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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.

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

Cyrus Habib endorses Marko Liias to succeed him as Lieutenant Governor

Cyrus Habib endorses Marko Liias to succeed him as Lieutenant Governor

Lt. Governor Cyrus Habib has endorsed State Senator Marko Liias to replace him in the state's second highest elected office.

What people with HIV need to know about the new coronavirus

What people with HIV need to know about the new coronavirus

A month after the new coronavirus respiratory disease known as COVID-19 came to public attention, researchers and public health officials are continuing to learn about its spread, its mortality rate and who is most likely to become seriously ill.

Pete Buttigieg's candidacy was historic. Here's why

Pete Buttigieg's candidacy was historic. Here's why

There was a moment in the 2020 primaries that crystallized the LGBTQ community's divide over the candidacy of former South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg. It happened at a private fundraiser in San Francisco, and Pete was interrupted by two queer...

John Cameron Mitchell hit Seattle's Moore Theatre for a good cause

John Cameron Mitchell hit Seattle's Moore Theatre for a good cause

A live national tour is a rarity for John Cameron Mitchell, the writer, director, and star of Hedwig and the Angry Inch.

Gay teachers asked to resign from Kennedy Catholic High School in Burien!

Gay teachers asked to resign from Kennedy Catholic High School in Burien!

"Two teachers, Paul Danforth and Michelle Beattie, have voluntarily resigned their positions at Kennedy Catholic High School.

Three Dollar Bill Cinema at a crossroads and needs our help

Three Dollar Bill Cinema at a crossroads and needs our help

An Open Letter to the Community:

Seattle Symphony's "The Best of Quincy Jones" offered hits and memories

Seattle Symphony's "The Best of Quincy Jones" offered hits and memories

With over 60 years in the business, composer and producer Quincy Jones has done it all. So it was poignant that this past weekend's performance, "The Best of Quincy Jones," part of the Seattle Symphony's "Pops Series,"

[ICYMI] How an Oscars Reporter is Thriving with HIV on a New Media Platform

[ICYMI] How an Oscars Reporter is Thriving with HIV on a New Media Platform

I first noticed Karl Schmid in 2018 on the post-Oscars coverage,. He made headlines last year by coming out as HIV positive, and now, at 39, he is editorial director of the new +Life.

MARK MY WORDS: Stonewall is not my legacy

MARK MY WORDS: Stonewall is not my legacy

Well, I just had a birthday last week, and I'm way past that quarter-of-a-century mark and proud of the 69 years I've lived. But no matter what birthday you're celebrating, don't worry about the number, and as Monroe said in a way, think about what you've

{ICYMI} How to Eliminate Flaky Dates & Attract Lasting Love

Ever date someone and find you're putting in more effort than you're getting back? When you sense someone is being wishy-washy, it can be tempting to wait until they make the next move while you ruminate about what you did wrong.

Seattle Gays come out to see Mr. Showman, Jake Shears at the Neptune

 (Photo by STEVE GILLETT / LIVEPIX ) by MK Scott When the Scissor Sisters played the Showbox in Sodo in 2010, I was captivated by their gorgeous lead singer, Jake Shears.

{ICYMI} Sugar—and Other Addictions

by Megan McInnisOne sign of alcoholism is getting back on the wagon; non-alcoholics don't have a wagon.

Big Freedia Hits Seattle this Week as she brings her 'BOUNCE' to the Neptune on November 6th.

by MK ScottFresh off the release of her Asylum Records debut EP, 3rd Ward Bounce, and a European summer tour, the Queen of Bounce, BIG FREEDIA brings her BOUNCE to Seattle's Neptune Theater on Election Night.

{ICYMI} Ray of light: an interview with Amy Ray of Indigo Girls

By Gregg ShapiroYears in the making, Indigo Girls Live with the University of Colorado Symphony Orchestra (Rounder) is a breathtaking experience.

{ICYMI} Unite Advocates at the State Level

photo by Nate Gowdyby Chris BrownAs an LGBTQ person living in the United States, every day, I seem to wake up and wonder what will come at me today.

Mayor Durkan and Chief Best Respond to the Mass Shooting at a Pittsburgh Synagogue

Seattle (October 27) - Seattle Mayor Jenny A.

'She Wants It: Desire, Power, and Toppling the Patriarchy'

by MK ScottPart-book reading, part feminist revival party, 'Transparent' creator Jill Soloway was in Seattle this past Tuesday, October 23 at Temple De Hirsch Sinai.

{ICYMI} Diversity in Theater Means Taking Chances

by Derek VillanuevaPhoto by Nate GowdyI once auditioned for a role in a play in Los Angeles that I thought matched my profile.

Hand to God, Hairspray, and Dragon Lady score big at the 10th Annual Gregory Awards

by MK ScottThis past Monday, October 22, the 10th Annual Gregory Awards were given out at Marion Oliver McCaw Hall.

Listening, Supporting and Leading the Performing Arts Community with Ariel Bradler, Executive Director of Theatre Puget Sound

by Aaron ShanksIf you aren't a theatre community insider, you might not have heard of Theatre Puget Sound.

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEWS: Harvey Fierstein's acclaimed Casa Valentina at Erickson Theatre Oct 19-28

by MK ScottYou may have seen the ads and video on Facebook or ads in Seattle Gay News or director Derek Villanueva on the cover of the current Unite Seattle Magazine.