Seattle Gay News has launched GoFundMe campaign

Seattle Gay News has launched GoFundMe campaign

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailSeattle Gay News recently launched a GoFundMe campaign to help cover operating expenses impacted by COVID-19 and the subsequent loss of considerable advertising revenue. Seattle Gay News and Angela Cragin are organizing this fundraiser. Seattle Gay News Needs Your Support Now! As the third oldest LGBTQ+ publication in the …

Tributes and eulogies for R. George Bakan (via Facebook)

Tributes and eulogies for R. George Bakan (via Facebook)

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailRest in Power, brother. I only knew you via Facebook, but you had a tremendous influence on me. – Abe Campbell   I’m heartbroken to hear of the passing of my friend and sparring partner, George Bakan. An icon in Seattle Queer history, he sued to keep me on …

George Bakan: Rescuer of lost souls

George Bakan: Rescuer of lost souls

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailby Michael McNamara George Bakan and I met at Spag’s. Guess I caught his eye straddling the pool table to make a shot. I did have a fine ass back in the day. He chatted me up, we flirted a bit, and he took me to his Capitol Hill …

Remembering George Bakan

Remembering George Bakan

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailby Gaysha Starr Olympia 29 The Empress of Good Fortune & the First Asian Pacific Islander Empress of Seattle 1999-2000 How symbolic for me to pay my respects to George Bakan, the publisher of Seattle Gay News, on the 93rd birthday of my father, Primo Matencio and the day …

Civil rights leader and Seattle Gay News publisher George Bakan dies

Civil rights leader and Seattle Gay News publisher George Bakan dies

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailby Sarah Toce – The Seattle Lesbian Civil rights leader and Seattle Gay News (SGN) publisher George Bakan was found dead at his desk on Sunday evening, June 7, 2020. He was 78 years old. A pioneer in the LGBTQ+, HIV and AIDS communities, Bakan was beloved by many …