Actor George Takei, who played in the “Star Trek” TV show and movies and is now an activist for gay and civil rights, was celebrity grand marshal of the Seattle parade
Students at a high school in Oregon City sparked controversy after wearing “Gay Is Not Ok” shirts in protest of the National Day of Silence, an event intended to bring attention to bullying against the LGBT community in schools.
Social Outreach Seattle says it is moving forward with a plan to bring rainbow crosswalks to Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood.
The Edgewater – Seattle’s only true luxury waterfront hotel – is over the rainbow to introduce their “Plunge With Pride” wedding package for gay and lesbian couples planning to wed in Washington since, Referendum 74 has passed, legalizing same-sex marriage in the state.
Rev. William Owens takes great issue with Obama’s linkage of Dr. King’s civil rights movement of the past to the current gay rights movement regarding same-sex marriage. Owens says that King embraced traditional religion, and he strongly suggests that King would not want his civil rights’ mission altered to include same-sex marriage.
October 14 – 23 is the 16th Annual Seattle Lesbian and Gay Film Festival. It’s a full week of movies, including the debut of the Chely Wright documentary “Wish Me Away”. Plus galas, receptions and celebrations galore!