[ICYMI] Checking In with Martha Davis of The Motels; Playing Zootunes on Wed, August 28th

[ICYMI] Checking In with Martha Davis of The Motels; Playing Zootunes on Wed, August 28th

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailby Gregg Shapiro Martha Davis, longtime lead singer of Northern California new-wave legends The Motels, knows how to reach listeners. The emotion-laden quality of her vocals on early minor hits such as “Total Control” and “Whose Problem?” hinted at what Davis was capable of transmitting. In 1982, The Motels …

[ICYMI] EXCLUSIVE: ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ star Derrick Barry on ‘Drag Race’, Britney and the man in the White House.

[ICYMI] EXCLUSIVE: ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ star Derrick Barry on ‘Drag Race’, Britney and the man in the White House.

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailby MK Scott In 2003, the LEO Party was formed by community member Joe Torres, using his birthday as an opportunity to give back to the community he loves. Sixteen years later, this drag show celebration and fundraiser is back again to support Seattle Counseling Service, Entre Hermanos, and …

[ICYMI] After 40 Years, the B-52s’ Front Man, Fred Schneider, is Still a Fierce Persona

[ICYMI] After 40 Years, the B-52s’ Front Man, Fred Schneider, is Still a Fierce Persona

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailby MK Scott Can’t believe it has been 40 years since the B-52s had its first big hit, “Rock Lobster”! And who could forget “Love Shack” or “Roam”? Heading up the group for the past 43 years has been the flamboyant Fred Schneider. And joining them on their new …

[ICYMI] Beyond the Body:  Getting to Know Dr. Hisam Goueli

[ICYMI] Beyond the Body: Getting to Know Dr. Hisam Goueli

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailby MK Scott We couldn’t have found a better cover story for the Fitness and Health issue than the story of doctor, actor, and dancer Hisam Goueli. I remember when I first saw Hisam (pronounced hiss-um) dance: it was in the 2015 burlesque show The Tennessee Tease (a salute …

[ICYMI] Pride: The Time Comes Round Again for Memory, Renewal, and Unity

[ICYMI] Pride: The Time Comes Round Again for Memory, Renewal, and Unity

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailby Marsha Botzer Our unity is more important now than any moment since Stonewall, when we decided to stand up and fight back. That’s what I think right now, 55 years since my first organized acts of resistance to inequality. What I learned then I know now: when a …

[ICYMI] ASK DR. HISAM:  Dealing with Genital Herpes

[ICYMI] ASK DR. HISAM: Dealing with Genital Herpes

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailby Dr. Hisam Goueli Dr. Hisam, I’m a 57-year-old gay man in an open relationship. I’m HIV negative. But I have genital herpes. How do I not transmit anal warts during anal intercourse? —Unsure Dear Unsure, I am happy to hear from you! All right, to your question. To …

[ICYMI] Collab+ Gay City and Amara “Brighter Futures through Foster Parenting”

[ICYMI] Collab+ Gay City and Amara “Brighter Futures through Foster Parenting”

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailby Victor De Los Santos   The matter of this issue’s Collab+ article hits close to home…literally a few thousand feet from my family house in Yakima, Washington. When I first found out about the passing of Verna Coleman, my family’s neighbor of 41 years, the positive memories started …

{ICYMI} The Unique Mental Health Challenges Faced by Trans and Non-binary Individuals

{ICYMI} The Unique Mental Health Challenges Faced by Trans and Non-binary Individuals

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailBy Elliot Williams In recent years, the number of people who identify as transgender and non-binary has grown significantly. This is related to increasing awareness and social support. Surveys in the United Kingdom show that approximately 5% of all LGBTQ youth identify as nonbinary. (Non-binary is an umbrella term …

{ICYMI} How to Eliminate Flaky Dates & Attract Lasting Love

{ICYMI} How to Eliminate Flaky Dates & Attract Lasting Love

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailby Frank Macri Ever date someone and find you’re putting in more effort than you’re getting back? When you sense someone is being wishy-washy, it can be tempting to wait until they make the next move while you ruminate about what you did wrong. I had this happen recently …

{ICYMI} Seattle Beach Body: Keto v. Paleo

{ICYMI} Seattle Beach Body: Keto v. Paleo

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailby Vincent Kovar While January is resolution month, for Seattleites, it is also prime vacation season. In addition to worrying about the proverbial summer body, we who are escaping the cloudy Northwest have to worry about being winter beach-body-ready for Puerto Vallarta or Palm Springs. I frequently get asked, …