Discrimination in health care raises LGBTQ+ concerns over COVID-19 vaccine

Discrimination in health care raises LGBTQ+ concerns over COVID-19 vaccine

For over a year now, the LGBTQ+ community in the United States has in particular struggled with the coronavirus pandemic. Financial and racial inequalities, as well as discrimination in health care settings, have all been evolving issues for several decad

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A peek at Vashon Bioenergy: The world's first "food-to-fuel" farm opens on Vashon Island

A peek at Vashon Bioenergy: The world's first "food-to-fuel" farm opens on Vashon Island

After being led through a thicket of blackberry bushes, walking just above the mud on makeshift wooden trails, I looked up to find I had arrived at the site of a climate solution unlike any the world has seen so far.

Rain City Rock Camp changes program name to include all genders

Rain City Rock Camp changes program name to include all genders

Rain City Rock Camp has formally changed the names of one its programs to be more inclusive of participants that identify beyond the gender binary.

Seattle Pride awards $2K to support Swedish Medical Center's 4th annual LGBTQI+ Health Symposium

Seattle Pride awards $2K to support Swedish Medical Center's 4th annual LGBTQI+ Health Symposium

SEATTLE - The LGBTQIA+ community experiences more barriers to healthcare than non-LGBTQIA+ individuals. With 15% of LGBTQIA+ Americans reporting postponing or avoiding medical treatment due to discrimination, there is work to be done to make accessing equ

One year, two public health crises: Seattle LGBTQ orgs reflect on COVID-19, HIV, and the long road theirs services faced

One year, two public health crises: Seattle LGBTQ orgs reflect on COVID-19, HIV, and the long road theirs services faced

Many populations with pre-existing health conditions have spent the last year in uncertainty. Among those are individuals living with HIV. In the wake of the pandemic's anniversary, the SGN spoke with several people and organizations with connections to

Triangle Recreation Camp looks ahead to the upcoming season

Triangle Recreation Camp looks ahead to the upcoming season

Through the thick and thin of the coronavirus pandemic, Triangle Recreation Camp, "the Northwest's premier recreational campground that is Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer owned and operated" has continued to safely serve the community at a

Why Super Bowl LV's Dexcom G6 ad has lost its grip with reality

Why Super Bowl LV's Dexcom G6 ad has lost its grip with reality

As a Type 1 diabetic of twenty years, I can say that I have experienced it all. From the disabling low blood sugar episodes that make me feel like I am about to slip into unconsciousness, to the stubborn highs that leave me groggy and irritable for days t

What is the most affordable way to obtain dental care?

What is the most affordable way to obtain dental care?

SEATTLE - As Washington state's unemployed suffer the economic consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic, so too can their healthcare.

Music of Remembrance to produce and stream rare Jake Heggie/Gene Scheer double bill

Music of Remembrance to produce and stream rare Jake Heggie/Gene Scheer double bill

SEATTLE -This June, Music of Remembrance (MOR) will stream a special all-new production of two works by composer Jake Heggie and librettist Gene Scheer: For a Look or a Touch and Intonations: Songs from the Violins of Hope. The concert was

Virtual Irish Festival features Gaelic dance, music, and culture

Virtual Irish Festival features Gaelic dance, music, and culture

SEATTLE (March 1, 2021) -Seattle Center Festál: Irish Festival Seattle, presented virtually in 2021, continues a tradition of bringing together Irish culture carriers to share their arts, ideas, and stories about what it means to be Irish. Created in part

Black trans service members welcome chance to again serve openly

Black trans service members welcome chance to again serve openly

Transgender US Navy Corpsman Akira Wyatt rises at 6 a.m. at Camp Pendleton each day to see sailors and marines for sick calls, and today she does so a little easier.

Durkan Digest: prioritizing equitable vaccine distribution

Durkan Digest: prioritizing equitable vaccine distribution

2020 has brought several unpredictable challenges to Seattle. The impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic are still being felt in our city, region, and country

Local Lesbian's life remembered during Seattle candlelight vigil

Local Lesbian's life remembered during Seattle candlelight vigil

A candlelight vigil was held in Seattle's Central District on Tuesday for a 23-year-old Federal Way woman, Anais Valencia, who died as a result of a catastrophic convergence of events that cost her her life.