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Queerspace News: Megan Rapinoe Kicks Ass

Queerspace News: Megan Rapinoe Kicks Ass

US Women’s National Soccer Team star Megan Rapinoe, who’s made a name for herself as one of the few out and proud, queer, pro athletes in the US, also made it clear this week just how she feels about the President.

Queerspace News: Election Diversity Wins

Queerspace News: Election Diversity Wins

Several candidates made history in yesterday’s US midterm elections, including the nation’s first openly gay state Governor, the first ever Native American Congresspeople, and the first Muslim women elected to Congress.

The Art of a Mayoral Run: Nikkita Oliver

The Art of a Mayoral Run: Nikkita Oliver

Local artist, teacher, activist, community organizer and attorney Nikkita Oliver recently launched her run against Ed Murray for Seattle’s mayoral seat. Oliver, who’s gained recognition as both an eminent Seattle artist and a keen and passionate community organizer…

Protesting Inauguration Day

Protesting Inauguration Day

This Friday, January 20, things are going to change. There are a lot of ways to react to and process about Donald Trump being inaugurated as the president of the United States. In and around Seattle, there are some specific, positive ways to feel like your voice is being heard.

I Knew It

I Knew It

I’m sayin’ it. I knew Trump was going to win. I knew it. I knew because I grew up in rural Illinois and I have lived in Mississippi, Georgia, Tennessee, Texas, and Southern Indiana. I understand what the rest of the country is like.

Make Your Black Friday Matter

Make Your Black Friday Matter

The day after Thanksgiving has been traditionally known as Black Friday for decades, gaining popular usage to describe the first day of the holiday shopping season in the early 1980s. It’s grown into a day where retailers, desperate for the consumer dollar, open earlier and earlier and offer deeper and deeper discounts on cheaply made retail goods.