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perry Lesbian Pride Hangover, or, “The Case for The Prideful Lesbian” - With all due respect to Ryan Crawford and his wonderful column, I’d humbly like to submit my version of a Love & Lust in Queer Seattle: The Case for the PRIDEful Lesbian. Another Pride over. How’d you do? No, I don’t mean whether you made it to work on Monday or not. I’ve always been …
PRIDE Photos: Trans*Pride -                         http://seattlegayscene.com/photo-gallery/?aid1=10153006508403437
Now that gay puppets can wed in ALL 50 states, it's a great day to be gay in Seattle. Happy Pride ! Happy Seattle Pride Day 2015!!! - We’re going to keep this post short and sweet…’cause we got Pridey stuff to do!!!! It’s the Big Day…Seattle’s LGBTQ Pride Day is happening NOW, Sunday, June 28, 2015 with the Pride Parade going on downtown along 4th Avenue from Union to Seattle Center with your very special hosts MAMA TITS and JACKIE BEAT at …
11692803_10207372296054246_1046848535803781150_n Here’s 7 Fabulous Things That Have Already Happened During #SeattlePride2015 - Of all the Pride festivities that I have attended over the years, Seattle’s still reigns supreme for being the craziest. Sure, the bigger cities like Los Angeles, NYC, and my new home in Chicago might have bigger crowds and more people in general – but there’s just something about Seattle that makes it really special. And …
EagleBBQ Randy Henson’s Brief History of The Seattle Eagle: Daring To Be Different For 35 Years - When Lavender Underground event producer Kirk Calvo told me he had managed to lure back DJ Mr. Smith for a return visit to his old stomping grounds at The Seattle Eagle (314 East Pike Street) for Pride Sunday, I was overjoyed. So are many Eagle “Old Timers”. Mr. Smith’s 14 year reign as a beloved …
Photo: Alex Garland for SGS Saturday Pride In Seattle Includes PrideFest @ Cal Anderson, Plus Wildrose/Purr Block Parties - It’s Saturday the day after the ultimate victory for Marriage Equality in the United States and it’s Pride Weekend in Seattle and it’s RIDICULOUSLY hot and there are ONE ZILLION fun options to celebrate that victory and Pride. Here’s a FEW for today BUT with a couple warnings! ONE: It’s freaking HOT AS HADES out …
"Are You There God? It's Me, Karen Carpenter" is a campy charmer at Hugo House. Friday Options With A Bit Less Booze/Sex: PrideFest Films, GLSEN, The Deliciously Campy “Are You There God?” - Not really a night life person? Not really a drinker? Not really looking to get your genitals fondled? You DO have options this Pride Friday! There are actual events out there that don’t necessarily focus on staying up to the Crack of Some Trick’s Ass with a layer of bodily fluids, Fireball and Magic Mushroom …
GayFlagvIwoJima Marriage Equality Victory Rally Downtown - The Mayor’s office has just announced there will be a victory celebration for today’s announcement about the Supreme Court decision that gave marriage equality to all 50 States. Mayor Ed Murray will lead a marriage equality rally today in celebration of the ruling handed down by the  United States Supreme Court. Murray will speak alongside …
Latina Trans Activist BAMBI SALCEDA is the keynote speaker at this year's Seattle TransPride event in Cal Anderson Park. TransPride Seattle All Set To Transform Cal Anderson Park - The Gender Justice League is all set to present the second largest Trans Pride event in the country tonight and kicks off in Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood with a march through the neighborhood leading to the rally/festival in Cal Anderson Park. Marchers will gather from 5pm to 6pm at Seattle Central College Plaza (corner of …
BigDipperbanana Dirty Fun Pride Options For Friday: Gay As Fuck, Bearracuda, Dickslap, White Party, Big Dipper, MORE! - Looking for some zexy, naughty, late night fun for Seattle Pride Friday, June 26? Hoping to trap yourself a man/woman/non-binary person of your choice for some now legally wedded in all 50 states bliss? Here are some of the MANY options for drinky/dancey/flirty fun for tonight….MORE listed on the awesome Seattle Gay Scene Pride Guide/Calendar! …
