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No Justice No Pride protesters shut down the 2017 Seattle Pride Parade in downtown Seattle with Black Lives Matter activists. Photo: Basil Shadid

No Justice No Pride Issues Statement; Shuts Down Seattle Pride Parade

June 25, 2017 • Protesters have shut down the 2017 Seattle Pride Parade at approximately 11:50 am PDT this...

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NYC Flag Day March Honors Rainbow Flag Creator Gilbert Baker

June 15, 2017 • New York City Memorial Rally and Protest March Honors the Late Gilbert Baker, Rainbow Flag...

Placards featuring all 49 victims of Pulse Orlando were held by community members at Seattle's "We Remember-Pulse One Year Anniversary" event at Cal Anderson Park on Monday, June 12, 2017. Photo: Adam McRoberts for Seattle Gay Scene

“We Remember”: Seattle Honors Those Lost As Well As The Survivors Of Orlando...

June 14, 2017 • On Monday, June 12, 2017 people gathered in somber groups in cities all around the country to...

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Spectrum Dance Theater’s (IM)Pulse Examines Queer Violence & ACTing Up In Response

June 12, 2017 • Seattle’s modern dance theater company, SPECTRUM DANCE THEATER is closing...

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Seattle Honors Orlando Pulse On the One Year Anniversary This Monday June 12

June 9, 2017 • So, we’re at the one year anniversary of the Orlando Pulse Massacre which...

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We Lost Our Mary

January 25, 2017 • The world mourns the loss of the actress who “turned the world...

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Honoring Carrie Fisher With A Light Saber Tribute

December 30, 2016 • This is sweet. Some local folks have created a spur of the moment tribute to legendary actress...

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Trans Actor/Activist Alexis Arquette: 1969-2016

September 12, 2016 • It was a sad turn of events on Sunday, September 11, 2016 when the famed...

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Comedy Legend Gene Wilder Takes His Final Bow

August 29, 2016 • He crafted a number of iconic performances in films stretching from the late...

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US Navy Shortlists Harvey Milk for Naval Honor…His Own Ship

July 29, 2016 • According to leaked information sent from Secretary of the Navy Ray...

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Heteronormativity is Not in The Prime Directive, Captain.

July 9, 2016 • If you’re following any of the Star Trek: Beyond news lately, you may...

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Dearly Beloved….We Are Gathered Here To Honor Prince

April 21, 2016 • 2016 is turning into an “Annus horribilis” when it comes to losing legendary...

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The 1964 Bieber (AKA Paul McCartney) Comes To Town In April…And, Farewell To...

March 9, 2016 • It’s a very “Beatles-y” kind of day I...

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Community Leader, Sonorra McMath, Passed Away Last Month.

January 14, 2016 • SGS learned entirely too late that a powerhouse queer woman of color, Sonorra...

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Ziggy Is Dead. David Bowie Succumbs To Cancer At Age 69

January 10, 2016 • Sadly, it’s not an Internet joke. Iconic British pop star David Bowie died today...

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A Toast To….The Legendary Carol Doda

November 11, 2015 • A lot of you are going: “Huh?” (but a lot of you say that about...

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Pacific NW Pitchman For “Vern Fonk” Has Honked His Last Honk

August 18, 2015 • For Pacific Northwest fans of cheesy locally made television...

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Wake Set For Beloved Seattle Queen And Personality, Isidor “Aunty” Martinez

April 2, 2015 • Friends and family of famed Seattle drag mother/door person Isidor “Aunty Izzy”...

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Memorial Service For Trenton Garris Set For Golden Gardens On March 8

March 6, 2015 •   Trenton Garris, a beloved member of Seattle’s LGBTQ community died...

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World Mourns Robin Williams…Will His Work In Gay Film “Boulevard” Screen In Seattle?

August 13, 2014 • Fans of iconic comedian/actor Robin Williams continue to mourn the...

July 13, 2013 • RIP Cory Monteith

June 19, 2013 • RIP James Gandolfini