More than 1,400 parents of Transgender young people sign National Declaration of Rights in response to sustained attacks on equality

The groundbreaking statement calls for inclusive schools, employment opportunities and protections from violence for Transgender youth across the country WASHINGTON - In response to significant attacks on the rights of LGBTQ people, an unprecedented ... more…

SGN EXCLUSIVE: Catching up with Del Shores and Emerson Collins on A Very Sordid Wedding at TWIST 2017

by MK Scott - SGN Contributing Writer A VERY SORDID WEDDING Now available on DVD and VOD It was 1999 when Sordid Lives was a surprise hit for filmgoers with an all-star cast that included Bonnie Bedelia, Beth Grant, Ann Walker, Kirk Geiger, Leslie J... more…

HRC revokes Walmart’s perfect score after EEOC complaints by Transgender workers

by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer The HRC announced on November 10 that it was revoking Walmart's perfect corporate equality score in the wake of federal complaints of anti-Transgender discrimination. The retail giant was awarded its first-ever 100 ... more…

SGN EXCLUSIVE: Catching up with Broadway, TV star, and musician, Reeve Carney at Steamposium 2017

by MK Scott - SGN Contributing Writer Six years ago, Reeve Carney had just started out on Broadway in title role of the much-talked about Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark musical with the sensational score by Bono with The Edge which was originally dire... more…

Faith in America and the Tyler Clementi Foundation join forces to end religious-based bullying

Statement from Mitchell Gold, co-founder and co-chair, Faith in America NEW YORK - [On November 13], at The Tyler Clementi Foundation's Upstander Legacy Celebration, Mitchell Gold, co-founder and co-chair of Faith in America, and Jane Clementi, co-fo... more…

Teatro ZinZanni: Familiar show, new home, fun evening

by Eric Andrews-Katz - SGN AandE Writer TEATRO ZINZANNI LOVE, CHAOS and DINNER MARYMOOR PARK Through April 29 Teatro ZinZanni. The words are as electrifying as the word 'Circus,' and for good reason. Constructed in the fashion of a French circus, th... more…

Gay Dodgeball coming to Seattle

Hosted by the National Gay Dodgeball League The National Gay Dodgeball League is hosting an introductory Gay Dodgeball Pick-Up Game in Seattle on Sunday, November 19 from 11am-1pm at the Yesler Community Center (917 E Yesler Way), ahead of their upcom... more…

DOJ to Seattle: Stop protecting immigrants

Jenny Durkan to DOJ: Drop dead by Mike Andrew - SGN Staff Writer The US Department of Justice (DOJ) has warned Seattle that its so-called 'sanctuary city' policy may be in violation of federal law and could result in cancellation of federal grants t... more…

Mayor-Elect Jenny Durkan’s Statement on DOJ’s Threats to Seattle

SEATTLE - Following the Department of Justice's letter from Attorney General Jeff Sessions to Seattle, Mayor-elect Jenny A. Durkan issued the following statement: 'This action is both immoral and illegal. It threatens the safety not just of our immig... more…

Perceptive BPM an emotionally relevant wrecking ball

by Sara Michelle Fetters - SGN AandE Writer BPM Now playing Writer/director Robin Campillo's (The Class) 2017 Cannes Film Festival Grand Jury prize winner BPM (Beats Per Minute) lives up to the hype. What could lazily be described as the Parisian fl... more…

Seattle Public Library presents ‘Carnal Knowledge’ on Nov. 18

A performative journey through the history and practice of burlesque Watch a kaleidoscopic, performative journey through the history and practice of burlesque from 7pm to 8:30pm Saturday, Nov. 18 at the Timbre Room, 1809 Minor Ave. 'Carnal Knowledge... 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 yo... more…

UN member states maintain nondiscrimination based on sexual orientation in Olympic Truce Resolution

NEW YORK - [On November 13], all 193 United Nations member states adopted the Olympic Truce Resolution maintaining language protecting against discrimination based on sexual orientation. The resolution, which passed by consensus, included the conteste... more…

Stop the presses: Newsies takes over Village

by Miryam Gordon - SGN AandE Writer DISNEY'S NEWSIES VILLAGE THEATRE Issaquah: thru Dec. 28 Everett: January 5-28 There is a pack of muscular male singers and dancers taking over the stage at Village Theatre! They are demanding that audiences PAY mo... more…

Pride Foundation awards more than half a million dollars in grants bolstering LGBTQ communities across the Northwest

Awards $507,000 to organizations in Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington SEATTLE - [On November 14], the Pride Foundation announced $507,000 in grants to 81 organizations in Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington - investing vital r... more…

Once a Christian music star, Trey Pearson now sings a different kind of heavenly tune

by Albert Rodriguez - SGN AandE Writer Hallelujah, it's a new day! That's what Trey Pearson can say now that the past is behind him and the future looks brighter than ever. The 34 year-old singer-songwriter is a former Christian music star, the cele... more…

Australia votes in favor of marriage equality in Nonbinding Postal Survey

Australian government needs to take action to ensure marriage equality becomes the law of the land WASHINGTON, DC - Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) civil rights organ... more…

Energetically incoherent Justice League charmingly heroic

by Sara Michelle Fetters - SGN AandE Writer JUSTICE LEAGUE Now playing After the death of Clark Kent/Superman (Henry Cavill) at the hands of Doomsday, both Bruce Wayne (Ben Affleck) and Diana Prince (Gal Gadot) are well aware the Earth is in jeopard... more…