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The highly praised lesbian romance film RAFIKI is banned in its home country of Kenya but will screen at TWIST Film Festival in Seattle this October.

“Rafiki” Director Sues Kenya For Banning Of Lesbian Romance Film Screening At Twist...

September 13, 2018 • Kenyan filmmaker Wanuri Kahiu isn’t messing around when it comes to the legal status of...

Left to right: Phillip Ray Guevara, Jim Gall, Julie Briskman and Sophie Franco in Intiman's NATIVE GARDENS by Karen Zacarías.  Photo by Naomi Ishisaka.

Review: Despite the September Tulips, Intiman’s “Native Gardens” Has Its Topical Charms

September 13, 2018 •   It’s September and a young/mostly old theater lovers...

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An Alarming Study Reveals High Risk of Suicide For Trans Teens…And, A New...

September 12, 2018 • A just released study from the University of Arizona reveals trans male teens at a high risk...

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LGBTQ U.S. House Candidate Chris Pappas Wins NH Primary

September 12, 2018 • Via victoryfund.org LGBTQ U.S. House Candidate Chris Pappas Wins NH...

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Reflecting on LGBTQ Lives Lost on 9/11

September 11, 2018 • Every year on September 11, I think the majority of Americans (as...

Jenn Colella, left, as Captain Beverley and the company of "Come From Away" the new musical at Seattle Repertory Theatre. Photo by Chris Bennion.

It’s a Month Away…the Return of “Come From Away” To Seattle

September 11, 2018 • Despite the fact it’s been called “the 9/11 musical” as both praise and...

MNEK is the out gay British pop star with a new album out now.

“Language”, MNEK’s Debut Album Is Out…And, So Is MNEK!

September 10, 2018 • Out British singer/songwriter MNEK is only 23 but the rising young star is high on the...

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Seattle and DC Mayors Announce Friendly Wager on WNBA Finals Between the Mystics...

September 7, 2018 • Via the Office of Mayor Jenny Durkan:   Seattle (September 6) – Seattle Mayor Jenny A....

Klarissa Marie Robles, in Theatre Battery's production, "Alma (or #NoWall)" Photo by Richard Salas.

Closing This Weekend: With “Alma ( or #nowall)”, Theatre Battery Brings Timely New...

September 7, 2018 • While Seattle is celebrated for its progressive and innovative arts scene, some of the most...

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A Toast To The Late Great Burt Reynolds… #F*ckFacebookCensorship

September 6, 2018 • Hollywood icon/leading man BURT REYNOLDS passed away today at age 82 after years of illness....

Seattle bookseller Debbie Sarow died August 20, 2018 from ovarian cancer. Photo: Strangeways/SGS

A Toast To 2 Great Booksellers: Debbie Sarow and Barbara Bailey

September 6, 2018 • As a passionate lover of books, I think it’s important to acknowledge that Seattle has...

Dina Martina is movin' on up for Xmas 2018.

Photo: David Belisle

It’s Official: Dina Martina Xmas Show At ACT for 2018….Tickets On Sale NOW

September 5, 2018 • We broke the story a few weeks back that Seattle’s beloved and very odd superstar drag...

The Kenyan film RAFIKI closes the 23rd annual TWIST: Seattle Queer Film Festival on October 21, 2018

4 Gala Films Announced For Twist: Seattle Queer Film Festival Running October 11...

September 5, 2018 • Summer must be over-ish (we’re sitting here sweating like pigs in this delicious balmy...

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The SAM Report: “Double Exposure” Closes Soon…JUST OPENED: In This Imperfect Present Moment

September 4, 2018 •   Perfect for your First Thursday plans, make it a point to see Double Exposure this week...

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Activist/Musician Madame Gandhi To Headline Lesbians Who Tech Concert at NYC Summit

September 4, 2018 • Mea Culpa. I thought this event, a cool sounding summit/concert for...

Sylvia O'Stayformore, left, made a big announcement at her monthly variety show BACON STRIP on Saturday, 
Sept 1st....she's buying into the events venue. Photo: Douglas McLaughlin

Sylvia O’Stayformore Gets Her Own Club

September 4, 2018 •   The big scoop on Saturday, September 1st was the announcement that Seattle drag diva...

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Lifelong Proclaims: “September is Sexual Health Month!”

September 1, 2018 • Via Lifelong: SEATTLE, WASHINGTON – Lifelong presents Sexual Health Month and new advances...

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We Love “Crazy Rich Asians” Star Awkwafina

August 31, 2018 • She’s a hilarious, delightful national treasure….rapper/actress/comedian Awkwafina...

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Seattle Horror Author David Massengill Talks About “The Skin That Fits”

August 31, 2018 •   Fall is (mostly) almost upon us and of course horror lover’s...

Audrey Hepburn in a My Fair Lady costume designed and photographed by Sir Cecil Beaton

The Many Fascinating Sides of Sir Cecil Beaton Featured in “Love, Cecil”

August 30, 2018 • Sir Cecil Beaton CBE (1904-1980) was many, many things. An acclaimed...