Local activist remembers his historic meeting with former First Lady, Barbara Bush

Local activist remembers his historic meeting with former First Lady, Barbara Bush

by MK Scott In 1989, when Seattle native and former Dorian Group president James Holm was CEO for the National AIDS Network in Washington, DC, he had an interesting encounter with then-First Lady, Barbara Bush. Mrs Bush died on April 17th at age 92. I chatted with Holm via Facebook. …

The arts and LGBTQ community salute the life and laughs of Peggy Platt

The arts and LGBTQ community salute the life and laughs of Peggy Platt

by MK Scott There wasn’t a dry eye in the house at ACT’s Falls Theatre on Monday, April 16 as the arts and LGBTQ community paid tribute to celebrated Seattle comic Peggy Platt, best known as half of the comedy duo Dos Fallopia along with Lisa Koch and their annual …

IN MEMORIAM – R. Martin Allen-Diveley

IN MEMORIAM – R. Martin Allen-Diveley

by Mark Finley ‘We’re in the garage.’ It’s a moment that’s burned into my memory with laser like precision. I was about to go off the handle when he flashed that ‘everything is going to be great’ smile that only Martin could do so effortlessly. That gentle grin stopped me …