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Talking with Mayor Durkan About Sexual Harassment, Police Reform, and Seattle's Activist Left

The Stranger's Q&A with Jenny Durkan, the first-ever lesbian mayor of Seattle. by Steven Hsieh J enny Durkan, the 56th mayor of Seattle, marked a couple of milestones when she took the oath of office at the Ethiopian Community Center in Rainier Beach. She is the first woman to hold the position in nearly a century and the first lesbian mayor of Seattle ever. Winning more than 60 percent of the vote, Durkan begins her first term with a mandate, and she got to work right away.
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