Sebastian Kross Get “Gay as Fuck” with Porn Royalty this Friday…And, Help #KillMeth - If you still haven’t decided where to go for Pride this Friday, get your life together and buy tickets for “Gay as Fuck.” Hosted by the fabulous Mama Tits, the event will boast glitter, music, booze, drag queens, and entertainment from the porn industry’s finest. You’re welcome. On the roster is twink sweetheart Jason Maddox. …
The Boulet Brothers and Amanda LePore all star at PrideFest this year!! The Boulet Brothers Set To Conquer Seattle At PrideFest…And, Beyond! - The Boulet Brothers have become Superstar event producers and hosts over the course of many years as a duo (both in the club and outside the club; the pair are actually a real life couple and not incestuous brothers, despite their perversely decadent personas!) The pair met in NYC and their fetishy artistic sensibilities quickly …
Jackie Beat to step in for Chi Chi LaRue as an announcer at Seattle Pride's Parade this Sunday, June 28, 2015. Breaking: Chi Chi LaRue Out As Pride Parade Host; Replaced By Jackie Beat! - Sadly, due to illness, acclaimed gay personalty CHI CHI LARUE has had to be replaced as host of Seattle Pride’s 2015 Pride Parade scheduled for this Sunday, June 28, 2015. LaRue, who doubles as an internationally known DJ as well as an award winning director of adult entertainment, will be replaced by the legendary drag …
Raven headlines the Purr Pride Kick off Party on Wednesday, June 24, 2015. NO Cover! Hump Day Kicks Off Big Pride Events With Stars Like Violet Chachki, Purple Crush & Raven - Wednesday is the new Friday. At least during Pride Week. There are several big events happening tonight, Wednesday, June 24 to really rev up your Pride Week festivities. Three Dollar Bill and PrideFest teamed up for their Pride Film Festival. While we wait for the Supreme Court to announce their decision on Marriage Equality (probably …
"Follow You Everywhere" is a coming out story/memoir onstage at 12th Avenue Arts this weekend. Georgia Ragsdale’s “Follow You Everywhere” Is A Comic Coming Out Story - Stand-up comedian, Georgia Ragsdale, had a sudden problem – she just couldn’t do stand-up anymore. It was 2003 and her mom died and she hit a comedy roadblock. Georgia had had a very successful career with her stand-up. Georgia says, “I started doing standup full time in 1990 and had a big career. I had …
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Photo: Ron Davis Kendall’s Obsesssions: This Week Starring Shangela!!! - Every year when I approach my recommendations for bookings for Seattle PrideFest, I really work hard to try and give all locals a chance to DJ or perform, at least once, at the festival. This is something that comes naturally, trying to include everybody. To the extent that it has been possible, there’s not a …
bianca-del-rio-rupauls-drag-race-season-6-facebook Throw Shade with Bianca Del Rio & Ginger Minj at “Later Hater” this Thursday! - Dying to see RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 6 winner Bianca Del Rio but can’t make it to her Rolodex of Hate show this Thursday at The Egyptian? (It’s sold out; a handful of tickets MIGHT be available at the door.) Eager to meet Season 7 finalist Ginger Minj but heartbroken that she’s no longer on …
Make a Rainbow Connection at Pike & Broadway as Rainbow Crosswalks are unveiled this Tuesday, June 23, 2015! 
Photo: SoSea Rainbow Crosswalk Project Seattle’s Big Gay Mayor To Unveil Big Gay Crosswalk - How odd. We signed up to receive press releases from the Mayor’s Office several weeks ago and somehow we “fell off” the radar for the announcement about Seattle Mayor Ed Murray getting up at the crack of doom (6:30 am Tuesday, June 23, 2015) to unveil the new Rainbow Cross Walks at the intersection of …
Mario Diaz, Jackie Beat, and L.A. Kendall backstage at PrideFest DJ Stage 2014. YOU can join the fun this year with a PrideFest Backstage VIP Pass!!! 
