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NCLR's Mathew Shurka after his February 20, 2018 testimony at the Hawaii State Capitol, wearing rainbow leis given to him by the LGBT Caucus of the Democratic Party of Hawai'i.

Hawaii is 12th State to Prohibit Conversion Therapy for LGBTQ Youth

May 25, 2018 •   HONOLULU—Hawaii Governor David Ige signed a bill sponsored by Hawaii...

Seattle to add 5 new colors to their official city Pride Flag for 2018. Photo: Seattle LGBTQ Commission

Seattle Gets Five New Colors Added To Pride Flag For 2018

May 25, 2018 •   In partnership with SEqual Seattle who helped fund it, the Seattle LGBTQ Commission has...

Producer Eddie DeHais is a disabled trans artist who uses radical empathy and collaboration to investigate erasure and stigma around mental health.

“ReShape” Uses Art To Shed the Secrecy Around Mental Health

May 23, 2018 • Coming Up This Weekend, ReShape Uses Art to Shed the Secrecy and Reshape Our Conversations...

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Victory Fund Endorses 24 More LGBTQ Candidates for 2018 Including Trans Vermont Candidate...

May 22, 2018 • Victory Fund Endorses 24 More LGBTQ Candidates for 2018, Spotlights Five New Historic Races...

Art by Kimisha Turner, for Don't Call It a Riot!

Honoring the Black Panther Party and Generations of Activism in Seattle

May 21, 2018 •     Amontaine Aurore’s powerful play (Don’t Call It a Riot!) just...

ACT UP protests will be one part of the AIDS Crisis to be remembered with the AIDS Memorial Pathway

Artists Wanted To Help Design Cal Anderson Park’s AIDS Memorial Pathway

May 21, 2018 • Work on actual planning for the AIDS Memorial Pathway is well underway with an impending...

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Gayly Forward: Queer Arts & Shows This Week & Beyond

May 18, 2018 • * = Top picks! (as selected through R Barron’s fogged-up lenses alone)   Now thru 5/19...

Timothée Chalamet and Armie Hammer star in CALL ME BY YOUR NAME, the acclaimed film by Luca Guadagnino and based on the novel by André Aciman. Photo: Sony Pictures Classics

“Call Me By Your Name” & “Love, Simon” Authors Kick Off LGBTQ Month...

May 18, 2018 • ‘Call Me By Your Name’ Author Kicks Off LGBT Month at Library of Congress In celebration...

Oliver Jackson-Cohen, our future pretend ex-husband and James McArdle, our other future pretend ex-husband, star in the BBC/PBS Masterpiece drama "Man in Orange Shirt" this June.

BBC/Masterpiece PBS Set To Release Steamy Gay Drama, “Man in the Orange Shirt”

May 17, 2018 •   Sometimes we get VERY exciting press releases….like this one about the DVD/home...

Former Seattlite/gay adult performer JIMMY DURANO is recovering from a serious head injury after an accident. Photo via Instagram

Former Seattleite Jimmy Durano Needs Our Help

May 17, 2018 • Many of our readers might know him as “Julio” but to his legions of fans, gay...

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Art We Can Get Behind: “The Male Gaze” At Gallery 1/1

May 15, 2018 • Gallery 1/1, the “unique photographic gallery” in Ballard, is opening a new show...

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“Take Us To A Nice Buffet!!!” National Honor Our LGBT Elders Day...

May 15, 2018 •   Apparently, Wednesday, May 16th is “National Honor Our LGBT Elders...

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Last Call To Be IN The 2018 Seattle Pride Parade!

May 15, 2018 • Tick Tock Clarice!!!! If you want your group/company to be marching...

Cornell Alston stars in "Jack &" Conceived and directed by Kaneza Schaal, and onstage at On the Boards May 10 -13, 2018,

Stories From The Inside: Theaters/Artists Explore & Facilitate Art in Prison

May 12, 2018 • Bringing Out Stories from Inside: On the Boards Highlights the Damages to the Psyche of...

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HEYO Teams Up With Babeland For Some Very Important Lessons…On Oral Love!

May 10, 2018 • Learning IS Fundamental!!! Lifelong’s  Health Education Youth...

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Casting Call For HIV Long Term Survivors For PBS Show “We’ll Meet Again”

May 9, 2018 • Seattle HIV health care advocate Michael Louella passed this...

