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Mayor Ed Murray Still Isn't Ruling Out a Write-In Campaign

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Heidi Groover I guess we've got to keep talking about this. Kelly O Mayor Ed Murray is seriously entertaining the idea of running a write-in campaign for re-election, six weeks after dropping his re-election bid in the midst of allegations...Show More Summary

The Blabbermouth Podcast: Al Franken Discusses the Shift from SNL to the Senate, and Congressional Balancing Tactics

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by The Stranger Subscribe to the podcast FOR FREE by clicking right here! Al Franken is on Blabbermouth this week, talking with Eli Sanders about his journey from Saturday Night Live to the US Senate. The Senator also shares the best...Show More Summary

How Seattle Could Make It Easier for People with Criminal Records to Get Housing

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Heidi Groover Housing in Seattle is out of reach for many with prior criminal convictions. William Andrew/Getty Landlords should not be able to refuse potential renters only because they have a criminal record, Seattle city leaders...Show More Summary

Photos from the Rally for Charleena Lyles

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Ana Sofia Knauf "I'll never see my sister again,” Lyles’ younger sister, Tiffany Rodgers told the crowd, crying. “Her kids will never see her again… I just want to grieve right now. I can’t even do that because I’m so angry. I'm scared of our so-called protectors. Show More Summary

Drunk Man Killed By a Pack of Dogs

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Charles Mudede This is a free stock photo of a dog. If you want to see the real video, well... He was walking home on a dusty road. He was drunk and had a beer bottle in his hand. After walking over a muddy puddle that reflected the leaves of the trees and the cloudy and dusky sky, a pack of stray dogs attacked him. Show More Summary

Will Jody Hall Conquer Cannabis Like She Did with Cupcakes and Coffee?

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Lester Black She’s here, she’s queer, and she’s an edibles pioneer. Lester Black Jody Hall does business like a Wild West settler: For two decades, she's been setting up shop not where the customers are but where the customers will be. Show More Summary

Savage Love Letter of the Day: Mother Tries Her Best Not to Beat Up Jerks Who Make Fun of Her Trans Kid

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dan Savage I’m a queer mother to a very liberal, accepting family but I’m freaking out a bit and I need your help. My child, let’s call them Sweetie, is a 7-year-old (assigned male at birth) who has always loved sparkles, rainbows, high heels and all things femme. Show More Summary

See Ya, Wouldn’t Wanna Be Ya: Uber CEO Travis Kalanick Steps Down

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Yesterday Uber CEO and founder Travis Kalanick resigned amid multiple scandals at the ride-sharing company. by Amber Cortes B-Bye now, sayonara, farewell, toodle-oo! MONEY SHARMA VIA GETTY IMAGES Well, it finally happened. YesterdayShow More Summary

TUFFEST Announces First Wave of Artists, Including K-Hand, Russell E.L. Butler, and Taylar Elizza Beth

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dave Segal Charismatic, unconventional rapper Taylor Elizza Beth. April Sol TUF, a Seattle collective that champions work by female, non-binary, and trans electronic musicians, DJs, and visual artists, announced its first wave of artists for the second annual TUFFEST, which happens August 26 at Judkins Park. Show More Summary

Naomi Klein to the Left: Enough About Trump

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Naomi Klein says Trump's agenda isn't new. It's been around for decades and is moving along very quickly and efficiently. by Charles Mudede Naomi Klein's new book No Is Not Enough: Resisting Trump's Shock Politics and Winning the World...Show More Summary

Poll Finds Nearly Half of Seattleites Support Changing Single Family Zoning

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Heidi Groover Little boxes on the hillside. sandiegoa/getty Something I missed this morning in that KUOW/KING 5 poll asking about the mayoral race and several local issues: They asked about single-family zoning! The poll of 900 people...Show More Summary

Rock Mockumentary I’m Not Fascinating Depicts the Ludicrous Plight of Icky Boyfriends

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

This rock cautionary tale is farce-sighted by Dave Segal O riginally released in 1996, I’m Not Fascinating is the sort of cult film you’d expect from one of the founders of irreverent-to-the-max Detroit music zine Motorbooty. Director...Show More Summary

Second Mayoral Poll Shows Durkan, Hasegawa Leading

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Heidi Groover Jenny Durkan was among the top two candidates in two polls released today. nate gowdy A second poll released today shows former U.S. attorney Jenny Durkan is likely to make it through the August 1 primary for mayor of Seattle. Show More Summary

The Morning News: Hundreds Rally for Charleena Lyles, Ossoff Loses, Durkan and McGinn Top Mayoral Poll

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Heidi Groover A memorial outside the apartment building where police killed Charleena Lyles Sunday. Ana Sofia Knauf Calling for Justice for Charleena Lyles: Hundreds of people gathered for a rally outside the housing complex where 30-year-old Lyles lived and was killed by police Sunday. Show More Summary

Hundreds Rally and March After Police Shooting of Charleena Lyles

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Heidi Groover Two Seattle Police officers killed Charleena Lyles, 30, on Sunday. Ana Sofia Knauf Two days after Seattle Police killed Charleena Lyles, a pregnant mother who had called them to report a burglary, hundreds of supporters gathered outside the apartment complex where the shooting took place to honor Lyles and demand justice. Show More Summary

Hundreds of Supporters Rally and March for Charleena Lyles

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Here's what happened at the rally for Charleena Lyles, the pregnant mother of four fatally shot by two Seattle Police Officers. by Heidi Groover T wo days after Seattle Police killed Charleena Lyles, a pregnant mother who had calledShow More Summary

My First Time at the Wildrose

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

The combination of alcohol and dehydration and exes and futures all in one location—and wall-to-wall women by Sydney Brownstone "T he Wildrose got its start in the early 1980s, when a collective of five women began scouting locations for a new lesbian bar. Show More Summary

Sad Sam Elliott: Growing Old with The Hero

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

There's a fair amount of meta-ness going on in The Hero by Erik Henriksen T his week's entry into the illustrious genre of Indie Movies About Sad Old Men, The Hero follows Lee Hayden (Sam Elliott), a 71-year-old movie star who's keenly aware that he's about 40 years past his prime. Show More Summary

There's a First Time for Everything... Especially When You're Queer

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Queer firsts are, well, they're queered by our queerness by Dan Savage "T ell me about your first time..." Three big firsts leap to mind when you ask a queer person about their "first time." The first time they realized they were queer...Show More Summary

Donald Byrd's Shocking (IM)PULSE

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Spectrum Dance Theater's response to the Pulse nightclub shootings is brutal by Christopher Frizzelle D onald Byrd wants to traumatize you. At the very least, the Tony Award–nominated choreographer wants you to confront the physical and emotional trauma of the gay American experience in raw, explicit, excruciating detail. Show More Summary

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