd year, the LGBT sports league is
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Team Popular joins the 11th AIDS/LifeCycle
by Shaun Knittel - SGN Associate Editor

Jason Krech lives to cycle. It's what he loves. Cycling is a big part of who he is. So when he found out that he could cycle, vacation, and raise money to save lives, he was all in.

Last year, Krech participated in AIDS/LifeCycle, a fully supported seven-day bike ride f
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Maryland marriage bill passes House committee
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

Maryland's marriage equality bill cleared a key hurdle on February 14, as it passed a House of Delegates joint committee by a 25-18 vote.

Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley, a marriage equality supporter, expressed satisfaction with the vote.

'Today's vote is a si
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Knights Out to host dinner at West Point
by Shaun Knittel - SGN Associate Editor

Knights Out, the organization of LGBT West Point grads, will host a dinner at West Point on March 31 to honor the contributions of LGBT soldiers and members of the Long Gray Line.

Former Captain Jonathan Hopkins, USMA '01, will be honored for his service. Captain Hopkins,
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If Romney can sign his name, he's good enough, Grover Norquist says
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

At the CPAC convention last week, anti-tax guru Grover Norquist made the case for the Republican right wing to accept Mitt Romney as the party's nominee.

He can sign his name and he will follow orders, Norquist said, so he's good enough.

'Pick a Republican with eno
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NOM must reveal donors, 1st Circuit Court says
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

A panel of federal judges ruled on February 13 that the National Organization for Marriage (NOM) must comply with a Maine law that requires it to disclose the names of donors who financed its $1.8 million campaign to overturn Maine's marriage equality law.

The 1st Circuit Cour
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The meaning of choice
by David Webb - Courtesy of The Rare Reporter

After four decades of watching people struggle to keep up with the politically correct standard of the day in discussing LGBT life, I'm beginning to think it's time for everyone to relax a little.

I reached that decision a few weeks ago when I read about activist
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Uganda government shuts down Gay rights conference
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

Uganda's State Minister for Ethics and Integrity, Simon Lokodo, personally broke up a secret Gay rights conference in Entebbe, the Uganda Daily Monitor reported.

Lokodo arrived with police at the Imperial Resort Hotel on Valentine's Day, February 14, as Gay rights activists we
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Researchers discover HIV vulnerability
by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer

An international team of researchers has discovered that some human cells can repel HIV infections by 'starving' the virus of the necessary raw materials of life.

The study, published in the journal Nature Immunology, shows how macrophages and dendritic cells resist HIV infec
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The OutField: Two Super Bowl winners
by Dan Woog - SGN Contributing Writer

Although billions of dollars were bet on this month's Super Bowl, the score of the game shouldn't have mattered to the LGBT community.

Both the New England Patriots and New York Giants were winners.

As the website OutSports noted, the title contenders are a
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VIDEO: WA Gov. Gregoire Delivers Impassioned Speech & Signs Bil
VIDEO: WA Gov. Gregoire Delivers Impassioned Speech & Signs Bill

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http://joemygod.blogspot.com/2012/02/video-wa-gov-gregoire-delivers.html
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Proposition 8 Proponents to Seek Full Ninth Circuit Review
Posted by Chris Geidner

Charles Cooper, the lead attorney for the proponents of Proposition 8, tells Metro Weekly that the proponents of the California marriage amendment will be asking the full U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit to review the three-judge panel decision issued on Feb. 7 holding that Proposition 8 is
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Susana Martinez, New Mexico Governor, Loses A Hairstylist Over Gay Marriage Stance
WASHINGTON -- The frontiers of the gay marriage debate keep on expanding.

On Tuesday, Governor Susana Martinez (R-N.M.) lost a hairstylist who refused to clip her locks out of disgust with her opposition to marriage equality.

Antonio Darden, who had cut Martinez's hair on three occasions and runs Antonio's Hair S
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Truth Wins Out Files Defamation Lawsuit Against 'Ex-Gay' Organization PFOX
WASHINGTON -- The frontiers of the gay marriage debate keep on expanding.

On Tuesday, Governor Susana Martinez (R-N.M.) lost a hairstylist who refused to clip her locks out of disgust with her opposition to marriage equality.

Antonio Darden, who had cut Martinez's hair on three occasions and runs Antonio's Hair S
more
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WASHINGTON -- The frontiers of the gay marriage debate keep on expanding.

On Tuesday, Governor Susana Martinez (R-N.M.) lost a hairstylist who refused to clip her locks out of disgust with her opposition to marriage equality.

Antonio Darden, who had cut Martinez's hair on three occasions and runs Antonio's Hair S
more
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WASHINGTON -- The frontiers of the gay marriage debate keep on expanding.

On Tuesday, Governor Susana Martinez (R-N.M.) lost a hairstylist who refused to clip her locks out of disgust with her opposition to marriage equality.

Antonio Darden, who had cut Martinez's hair on three occasions and runs Antonio's Hair S
more
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WASHINGTON -- The frontiers of the gay marriage debate keep on expanding.

