This pretty poster at 15th Avenue and East Madison Street chronicles the ramifications of new buildings:


And here's the text:

Capitol Hill 2009: The saga continues....

First came the condos and expensive boutiques.

Then our LGBT Center and gay bars had to close their doors. Since 2006, we’ve seen an upsurge in violent attacks on queers. We feel less safe than ever.

News flash!! A threat against queer bars was sent on January 7th that 55 of us will die. It is being ignored by our media….

The question for queer Seattleites and our allies remains…

How will we protect queer space? How will we act?