Kelly O

Queer Issue 2012

How They Do It

Open Marriage

Lecherous Marriage

Transgender Marriage

Arranged Marriage

Femdom Marriage

Polygamous Marriage

Interracial Marriage

Sexless Marriage

Marriage for the Purpose of Getting a Green Card

Boring, Traditional, Religious Marriage

Vi and Me

Gay-Married and Wary

Love Is the Ultimate Radical Act

Wednesday 6/20

Celebrate Pride at Madison Pub

With $1 off drafts and wells every day from 5–7 pm, and Absolut specials all weekend through Sunday. Madison Pub, 1315 E Madison St, madisonpub.com, noon–2 am, no cover.

Seattle Sounders FC's Pride Foundation Night

Proceeds from ticket sales for tonight's game will support the Pride Foundation. Visit pridefoundation .org for ticket package and VIP section information. CenturyLink Field, 800 Occidental Ave S, pridefoundation.org, 7 pm, all ages.

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Undergrad

A special Pride version of Undergrad, featuring guest DJs. Neighbours, 1509 Broadway, neigbours nightclub.com, 9 pm, $5–$8, 18+.

Seattle Pride Pin Launch

With live music, prizes, and more. Sponsored by Smirnoff. Hard Rock Cafe, 116 Pike St, hardrock.com/seattle, 6–10 pm, no cover.

Thursday 6/21

Dirty Pop Pride

With Drew G, Chad Michaels (from RuPaul's Drag Race), and hostess Aleksa Manila. Neighbours, 1509 Broadway, neighboursnightclub.com, 9 pm.

Pre-Pride Ladies Party

With Festival of the Babes, DJ Joy, and happy hour all night. Jabu's Pub, 174 Roy St, festivalofthe babes.com, 7 pm, $5 suggested donation.

F##k with Pride

Presented by Ruckus Seattle and hosted by Mr. Gay Seattle Alex Mentele. Featuring music and performances by DJ Richard Dalton, Drew Paradisco, Aleksa Manila, and more. The Social, 1715 E Olive Way, thesocialseattle.com, 9 pm, $5 suggestion donation will go toward Gay City Health Project.

Patron Pride Launch Party

With piñatas, giveaways, and more! The Lobby, 916 E Pike St, thelobbyseattle.com, 9 pm, no cover.

Super ElektroPop

It's Gaga vs. Britney, featuring all-star DJs, and taking place between two venues. Baltic Room, 1207 Pine St, 21+; Melrose Market Studios, 1532 Minor Ave; 8 pm–2 am, $5, all ages.

Queer Teen Ensemble Theatre

Queer Teen Ensemble Theatre presents their 2012 show, written, performed, and produced by queer teens in association with Washington Ensemble Theatre. Through Sunday. Washington Ensemble Theatre, 608 19th Ave E, washingtonensemble.org, 7:30 pm, $5–$10, all ages.

Friday 6/22

Wildrose Pride

With DJs Mathematix, Amateur Youth, Joy, B'More Free, a wet T-shirt contest, Raine Supreme, and many more. $2 off with a June 22 Storm ticket stub. Wildrose, 1021 E Pike St, thewildrosebar.com, 6 pm–2 am.

Hey Tranny It's Tranny!

Hosted by Ben Delacreme, with performances by Sharon Needles, SSION, Hi Fashion, and JD Samson. Proceeds benefit Gay City Health Project. Neumos, 925 E Pine St, gaycity.org/pride, 8 pm, $32–$60.

Latrice Royale

Featuring RuPaul's Drag Race stars Latrice Royale, Jujubee, and Jessica Wild. R Place, 619 E Pine St, brownpapertickets.com, 9 pm, $20–$30.

Purr Pride 2012

With music from the Peary Twins. Purr, 1518 11th Ave, purrseattle.com, $5.

Pride Shabbat

There will be pre-service appetizers starting at 5:30 pm, service at 6 pm, with a light dinner and desserts after. Temple De Hirsch Sinai, 1511 E Pike St, 443-5400, 5:30 pm, all ages.

Sandra Bernhard

Bernhard presents her new show, I Love Being Me, Don't You?, backed by a four-piece band. Triple Door, 216 Union St, tripledoor.com, 7:30 pm (17+) and 10 pm (21+), $40–$60.

Seattle Storm: Girl's Night Out

When you buy three tickets, the fourth is free. The Pride Foundation will also be at the game. KeyArena, 401 First Ave N, keyarena.com, 7 pm, $14–$57, all ages.

