Queer News

Black Lives Matter Protesters Shut Down Bernie Sanders Speech in Seattle

Just in…. Seattle Times have reported: Black Lives Matter interrupted the planned speech for Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders at Westlake Park on Saturday afternoon. Sanders left without delivering his speech. A Seattle speech by Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders was pre-empted in a chaotic confrontation Saturday afternoon with a handful of Black Lives Matter […]

Queer News

Gay Cupcakes Sold in Seattle to Support Marriage Equality

Gay cupcakes? As in they like int in the ass?   A Seattle cupcake shop, Cupcake Royale, has been raising money in support of R-74, a ballot initiative in Washington to ratify the state legislature’s decision to legalize same-sex marriage. Jody Hall, the owner of Cupcake Royale, designed a special cupcake, called “The Gay,” for the campaign, and raised […]

Art

Contemporary Queer Photography:: Bear Art Galore in Seattle April 6 – May 27, 2012

MORE images Artists’ Reception: Thursday, April 12, 6-8 pm Lecture: Kelli Connell & Sophia Wallace, Friday, April 13, 6:30 pm Artists: Adrain Chesser, Kelli Connell, Katie Koti, Molly Landreth, Steven Miller, Rafael Soldi, Chad States, Lorenzo Triburgo, Amelia Tovey, Sophia Wallace This exhibition focuses on ten contemporary queer photographers who explore ideas of identity, gender, courage, […]

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Handpicked News: DOMA Red Tape, Legal in Washington, Gavin Newsom 2014, Polygamist Leader…

Same-Sex Marriage Becomes Legal in Washington (at Least One Part) Chief Seattle would be proud. The tribe he led in the late 1700s, the Suquamish, has made a giant leap toward equality by allowing and recognizing same-sex marriage. According to the Kitsap Sun,the Suquamish Tribal Council in Washington State voted Monday to extend marriage rights to same-sex […]

Art Music

“Taking Punk to the Masses: From Nowhere to Nevermind” Book

via Selectism NPR’s All Songs points our attention to a new book by Jacob McMurray that looks to dissect the rise and commercial success of the grunge movement and a look into the history of punk from the perspective of the Pacific Northwest. Taking Punk to the Masses looks to open with a discussion of The Kingsmen’s “Louie, Louie.” […]