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.

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

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.

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

Durkan Digest: Surging COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations in Seattle

Durkan Digest: Surging COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations in Seattle

The region, state, and country are facing the third wave of COVID-19 cases.

World AIDS Day: We're Still Here!

World AIDS Day: We're Still Here!

My name is Tom Orr, and I'm Still Here.

An Open Letter to Gay Men on COVID-19 from 205 Gay Physicians

An Open Letter to Gay Men on COVID-19 from 205 Gay Physicians

To our fellow gay men, It's time we reach out to you.

EXCLUSIVE: Questions for Ann Collier, MD on her latest study on a COVID-19 treatment

EXCLUSIVE: Questions for Ann Collier, MD on her latest study on a COVID-19 treatment

Dr. Ann Collier, well known AIDS researcher and Director of the UW AIDS Clinical Trials Unit is heading up a new study for a potential COVID-19 treatment.

Founder of Gay City recalls HIV/AIDS epidemic, celebrates 25th anniversary of Gay City

Founder of Gay City recalls HIV/AIDS epidemic, celebrates 25th anniversary of Gay City

Twenty-five years ago this month, at the height of a different pandemic, Gay City was born. I founded the Seattle nonprofit with a band of young AIDS activists at a time when there was no treatment for the fatal disease. Infections were skyrocketing as pe

COVID-19 hits Capitol Hill

COVID-19 hits Capitol Hill

Things got real in Seattle's Capitol Hill neighborhood this past week when one business after another closed temporarily due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) statewide quarantine.