Lily Armani's Show & Tell and the Pink Party

Lily Armani's Show & Tell starts at 8:30 pm, with the Pink Party immediately following. Featuring DJs Richard J Dalton, Skittle, and performances from Kerli, Jack Mozie, and many more. After-hours goes until at least 4 am. Neighbours, 1509 Broadway, neighbours nightclub.com, 7:30 pm, open to 18+ after 2 am.

Bareback Friday

With DJ Mr. Smith. The Eagle, 314 E Pike St, seattleeagle.com, 9 pm, $5.

The Second Annual Gay Pride Hill Climb

Make your way up Olive Way all weekend long by stopping at participating bars Tommy Gun, the Crescent, Bleu Bistro's Grotto, C.C. Attle's, the Elite, and the Social. Through Sunday. Tommy Gun, 1703 E Olive Way, 323-GUNN; the Crescent, 1413 E Olive Way, 659-4476; C.C. Attle's, 1701 E Olive Way, 726-0565; Bleu Bistro's Grotto, 1801 E Olive Way, 329-3087; the Elite, 1520 E Olive Way, 860-0999; the Social, 1725 E Olive Way, thesocialseattle.com.

Glow: A Black Light Party

With Pandora Boxx and DJ Rob Hall. Also featuring Ursula Major, Tate Ryder, Quinby, and more. The Social, 1725 E Olive Way, thesocialseattle.com, $15 adv/$20 DOS.

Sixth Annual Gay Pride Hot Dog Blessing

This year's Hot Dog Blessing will be bestowed by Kris Hermanns, executive director of Pride Foundation. Party starts at 8 pm, with the blessing at 10 pm. Free hot dogs and drink specials all night! BottleNeck Lounge, 2328 E Madison St, bottle

necklounge.com, 8 pm, no cover.

Pride at Pony

The party lasts three days with performances by Ade, DJ Pavone, DJ Porq, Ms. Pony Drag competition, and a beer garden that goes all weekend long. See more information at facebook.com/ ponyseattle. Pony, 1221 E Madison St, ponyseattle.com, no cover.

Sing Out! With Seattle Men's Chorus

Tonight's song selection was chosen by Seattle Men's Chorus subscribers and ticket buyers. McCaw Hall, 321 Mercer St, 388-1400, 8 pm, all ages.

Youth Pride Dance

The dance is open to those who are 20 and younger and will feature music by DJ Alex. Yesler Community Center, 917 E Yesler Way, brownpapertickets .com, 8 pm, $5 adv/$10 DOS.

Absolut Underwear Party

With drink specials and "giveaways for boys in underwear." The Lobby, 916 E Pike St, thelobby

seattle.com, 9 pm, no cover.

Pride Weekend Pajama Party

Fun, snacks, and prizes! Contests for the most fun and the most sexy attendee. OutWest, 5401 California Ave SW, outwestbar.com, 8 pm, no cover.

Saturday 6/23

Capitol Hill Pride 2012

With music, guest speakers, and over 100 food and information booths. There will be performances and appearances by Mark Mom Finley, DJ novaTRON, the Unibroz, and many more. Plus: a doggie drag costume contest! On Broadway, between Denny and Harrison St, capitolhillpridefestival.info, 11 am, free, all ages.

Red Men's Party

With DJ Phil B and DJ Brian Gorr. Twenty percent of ticket cost will be donated to Washington United for Marriage. VIP passes are available. Neumos, 925 E Pike St, neumos.com, 9 pm, $25 adv.

Red Women's Party

With DJ Tina T, Roy G. Biv, and Mr. Charming. Twenty percent of ticket cost will be donated to Washington United for Marriage. VIP passes are available. Baltic Room, 1207 Pine St, 625-4444, 10 pm, $20 adv.

Pride Week Breakfast

The 24th annual Pride Week Breakfast benefits Rosehedge/Multifaith Works, Bailey-Boushay House, and Dignity/Seattle's Convention Scholarship Fund. Central Lutheran Church, 1710 11th Ave, 659-5519, dignityseattle.org.

Pride Block Party

With DJ Pavone, DJ Skiddle, and Oren Nizri. Purr, 1518 11th Ave, purrseattle.com, noon, $20.

Pride Asia

Hosted by Aleksa Manila, with music from Kelcema Productions, DJ Lu Ying, DJ Erik Sayaket, and performances from BARE: A Pop Opera, Sister Yuriko Lomein, 2012 Miss UTOPIA Tanya Rachinee, and many more. Hing Hay Park, 423 Maynard Ave S, www.aleksamanila.com/prideasia, noon.