Photo: Michael McAfoose/Urban Focus Photography for SGS New For 2015 PrideFest: VIP Backstage Passes! - EVERY year for Seattle PrideFest you can find my carcass backstage at the DJ Stage, preferably in the shade and with a weird, side eye view of the shenanigans ON the stage as well as the even NAUGHTIER shenanigans BACK stage. Last year’s perversion was ESPECIALLY delightful because MARIO DIAZ had his filthy dance crew …
TransfabulousDonuts Pride Week Kicks Off With TransFabulous & Collide-O-Scope In “The Meat District™” - We need a cute name for the micro entertainment district at the corner of Howell & Minor. Our beloved RE-BAR is at one end of the block (on Howell) and new hot queer club KREMWERK is just around the corner (on Minor) and the entire rest of the block is a monstrous construction project for …
The Case for Evolving Pride - In case you’ve been binge-watching Orange Is the New Black and haven’t set foot outside for the last month, there are rainbow flags flapping from buildings everywhere. Drag queens’ schedules are completely booked solid through Independence Day. DJs are slathering themselves in self-tanner, bottoms are douching daily, twinks are tweezing everything, and for the last …
DipperDonut Big Dipper Bounces Into Seattle For Pride Week Fun - It’s that time of year again:  Pride is upon us.  This will be my 9th year working with Seattle PrideFest in curating talent.  Each year comes with its own challenges.  Who should we bring?  How much money can we spend?  How do we keep things fresh?  It’s a lot of hard work, and you can …
Art: Devon Yan/ Devon Yan Berrong is DEVONATION Reminder: Pride Asia Takes Over Hing Hay Park In The I.D. On Saturday - For LGBTQA community members who also belong to Asian and South Pacific communities, Saturday is a major day of celebration as PRIDE ASIA celebrates its 4th party in Hing Hay Park in the International District/Chinatown this Saturday, June 20, 2015 from Noon to 4pm. The event is free, all ages and open to the public. …
11147255_10152982608293437_1758581499366259762_o Some Lovely Photos: Divas Take the Hill 5th Anniversary - Consider the hill taken. Photos by Matt Baume for SGS. Gallery Here!
Sylvia is presenting a pagenat of gay drag "herstory" this month/weekend at BACON STRIP!
Photo: Chris Schanz So. Much. To. Do….Bacon Strip’s Pride Pageant! A Midsummer Night’s Fantasy! Pride Shabbat! And, MORE! - Oh, my Goddess….it’s starting already. The next 10 Days of MADNESS kicks off TODAY/TONIGHT (Friday, June 19) as we begin a week of Seattle Pride Week Insanity with more events than you can shake a bottom at!!! Not all of them are strictly Pride related but does that really matter? The fact is, there’s a …
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Photo: Ryan Georgi Female-Identified Pride Month: More Than Just the Dyke March! EVERY Event You Need To Do! - Hey, guess what, LBTQ XX-chromosomed or expressed outwardly as such! The Dyke March isn’t the ONLY thing you get to do for Pride this year! Fancy that! In case you’re having trouble navigating our own Pride Guide or your Facebook calendar looking for women’s events, here’s a little rundown for you. June 19, Friday: Julie …
juliegoldman Don’t Forget: Julie Goldman Headlines Seattle Women’s Pride TONIGHT! - Don’t forget! The Second Annual Women’s Pride is thrilled to have Julie Goldman headlining this Friday, June 19th at 6pm at Q Nightclub. Tickets can be purchased here. Seattle Gay Scene is very excited about this event, and we hope to see you all there! I had the distinct pleasure of speaking with Julie today, …
Boy April and Girl April! 
Photo: Germaine Tirado Neighbours Kicks Off Pride With Under 21 Fun: Teen Pride Pageant & Exposed With April Carrion - Seattle’s oldest gay nightclub owned by straight Canadians is also pretty much the only gayish venue to make ANY effort to hold events for the under 21 crowd. Maybe that’s why Neighbours has been around so long….they grab their client base before they’re old enough to legally drink!! That tradition of loving the young ones …
Seattle PrideFest 2012

Photos by Ryan Georgi www.PoseWith.us for Seattle Gay Scene PrideFest Announces Schedules For Sunday Pride Stages At Seattle Center - Trying to plan out your Seattle LGBTQ Pride schedule for the Big Day itself, Sunday, June 28, 2015? There’s so many events this year, both “official” and “commercial” to choose from, that it’s tough to plan it all out so you can see and do everything you want to….PLUS, stay on budget. Things just got …
The Team Diva Divas are TAKING the Hill and kicking off Pride (and helping out a great cause) this Thursday, June 18th. Team Diva Takes The Hill For 5th Huge Pride Party & Fundraiser - Again, we’ll state the obvious about “time flying” and “it seems like just YESTERDAY that Team Diva Real Estate Hosted Their FIRST Pride Party/Fundraiser!!” Well, that “yesterday” was FIVE freaking years ago and since then, lots of things have changed around here. Team Diva has become THE go to realtors for Seattle’s LGBTQA community and …
Plenty of fun opps to grab pamphlets at sponsor booths at this year's Seattle Pride Picnic, where the fun almost never stopped! Photo: Adam McRoberts/SGS Dozens Gather At Volunteer Park For Annual Pride Picnic - Several dozen LGBTQA families gathered at Capitol Hill’s Volunteer Park on Saturday, June 13th for the mostly beloved and VERY traditional Pride Picnic annually produced by the people formerly known as Seattle Out and Proud and sponsored by BECU various corporations. Families enjoyed wieners, sunshine, booths shilling for the event’s sponsors and plenty of fun …
Some Lovely Photos: Art, Queers, Queer Art and Walking -   Photos from Queer Art Walk on Capitol Hill.  Photos by Matt Baume for SGS.  
