Archive for the ‘In Memoriam’ Category

Posted by on Nov 21st, 2014

After a long battle with porphyria and other health issues, HIV and LGBTQ advocate/activist and writer Brad Crelia died Wednesday, »

Posted by on Aug 13th, 2014

Fans of iconic comedian/actor Robin Williams continue to mourn the loss of the star who committed suicide Monday, August 11th »

Posted by on Jul 17th, 2014

One of the greats of American theater, Elaine Stritch, is dead at age 89. Ms Stritch passed away at her »

Posted by on May 1st, 2014

The Seattle Repertory Theatre and the entire Seattle theater community are in mourning today over the overnight passing of The »

Posted by on Apr 28th, 2014

Eladio Preciado, a partner at Julia’s on Broadway and their Vegas style drag show “LeFaux” has released a Facebook invite »

Posted by on Apr 28th, 2014

Seattle’s gay social media scene blew up Sunday, April 27 as the news spread that local performer Kiki Sanchez aka »

Posted by on Jul 13th, 2013

Cory Monteith, the actor who played the adorably awkward Finn Hudson in GLEE died today at age 31, at a »

Posted by on Jun 19th, 2013

Social networks and the news are reporting the death of Sopranos star James Gandolfini, apparently as a result of a »

Posted by on May 18th, 2013

Frankly, I’d never heard of him but I have a hard enough time keeping up with American porn stars…but, I »

Posted by on May 13th, 2013

World Telegram photo by Phyllis Twacht – Courtesy of the Library of Congress If you’re under 30, she may only »

Posted by on Apr 8th, 2013

She was the most iconic of Mouseketeers …sorry, Christina, Justin, Britney and Ryan. Actress/singer Annette Funicello has passed away at »

Posted by on Apr 4th, 2013

Sad news to report. Pulitzer Prize winning film critic for the Chicago Sun-Times, Roger Ebert, known internationally as the co-host »

Posted by on Mar 20th, 2013

He wasn’t gay, but a generation of gay men grew up watching porn legend Harry Reems. To modern eyes, he’s »

Posted by on Feb 5th, 2013

Sad news to report. Gay porn superstar Arpad Miklos took his own life this past Sunday. The Hungarian born performer, »

Posted by on Nov 20th, 2012

Maybe it’s appropriate that it’s wet and gray today…it’s the 14th International Transgender Day of Remembrance and the somberness of »

Posted by on Aug 24th, 2012

Sad news for fans of the Muppets: the man best known as “Sesame Street’s” The Count, Muppeteer Jerry Nelson passed »

Posted by on Aug 10th, 2012

David Rakoff has died. The New York Times is describing him as a writer with a “singular style, which combined »

Posted by on Jul 27th, 2012

We just received this Facebook invite from Arden Turnbull of Sinfinite Productions about the second public event to honor Scott »

Posted by on Jul 25th, 2012

The death of Scott Kalina this past weekend shocked Capitol Hill and Seattle’s LGBTQ community. To remember Scott and  honor »

Posted by on Jul 23rd, 2012

If you see friends or neighbors or co-workers looking glum tomorrow and you know they grew up in Seattle from »

Posted by on Jul 22nd, 2012

Scott Kalina, a popular and well-loved member of Seattle’s LGBTQ community and Capitol Hill, passed away Saturday, July 21, 2012. »

Posted by on Jul 15th, 2012

Iconic film/television/stage actress Celeste Holm has passed away at the age of 95. The Oscar winning actress is best known »

Posted by on Jun 5th, 2012

Last Wednesday, May 30th, Ian Stawicki opened fire at Cafe Racer in North Seattle, leaving 4 dead and others wounded before »

Posted by on May 17th, 2012

Sad news today for the millions of fans of beloved recording artist and singer, Donna Summer who died early today »

Posted by on Feb 29th, 2012

Some upsetting news to report. KOMO radio and television reporter and anchor Eric Slocum committed suicide on February 25th, 2012 »

Posted by on Jan 20th, 2012

The legendary singer Etta James, best known for the classic song “At Last” has passed away at age 73. Etta »

Posted by on Nov 27th, 2011

Very sad news to report. Seattle hair salon owner Danny Vega, 58, died at 11:20 am Sunday morning from injuries »

Posted by on Sep 11th, 2011

And, those vertical lines will haunt us forever. »

Posted by on Aug 25th, 2011

Sister Stella Standing was kind enough to forward us the schedule for the Sister Karma Za Betch/Jon Krumbah Memorial/Pub Crawl, »

Posted by on Aug 9th, 2011

The Seattle LGBTQ community was shocked by the sudden death of Sister Karma Za Betch, aka, Jon Krumbah, early Saturday »

Posted by on May 15th, 2011

The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, Abbey of St. Joan have organized a grass-roots event to honor those lost to AIDS »

Posted by on Mar 29th, 2011

The star of Alfred Hitchcock’s classic thriller, Strangers on a Train, as well as dozens of other films, television shows »

Posted by on Mar 26th, 2011

  The Pulitzer Prize-winning gay playwright, Lanford Wilson, passed away at the age of 73, leaving behind a long legacy »

Posted by on Mar 22nd, 2011

Very upsetting news to report tonight for fans of Seattle theater. Local actor Mark Chamberlin passed away Tuesday after being »

Posted by on Feb 28th, 2011

The lovely and busty star of The Outlaw and Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, actress Jane Russell has passed away at age »

Posted by on Feb 5th, 2011

Some of you are scratching your heads and going, “WHO?” but the rest of us are mourning the death of »

Posted by on Jan 24th, 2011

The Godfather of Fitness and 1950’s Homoerotic Hero Jack LaLanne died Sunday of complications from pneumonia – he was 96. »

Posted by on Jan 13th, 2011

A chance for Seattle residents to pay their respects to the victims of Saturday’s Tucson shootings: Subject: Vigil for the »

Posted by on Dec 26th, 2010

Protégé of Rick James, the singer/songwriter Teena Marie died earlier today at her home in California. Known as the “Ivory »

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