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The cast of the monthly drag variety show BACON STRIP created and hostessed by the one and only Sylvia O'Stayformore pictured in the center. Photo: Chris Schanz

Congrats #2: Sylvia O’Stayformore’s BACON STRIP Wins Weekly’s “Best Drag Show” Honor

August 3, 2017 • Congrats #2 to Sylvia O’Stayformore’s “Big Gay Variety...

Beth Barrett has been named the permanent Artistic Director for the Seattle International Film Festival. Photo: SIFF

Congrats #1: Beth Barrett Named Permanent SIFF Artistic Director

August 3, 2017 • We are SO thrilled that Beth Barrett has been named the permanent Artistic...

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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...

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“Nite Skool” Rocks and Rules at Annex Theatre

July 30, 2017 • Just when it seems like the country has completely gone backwards,...

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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Trump Bans Transgender Military Personnel; Community Reacts With Fury

July 26, 2017 • In yet another pathetic attempt to distract and divide, Donald Trump tweeted out this morning...

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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...

Embattled Seattle Mayor Ed Murray (left) at the Pride Flag raising ceremony at Seattle City Hall, June 1, 2017. Photo: Michael Strangeways

“Mayor Gate” Continues As Seattle LGBT Commission Demands Murray Resign From Office

July 24, 2017 • New developments in the ongoing saga of the Mayor Ed Murray Abuse Scandal continue to emerge....

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UMO Is Ready To Lead The Resistance…

July 21, 2017 • Satire and political cabaret have long been tools to fight...

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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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Lady Parts Justice League Wants To #ExposeFakeClinics

July 17, 2017 • July 17th, 2017: Lady Parts Justice League and The Abortion Access...

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Uncle Joe Is Coming To Town For The Holidays! Joe Biden Heads To...

July 17, 2017 • We love former Vice President Joe Biden. So do lots of other people, so we’re pretty...

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Unbelievable…World of Wonder’s “RuPaul’s Drag Race” Snags EIGHT Emmy Nominations

July 13, 2017 • Pretty amazing for a show that’s getting a bit long in the tooth! Apparently, the...

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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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#PROTD: “The L Word” Returns To TV

July 11, 2017 • GAAAAAAAASP! Can a remount of “Queer as Folk” be far behind?...

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VICTORY! I-1552 Fails to Qualify for the WA State November Ballot

July 7, 2017 • For the second time in a row, anti-trans bigots failed to get a...

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Team Diva Decides To “Take America” With This Year’s Big Fundraiser

July 6, 2017 • The powerhouse TEAM DIVA REAL ESTATE family is back in action for...

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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...

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

June 22, 2017 • Each year, Seattle Pride draws massive numbers of locals and tourists alike....