(Seattle, May 2, 2013) – This year Seattle Out and Proud is partnering with Choke Shirt Company for the first ever Seattle Pride T-Shirt Design Contest. All entries must be submitted by midnight on Monday May 15, 2013. The winner will receive a $250 cash prize courtesy of Choke, along with tickets to Pride Brunch, VIP seating during the Seattle Pride Parade, complimentary shirts with the winning design on it and much more.
In keeping with our mission to Create Unity, Honor Diversity, and Achieve Equal Human Rights; this partnership with Choke aims to highlight the creativity and imagination of the LGBT community; forging a network of organizations, businesses, allies and representatives of and for LGBT community members.
(Seattle, April 15, 2013) – The selection of Grand Marshals for this year's Seattle Pride Parade was announced today, and among them Jane Lighty and Pete-e Petersen, who as a result of the passage of Referendum 74; which approved the legalization of same-sex marriage in Washington State became the first same-sex couple to be granted a wedding license in State history.
Others announced today include Sarah Toce, Founder and Editor-in-chief of The Seattle Lesbian, Zach Silk and Lacey All, of Washington United for Marriage and, Guatam Raghavan, who serves as a liaison to the LGBTQ community in his role as Associate Director for the White House Office of Public Engagement. In keeping with the longstanding tradition in the Parade's 39-year history, the slate of Marshals represents a diverse list of honorees and representatives of and for the LGBTQ community.