nowvoyager Bette Davis Weeper “Now, Voyager” Highlights 2nd Week of “Queer Vision: 20/20” - “Oh, Jerry, don’t let’s ask for the moon. We have the stars!”is the famously romantic line that ends the classic 1942 Warner Brothers’s weeper, Now, Voyager, starring Bette Davis as a frumpy heiress who through careful psychiatric help (and a make-over), overcomes her fears (and, horrid mother) to become a self-assured strong woman. It has …
The Men of Seattle's own MOD CAROUSEL are star attraction's at BOYLESQUE! To the Lovers of the Male Form…The First Annual Seattle Boylesque Fest is Here! - Why should ladies have a monopoly on burlesque, right guys? This Thursday and Friday, celebrate the best drag can’t offer you…men teasing and dancing on stage! Hosts Daniel Nardicio of NYC and Thirsty Girl Productions (Jen Gapay), who have done the New York Boylesque Festival for four years now, finally decided to bring it to …
gender blender article #GenderBlender Loses Ginger Minj / Neumos / Thursday; Gains Adore / Neighbours / Wednesday - Things have gone awry for this year’s annual “Gender Blender” party. According to its producer, Nark/Kevin Kauer, the forces of evil have conspired against him (aka the cable television network LOGO) to fuck up his main event for Seattle Pride 2015. This year’s “GB” was to star Violet Chachki, (who ended up winning the just …
CarandangSoleRepair2 Seattle PrideFest Gets Arty With Queer Art Walk This Thursday -   Many of us would like to see Seattle’s celebration of LGBTQ Pride be a tad more focused on events of an artistic nature instead of the non stop pounding beat of a bass line and the shrieks of drunken drag queens. There’s nothing wrong with some debauchery at Le Disco and our glittery sequinced …
DevonPosterSGS Sissy Boys & Hot Canadians: The New King Of Seattle Nightlife, Kirk Calvo Reveals Pride Plans For Lavender Underground - Some were skeptical a little over a year ago when club kid/go go boy Kirk Calvo announced the creation of his own event production company, LAVENDER UNDERGROUND. “He’s too young!” “He’s a GO GO BOY!!” “WHY do we need another event producer in Gay Seattle?” were some of the catty comments. But, Kirk quickly proved …
11253994_10104107073773138_154181157022816144_n Kiddies Get PRIDE Too! Phinney Ridge Hosts PRIDE Hop! -   Are you in THAT couple who’s hopelessly put-together, stable, and adopted a couple of kids from China? Or the lesbians who don’t miss the Pride meat market and who completely understand the idiocy of Mel & Lindsay on Queer as Folk? Phinney Ridge gets it! It’s probably the only neighborhood left in Seattle that …
OUT4S-Earth-Gay-Seattle-2014-bannerB-610x370 On Sunday, You Have TWO Opportunities To Clean Up Our Dirty, Dirty City - Double booking is a bitch and Seattle has been guilty of it quite a lot lately…especially gay Seattle. First, the Gender Justice League blundered (were the Wonder Twins in charge? ‘Cause, they STUPID!) and tried to have a big fahncy fundraiser event….the same night the Translations Film Festival opened last month. Dumb. There’s only like …
LibertyWithPrideBanner Guns, Gays & PrideFest: An Expression of Freedom Or A Recipe For Disaster? - “Liberty With Pride” an LGBTQ Open Carry Walk At PrideFest Sparks Discussion Over 2nd Amendment Rights On Monday, June 1, a new event invitation popped up on Facebook for a Pride event to happen on Seattle Pride Sunday, June 28, 2015. Nothing unusual about that; there are dozens of events being produced all over the …
SkateMadness Tonight!! Skate Your PRIDEful Heart Out!! - Folks, I can attest, personally, that rollerskating is absolutely the BEST date you can have in the middle of the week.  Happy Pride Month, everyone! The flag was officially raised at City Hall this past Sunday, and now it’s time to DO ALL THE PRIDE THINGS. Tonight, work on those Seattle Center fountain abs with …
