Print Edition for the week of
Jun. 24 - 30, 2015

Vol. 24, No. 43
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Savage Love

Better Off Without

I, Anonymous


My Philosophy

A Glorious Cause (and Its Effect)

Willie Nelson: Gay-Rights Advocate, Fifth-Degree Black Belt, Wizard

Data Breaker

Happy House Maven Juan MacLean, Detroit Techno Icon Kevin Saunderson, Rare Air Ambient Night

The Homosexual Agenda

Crème De La Pride

Poster of the Week

Poster for Nark's Pride Weekend

The High List: Recommended Events for Stoners

Put the High in Pra-hide with Gayzer Laser and George Michael Sing-Along

Dear Seattle, Why Do You Hate EMP?

A Newcomer Explores the City's Bias Against the Rock 'n' Roll Museum

Can Substation Make Frelard Safe For Underground Music?

Free Will Astrology

For the Week of June 24



Book-It's Slaughterhouse-Five Spares the Pyrotechnics and Lets Vonnegut's Words Do Their Unsettling Work

Food & Drink

At Hotel Albatross, the Tiki Drinks and Street Food Are All Over the Map

And That's Part of the Problem


What Is Puppy Play and Why Is It So Popular?

A Primer on the Kink That Involves Puppy Hoods, Wagging Tails, Fetching Bones, and Barking—But Not Necessarily Sex

Accept the Apology, Already

Even Internet Homophobes Deserve the Benefit of the Doubt Sometimes

The Anomalous Monogamous Gay Couple

(How Does That Work?)

"So You Reproduce Like a Starfish?"

And Other Misconceptions About Asexuality

My Whole Life I've Been Asked If I'm a Girl or a Boy

As a Child I Identified as a Pirate Captain—That's All I Can Tell You

If You're Against Sex Work, You're a Bigot

How Anti-Sex Activists Use the Tactics of Homophobes and Racists to Marginalize, Criminalize, and Oppress Decent People

Literature's Biggest Asshole Shows His Soft Side

Dale Peck's Visions and Revisions Is a Brilliant Memoir About the Spectral Horrors of AIDS—and It's Touched by the Magic Voice of Joan Didion

Yes, I'm Still on PrEP, and Yes, I Still Think of It as a Godsend

Seriously, Why Are More Gay Men Not Taking PrEP? And Why Has the Straight Community Practically Never Heard of It?


Teaching Tribal History Is Finally Required in Washington Public Schools

The Next Fight: Getting Teachers Across the State to Embrace the Curriculum

Last Days

Last Days: The Week in Review

A Brutally American Week in America

I Love Television

I Love TV

Attack of the B-Hole Biters

Drunk of the Week