Remembering those we lost: The AMP Project 2021

Remembering those we lost: The AMP Project 2021

Mark Allen Amick, Keith Eric Anderson, and Hiram Salisbury. What do these people have in common? Each of these names belongs to a person who lived in Washington state who died from HIV.

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Charlie Brydon, early LGBTQ rights leader, dies at 81

Charlie Brydon, early LGBTQ rights leader, dies at 81

Charlie Brydon, an early LGBTQ rights leader, died February 9, 2021 at age 81 from complications of Alzheimer's disease.

AMP artworks taking shape

AMP artworks taking shape

Fabrication of Christopher Paul Jordan's andimgonnamisseverybody is underway by Architectural Elements in Bellingham, WA. The 20' x 20' sculpture will also incorporate bronze pieces that were cast at 2 Ravens Studio in Tacoma. This centerpiece artwork wil

Drew Griffin - Fierce Advocate

Drew Griffin - Fierce Advocate

Aug 22, 1974 - Jan 24, 2021 Drew and I connected in 2017 when I ran for office in the city of Seattle, and was looking for a campaign manager. We had briefly met before at LGBTQ+ events but had never really had any at-length conversations. He met me for

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

IN MEMORIAM: Allena Pearcy Gabosch

IN MEMORIAM: Allena Pearcy Gabosch

Community Builder Extraordinaire, Educator, Shame Eradicator, Activist, Leader March 25, 1953 - November 25, 2020

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