Category Archives: Gay News

Starbucks Gay Pride Flag in Seattle

At the Starbucks headquarters in Seattle this week, an enormous 800 square foot LGBT Pride flag was raised in celebration of the 40th anniversary of Seattle Pride. Starbucks hold a ranking of 90 of 100 points with HRC. Their only … Continue reading

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Seattle is #3 in Top Gayest Cities in 2014!

Every January the ADVOCATE looks at cities across the country and names 15 they deem the GAYEST.  Each year the criteria changes a little and there are always some surprising results! 3. Seattle, Wash. (pop. 634,535) Seattle is the home of … Continue reading

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Kelly Hughes and Seattle’s Heart Attack Theatre

In the early ’90s when grunge was taking hold of American teens and Twin Peaks was airing on TV, Kelly Hughes was creating his own piece of lo-fi strangeness with  Seattle’s Heart Attack Theatre, a home-made, no-holds-barred trash soap opera which aired … Continue reading

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SEATTLE opens LGBT Visitors Center

(photo marcus yam – seattle times) Lornet Turnbull Seattle Times staff reporter  said this week “ A visitors center for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender tourists opens Friday on Seattle’s Capitol Hill — the second of its kind in the … Continue reading

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Seattle Named 3rd Most Gay-Friendly City in America

By Shaun Knittel Best Gay Seattle Editor Just in time for Pride Month, a financial management website NerdWallet, crunched the numbers to put together a list of the most Gay-friendly cities based on municipal laws, community and peer support, and safety and tolerance. … Continue reading

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LGBT PRIDE NEWS: Seattle City Hall to Fly Pride Flag

By Shaun Knittel Best Gay Seattle Editor On May 23, Mayor Mike McGinn announced the Pride Flag will be flown, for the first time, on the Seattle City Hall flagpole June 1, marking the start of Gay Pride Month. The Pride Flag will be flown … Continue reading

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Openly Gay State Senator Hopes to be Elected Mayor of Seattle

By Shaun Knittel Best Gay Seattle Editor When Washington state Sen. Ed Murray picked up a national endorsement February 28 in his campaign for Seattle mayor everyone was impressed. Then Murray, the state’s leading openly gay politician, raised $103,693 in … Continue reading

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Can Arlenes Flowers in Richland Legally DENY selling Flowers to Lesbians?

The florist said she couldn’t sell a gay couple flowers because of her “relationship with Jesus Christ,” but Washington state claims she discriminated against them based on their sexual orientation. Attorney General Bob Ferguson has filed a consumer protection lawsuit … Continue reading

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Seattle Seahawks Christopher Clemons a homophobe?

Last week Seattle Seahawks Christopher Clemons tweeted his displeasure that an NFL player might come out of the closet, calling it “a selfish act” that will “separate a locker room and divide a team”. (Seriously?) Wrote Clemons: Who on Gods earth … Continue reading

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Hate Crime Against Lesbians Result in Man Being Jailed

A 71-year-old man is accused of road rage and a hate crime after allegedly attacking two women in Tacoma. LuAnn Branch and Kelli Nichols of Vashon Island say they were headed to a medical appointment Monday when they say the … Continue reading

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