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Tacoma Pride brings celebrations and contention
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Tacoma Pride brings celebrations and contention

The month of July means it's time for LGBTQ Pride in Tacoma.

Seattle celebrates 50 years of Pride
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Seattle celebrates 50 years of Pride

This year marks a milestone for Pride in Seattle.

Familiar faces: Signal boxes in Capitol Hill decorated with LGBTQ+ heroes
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Familiar faces: Signal boxes in Capitol Hill decorated with LGBTQ+ heroes

This Pride Weekend, leaders who helped foster community and acceptance in Washington state are being celebrated on the streets of Capitol Hill.

New era for the SGN: Renee Raketty succeeds Mike Schultz as publisher
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New era for the SGN: Renee Raketty succeeds Mike Schultz as publisher

Now that Raketty is taking her place among the SGN's league of distinguished publishers, she brings something new, in that she is also its first Transgender publisher.

The Seattle Gay Clinic: How it began, and its underappreciated legacy
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The Seattle Gay Clinic: How it began, and its underappreciated legacy

The story of the Seattle Gay Clinic, its impact on the city's LGBTQ community, and the legacy it holds in the city's LGBTQ history.

The 1992 battle over including "Bisexual" and "Transgender" in Seattle Pride's name
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The 1992 battle over including "Bisexual" and "Transgender" in Seattle Pride's name

A look back to the year more than 30 years ago that brought more inclusivity to the Seattle Pride Weekend we know today.

Former SPD Chief speaks to the SGN: Adrian Diaz embraces Gay Latino identity
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Former SPD Chief speaks to the SGN: Adrian Diaz embraces Gay Latino identity

The SGN interviews former Seattle Police Chief Adrian Diaz.

What's in a name...or a pronoun?
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What's in a name...or a pronoun?

"Being misgendered feels like unexpectedly finding a shard of glass in my ear, a pain that I rarely saw my friend Stacey subjected to."

Queer love conquers City Hall: Newcastle raises Pride flag after strong opposition
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Queer love conquers City Hall: Newcastle raises Pride flag after strong opposition

The Pride flag finally rises at Newcastle City Hall, but not without some drama.

Who's stealing Pride flags in Tacoma?
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Who's stealing Pride flags in Tacoma?

Hate crimes against the Tacoma LGBTQ+ community in 2023 totaled 34 offenses, and June saw the biggest spike in crimes, totaling 9.

The power and peril of being seen: Trans visibility in today's world
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The power and peril of being seen: Trans visibility in today's world

Visibility within the Trans and gender-diverse (TGD) community is a multifaceted concept.

Trans Families leads charge to support Trans youth and families
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Trans Families leads charge to support Trans youth and families

A profile on the Seattle nonprofit serving families with gender diverse children.

Trans Pride Seattle
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Trans Pride Seattle

Details on this year's event which takes place Friday, June 28.

Elegance and advocacy shine at Ties & Tiaras fundraiser for Trans Pride Seattle
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Elegance and advocacy shine at Ties & Tiaras fundraiser for Trans Pride Seattle

A report from the fundraiser for Trans Pride Seattle.

Seattle Gay News' Transgender resource guide
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Seattle Gay News' Transgender resource guide

In celebration of Pride Month, the SGN has developed a list of organizations that work with the Transgender and gender-diverse communities in the region.

Science alone can't solve fairness debate on Transgender athletes, says expert endocrinologist and UW professor
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Science alone can't solve fairness debate on Transgender athletes, says expert endocrinologist and UW professor

According to Dr. Bradley Anawalt, the science of whether Transgender women have an advantage in sports remains up in the air.

From the Palace on Broadway to Benaroya Hall: Ben Platt hits Seattle on July 27
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From the Palace on Broadway to Benaroya Hall: Ben Platt hits Seattle on July 27

An interview with the Gay stage and screen star upon his upcoming performance in Seattle.

Janet Melman aims to become first Trans elected official in Olympia
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Janet Melman aims to become first Trans elected official in Olympia

A spotlight on the Trans candidate's campaign and how she plans to serve the LGBTQ community in their region.

"It's seamless": How Shannon Roudhán and Jason Bowlsby embrace creative chaos
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"It's seamless": How Shannon Roudhán and Jason Bowlsby embrace creative chaos

A profile on the Seattle-based makers working in a wide variety of crafts, from quilting to crocheting and everything in between.

Visually Speaking to provide ASL Lounge at Pride events
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Visually Speaking to provide ASL Lounge at Pride events

The Deaf Queer organization is back at Pride events for another year, this time with an American Sign Language (ASL) lounge.