Advocate describes China’s growing movement for LGBTQI rights
by Leona Vaughn
Ping "Hoping" Hou, an advocate for the LGBTQI community in China, says one of the major obstacles to equal rights in China is the current societal expectations and conservative family values.
Feb 14, 2019
“Alien/Angel” is a stage retrospective of a performer lost too soon
by Andrew Hamlin
Devin Bannon plays Klaus Nomi in a show about the life of the German singer, who was influential at the height of New York City's avant garde performance art scene.
Feb 6, 2019
Puyallup Watershed Initiative connects sense of place, identity in environmental work
by Puget Sound Future-Makers
In the following interview, PWI acting director Jennifer Chang and community board member Kathryn Mahan talk about the ways that environment and identity coalesce in both their own lives as well as the work they do with PWI.
Jul 3, 2018
Gallery: Trans Pride and Dyke March celebrate community, raise visibility
by Naomi Ishisaka
Trans Pride and the Dyke March, which were among the weekend Pride celebrations on Capitol Hill, celebrated community and raised visibility for ongoing activism.
Jun 25, 2018
Beijing Queer Chorus sings for a better world
by Kamna Shastri
Members of the chorus say they hope to bring some of the progress in the LGBTQ community in the United States back to China.
Mar 14, 2018
Zambia ID process fraught with complexity for intersex individuals
by Global Press News Service
Intersex people in Zambia struggle to have their gender identity properly recorded on legal documents because the law does not recognize their existence.
Oct 24, 2017
Unity in Community Fall Concert
by Globalist Staff
Join API Chaya for our fall concert, Unity in Community, to celebrate the survival and empowerment of our communities. Please bring friends and family for an evening of live performances, delicious food, drinks, local artist vendors, virtual reality games, prizes, and more! Buy Tickets ($20 each): apichaya.org/guest-registration Volunteer (free): bit.ly/FallConcert2017 Become a Donor: apichaya.org/donate-online The Line Up: Patricia […]
Oct 6, 2017
Transgender people of color share their stories
by Yemas Ly
Transgender people of color spoke this week at a community-building event on the greater challenges faced when identities intersect.
Jul 20, 2017
What it takes to be featured in the Seattle International Film Festival
by Aidan Walker
SIFF's programming team is inclusive on gender, race, country, sexual orientation and film budget.
May 22, 2017
Trump’s Army Secretary nominee sparks criticism from the LGBTQ community
by Blake Peterson
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
Ugandan LGBT refugees in Kenya seek resettlement in safer place
by Global Press News Service
After fleeing Uganda after it outlawed homosexuality, Ugandan gays and lesbians who fled to Kenya say they continue to face persecution.
Apr 5, 2017
Systemic racism and misogyny are killing Queer and Trans People of Color every day
by DJ Martinez
Violence against Queer and Trans People of Color didn’t start in Orlando on Saturday, and it won’t end there.
Jun 13, 2016
Calls for unity at Seattle vigil after Orlando mass shooting
by Chloe Collyer
About 1,000 people gathered at Cal Anderson Park Sunday night, to show solidarity with the victims of a mass shooting in Orlando.
#GreaterSeattle: Latino teen turned superhero drag queen
by Randy Salgado
Luis Aguilar didn’t know he was gay growing up in West Texas. Now he's Seattle's top Latino drag queen, Klaudya Markos.
Mar 28, 2016
A final drag show at Inay’s
by Jovelle Tamayo
As Beacon Hill restaurant Inay's closed last Friday, drag performer Atasha Manila said goodbye to the place that gave her a start.
Feb 1, 2016
Pinkwashing accusations toward Israeli speakers shake up LGBTQ conference
by Tim Gruver
A Seattle trans activist accuses Israel of "pinkwashing" abuse of Palestinians by trying to ingratiate itself to worldwide gay community.
Jan 20, 2016
Moni Tep explores hardships of queer youth in Jamaica
by Reagan Jackson
Seattle musician Moni Tep traveled to Jamaica to explore ways to help LGBTQ youth, who are often homeless and ostracized there.
Jan 19, 2016
Latino drag performer brings “Queen of Tejano Music” to life
by Randy Salgado
Selena is one of the personas that Andrew Scott brings to life onstage. And it's one that brings some of his heritage into his drag.
Jan 1, 2016
U.S. Marine found guilty in death of Filipino transgender woman Jennifer Laude
Joseph Scott Pemberton had been charged with the murder of Jennifer Laude, but was convicted of the lesser offense of homicide.
Dec 2, 2015