EXCLUSIVE: Judy and Dennis Shepard reflect on 20 years after Matthew Shepard’s death

EXCLUSIVE: Judy and Dennis Shepard reflect on 20 years after Matthew Shepard’s death

Share this…Facebook25TwitterLinkedinGoogle+0Reddit0emailby MK Scott It is hard to believe that October 12th will be the 20th anniversary of the death of Matthew Shepard. It all started on the night of October 6, 1998, when Matthew Shepard was lured to an open field and was tied up to a fence and …

Cyndi Lauper on Trump, #MeToo and opening for Rod Stewart on Saturday, Sept. 1st in Auburn

Cyndi Lauper on Trump, #MeToo and opening for Rod Stewart on Saturday, Sept. 1st in Auburn

Share this…Facebook2TwitterLinkedinGoogle+0Reddit0emailby MK Scott Cyndi Lauper is still a legend after 35 years since her breakthrough album, She so Unusual. I last communicated with her four years ago, while she was on tour with Cher’s Dressed to Kill Tour. Now Lauper, 65 (yes, really) is teaming up with Rod Stewart …

Erasure at Moore Theatre: The gayest party of the year

Erasure at Moore Theatre: The gayest party of the year

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinGoogle+0Reddit0emailby MK Scott On Tuesday, August 14, a sold out Moore Theatre, welcomed the iconic ’80s Synthpop duo of Andy Bell and Vince Clarke, Erasure, back in Seattle after seven years. It was in October 2011, when I attended their Tomorrow’s World Tour and met Andy Bell backstage after …

Prince Poppycock to appear with Seattle Men’s Chorus in ‘God Save the Queens’ Pride weekend concerts

Prince Poppycock to appear with Seattle Men’s Chorus in ‘God Save the Queens’ Pride weekend concerts

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinGoogle+0Reddit0emailby MK Scott Seattle Men’s Chorus (SMC) takes the McCaw Hall stage on Pride weekend to honor 50 years of British rock and pop royalty in ‘God Save the Queens.’ The British are coming! From the swinging ’60s to today’s biggest hits this British invasion is so lush and …

LGBTQ Human Rights highlight the GSBA Pride Luncheon

LGBTQ Human Rights highlight the GSBA Pride Luncheon

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinGoogle+0Reddit0emailby MK Scott The Greater Seattle Business Association (GSBA) Pride Luncheon was held this past Wednesday, June 13th. This was the first time the luncheon was held at the new Embassy Suites in Pioneer Square, which has a view of Century Link Field. Before the luncheon there was the …

‘No Gay, No Way’ and Drag queens highlight Amazon’s annual shareholders meeting

‘No Gay, No Way’ and Drag queens highlight Amazon’s annual shareholders meeting

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinGoogle+0Reddit0emailby MK Scott Amazon’s annual shareholders meeting was held this past Wednesday (May 30th) at the Fremont Studios with about 150 people inside and another 75 or so protesting outside. A line up of drag queens posed and strutted in support of ‘No Gay, No Way,’ a campaign urging …

Adam Rippon and ‘Stars on Ice’ light up Seattle’s Key Arena

Adam Rippon and ‘Stars on Ice’ light up Seattle’s Key Arena

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinGoogle+0Reddit0emailby MK Scott The big news this week was Adam Rippon winning the Mirror Ball trophy on ABC’s ‘Dancing with the Stars’. Just two days prior, on Saturday, May 19th, Rippon hit Seattle’s Key Arena for the ‘Stars on Ice’ tour. Joining Rippon were Nathan Chen, Mirai Nagasu, Bradie …

29th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in New York: Winners List

29th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in New York: Winners List

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinGoogle+0Reddit0emailby GLAAD – with intro by MK Scott Just a month after I personally attended the first half of the 29th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles (April 12), the second half was held this past Saturday (May 5th) at the New York Midtown Hilton. GLAAD honored Ava …

Randy Rainbow on fame, and joining the Seattle Men’s and Women’s Choruses for ‘Not In Our Town’ on April 7 and 8

Randy Rainbow on fame, and joining the Seattle Men’s and Women’s Choruses for ‘Not In Our Town’ on April 7 and 8

Share this…Facebook1TwitterLinkedinGoogle+0Reddit0emailby MK Scott I was first seduced by Randy Rainbow’s humor about seven years ago when Rainbow was shooting and posting his short videos on YouTube. These videos featured outrageous edited phone conversations with such notables like Mel Gibson, Lindsey Lohan, Diane Sawyer and more. Lately, Rainbow has been …

There’s a new Sheriff in town: Mitzi Johanknecht on developing vibrant communities for the future

There’s a new Sheriff in town: Mitzi Johanknecht on developing vibrant communities for the future

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinGoogle+0Reddit0emailby Sarah Toce Newly-elected King County Sheriff Mitzi Johanknecht self-professes she’s never had a calendar as full as the one she’s currently operating. ‘My schedule is really interesting now,’ she tells me as we sit in her office at the King County Courthouse building just north of Pioneer Square. …