[ICYMI] Bruce Harrell Wants to Be Your Next Mayor

[ICYMI] Bruce Harrell Wants to Be Your Next Mayor

Three-term Seattle City Councilmember Bruce Harrell discussed his holistic approaches to the homelessness crisis, institutional racism, police reform, and small business revitalization, and why he's best suited to become Seattle's next mayor.

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[ICYMI] How to Heal a Community

[ICYMI] How to Heal a Community

The last few years have wounded us all—individually, as a city, and as a planet. These wounds have been inflicted not only physically but also psychologically and sociologically. Nearly 1,400 people in King County alone have died from COVID. Our city has

[ICYMI] Gay City and Amara "Brighter Futures through Foster Parenting"

[ICYMI] Gay City and Amara "Brighter Futures through Foster Parenting"

The matter of this issue's Collab+ article hits close to home...literally a few thousand feet from my family house in Yakima, Washington.

[ICYMI] A professional caregiver reflects on life during COVID-19

[ICYMI] A professional caregiver reflects on life during COVID-19

I was sitting with my slumbering client in the Swedish Edmonds emergency department in late November as I overheard a nurse inform the attending physicians and nurses that another patient had tested positive for COVID-19. A lot of other people there, comp

[ICYMI] PERSONAL REFLECTIONS

[ICYMI] PERSONAL REFLECTIONS

Unite is a good thing.

[ICYMI] Seattle's Top Gay Doc Gives Us Straight Talk on COVID-19: A Q&A with Dr. Peter Shalit

[ICYMI] Seattle's Top Gay Doc Gives Us Straight Talk on COVID-19: A Q&A with Dr. Peter Shalit

As part of our salute to the frontline workers in the fight against COVID-19, Unite Seattle Magazine sat down for a (virtual) Q&A with Peter Shalit, MD, PhD, longtime LGBTQ+ health specialist and author of Living Well: The Gay Man's Essential Guide to Hea

Registering the new voter: Why there's more to it

Registering the new voter: Why there's more to it

The 2018 mid-term elections and the 2020 general elections saw a massive surge of voting, as many people, especially the young, voted at the highest rate since 1900. This huge increase showed, with some unexpected results, that the care and feeding of the

The homophobia of artificial intelligence

The homophobia of artificial intelligence

Ran across an article in Forbes about how AI (artificial intelligence) will never be LGBT friendly. Why does it matter?

[ICYMI] Coming Out of COVID

[ICYMI] Coming Out of COVID

A swiftly spreading plague whose methods of transmission-for a time at least-are mysterious and debated. An equally infectious spread of bigotry, suspicion, and shame. Methods of prevention that are unevenly adopted. A deluge of quack cures, uncaring poli

President Biden signs $1.9 trillion economic relief package

President Biden signs $1.9 trillion economic relief package

President Joe Biden signed the $1.9 trillion stimulus package on Thursday, following its final approval in the House on Wednesday. The economic relief bill is one of the largest packages in U.S. history, second only to the $2 trillion package approved jus

Jesse's Journal: My ethnic self

Jesse's Journal: My ethnic self

"You don't look Latin," people sometimes say to me when they learn about my background. "What does a Latin look like?," I reply, knowing full well what their answer might be. The fact is, to many Americans, Latinx people are mestizos with dark skins and c

House passes $1.9 trillion dollar relief bill, which now faces scrutiny in the Senate

House passes $1.9 trillion dollar relief bill, which now faces scrutiny in the Senate

The House passed the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan Act on Saturday, aimed at providing relief from the coronavirus pandemic's impact.

A history of medical nightmares

A history of medical nightmares

It is 2021 and we are experiencing a health crisis. A pandemic has spread across our country and the world, affecting civilizations in a myriad ways. COVID-19 has spent over a year imposing new restrictions on the lives of millions.