ALL THE DOG BABIES!!!! Photo: Swiped from Gaysha Starr's FB wall

“Reunited”….And, It Feels So Good As Gaysha Starr Raises Money for Seattle Humane

May 3, 2018 • A tragedy in her life resulted in Seattle entertainer making a pledge...

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Out of Town/San Francisco: The World Premiere of Andrew Lippa’s “Unbreakable”

May 3, 2018 • Hmmmm…..here’s a reason to visit San Francisco in June....

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Meet Your Seattle LGBTQ Commission This Sunday

May 2, 2018 • Seattle LGBTQ Commission Hosts Community Event The People of Color...

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An Interview With “An Octoroon” Director Brandon J. Simmons

May 1, 2018 • Brandon J. Simmons is very talented. He’s been on-stage performing in...

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Experience “Radical Self Love” With Sonya Renee Taylor At Elliot Bay Book Company

April 23, 2018 • Don’t Miss This: Come hear Sonya Renee Taylor, Radical Self-Love...

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The Night Becky With the Yard Signs SHUT DOWN Taylor Mac’s Seattle Show...

April 21, 2018 • Friday night, April 20th, featured a very special queer theatrical event as legendary...

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Give Out Is NOW!!! A Way To Help LGBTQ Non-Profits!

April 19, 2018 • Did you know … ?  Today is GiveOut! But you can give anytime, too....

"Naughty" photo on cover of Seattle University's student newspaper website has unhinged the Jesuit administration.  Photo of Spectator website by M. Strangeways; original photo by Samira Shobeiri/The Spectator

Seattle University President Clutches Pearls In Horror Over Student Drag Photo

April 19, 2018 • Prudish administrator pitches fit over “indecent” drag photo on cover of Seattle...

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“Talk Gender To Me” Examines What is Gender Considerate Language in the Workplace?

April 13, 2018 • Here’s a great new program from Seattle non-profit advocacy group, LGBTQ...

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Two Big Parties This Weekend: Red Dress and Legendary Children

April 12, 2018 •   There are two big gala party events happening on Saturday, April 14th and you can still...

Individual Grand Marshals for the 2018 Seattle Pride Parade include Dr. Jen Self, Director of the Q Center and affiliate professor at UW; 
S. Wakefield, External Relations Director for Fred Hutch’s HIV Vaccine Trials Network;  Nayyef Hrebid and Btoo Allami, from Out of Iraq, A Love Story

Seattle Pride Names Marshals For 2018…Including POCAAN and Entre Hermanos

April 11, 2018 • A few weeks back at their public meeting Seattle Pride leaked a couple of the names of people...

Photo by Marcia Davis — with Emily Pihlaja and Fausto Rivera Contreras

Spectrum Dance Theater’s Powerful “H.R. 3244” Examines The Modern Slavery of Human Trafficking

April 11, 2018 •     If you think Spectrum is just some dance thing, I hope you’ll rid yourself of...

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Cherdonna Needs FUNDS!

April 10, 2018 • We must help her! She’s the one of a kind bio queen/performance...

Sean Dorsey's THE MISSING GENERATION is a live, dance theater piece to be performed on multiple dates of the 13th annual Translations Film Festival this May.

Three Dollar Bill Announces Line-up for Translations Film Festival

April 6, 2018 • It’s just around the corner…the 13th annual Translations: Seattle Transgender...

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Forum To Discuss Stonewall National Monument Happening April 5th!

April 4, 2018 •     Well, you have your chance with a community forum happening Thursday, April 5th...

Husbands John Mason and US Senate candidate Nick Leonard who is vying to win the seat vacated by Al Franken representing Minnesota.

Gay Minnesotan Runs for Franken’s Vacant Senate Seat

April 2, 2018 • Interesting…a married gay man is running for Al Franken’s vacated US Senate seat...

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Proud Trans Veteran and Ops Manager for National Center for Transgender Equality

“I’m transgender. I’m a veteran. I’m visible.”

March 31, 2018 • An important message from Ray Duval, “Proud Trans Veteran” and...

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San Diego Pride Gives Back To Community With #MeToo LGBTQ Conference

March 29, 2018 • This is how you create important community events that reach out to members of the LGBTQ...

Out country star Ty Herndon to host/headline GLAAD country concert event in Nashville

GLAAD, CMT and Country Star Ty Herndon Set to Bring Concert to Nashville...

March 28, 2018 • Via GLAAD Press: GLAAD and Country Star Ty Herndon Set to Bring Third Concert for Love &...