Wildrose Pride

With performances by Imperial Teen, Fly Moon Royalty, Hoot 'n' Howl, Noddy, the Redwood Plan, DJ Damaged Goods, DJ Riz, DJ El Toro, and many more. And! Games, beer pong, and happy hour from 2–4 pm. Wildrose, 1021 E Pike, thewildrosebar.com, 1 pm.

Portraits of Pride 2012

An art exhibit featuring portraits of the many faces of the LGBTQ community. The artists' reception is from 10:30 am–12:30 pm. Gay City, 517 E Pike St, gaycity.org/pride.

Hot Flash Inferno Pride

With music and performances by Lady Jane DJ, DJ Ricki Leigh, Sinner & Saint Burlesque, Gemma Lusterious, and more. Neighbours, 1509 Broadway, infernodances.com, 5 pm, $10.

Latrice Royale at R Place

Featuring Drag Race stars Latrice Royale, Jujubee, and Jessica Wild. R Place, 619 E Pine St, brown

papertickets.com, 9 pm, $20–$30.

Seattle Dyke March

The kickoff rally starts at 5 pm at Seattle Central Community College Plaza, and the march, which will circle around Capitol Hill, begins at 7 pm. With MC Lamar Van Dyke and guest belly dancers, burlesque and drag king performers. SCCC Plaza at Broadway and E Pine St, seattledykemarch.com, 5 pm, free, all ages.

The Chocolate Revolution

Presented by Nubian Pride Productions, with music from DJ T-Bone and other special guests. Highline Bar, 210 Broadway E, highlineseattle.com, 9 pm, $10 suggested donation.

Underwear Party Playhouse

With DJs Hooker and Mark Gentile. The Eagle, 314 E Pike, seattleeagle.com, 8 pm, $5 before 11 pm/$7 after.

Hair of the Bear Brunch and Comedy Show

Brunch starts at 11:30 am (reservations required), with comedy from Emmett Montgomery, Abbey Drake, Rick Taylor, and many more starting at 12:15 pm. Hosted by Derek Sheen. C.C. Attle's, 1701 E Olive Way, brownpapertickets.com, 11:30 am, free to enter, $10 to eat.

Julia's Pride Block Party and Beer Garden

With appearances and performances from Nina Flowers, Shannel, Le Faux, DJ Bret Law, and more. A benefit for the Seattle Squadron Softball Team. Julia's on Broadway, 300 Broadway E, 860-1818, noon, all ages.

Service: Pride Military Ball

With DJ Grind, Mr. Sean Paul, Tate Ryder, Trenton Ducati, and Quynbi. Admission is free with valid military ID. The Social, 1725 E Olive Way, thesocial seattle.com, 9 pm, $15 adv/$20 DOS.

Absolut Madness Happy Hour

An extended seven-hour happy hour features select $3.50 drafts and $7 Absolut martinis. Tommy Gun, 1703 E Olive Way, tommygunseattle.com, 1 pm.

Pride at Pony

The party lasts three days, with performances by Ade, DJ Pavone, DJ Porq, Ms. Pony Drag competition, and a beer garden that goes all weekend long. See more information at facebook.com/ ponyseattle. Pony, 1221 E Madison St, ponyseattle.com, no cover.

Sing Out! With Seattle Men's Chorus

Tonight's song selection was chosen by Seattle Men's Chorus subscribers and ticket buyers. McCaw Hall, 321 Mercer St, 388-1400, 8 pm, $22.50–$67.50, all ages.

Rainbow Health Fair

The 14th annual Rainbow Health Fair provides free health tests and services including HIV testing, cholesterol checks, massage, pap smears, and more. Seattle Central Community College, 1701 Broadway, 461-4489, 1 pm.

Margarita Cantina

With Patron margaritas, a BBQ, and adult shaved-ice drinks. The Black Light Party (glow sticks and giveaways) starts at 9 pm. The Lobby, 916 E Pike St, thelobbyseattle.com, 11 am, no cover.

Cherry

With DJ Amateur Youth and DJ Mathematix. Re-bar, 1114 Howell St, 233-9873, 10 pm, $5 before 11 pm/$7 after.

Prom Dress Rugby Exhibition Match

The Seattle Quake (in dresses) versus the Breakers. Proceeds will benefit the Pride Foundation. After-party at C.C. Attle's. Cal Anderson Park, 1635 11th Ave, facebook.com/quakerugby, 2 pm, $5, all ages.

Queer Teen Ensemble at WET

Theater written and performed by queer teens in association with Washington Ensemble Theatre. Lifelong-sponsored "Free Youth Night," youth under 25 get in free. Washington Ensemble Theatre, 608 19th Ave E, washingtonensemble.org, $5–$10, all ages.

