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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...

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Yaaas Khaleesi: The Gayest Game of Thrones Review Podcast – Episode 3

August 2, 2017 • Tim and Ryan bring you the absolute gayest review of Game of Thrones, Episode 3....

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,...

RPDR Season 9 winner Sasha Velour, upper left and five other S9 stars head to Seattle on Aug 20/21 for "War on the Catwalk'

As RPDR: All-Stars 3 Begins Filming, All Eyes Turn To Season 9 Stars’...

July 29, 2017 • WHERE OR WHERE have so many beloved RuPaul Drag Race divas gone to?!?!?!? Seems like SEVERAL...

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Gay City Arts 2017/18 Season Focuses on Diversity and Resistance and Mark Finley...

July 28, 2017 • Gay City Arts has announced the line-up for their upcoming 5th season...

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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SIFF Broadcasts & Screens “Angels in America” With Nathan Lane & Andrew Garfield

July 28, 2017 • The latest in the series NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE events where productions from the London UK...

Chris Colfer comes to the general Seattle Gay Scene metroplex to promote his latest "Land of Stories" fairy tale book from Hachette

SGS Exclusive! A Random Post About “Glee” Star Chris Colfer Coming To Town...

July 27, 2017 • A blatant attempt to snag clicks, this post is ENTIRELY designed to...

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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...

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Cast Announced/Tix On Sale For Return of Teatro ZinZanni This Fall; Ariana Savalas...

July 25, 2017 • They lost the space to park their Spiegeltent on Mercer across the street from Seattle Center...

Eva Abram and Porscha Shaw in HOODOO LOVE at the Center Theatre at Seattle Center through July 30, 2017. Photo: Margaret Toomey

“Hoodoo Love” Sings Some Beautifully Passionate Blues

July 24, 2017 • Review: Hoodoo Love by Katori Hall. Produced by Sound Theatre Company...

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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Familiar, Peculiar, and Singular Sondheim in Arts West Cabaret Series

July 24, 2017 • Everybody says don’t do Sondheim, too offbeat, too musically...

Darragh Kennan is Aristotle and Chip Sherman is Alexander in the new play "ALEX & ARIS" at ACT. Photo: Chris Bennion

“Greensward” and “Alex & Aris”: Two New Plays Recall Theatrical Styles Of The...

July 22, 2017 • Two new plays in Seattle both feel like theater from another era. One has its...

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Cthulhu Arrived in Seattle!

July 22, 2017 • Cthulhu, the Musical! has arrived in Seattle, WA!  The ever-popular...

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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...

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Austin Music Royalty Patrice Pike Talks To Xanna About Pride, TV Music Competitions...

July 20, 2017 • In the mid-1990s, not long after my pilgrimage from Boston to Austin in search...