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Incumbent Kshama Sawant and challenger Egan Orion advance to the November ballot for the District 3 Seattle City Council seat which includes Capitol Hill.

Seattle Elections 2019: Sawant and Orion Head To November Ballot For District 3

August 7, 2019 • Local elections don’t generally stir up much excitement (despite their...

Representative Laurie Jinkins (D-Tacoma) becomes Washington's first female and gay Speaker of the House. Photo via Washington Statehouse

Laurie Jinkins Becomes First Woman/First Out Washington House Speaker

July 31, 2019 • Earlier today, Washington State House Democrats elected...

Charlette LeFevre, left is feuding with Egan Orion, right....AGAIN. Photos via Facebook.

Charlette vs Egan: Round 327

July 20, 2019 • Oh, my….it’s the feud that just keeps on giving us joy. It’s so delicious,...

The 2019 Seattle Mayor's Pride Award winners at Queer Bar, June 26,2019. Photo via Seattle Counseling Services FB

Mayor Jenny Durkan Honors Six LGBTQ+ Community Members at 2019 Pride Awards at...

June 28, 2019 • The 2019 Seattle Mayor’s Pride Reception was held Wednesday,...

Seattle bookseller and LGBTQ community member Barbara Bailey passed away September 1, 2018. Photo via FB.

Mayor Durkan Proposes to Honor LGBTQ Advocate Barbara Bailey With Denny Way Name...

June 24, 2019 • Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan announced today she has sent over a...

Egan Orion and Zachary DeWolf both qualified this week to participate in Seattle's Democracy Voucher program which helps fund city wide political races.

Calendar Mark: July 17 For GSBA’s “Meet the Candidates 2019”

June 21, 2019 • It’s almost a month away but you should put this on your calendar of things to do in...

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Drag Stars To Turn Out For Kshama Sawant Benefit At Chop Suey Tonight

May 23, 2019 • The race for the District 3 Seattle City Council seat is highly...

Egan Orion and Zachary DeWolf both qualified this week to participate in Seattle's Democracy Voucher program which helps fund city wide political races.

Both DeWolf and Orion Qualify for Voucher Program In Battle For District 3...

April 19, 2019 •   Both out gay men running for Seattle City Council’s District 3 seat qualified to...

Out gay man ZACHARY DEWOLF announces his candidacy for Seattle City Council's District 3 seat. Photo: DeWolf Campaign

Zachary DeWolf Throws Big Gay Hat Into District 3 Ring

April 11, 2019 • Oh, let the circus begin! And, the race for the District 3 Seattle City Council seat in this...

Left to right: Asukaa Jaxx (credit unknown), Egan Orion (photo: Alex Garland) and Christopher Peguero (Photo via Facebook)

At Least 3 LGBTQ Candidates Vie For City Council Seats: Peguero, Jaxx and...

April 5, 2019 • It’s considered an “off” year for elections on the national level but many...

LGBTQ community leaders Aleksa  Manila, Monisha Harrell and Louise Chernin are 3 of Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan's 2018 Pride

Mayor Durkan Honors Six Community Members at 2018 Pride Awards

June 21, 2018 •   Seattle (June 21) – In her first Pride Awards presentation,...

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And, The Rogue “Capitol Hill Pride” Is Baaaaaack! Group Announces Rival Pride Saturday...

June 13, 2018 • Like Cher and Cockroaches, you just can’t get rid of Charlette...

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray and the man accusing him of sexual assault, Delvonn Heckard. Heckard died early Friday morning, February 16, 2018 in a South King County motel.

Ed Murray Accuser Dies In Auburn Motel

February 16, 2018 • There’s another shocking twist in the Mayor Ed Murray Sex Scandal. One of the men who...

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All The Husbears Of West Seattle Can Rejoice: Mayor Durkan Pushes For Streamlining...

December 13, 2017 • For Seattle  mass transit supporters, some good news today as brand...

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Jenny Durkan Sworn In As Seattle’s First Lesbian Mayor/First Female Mayor In Nearly...

November 28, 2017 • Attorney Jenny Durkan was sworn in as Seattle’s 56th mayor earlier this afternoon. Ms...

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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...

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...

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BREAKING: Seattle Mayor Ed Murray Resigns After New Abuse Allegation Revealed

September 12, 2017 • Updated: Hours after the Seattle Times revealed that there was a fifth allegation that Seattle...

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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...