Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do May 17–19

J'Von stays animated, Art Garfunkel needs no sidekick, and a film chronicles the fight against anti-trans legislation.

05/17/2019 By Gennette Cordova

That Washington

Transgender People Will Be Allowed to Serve in the Military

A federal judge on Monday ruled that barring transgender service members "is likely unconstitutional."

12/12/2017 By Hayat Norimine

American Heroes

Meet the Trans JBLM Soldier Who’s Suing Trump

Staff sergeant Cathrine Schmid isn’t giving up her 12-year army career without a fight.

10/20/2017 By Sydney Parker

Human Rights

Pullman Hospital Becomes First in State to Offer Vaginoplasty

"There's a huge backlog of people waiting to get access to care."

09/07/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Morning Fizz

Friday LIKES and DISLIKES: Democrats Dislike Democrats

The race for the party chair, transgender rights, Muslim rights, and car sharing.

01/13/2017 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Patty Murray Vets Sessions, Capitol Hill Vets Streetcar Extension, GOP Vets Trans Rights, and You Vet Buskers

Women's rights, transit, trans rights, and the arts.

01/10/2017 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

U-Pass Program in Jeopardy?

Transit cuts, transgender rights, and tricky wording.

06/21/2016 By Josh Feit

2016 Election

Transforming the Democratic Party

Transgender rights and delegates take stage at this weekend's state Democratic Party convention.

06/17/2016 By Josh Feit

Power Lines

Seattle’s Transgender Activists Want to Transform the DNC

Progressive language from the 1970s is marginalizing today's LGBTQ community. Meet the activists who want a rewrite.

06/17/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Republicans Target Transgender Rights Again

Tense hearing slips into campaigning for antitransgender initiative.

06/13/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Seattle High School Student Passes Transgender Resolution at Democratic Legislative District Meeting

Nova High School teen pushes state Democratic party to be more inclusive.

05/18/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Local Democrats Push National Party on Trans Delegate Rights in Advance of Summer Convention

Democratic National Committee tells local party delegate reforms are on the table.

04/26/2016 By Josh Feit

Quote Unquote

Danni Askini Is About to Mix It Up in Olympia

The head of Seattle’s Gender Justice League is having a Harvey Milk moment.

03/28/2016 By Matthew Halverson

Afternoon Jolt

Attempt to Repeal Transgender Rights Fails in Republican Senate

Three Republican senators from Seattle's eastside suburbs vote with Democrats against bathroom bill.

02/10/2016 By Josh Feit

Guest Opinion

Trans Women Are Women. Period.

The legislature's priority should be protection, not discrimination.

01/29/2016 By Danni Askini

Morning Fizz

Judge Rules Eyman Measure Unconstitutional, Mayor's Office Responds to Wallingford Meeting, and Showdown in the 43rd District

Judge accuses Eyman of bullying, mayor's office defends housing plan, and trans rights and homelessness advocates queue up for the state house.

01/22/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Republican Anecdotes Versus Actual Stats

Despite data, Republican state senator Andy Hill denounces express lane tolling.

01/14/2016 By Josh Feit

Back Fence

The Brave New World of Genderfluidity

You may be confused by nonbinary pronouns. But people under 20 aren’t.

10/01/2015 By Kathryn Robinson


Exclusive Q&A: Girl Scouts of Western Washington CEO Megan Ferland

She's still catching her breath after the council shattered its Indiegogo goal.

06/30/2015 By Matthew Halverson


Donor Says Girl Scouts Can't Use $100K Gift for Transgender Girls

So the organization gave the money back. And now they want your help.

06/29/2015 By Matthew Halverson