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SEATTLE: Occupy Activists Dump $5000 In Marked Bills From A Hotel Window

Via Seattle Times: Activists tossed $5,000 off a downtown Seattle building Wednesday to protest money in politics. Dollar bills came swirling down just after 5 p.m. at Seventh Avenue and Pike Street, to the delight of tourists. The money was printed with the words “money as speech silences us all,” a statement of protest against court rulings that consider political …

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Talk About A Spoiler

Seattle’s Slog reports that last month a local theater employee gave away a key plot point in Prometheus as patrons presented their tickets. A man named Jorge who attended a recent showing of Prometheus got a politically charged spoiler alert from the employee who was tearing his tickets. “I have to warn you,” Jorge recalls the employee telling him and …

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Seattle Cops – It Gets Better

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Pride Weather Forecast

New York City.San Francisco.Chicago.Seattle.Houston.Minneapolis.

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Vatican Orders Crackdown On U.S. Nuns: You Aren’t Hating Homosexuals Enough

The Vatican has strongly reprimanded America’s 55,000 nuns, saying that they are not being vocal enough with denouncements of homosexuality and same-sex marriage. In many ways, the Vatican’s actions against the LCWR encapsulated the kind of hard line that many expected Benedict — the Vatican’s former doctrinal czar — to take when he was elected in 2005. “The current doctrinal …

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SEATTLE: Congregation Gives Standing Ovation To Priest Against Petition Drive

When Seattle’s Father Tim Clark told his congregation that he would not permit petitions to repeal same-sex marriage, he got a standing ovation. The parish became the sixth in Seattle to opt out of the petition drive for Referendum 74 that has been endorsed and foisted on parishes by Archbishop J. Peter Sartain. “I am happy to report that Our …

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Gay Journalist Eli Sanders Wins Pulitzer Prize For Story Of Lesbian’s Murder

Seattle Stranger reporter Eli Sanders has won the Pulitzer Prize for his story about the woman who survived an attacker who raped and killed her partner. (In 2009 the killer told the court: “God told me to rape and kill those lesbians.”) Here’s an excerpt from Sanders’ article: The reason for her sitting on the witness stand of a packed …

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Seattle Catholic Church Rejects Petitions

At least one Catholic church in the Seattle area is rejecting Archbishop J. Peter Sartain’s edict to collect petition signatures in support of repealing same-sex marriage.

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Starbucks Accepts Giant Thank You Card

Starbucks execs were on hand today when activists from the Sum Of Us delivered a giant “Thank You” card noting the almost 650,000 people who have shown their gratitude for supporting LGBT civil equality.

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Today In Christian Love™

Slog’s Dominic Holden posts the message that came with the above photo. Last week the University of Washington’s FoQus group for Queer Students held a food drive for the Lifelong Aids Alliance. We raised a lot of money and food that they desperately needed, all the while being picketed, loudly, in the middle of Red Square by church folk, who …

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Another Gay Military Homecoming

JMG reader Seattle Mike tips us to this: Sean Sutton, left, greets his boyfriend of 2 years, U.S. Navy sailor Jonathan Jewell, E5, with a kiss after Jewell returned from a seven month deployment aboard the USS Stennis on Friday, March 2, 2012 in Bremerton, Wash. The USS Stennis returned to its home port in Bremerton Friday, completing a seven-month …

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More On “Gospel Shame” At Mars Hill

Jesus Needs New PR has posted a follow-up to the “sexual discipline” contract imposed on the members of Mars Hill Church in Seattle. The subject in that example elected to leave the church entirely, making him the subject of an edict commanding all to ostracize him. Here’s an excerpt:

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Sexual Discipline At Mars Hill

At Seattle’s infamous Mars Hill Church, sexual “sinners” must sign a public confession and “discipline contract.” More at Jesus Needs New PR. RELATED: You may recall Mars Hill pastor Mark Driscoll’s contention that masturbation is a homosexual act, because it’s sex with a man.

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SEATTLE: Gay Man Dies Two Weeks After Possible Hate Crime Bashing

Seattle hair salon owner Danny Vega has died after two weeks in a coma that resulted from a brutal street attack by several men. Vega’s family believes the assault was a hate crime, although the police are not investigating it as such. On Nov. 15, Vega, a prominent figure in the city’s Filipino American community, was taking an evening walk …

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SEATTLE: Police Pepper-Spray 84 Year-Old Occupy Wall Street Protester

The above photo is sweeping the web today.

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Jeebus Would Knock The Shit Out Of You

“Jesus said both to turn the other cheek and to bring a sword to defend oneself. So let’s not simply quote one thing he said as if it were the only thing he said. Furthermore, quoting Bible verses against assault or persecution is not appropriate in regards to MMA, because such verses do not refer to a regulated sporting competition …

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Yoga Is From Satan

“Whether they know it or not, Christians who engage in yoga are participating in a religious expression that is antithetical to Christianity. The result is often an unguarded spirit that is susceptible to the many lies of Satan and a slow, almost unperceivable degradation of faith and Christian truth in one’s life. The act itself is a worship act. Subsequently, …

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VIDEO: From Occupy Seattle

JMG reader Max sends us his clip from yesterday as the Wall Street protest movement continues its spread to dozens of cities.

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Seattle Mariners – It Gets Better

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