Alex Garland

Counter-Protesters Face Off Against Far Right in Tense Rally

Counter-Protesters Face Off Against Far Right in Tense Rally

One day after the tragedy in Charlottesville, Seattleites show up to shut down white supremacy.

 

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Artist Ebo Barton Wants to Hand Over Creative Control

The slam-poet-turned-playwright is set on getting queer right, which means letting go.

 

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Kaya Axelsson Pushes for a Different Kind of Queer Politics

The Seattle activist is using a lifetime of experience to fight the forces of intolerance.

 

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Mac McGregor Makes an Example of Himself in Fight for Trans Rights

The city council candidate came to the political arena only after a lifetime in the church and the dojo.

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Oscar Rodriquez. Photo by Alex Garland

Oscar Rodriguez Brings Some Pride to Beacon Hill

Under his ownership, Baja Bistro gives the LGBTQ community a place to gather while providing the neighborhood with jobs and goodwill.

Oscar Rodriquez. Photo by Alex Garland
Soundgarden’s ‘Superunknown’ album sits beneath a rose on top of a speaker at the KEXP memorial for Chris Cornell. Photography by Alex Garland

Fans Gather in Remembrance of Chris Cornell

KEXP welcomed hundreds of mourners to listen to the work of the late, great Seattle-born musician together.

Soundgarden’s ‘Superunknown’ album sits beneath a rose on top of a speaker at the KEXP memorial for Chris Cornell. Photography by Alex Garland
The giant chicken—present at many of the tax marches around the country—looked out over the crowd like a silent sentinel, set to spy on those demanding tax returns from Trump.
The giant chicken—present at many of the tax marches around the country—looked out over the crowd like a silent sentinel, set to spy on those demanding tax returns from Trump.
Nikkita Oliver, Pussy Riot, Draw Large Crowd for International Women’s Day Rally

Nikkita Oliver, Pussy Riot, Draw Large Crowd for International Women’s Day Rally

Yesterday was International Women’s Day, and in Seattle more than a thousand people gathered at Westlake Plaza to hear speakers including Councilmember Kshama Sawant—who hosted… Continue reading

Nikkita Oliver, Pussy Riot, Draw Large Crowd for International Women’s Day Rally
Jasmin Samy, Civil Rights Manager with CAIR-WA. Photo by Alex Garland

As New Travel Ban Is Issued, Seattle Muslim Rights Group Stands Ready

Whether it’s helping detained Muslims or teaching people about Islam, CAIR-WA is at the forefront of resisting Trump.

Jasmin Samy, Civil Rights Manager with CAIR-WA. Photo by Alex Garland
Blockades, Chaos and Pepper Spray at Mass SeaTac Demonstration Denouncing Trump’s Immigration Ban
Blockades, Chaos and Pepper Spray at Mass SeaTac Demonstration Denouncing Trump’s Immigration Ban
Home From Standing Rock, Seattle Protesters Bring Pipeline Fight to the Corps

Home From Standing Rock, Seattle Protesters Bring Pipeline Fight to the Corps

“The work does not end when you come back from North Dakota.”

Home From Standing Rock, Seattle Protesters Bring Pipeline Fight to the Corps
In Their Own Words: 11 Seattle Women Talk About the Election and Coping
In Their Own Words: 11 Seattle Women Talk About the Election and Coping
How Trump’s Election Looked on Capitol Hill
How Trump’s Election Looked on Capitol Hill
PAX Makes Space for Diversity

PAX Makes Space for Diversity

“It’s still a cis-het-white guy club, but it doesn’t have to be that way.”

PAX Makes Space for Diversity
Inside the Fanbase of Seattle’s Massive eSports Tournament

Inside the Fanbase of Seattle’s Massive eSports Tournament

Video game fanatics from across the world flooded Seattle last week for The International. We asked them, “Why?”

Inside the Fanbase of Seattle’s Massive eSports Tournament
As Vigil Turns to Protest, Words of Love, Anger and Solutions

As Vigil Turns to Protest, Words of Love, Anger and Solutions

“Oversight for all people is necessary. We’re offering healing for the community.”

As Vigil Turns to Protest, Words of Love, Anger and Solutions
The Making of a Drag Queen

The Making of a Drag Queen

Behind the scenes with Betty Wetter, who never misses a soda before bed.

The Making of a Drag Queen
City employees protest Wednesday blood drive. Photo by Alex Garland

Citing Discrimination Against Gay Men, City Employees and the Mayor Protest Blood Drive

In the wake of Orlando, gay men want to give blood. Yet in many cases they can’t, despite new rules by the FDA.

City employees protest Wednesday blood drive. Photo by Alex Garland