Archive for the ‘In Memoriam’ Category

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 Aug 1st, 2012

Whenever I have a conversation with anyone about queer literary canon, I begin with Gore Vidal. His ballsy, unapologetic sensibility »

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 17th, 2012

If you don’t know who Kitty Wells is, you aren’t alone. She’s a nearly forgotten voice in country music, but »

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 Jul 9th, 2012

With a career that spanned six decades, Ernest Borgnine played everything from sweet to sadistic, with the look and charm »

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 Apr 18th, 2012

AMERICAN BANDSTAND host, perennial New Year’s ball-dropper, butt of endless cosmetic surgery jokes and the man who made it possible »

Posted by on Apr 5th, 2012

and my heart still breaks a little, to this day. »

Posted by on Mar 2nd, 2012

Andrew Breitbart, Conservative blogger, “journalist”, rabble rouser and,. for all intents and purposes, the heir apparent to the throne of »

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 Feb 29th, 2012

Davy Jones of The Monkees has died of a heart attack at 66, according to a report from the medical »

Posted by on Feb 11th, 2012

Whitney Houston  is dead. More details as they emerge. UPDATE: This story, of course, is getting paparazzi ridden and looks »

Posted by on Feb 1st, 2012

The man who created SOUL TRAIN, a staple of Saturday mornings for many of us (of a certain age…) has »

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 Dec 19th, 2011

Václav Havel, playwright, poet and later the politician who was credited as the architect of The Velvet Revolution died Sunday, »

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 Nov 27th, 2011

In 1978, the first openly gay man to be elected to political office, Harvey Milk, was assassinated by Dan White, »

Posted by on Nov 5th, 2011

The last reason to watch CBS, Andy Rooney, has died. He was 92. His career in journalism began before TV »

Posted by on Oct 24th, 2011

 Just go HERE and read this.  Sorry, I just don’t have any words.     »

Posted by on Oct 22nd, 2011

Seattle PI has the whole scoop – apparently State Senator Scott White, who represents North Seattle’s 46th District was found »

Posted by on Oct 5th, 2011

If you have ever used a mouse on your computer, this is the man you have to thank. Steve Jobs »

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 Jul 9th, 2011

In an era where alcoholism and addiction were little more than an abstract shame that affected the lowest classes, she »

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 »

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