IN MEMORIAM: Nora Ann Hempseed Michaels

IN MEMORIAM: Nora Ann Hempseed Michaels

December 29, 1947 - December 23, 2020 Nora Michaels was a highly respected performer on the Seattle music scene. She is best known for her masterful renditions of Edith Piaf's oeuvre, in particular her one-woman, self-penned tribute, "La Môme Piaf," for

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LGBTQIA+ Civil Rights pioneer, Roger Winters, remembered as a "visionary" leader

LGBTQIA+ Civil Rights pioneer, Roger Winters, remembered as a "visionary" leader

Roger Winters, a civil rights pioneer for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community, passed away this week at his Shoreline, WA home. He was 75-years-old.

Justice Ginsburg remembered as a passionate advocate for equality

Justice Ginsburg remembered as a passionate advocate for equality

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died Friday, September 18th, at the age of 87-years-old. During her 27 years on the nation's highest court,

HRC remembers civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis

HRC remembers civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis

Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) civil rights organization, responded to the tragic news that US Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) has passed away at the age of 80.

Remembering Larry Kramer

Remembering Larry Kramer

I was just a kid when I walked into my first ACT UP meeting, just weeks after Larry Kramer's movement-launching speech in March of '87.

Terrence McNally's "Every Act of Life" — November 3, 1938 — March 24, 2020

Terrence McNally's "Every Act of Life" — November 3, 1938 — March 24, 2020

The news of the passing of celebrated Broadway gay playwright, librettist, and screenwriter Terrence McNally, due to complications from the COVID-19 virus, has hit the theater community hard. Many notables have taken to social media with their response to