Lambert House: Socially distanced but socially connected

Lambert House: Socially distanced but socially connected

Seattle has lots of resources for LGBTQ+ adults, but every confident Gay grown-up was most likely once an awkward or lonely Gay teen. And Lambert House has been helping to turn awkwardness and loneliness into confidence and community since its beginnings

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The sculptor upending the business of amputation

The sculptor upending the business of amputation

There are around 2.1 million people in the United States alone who are living with a missing limb. As many as 500 amputations are performed in hospitals daily, equaling about 185,000 people a year - and that number is projected to double by 2050. Amputati

[ICYMI] Pushed to the limit: How COVID changed me

[ICYMI] Pushed to the limit: How COVID changed me

I wanted to help. On March 25, 2020, I drove to New York in my Fiat with my dog to join the fight against the COVID pandemic.

Discrimination in health care raises LGBTQ+ concerns over COVID-19 vaccine

Discrimination in health care raises LGBTQ+ concerns over COVID-19 vaccine

For over a year now, the LGBTQ+ community in the United States has in particular struggled with the coronavirus pandemic. Financial and racial inequalities, as well as discrimination in health care settings, have all been evolving issues for several decad

Emerald City Softball Association celebrates opening day of the 2021 season

Emerald City Softball Association celebrates opening day of the 2021 season

On Sunday, April 25, the Emerald City Softball Association held its first games in over a year, a delay due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Black women, Black Trans women, and MURDER

Black women, Black Trans women, and MURDER

In 2020, 350 Transgender people were killed worldwide. A fifth of them were in their own homes, and 44 of these killings happened here in the United States. This year has already produced a more than 100% increase in these murders in this country, and we

[ICYMI] Seattle's Top Gay Doc Gives Us Straight Talk on COVID-19: A Q&A with Dr. Peter Shalit

[ICYMI] Seattle's Top Gay Doc Gives Us Straight Talk on COVID-19: A Q&A with Dr. Peter Shalit

As part of our salute to the frontline workers in the fight against COVID-19, Unite Seattle Magazine sat down for a (virtual) Q&A with Peter Shalit, MD, PhD, longtime LGBTQ+ health specialist and author of Living Well: The Gay Man's Essential Guide to Hea

A peek at Vashon Bioenergy: The world's first "food-to-fuel" farm opens on Vashon Island

A peek at Vashon Bioenergy: The world's first "food-to-fuel" farm opens on Vashon Island

After being led through a thicket of blackberry bushes, walking just above the mud on makeshift wooden trails, I looked up to find I had arrived at the site of a climate solution unlike any the world has seen so far.

Rain City Rock Camp changes program name to include all genders

Rain City Rock Camp changes program name to include all genders

Rain City Rock Camp has formally changed the names of one its programs to be more inclusive of participants that identify beyond the gender binary.

Seattle Pride awards $2K to support Swedish Medical Center's 4th annual LGBTQI+ Health Symposium

Seattle Pride awards $2K to support Swedish Medical Center's 4th annual LGBTQI+ Health Symposium

SEATTLE - The LGBTQIA+ community experiences more barriers to healthcare than non-LGBTQIA+ individuals. With 15% of LGBTQIA+ Americans reporting postponing or avoiding medical treatment due to discrimination, there is work to be done to make accessing equ

One year, two public health crises: Seattle LGBTQ orgs reflect on COVID-19, HIV, and the long road theirs services faced

One year, two public health crises: Seattle LGBTQ orgs reflect on COVID-19, HIV, and the long road theirs services faced

Many populations with pre-existing health conditions have spent the last year in uncertainty. Among those are individuals living with HIV. In the wake of the pandemic's anniversary, the SGN spoke with several people and organizations with connections to

Triangle Recreation Camp looks ahead to the upcoming season

Triangle Recreation Camp looks ahead to the upcoming season

Through the thick and thin of the coronavirus pandemic, Triangle Recreation Camp, "the Northwest's premier recreational campground that is Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer owned and operated" has continued to safely serve the community at a

Why Super Bowl LV's Dexcom G6 ad has lost its grip with reality

Why Super Bowl LV's Dexcom G6 ad has lost its grip with reality

As a Type 1 diabetic of twenty years, I can say that I have experienced it all. From the disabling low blood sugar episodes that make me feel like I am about to slip into unconsciousness, to the stubborn highs that leave me groggy and irritable for days t