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Kolkata: People participate during an AIDS awareness programme on the eve of World AIDS Day in Kolkata on Nov 30, 2016. (Photo: IANS)

Seattle Honors World AIDS Day 2017 With December 1st Events

November 16, 2017 • World AIDS Day 2017 isn’t that far away…it’s Friday, December 1, 2017 and...

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Ellen Page’s Powerful Words About Sexual Harassment and Homophobia In Hollywood

November 10, 2017 • Out actor Ellen Page, best known for her Academy Award nominated role in the 2007 film Juno as...

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Election 2017 Flips A Finger of Disdain To Trumpism With Big Wins For...

November 8, 2017 • How’s that agenda of hate and division working out for ya, Republican Party? Judging by...

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Election Day Is Here…VOTE! (And, How To Follow LGBTQ Candidates Across The Country)

November 6, 2017 • It’s Election Time Kids! It’s time to fill in those ballots and mail/drop them off...

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Seattle, Bellevue & Olympia Achieve Perfect Scores In HRC’s Equality Index

October 19, 2017 • Three cities in Washington State achieve perfect scores of “100” on the Human...

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Coming Out…Being Out…Being Visible….Being Queer Is More Important Than Ever

October 11, 2017 • It’s National Coming Out Day where we encourage folks to come out as LGBTQ. But, in...

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SPL and TWIST Team Up For “Genderize” Screening/Discussion To Promote Trans Allyship

October 10, 2017 • The Seattle Public Library and TWIST: Seattle Queer Film Festival are...

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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 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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“Karnoski v. Trump” Is Filed In Seattle To Combat Trump’s Trans Ban In...

August 28, 2017 • The battle challenging Donald Trump’s banning of transgender troops in the US military...

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37 % of Transgender Washingtonians have experienced homelessness in their lifetimes

August 15, 2017 • Local transgender community responds to shocking discrimination...

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...

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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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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...

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....

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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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...