11590938 Seattle Pride Idol, Chase Silva, Releases His Debut Single For Pride Month - As Seattle Pride Month begins, 2012 Seattle Pride Idol, Chase Silva, has released his debut single, “Free To Be Me”, as a Pride Anthem for the LGBT community.  The original single features Sean Grasty & Rikky Rivera, known internationally as GROOVE ADDIX, who have worked with some of the biggest names in dance music including …
BarbieMadHatter UPDATE!: “Mad Hatter” Fundraiser Cancelled! - UPDATE: Sadly, PrideFest’s “Mad Hatter” fundraiser event has been postponed, probably until fall. We’ll keep you posted! In case you hadn’t received that memo, “Seattle PrideFest” aka “Egan Orion and the fine folks who put on Seattle’s Pride Festival at Seattle Center and NOT the folks who put on the Seattle Pride Parade” have now …
GayAsFuckUpdatedPoster Just Announced: “Gay As Fuck” Is A Pridefully Naughty Party…For A Good Cause - Who says you can’t be filthy AND profound? The just announced new Seattle Pride Week party, GAY AS FUCK is trying to accomplish both. It’s a joint effort between Mama Tits and her Skyscraper Entertainment production company and her home base venue, The Unicorn/Narwhal, the hipster than thou mega cool circus themed bar that also …
PrideFestFilmFest2015Poster Just Announced: Line-Up For PrideFest Film Festival - (Yes, I think it’s odd to announce these things on a Saturday, too, but when you got to release, you got to RELEASE, baby!!!) Seattle PrideFest, aka the talented/functioning folks who put on the festival at Seattle Center and not the dysfunctional folks who put on the messy parade, have just released the line-up for …
Is Shangela bringing the Big Hair to Seattle PrideFest's Main Stage on Pride Sunday, June 28? First Names Released For PrideFest 2015: Shangela, Fly Moon Royalty, Boulet Brothers, MORE! - PrideFest, the producers of Seattle Pride Weekend’s Festival at Seattle Center, have finally started releasing the first wave of names who will be appearing on some of their many stages on Pride Sunday, June 28, 2015. They’ve only released the names of SEVEN of the eventual 100+ performers and artists who will take over but …
The B-52s come to BECU ZooTunes on Seattle Pride Sunday, June 28!!! Prediction: Hot Rumor For Pride 2015 Will Be The Presence Of The “B-52s” on June 28 - “BECU ZooTunes presented by Carter Subaru” just announced their line-up for Summer 2015 and there are several “usual suspects” listed, including the return of Indigo Girls, (it just wouldn’t be summer w/o them!), not to mention the double feature of Melissa Etheridge AND Blondie, together at last (?) plus Ziggy Marley, and Kenny Loggins, and …
Yes! Bianca Del Rio returns to Seattle for a BIG show in a BIG venue (The Egyptian) for Pride Week (Thursday June 25th!!) June 25th Just Got Crazy…Bianca Del Rio’s “Rolodex of Hate” Hits Town - We announced Nark Magazine’s annual “Gender Blender” line-up for Pride Thursday, June 25, 2015 a couple weeks ago. This year’s big draggy bash moves back to Neumos and stars Miss Fame, Violet and Ginger from this season of RuPaul’s Drag Race. That Thursday just got even MORE interesting with the news that the Season 6 …
chichi Chi Chi LaRue Rumored To Co-Host #SeattlePride Parade With Mama Tits - We’re just a few months away from Seattle Pride 2015 and already we (allegedly) have the full roster of Seattle Pride parade announcers…and, expect a few shake-ups. Gone this year, unfortunately for a prior family engagement, is domestic goddess Sylvia O’Stayformore. Rumors are swirling that the fabulous DJ, Hostess, and gay adult film director/producer Chi Chi …

 

 

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