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Capitol Hill Housing Has Multiple Projects Coming Up…And, A Big Fundraiser

October 9, 2017 • What’s not to j’adore about Capitol Hill Housing? They’ve been...

Workers hustle to complete renovations for the grand opening of Seattle's new LGBTQ venue: Queer/Bar opening Oct 7, 2017. Photo: Strangeways

“queer/bar” To Be Opening This Weekend With New Show MX And A Vegetarian...

October 5, 2017 • The bar/club taking over the old Purr space at 1518 11th Avenue (between Pike...

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Reminder! Purr Re-Opens At New Montlake Location TONIGHT

October 4, 2017 • After weeks of remodeling and worry, Purr owner Barbie Roberts can...

Purr announced they'll reopen at new Montlake location on October 4th.

Purr At Montlake Announces October 4th For Grand Re-Opening

September 27, 2017 • Purr, the beloved cocktail lounge formerly located on 11th Avenue on Capitol Hill, has...

The next mayor of Seattle will either be Jenny Durkan or Cary Moon.

Meet The 2017 Seattle Municipal Candidates This Friday

September 18, 2017 • The Greater Seattle Business Association aka the GSBA is presenting a...

The proposed site for Capitol Hill Housing's LGBTQ elder housing project at 14th & Union. Photo: CHH

Capitol Hill Housing Announce Plans For LGBTQ Senior Housing

September 14, 2017 • As a rapidly aging lower income Elder Queer, housing for LGBTQ seniors is...

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The GSBA Stands Up To Trump Admin’s Unconscionable War On Dreamers

September 6, 2017 • The Greater Seattle Business Association’s president, Louise Chernin has...

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LGBTQ Seattle Has A Chance To Meet The Candidates

August 29, 2017 • We’re VERY confused why the GSBA is holding “Face to...

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Memo To L’etranger: Robbie Turner Hasn’t Been A Regular At RPlace For Well...

August 18, 2017 • What’s up with The Stranger lately? They’re kinda stupid. OK, so...

Confederate Memorial in Seattle's Lake View Cemetery. Photo via Change.org

Call For Removal Of Lake View’s Confederate Memorial Leads To Focus On Privately...

August 16, 2017 • After this weekend’s “Alt Right” aka “Racist Nazi White Power...

Seattle native/former Stranger writer/current BuzzFeed reporter DOMINIC HOLDEN made The Advocate's list of 50 influential LGBTs in media

Dan Savage and Dominic Holden Both Make The Advocate’s List of 50 Most...

August 16, 2017 • Two Seattle LGBT media types made The Advocate’s list of ...

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“Bitsy Bates” Us With Cannabis Cooking Tips On New Web Series From Uncle...

August 4, 2017 • We LOVE a good advertorial! Part not-so-subtle advertisement! Part entertainment! Part...

LGBTQ activist finished first in the August primary for position 5 on the Seattle School Board and advances to November election.

Mixed Results For LGBTQ Candidates In August Primary But Durkan & DeWolf Advance...

August 4, 2017 • There are a large number of out LGBTQ candidates in this year’s Seattle...

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It’s Confirmed: Joey Burgess Takes Over Former Purr Space For New Club “Queer...

August 2, 2017 • We broke the news last night that it appeared the name of the new venue taking over the former...

A new sign has appeared in the window of the old Purr space at 1518 11th Ave between Pike and Pine on Capitol Hill.

Is “Queer Bar” Moving Into The Old Purr Location? And, WHO Is Behind...

August 1, 2017 • Well, that was quick. It’s August 1st and there is already a new sign in the window at...

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray and the man accusing him of sexual assault, Delvonn Heckard.

Murray Accuser Wants Millions From City of Seattle

July 28, 2017 • In the latest development in the Seattle Mayor Ed Murray Scandal...

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EC Black Pride Events Happening All Over The Emerald City This Weekend

July 26, 2017 • Just a reminder that EMERALD CITY BLACK PRIDE is happening this weekend in Seattle with events...

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Xanna’s Photo Essay: Day 1 of Capitol Hill Block Party 2017

July 25, 2017 • 2017’s Capitol Hill Block Party began with two music panels open to the public free of...

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Sue Bird Comes Out Publicly…Plays In Saturday’s WNBA All-Star Game At Key Arena

July 20, 2017 • I’ll be honest…I thought WNBA superstar, 15 year veteran...

Purr Cocktail Lounge is is leaving 11th Avenue on Capitol Hill after nearly 12 years to a new home on 24th Avenue East in the quiet Montlake neighborhood. 
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Purr Closes Up Shop On The Hill; Announces A Move To….Montlake

July 20, 2017 • After nearly a 12 year run on Capitol Hill’s 11th Avenue between Pike and Pine Streets,...

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Pride to the People: NW Pride of Color Kicks Off This Month

July 12, 2017 •   Just when you thought Pride was over, Northwest Pride of Color is just getting started!...

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GSBA’s Power Connect Brings Together Major Political Candidates For 2017 Elections

July 11, 2017 • It’s a huge year for LGBTQ issues across the country with many...

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Purr Schedules “Going Away Party” For July 19; No News On New Location

July 3, 2017 • A new development in the ongoing saga of Purr Cocktail Lounge, the popular LGBTQ bar on 11th...

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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Happy Pride Saturday Seattle!! And, Stay Hydrated!!!!

June 24, 2017 •   Grrrrrr….. IT HAWT OUT THERE!!! After weeks and weeks of...