On Tuesday, Governor Susana Martinez (R-N.M.) lost a hairstylist who refused to clip her locks out of disgust with her opposition to marriage equality.

Antonio Darden, who had cut Martinez's hair on three occasions and runs Antonio's Hair S
more
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WASHINGTON -- The frontiers of the gay marriage debate keep on expanding.

On Tuesday, Governor Susana Martinez (R-N.M.) lost a hairstylist who refused to clip her locks out of disgust with her opposition to marriage equality.

Antonio Darden, who had cut Martinez's hair on three occasions and runs Antonio's Hair S
more
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WASHINGTON -- The frontiers of the gay marriage debate keep on expanding.

On Tuesday, Governor Susana Martinez (R-N.M.) lost a hairstylist who refused to clip her locks out of disgust with her opposition to marriage equality.

Antonio Darden, who had cut Martinez's hair on three occasions and runs Antonio's Hair S
more
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WASHINGTON -- The frontiers of the gay marriage debate keep on expanding.

On Tuesday, Governor Susana Martinez (R-N.M.) lost a hairstylist who refused to clip her locks out of disgust with her opposition to marriage equality.

Antonio Darden, who had cut Martinez's hair on three occasions and runs Antonio's Hair S
more
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WASHINGTON -- The frontiers of the gay marriage debate keep on expanding.

On Tuesday, Governor Susana Martinez (R-N.M.) lost a hairstylist who refused to clip her locks out of disgust with her opposition to marriage equality.

Antonio Darden, who had cut Martinez's hair on three occasions and runs Antonio's Hair S
more
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WASHINGTON -- The frontiers of the gay marriage debate keep on expanding.

On Tuesday, Governor Susana Martinez (R-N.M.) lost a hairstylist who refused to clip her locks out of disgust with her opposition to marriage equality.

Antonio Darden, who had cut Martinez's hair on three occasions and runs Antonio's Hair S
more
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WASHINGTON -- The frontiers of the gay marriage debate keep on expanding.

On Tuesday, Governor Susana Martinez (R-N.M.) lost a hairstylist who refused to clip her locks out of disgust with her opposition to marriage equality.

Antonio Darden, who had cut Martinez's hair on three occasions and runs Antonio's Hair S
more
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WASHINGTON -- The frontiers of the gay marriage debate keep on expanding.

On Tuesday, Governor Susana Martinez (R-N.M.) lost a hairstylist who refused to clip her locks out of disgust with her opposition to marriage equality.

Antonio Darden, who had cut Martinez's hair on three occasions and runs Antonio's Hair S
more
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WASHINGTON -- The frontiers of the gay marriage debate keep on expanding.

On Tuesday, Governor Susana Martinez (R-N.M.) lost a hairstylist who refused to clip her locks out of disgust with her opposition to marriage equality.

Antonio Darden, who had cut Martinez's hair on three occasions and runs Antonio's Hair S
more
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WASHINGTON -- The frontiers of the gay marriage debate keep on expanding.

On Tuesday, Governor Susana Martinez (R-N.M.) lost a hairstylist who refused to clip her locks out of disgust with her opposition to marriage equality.

Antonio Darden, who had cut Martinez's hair on three occasions and runs Antonio's Hair S
more
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WASHINGTON -- The frontiers of the gay marriage debate keep on expanding.

On Tuesday, Governor Susana Martinez (R-N.M.) lost a hairstylist who refused to clip her locks out of disgust with her opposition to marriage equality.

Antonio Darden, who had cut Martinez's hair on three occasions and runs Antonio's Hair S
more
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WASHINGTON -- The frontiers of the gay marriage debate keep on expanding.

On Tuesday, Governor Susana Martinez (R-N.M.) lost a hairstylist who refused to clip her locks out of disgust with her opposition to marriage equality.

Antonio Darden, who had cut Martinez's hair on three occasions and runs Antonio's Hair S
more
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WASHINGTON -- The frontiers of the gay marriage debate keep on expanding.

On Tuesday, Governor Susana Martinez (R-N.M.) lost a hairstylist who refused to clip her locks out of disgust with her opposition to marriage equality.

Antonio Darden, who had cut Martinez's hair on three occasions and runs Antonio's Hair S
more
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WASHINGTON -- The frontiers of the gay marriage debate keep on expanding.

On Tuesday, Governor Susana Martinez (R-N.M.) lost a hairstylist who refused to clip her locks out of disgust with her opposition to marriage equality.

Antonio Darden, who had cut Martinez's hair on three occasions and runs Antonio's Hair S
more
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WASHINGTON -- The frontiers of the gay marriage debate keep on expanding.

On Tuesday, Governor Susana Martinez (R-N.M.) lost a hairstylist who refused to clip her locks out of disgust with her opposition to marriage equality.

Antonio Darden, who had cut Martinez's hair on three occasions and runs Antonio's Hair S
more
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