Former editor of Orlando LGBT newspaper dies

Billy Manes led coverage of Pulse nightclub massacre more…

Planned #DachaOn14th needs your licensing support

Convoluted D.C. liquor licensing gives small groups big powers to fight new venues more…

New Trump communications chief Scaramucci backs LGBT rights

'I’ve given to Human Rights Campaign, I’m for marriage equality' more…

Anti-LGBTQ Court Clerk Kim Davis Costing Kentucky Taxpayers $224,703 in Fees Per New Ruling

BuzzFeed.com civil rights and Department of Justice correspondent Dominic Holden said on Friday that a U.S. District Judge has found the state of Kentucky liable for $224,703 in fees thanks to Rowan County Court Clerk Kim Davis’ refusal to grant marriage licenses to same-sex couples. The state will be required to reimburse the plaintiffs $2008.08 [...] more…

Bawdy Hours an impressive 14th century comedy treasure

by Sara Michelle Fetters - SGN AandE Writer THE LITTLE HOURS Now playing After Life After Beth and Joshy, I can't say I thought the next thing on writer/director Jeff Baena's agenda would be to adapt Giovanni Boccaccio's 14th century masterwork The D... more…

Chechnya: Names of 27 men slaughtered and buried in bloody night revealed as gay purge continues

by Benjamin Butterworth - Pink News http://www.pinknews.co.uk/2017/07/11/chechnya-names-of-27-men-slaughtered-and-buried-in-bloody-night-revealed-as-gay-purge-continues/ The names of 27 people slaughtered in a single night by Chechen authorities hav... more…

A BEAUTIFUL THING: David Lowery on eating pie, existential mysteries and crafting A Ghost Story

by Sara Michelle Fetters - SGN AandE Writer David Lowery exploded onto the scene with his effortlessly ethereal throwback Ain't Them Bodies Saints in 2013, a dreamy 1970s-set Texas thriller with Rooney Mara and Casey Affleck as young lovers reuniting... more…

Anti-LGBTQ legislation in Texas: What they’re saying

AUSTIN, TX - As the Texas Senate State Affairs prepares to hear testimony on the anti-transgender legislation SB3 and SB91 [on Friday, July 21], more and more Texans, businesses, faith leaders and other organizations are making their voices heard oppo... more…

Delicately complex Ghost Story an otherworldly dream

by Sara Michelle Fetters - SGN AandE Writer A GHOST STORY Now playing C (Casey Affleck) and M (Rooney Mara) are a young married couple living in Texas. They are pondering a move, and it's caused some arguments as they aren't entirely in agreement. B... more…

Anti-Transgender legislation introduced during Texas special legislative session

AUSTIN, TX - [On Thursday, July 20], the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) civil rights organization, called on the Texas legislature to reject two anti-transgender bills, SB3 and ... more…

Making weird stuff Jeff Baena and Aubrey Plaza on tackling Boccaccio with The Little Hours

by Sara Michelle Fetters - SGN AandE Writer After joining forces on the horror-comedy Life After Beth and the relationship comedy Joshy, writer/director Jeff Baena and his real life leading lady Aubrey Plaza join forces once again, and without a doub... more…

Labor loves LGBT legislators

by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer In ratings released at its 2017 convention, the Washington State Labor Council (WSLC) gave its seal of approval to many of the six sitting LGBT state legislators. Stars of the show were Representatives Laurie Jinkin... more…

NUMBED: Chester Bennington of Linkin Park dies at 41

by Albert Rodriguez - SGN AandE Writer The rock world was again stunned by the death of another musician this week, when co-leader of the Grammy-winning band Linkin Park, Chester Bennington, was confirmed dead at his Arizona home. According to report... more…

Dr. Hisam Goueli on Police De-escalation Policy

by Dr. Hisam Goueli - Special to the SGN The killings of Charleena Lyles in Seattle and Michael Rude from Kent have shown us that there is an immediate need for our police to be better trained to interact with people with mental illnesses. I have work... more…

You can go (Fun) Home again

by Eric Andrews-Katz - SGN AandE Writer FUN HOME: A FAMILY TRAGICOMIC 5TH AVENUE THEATRE Through July 30 Fun Home is the Broadway hit musical that brings enlightenment and controversy wherever it plays. Based on the award-winning graphic novel by th... more…

Candidates and guests share space and conversation at the GSBA’s 2017 political candidates reception

by MK Scott - SGN Contributing Writer It was a who's who event at the Greater Seattle Business Association's 'Power Connect: Civic Engagement' on Tuesday, July 18th. Last year the event was held on the rooftop of Precept wines; this year we were out ... more…

Uninspired Darkness a forgettable ghost story

by Sara Michelle Fetters - SGN AandE Writer DARKNESS RISING Now playing On the eve of its demolition, Madison (Tara Holt) returns to the home of her youth, the scene of a horrifying tragedy. She is joined by her boyfriend Jake (Bryce Johnson) and he... more…

IN MEMORIAM – Doris L. Harris

Generous recipe of a woman by Dorinda Henry - Special to the SGN Doris L. Harris, Author, Poet, Playwright, and Activist, passed away peacefully on July 1, 2017. In her passing, her family in Pittsburgh, PA lost a loved one. Seattle lost one of its ... more…