Puerto Rico marks Hurricane Maria anniversary

Activists remain highly critical of Trump response The post Puerto Rico marks Hurricane Maria anniversary appeared first on Washington Blade: Gay News, Politics, LGBT Rights. more…

The Cast Of ‘Assassination Nation’ Is Going To War With Misogyny

Abra, Hari Nef, Suki Waterhouse and Odessa Young are ready to “shake s**t up.” more…

Celebrate Leonard Cohen’s Birthday With This Stunning ‘Hallelujah’ Cover

Bastian Baker has been performing the song while on tour with Shania Twain. more…

Every Fat Person, Healthy Or Not, Deserves Respect

Lot of fat people are healthy. Some fat people are unhealthy. All fat people deserve decency. more…

Seattle Gay News 2018-09-21 10:37:00

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Cosmatos’ Mandy overflowing in expressionistically bonkers bravado

by Sara Michelle Fetters - SGN AandE Writer MANDY Now playing The glorious, phantasmagoric insanity of writer/director Panos Cosmatos' and co-writer Aaron Stewart-Ahn's Mandy cannot be over-appreciated. This is controlled schizoid cinematic mania on... more…

New Zealand-based former Seattleite and Trans non-binary performer brings two award-winning rare stories about diversity, belonging, and resilience to Seattle

BLOOD RELATIVE 18TH and UNION 9/25 and 9/26 @ 7:30pm 'ZE': QUEER AS F*CK! 18TH and UNION 9/28 and 9/29 @ 9:30pm The award-winning international touring writer/performer, Ren Lunicke, is coming hot off the heels of Victoria Fringe Festival with an a... more…

21st Annual Local Sightings Film Festival Sept. 21-29

Ten questions with Festival Director Sophie Donlon by Sara Michelle Fetters - SGN AandE Writer LOCAL SIGHTINGS FILM FESTIVAL NORTHWEST FILM FORUM September 21-29 Beginning this evening with the Opening Night Gala 'Party On Set,' the Northwest Film ... more…

Lambda Literary presents the 2nd Annual Lambda LitFest in Los Angeles, Sept. 29-Oct. 6

Stellar roster of performers includes Jewelle Gomez, Bamby Salcedo, and Patrisse Cullors Lambda Literary presents its second annual Lambda LitFest Los Angeles, a week-long, LGBTQ literary festival, from Sept. 29 - Oct. 6, 2018. Held at 25 venues acro... more…

Book Review: Queer Activism After Marriage Equality

Editors: Joseph Nicholas DeFilippis, Assistant Professor of Social Work at Seattle University; Michael W. Yarbrough, Assistant Professor of Law and Society in the Political Science Department of John Jay College of Criminal Justice (CUNY); and Angela ... more…

Seattle Humane – Pets of the Week

Adoption Center Sunday - Wednesday | 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. Thursday - Saturday | 11 a.m. - 8 p.m. 13212 SE Eastgate Wy, Bellevue, WA 98005 (425) 649-7563 | adoption@seattlehumane.org Is your life missing a furry friend? Now is the perfect time to open y... more…

AHF to Florida Gov. Rick Scott: ‘You’re in contempt!’

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla. (September 18, 2018) - The AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), the parent organization of Positive Healthcare (PHC), a nonprofit agency providing medical care to over 2,000 Medicaid patients living with HIV in Florida for nearly two... more…

Century Ballroom and The Tin Table bring you the Bubble Ball

On Friday, September 28, join the Century Ballroom and The Tin Table for The Bubble Ball, an evening of champagne tasting and disco dancing. Taste champagne, learn the Hustle, then dance to classic Disco, Motown and Soul with DJ Dana Dub all night lon... more…

HRC: We believe women. So must the Senate.

WASHINGTON - [On September 16], the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) civil rights organization, called for the Senate Judiciary Committee to halt the Supreme Court confirmation pr... more…

Take note and see The Noteworthy Life of Howard Barnes

by Miryam Gordon - SGN AandE Writer THE NOTEWORTHY LIFE OF HOWARD BARNES VILLAGE THEATRE Issaquah: through November 18 Everett: January 17-March 24 Theater lovers and musical theater lovers (in particular) should run right out to see the jaw-achingl... more…

Transgender Law Center responds to murder of Nikki Janelle Enriquez: ‘We refuse to become numb to this rapid accumulation of injustices’

LAREDO, Texas (September 19, 2018) - This last weekend, Texas law enforcement captured Juan David Ortiz, a Border Patrol agent who confessed to murdering several women. Transgender Law Center (TLC), the largest national trans-led organization advocati... more…

An interview with Cirque du Soleil’s Darius Harper and Joey Arrigo

by Sharon Cumberland - SGN AandE Writer CIRQUE DU SOLEIL 'VOLTA' MARYMOOR PARK Through November 4 Darius Harper and Joey Arrigo are gorgeous. Their physiques are awesome. Their eyebrows are perfect. They exude talent, and they're having the time of... more…

Teen sues former school district: They didn’t protect me from bullying and harassment

by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer A Kenosha, Wisconsin, teen is suing his former school district, charging that it failed to protect him from bullying and harassment while he was a student. Guadalupe Paredes is now 19 years old but says he was subj... more…