Stephani’s Celebration of Life

Stephani’s Celebration of Life

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailIN MEMORIAM: Stephani Quinn Fluke March 3, 1986 – July 28, 2019   On July 28, 2019 at 9:45am, Stephani Quinn Fluke passed away in Port Orchard, Washington. She is remembered and loved by our son, Gabe Fluke, our daughter, Katie Fluke, and her partner, J.P. Porter. She is …

Mayor Durkan Transmits Legislation to Rename Portion of East Denny Way “Barbara Bailey Way”

Mayor Durkan Transmits Legislation to Rename Portion of East Denny Way “Barbara Bailey Way”

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailSeattle (June 17, 2019) – Mayor Jenny A. Durkan today transmitted to City Council legislation to rename a portion of Capitol Hill’s East Denny Way “Barbara Bailey Way” in honor of the late LGTBQ+  and civil rights champion, Barbara Bailey, who passed away in September 2018. Under the legislation, …

IN MEMORIAM – Robert Charles Sondheim – May 15, 1951 – April 6, 2019

IN MEMORIAM – Robert Charles Sondheim – May 15, 1951 – April 6, 2019

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailRobert Sondheim was a fifth generation Seattleite who lived mostly in the Magnolia and Queen Anne areas of Seattle. He was the son of Harold Sondheim (deceased) and Sally (Reingold) Sondheim of Bainbridge Island. He attended Queen Anne High School and graduated from Willamette University in Salem Oregon with …

{ICYMI} Lisa Koch Remembers Peggy Platt, who left us One Year ago this week

{ICYMI} Lisa Koch Remembers Peggy Platt, who left us One Year ago this week

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0email(ED..The following post appeared in our Holiday 2018 print issue)   by Lisa Koch I miss Peggy Platt, Mary Margaret “Peggy” Platt. My brilliant friend, my infuriating sister, my hilarious writing partner, my Dos Fallopia twin, my Ham for the Holidays marathon partner. She left us April 2, 2018, …

{ICYMI] Remembering the life and laughs of Peggy Platt

{ICYMI] Remembering the life and laughs of Peggy Platt

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailED…..We lost Peggy Platt a year ago this week. The following appeared in our May/June 2018 issue.   by Mike Montgomery Peggy Platt was so close to becoming one of our contributors. For the first issue, she had written a satire op-ed on the pink pussy hats and she …

So Long, Dearie!  CAROL CHANNING, 1921 – 2019

So Long, Dearie! CAROL CHANNING, 1921 – 2019

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailby MK Scott & B. Harlan Boll This past week we lost an Broadway icon and Gay ally, Carol Channing, who died this past Tuesday, at home in Rancho Mirage, CA of natural causes at age 97. Upon reading her tribute that was sent to me from her publicist, …

EXCLUSIVE: Two local Gay activists release statements on the death of President George H.W. Bush

EXCLUSIVE: Two local Gay activists release statements on the death of President George H.W. Bush

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailby MK Scott I must confess, I wasn’t a fan of the 41st President George H.W. Bush, but what I do admire is that he constantly evolved. Compared to other Republican Presidents, he wasn’t all that bad. His record on AIDS wasn’t that good, but it was something. With …

Statement by Mayor Jenny Durkan on the Passing of Paul G. Allen

Statement by Mayor Jenny Durkan on the Passing of Paul G. Allen

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailSeattle (October 15) – Seattle Mayor Jenny A. Durkan issued the below statement following the announcement of the passing of Paul G. Allen: “Paul was a true son of Seattle who made his beloved city – and our world – a better, more vibrant place. For generations to come, Seattleites …

Remembering Tab Hunter

Remembering Tab Hunter

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailby Sara Michelle Fetters and MK Scott We were saddened this past week with death of Tab Hunter on July 8, 2018 at age 86. Since we both interviewed the Hollywood legend, SGN honors his memory by running each interview side by side as a tribute to Tab. In …

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

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

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailby 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 …