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Some Queer-er Options for Thursday/Friday of Seattle Pride 2017 Weekend

Art: Kirk Damer for Pony Seattle

Art: Kirk Damer for Pony Seattle

Each year, Seattle Pride draws massive numbers of locals and tourists alike. But where can you go if you’re not feeling the muscly-cis-white-male-torsos-in-corporate-sponsored-beer-gardens version of the holiday?

Enjoy the alternative side of Pride! Here are some events for those seeking POC-representative, trans+, geeky, youth-friendly, ASL, and/or queer af spaces.

Note: Age requirements noted when known. 21+ venues require legal valid identification.

Queer-er options for Thursday and Friday, June 22/23, 2017 are below. Saturday/Sunday options will be posted separately.

For Full List of Seattle Pride Weekend events, go to the Seattle Gay Scene Pride Guide!

Thursday June 22nd

REAL TALK: LGBTQ Conversations for Change

5-8:30pm at the Frye Art Museum

FREE w/Promo Code:  If you can not afford to purchase tickets, use the PROMO – “FREEREALTALK” when checking out through Stranger Tickets.

ALL AGES!

This town hall pledges to offer blunt discussions about racism, nationalism, space access, safety, law enforcement, and pride. Includes group conversation and small breakout sessions. Special guests Jade Sotomayor and Monica Beverly Hillz of RuPaul’s Drag Race, along with local community leaders.

BUTT DAY

6pm-2am at Timbre Room

Tickets are $8 advance, $10 before 10pm, $12 after 10pm

21+

Work those glutes and dance your ass off! For those who live outside the Top 40. Featuring DJs Maarquii, Howin 1000, Riff-Raff, Barebacchus, and Gag Reflex. ADA accessible.

BIG GAY DOG PROM

6-9pm at House of Ruff

Tickets are $10

Let your dog do the talking! This year’s theme is “Unicorns and Rainbows.” Enjoy a photo booth, catered food, a costume contest, and even speed dating!

(Im)PULSE

7:30pm at Seattle Repertory Theatre

Tickets start at $21

Some Material May Not Be Appropriate For Younger Audiences

A haunting, dissonant performance featuring exceptional dance, acting, and spoken word in commemoration of last year’s Pulse shooting. Features a diverse cast with gripping stage presence.

WEIRD: a Very Weird Pride Show

7pm doors, 8pm show at Kremwerk

21+

Featuring special guest Hellen Tragedy. Dancing. Drinking. Stranger things…

GET WOKE: Queer and Trans People of Color Drag Show

9:30pm-1am at Kremwerk

$10 cover

21+

Enjoy house, hip hop, funk, and Latin music stylings by DJ Stunt Queen after enjoying performances to uplift and entertain Seattle’s queer and trans+ POC.  Hosted by Monique Heart, with headliners Monica Beverly Hillz and Jade Sotomayor of RuPaul’s Drag Race.

PrideSwat2017

Friday June 23rd

SEATTLE TRANS PRIDE

5-10pm at Cal Anderson Park

FREE!

ALL AGES!

The activities will begin with a rally and march, followed by fun festivities! Guest speaker Andrea Jenkins headlines this year’s event.

PRIDE with SWAY & SWOON and HELLA BLACK HELLA SEATTLE

6-10pm at the Cloud Room

FREE! (suggested donation)

21+

DJ Hotep and Stas Thee Boss will play R&B, soul, hip hop, funk, and trap music that you can groove to while enjoying the Cloud Room’s swanky lounge space. Killer views of the whole neighborhood.

CUCCI’S CRITTER BARN: Queer Pride Edition!

7pm at Kremwerk

Tickets start at $9

21+

Kiki with the critters at Seattle’s queerest rendezvous. Hostess Cucci Binaca will have you gagging while special Portland guests Fine China and Shitney Houston tear up the stage.

PRIDE SWAT+AZUQAR

7pm at Re-bar

21+

The Seattle Women’s Art-Wrestling Tournament is teaming up with AzuQar Latin dance night to give you a showdown con sabor! Register to compete, or come by just to watch the show and enjoy the music.

(Im)PULSE

7:30pm at Seattle Repertory Theatre

Tickets start at $21

Some Material May Not Be Appropriate For Younger Audiences

A haunting, dissonant performance featuring exceptional dance, acting, and spoken word in commemoration of last year’s Pulse shooting. Features a diverse cast with gripping stage presence.

WTFPride

WHAT THE FLOAT

8-11:30pm starting at Unicorn

Tickets starting at $15

21+

Flit around Seattle as fairies guide you through the night with a “silent disco.” Partygoers will get glowing headphones to listen to the DJs while onlookers will have no idea what’s going on. Spread joy and quirkiness!

SUMMER OF LOVE: Pony Pride 2017 Friday Fun

9pm-close at Pony

$5 after 9pm

21+

Dance to DJ Blank Eyes and kkost with Seattle’s alternative crowd. Includes outdoor patio. Hosted by alterna-queens Amoania and Americano.

SEATTLE TRANS PRIDE AFTERPARTY

9pm-2am at Vermillion

FREE! ($10 suggested donation at door)

Frolic and sway in this Capitol Hill art gallery and bar! Music provided by DJs Falon Sierra, MMMelt, and Gag Reflex. All proceeds go to Gender Justice League.

RAPTURE ft. Mike Servito, Evah Destruction, and Ursula Major

10pm at Kremwerk

Tickets start at $15

21+

This art-house event is going to bend rules and break boundaries. Hosted by Arson Nicki. Dark techno vibes by Succubass and DJ Sling Dion.

HOUSEQUAKE: PRIDE! ft. Spaceotter, Mr. Linden, and James Sorrell

10pm-2am at Timbre Room

Tickets start at $8

A house party with a patio. Transcendental techno. Ruggers everywhere. Kick off Pride in honor of the Seattle Quake rugby team!

 

 

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