Sandra Bernhard

Bernhard presents her new show, I Love Being Me, Don't You?, backed by a four-piece band. Triple Door, 216 Union St, tripledoor.com, 7:30 pm (17+) and 10 pm (21+), $40–$60.

The Social Pride Party

Featuring JD Samson from Le Tigre and DJs Nark, Rxch Wxtch, Hooker, Riff-Raff, and Luying. Electric Tea Garden, 1402 E Pike St, electricteagarden.com, 10 pm, free before 11 pm.

Chocolate Kisses

DJs spinning hiphop and R&B. Waid's Restaurant & Lounge, 1212 E Jefferson St, 10 pm.

Sunday 6/24

Seattle Pride Parade

The 38th annual Pride Parade will start at Fourth Ave and Union St at 11 am and travel north toward Denny Way. Festivities continue at the Seattle Center. This year's theme is The Many Faces of Pride. Fourth Ave and Union St, seattlepride.org, 11 am, free, all ages.

Seattle PrideFest

With live music, DJs, food, performances, and more. Speakers and performers include DJ Kid Amiga, DJ Skiddle, Vockah Redu & the Cru, the Fascination Movement, Comeback DJs, and many more. See the full schedule at seattlepridefest.org. Seattle Center, seattlepridefest.org, noon, free, all ages.

Celebrate Pride with the Storm

Five dollars of every Pride ticket purchased will be donated to the Greater Seattle Business Association Scholarship Fund, which helps LGBTQA youth go to college. Visit wnba.com/storm/gm/pride.html for ticket information. KeyArena, 401 First Ave N, keyarena.com, 4 pm, $14–$57, all ages.

Pride Brunch 2012

Ticket price includes VIP seating at the parade-viewing pavilion, a brunch with ingredients from local farms, and a mimosa or glass of orange juice. The bar will also be open, and there will be raffles and music from DJ Pavone. Hard Rock Cafe, 8 pm, $10 for children under 12/$25 for adults.

The 2012 KEXP Pride Party

With music from KEXP DJs (El Toro, Riz, Larry Rose, and Mel), a beer garden, and pig roasts (with all the fixings). Tilikum Place Park, Fifth Ave and Denny Way, 11 am, free to get in/$15 to eat, 21+.

Pride Day Street Party

Hosted by SoFonda Peters and Alota Miles with music and performances from Icon Pop, Amanda Lepore, DJ James Anthony, and Suzanne Palmer. The Cuff Complex, 1533 13th Ave, 323-1525, noon, $15.

Gay Ass Party!

Featuring Glitterbang, Ononos, Wishbeard, Posse, the Fancy, and Amateur Youth. The Funhouse, 206 Fifth Ave N, 374-8400, 3 pm, $8.

Wildrose Pride

With DJ Colby B, Ricki Leigh, DJ Joy, a butch contest with prizes from Babeland, DJ Mixtress, a beer garden, and more. Wildrose, 1021 E Pike, thewild rosebar.com, 1 pm.

Purr's Pride Party

With no cover all day long. Purr, 1518 11th Ave, purrseattle.com, noon.

The Two Bells Bar

Watch the parade at Two Bells. They'll have a beer garden, brunch until 3 pm, and $4 kamikaze shots. Two Bells Bar, 2313 Fourth Ave, 441-3050, 10 am.

Pride at the Cha Cha

With Glitterbang, Fabulous Downey Brothers, and Artstar Charlatan. All bar proceeds will be donated to Music for Marriage Equality, with donations also taken at the door. Plus: happy hour all night! Cha Cha Lounge, 1013 E Pike St, 9 pm, by donation.

Noche Latino Pride Edition

Hosted by Gorda and sponsored by Entre Hermanos. Neighbours, 1509 Broadway, neighbours nightclub.com, 9 pm.

Pride Tea Dance

With DJs Up-Above, Fistfight B, and more. The Eagle, 314 E Pike, seattleeagle.com, noon, no cover.

Pride at Pony

The party lasts three days with performances by Ade, DJ Pavone, DJ Porq, Ms. Pony Drag competition, and a beer garden that goes all weekend long. See more information at facebook.com/ ponyseattle. Pony, 1221 E Madison St, ponyseattle.com, no cover.

Boozy Brunch with Lily Armani

With a free continental breakfast, Bloody Marys, and a performance by Lily Armani. The Absolut Garden Party will follow. The Lobby, 916 E Pike St, thelobbyseattle.com, 11 am, no cover.

Faeireoke!

A special Pride edition of OutWest's weekly karaoke night. OutWest, 5401 California Ave SW, out westbar.com, 8 pm.

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