Award-winning filmmaker, Timothy Greenfield-Sanders, brings us, “A bracing hour of personal history, struggle and liberation.” (L.A. Times)  The Trans List explores the range of experiences lived by Americans who identify as transgender (an umbrella term for people whose gender identity does not conform to that typically associated with the sex they were assigned at birth). […]
Mar 6, 2018

Curves in Bloom

Curves in Bloom is an inclusive, one day celebration of all bodies through music, art, dance, self care workshops, panel discussions, and fashion. Shop your favorite local fat-positive vendors. Heal yourself of body oppression with our Femmecee, Bevin Branlandingham, aka The Queer Fat Femme with her Fat Kid Dance Party! Check out the new collection […]
Jan 11, 2018

Activists put Northwest Detention Center on trial

With the People's Tribunal, immigration activists seek to put the spotlight on conditions that immigrant detainees face at the Northwest Detention Center.
Feb 20, 2018

Seattle youth on the rise for Black Lives Matter

Students at Garfield and Rainier Beach high schools are taking the lead as activists.
Feb 15, 2018

Misusing MLK: Focus on King’s “peace” silences Black protest

How myths about Martin Luther King Jr.’s views suppresses Black activism and hides MLK true history as a radical revolutionary.
Feb 8, 2018

Act Now Mantra’s ‘Heart to Heart’ talk series launch – “Ask a Muslim a Question”

  We all cherish diversity. Yet, how well do we know folks from other parts of the world? From different faiths?How about those who make choices different than ours? Act Now Mantra™ gives you an opportunity to know those around us more deeply. To ask them curious questions. So we understand what they value. And discover […]
Nov 2, 2017

Women Resist Fascism Study Group

Are you concerned about recent actions by bigots and white supremacists? Learn about the far right’s misogynist and racist agenda and how women have opposed it. Discuss why rightwing and neo-Nazi groups are growing and how we can stop them. Call 206-985-4621 to enter building. We meet on Oct 26, Nov 2, 9, 30, and […]
Oct 2, 2017

Revolutionary Feminist Meeting

Looking for action? Find it at a revolutionary feminist meeting Connect with a multi-racial group of feminists eager to change the world! Gathering will feature updates on current activities on fighting fascism, upcoming organizing, and plans for a delectable winter bake sale. Bring your ideas and energy! Autumn dinner (with vegan option) served at 6:30pm […]

The Christian argument for immigration

While some Christians denominations have a reputation for political conservatism, many Christians say their support of immigration is informed by faith.
May 4, 2017

Outcry over ‘racist’ Nivea ad: critics call for diversity in advertising industry

The "White is purity" ad was pulled after a social media outcry. But it wasn't the first time Nivea was called out for insensitive advertising.
Apr 21, 2017

Trump’s Army Secretary nominee sparks criticism from the LGBTQ community

Mark Green's statements contrast with former Army Secretary Eric Fanning, who is gay and backed measures supporting transgender people in the military.
Apr 17, 2017

Seattle political Town Hall lacks politicians — and audience diversity

A recent grassroots Town Hall lacked both politicians and minority faces in the audience, which demonstrated the difficulties of organizing new movements.
Mar 3, 2017

October brings hidden history of Filipino Americans to the forefront

October is Filipino American History month, the celebration of an "invisible" minority and their accomplishments in the United States of America.
Oct 20, 2016

Chicago immigrant claims U.S. retaliated over her activism

Ireri Unzueta, who was denied DACA renewal, says she worries other students who speak up about immigration issues could be targeted.
May 25, 2016

A true terrorist threat: Hostility towards young Muslim Americans

A young Muslim American breaks down how hostility towards her peers hurts everyone.
Jan 12, 2016

Trauma trickles down: Confronting the dark legacy of American Indian boarding schools

The Seattle City Council unanimously passed a resolution acknowledging the intergenerational trauma caused by American Indian boarding schools.
Nov 26, 2015

Japanese artist scheduled for UW talk on art and politics denied visa

Artist Fram Kitagawa, who has curated major events in Japan, says he was denied a visa because of activism in the 1960s against a U.S. military base.
Nov 12, 2015

#SUSI2015 Chat: what role should journalists play in social movements?

Join this live chat at 8am Pacific/11am Eastern/8:30pm India on Thursday November 12th. Tune in here or by following the Twitter hashtag #SUSI2015.
Nov 3, 2015

Seattle Afghan community remembers Farkhunda

Seattle Afghans gather at a vigil remember the brutal March 19 murder of Farkhunda, calling for justice in a case that has gripped the nation.
Mar 30, 2015

El Salvador shows signs of progress in the shadow of U.S. intervention

With popular media influencing U.S. perceptions of El Salvador, it's easy to forget the progressive democratic changes that are underway.
Mar 24, 2015