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Hill Pride Festival March
Getting the stage ready in 2015
Seattle Central Campus to Main
Harrison. “Never Forget” 1969 Stonewall with speakers and
The Capitol Hill Pride Festival March will be an all ages, all
orientations, all gender/transgender civic march with no fees open to
The march has no fees as the Directors of the festival feel an
not have to pay a fee to march, demonstrate or show civic and community
Seattle has not had an all gender inclusive LGBT march for 37 years
Parade split from marches and started charging fees thereby shutting
out individuals and low budget
Marchers are encouraged to bring hand written signs.
|10:30 - 11am Opening
|Speakers: Graham Taylor –
Stonewall: Natl. Parks
Conservation Assoc. Nikki Etienne, Marsha
Botzer, Monisha Harrell of Equal Rights Washington, Gary Tolman- Activist
and member of Freedom
Socialist Party, Laura
Ingles Wilder representing Intersex gender, Alliance for Gun Responsibility
- Intiative 1941.
|Stonewall History in the Making -First
National Park for LGBT
Ed Murray who with Seattle City Council and the Natl. Parks
Conservation Assoc. wrote a resolution to Pres. Obama to get Stonewall
designated as a National Monument.
|Graham Taylor – Stonewall: Natl. Parks
Taylor is the Northwest Field Representative for the National Parks
Conservation Association (NPCA). NPCA advocates on behalf of
America's national parks.
Thankfully, with President Obama's
designation of a national monument for Stonewall, we can say that our
park system now has a site dedicated to telling the LGBT civil rights
NPCA is a proud leader in the campaign to designate this
site, and thanks our many LGBT friends and allies who worked tirelessly
to encourage President Obama to take action and designate the 1st
National Park for LGBT Equality!
is a local artist who is the
co-creator and Host of a local monthly poetry slam, RingSide, held at
Lounge. She is also a vocalist & MC in her band, Holy Pistola.
currently working on some mini documentary
projects that directly effect LGBTQ
POC and is aspiring to release those the start of 2017.
has served the
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and progressive communities for
years, as a founding member of Equality Washington, and on boards of
Foundation, Safe Schools, Lambert House, Seattle Counseling Service and
World Professional Association for Transgender Health.
founding member of Equal Rights
Washington, a past co-chair of Seattle’s LBGT Commission, Marsha served
co-chair of The National LGBTQ Task Force in 2005-6, 2009-10, and as
the Action Fund in 2015. She
founding member of Out In Front Leadership Project, founded Seattle’s
internationally known Ingersoll Gender Center, and served as a national
of the 2008 Obama Pride Campaign.
2009 she served on the Leadership
Committee of Equality Across America.
2011 Marsha received the Jose Julio Sarria Civil Rights Award and the
Washington State GLBT Bar Association Award.
In 2013 she was selected for the Inaugural
U.S. Edition of the Trans 100
List, and in 2014 she received the Gay City Health Community Leadership
Award. In 2015
Marsha was elected to the
Martin Luther King County Labor Council.
Also in 2015 she received the Distinguished
Scholar Award from Antioch
University in Seattle and the Backbone Award from the National Secular
is the Board Chair for Equal Rights Washington, a statewide LGBTQ
advocacy organization. She is also a member of the National LGBTQ Task
Force and served as Co-Chair for Mayor Ed Murray’s Public Safety Task
speaks how Freedom Socialist helped start many of the Pride marches in
the early years of the civil rights movement.
Omar Jackson – Field Organizer with The Alliance for gun
Responsibility, Yes on I-1491 campaign
for Gun Responsibility works to
end the gun violence crisis
in our community and promote a culture of gun ownership that balances
with responsibilities. Through collaboration with experts, civic
citizens, we find evidenced-based solutions, create innovative policy,
for changes in laws, and promote community education to reduce gun
Learn more at www.gunresponsibility.org
follow us at @WAGunResponsib.
Measure No. 1491 empowers
families and law enforcement to stop gun
violence tragedies. It allows them to prevent loved ones in crisis,
mental illness, or expressing violent behavior who pose a harm to
others from getting access to firearms. These Extreme Risk Protection
are issued by a court and follow the same process as other protection
Learn more at http://gunresponsibility.org/extreme-risk-protection-orders/
Mena - Your Local Wells Fargo Manager
|Purple Passion -
Rainbow City Band, Trent Davis MC
Mayor Ed Murray speaks in front of Purple Passion band.
|Rainbow City Band ,
Trent Davis MC
Purple Passion plays for a variety of occasions: dances,
wedding receptions, fundraisers, holiday celebrations, corporate
events, festivals, and community celebrations. They
performed in dance
halls and jazz clubs like the Century Ballroom, Tula’s Jazz
Renaissance Seattle Hotel, Fairmont Olympic Hotel,
Crossroads Bellevue’s Market Stage to Broadway Performance Hall.
Passion's repertoire ranges from jazz and swing standards to Latin and
contemporary pieces, featuring both vocal and instrumental work. They
knack for filling up a dance floor, and fans often note that the band
“really swings!” and is “easy to dance to.”
Purple Passion Swing
Band is a 20-piece band based in Seattle that has been
performing for over 15 years.
out more about us - or
book us for your next event - at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Trent Davis and Seven
Hill Doggie Drag Costume Contest
Winners and Judges for the 2016 Doggie Drag Costume Contest...more info
Seattle Westminster of Pride!
sugg. donation per dog
to benefit Seattle Humane Society Pet Project
Judges for 2016: Judges:
DonnaTella Howe, Deja Nouveau, Kara
Sutra, Vivien Gabor, Cherry Sur Bete and Miss Siren Hung
Main Stage on Harrison
Five Best in Category and of the five, one Best in Show Winner
will be chosen announced right after the judging!
Safely and responsibly dress your dog!
- Helping Clients with AIDS
Pet Project, an offshoot of the Pet Food Bank, provides services to
Pet Project matches
volunteers one-on-one with clients, handling most of their pet care
needs on a monthly basis, and enables clients to keep their pets while
spending their limited resources on food and other living expenses for
themselves. All services and supplies are donated or purchased with
by AIDS should contact Pet Project at (425)
649-7566 to be considered for Pet Project services.
is moving and shaking all
over Seattle. From Bacon Strip to Rainbow Bingo and eXposed, and
hostess for DonnaTella Vs Humanity at 500 East and events with Team
Estate including Divas Take The Hill. She has expanded her appearances
working the freelance circuit. Her hosting ability came about
working as assistant for MoM, running her Mother’s Day and birthday
shows and the occasional WET night at RPlace. Between the looks her
her, some Atomic Cosmetics, lessons on how to wear it courtesy some of
queens in the Pacific Northwest and some well-chosen outfits,
become a party girl around town.
range from comedy, to top 40, old school hits and the occasional
ballad. She is always looking to entertain, amuse and start the party
right. No two moments or performances of hers are alike and she is
striving to build her numbers into better spectacles while keeping
guessing. She is the social butterfly, the flirt and the lover, but
bitch you don’t wanna cross. She’s got the sexy sass of Katy Perry with
mouth of Elaine Stritch, a new class of queen mixing substance and
here to make the show memorable. Having completed reigns as Miss Gay
Imperial Princess & Czarina of Capitol Hill, she was recently
Olympia XLV and represents throughout Western Washington, Oregon,
Canada as Empress of Seattle, making herself available to appear and
wherever she is needed to support the community.
a local, grass-fed, free
range, chameleon drag performer living in Seattle. She originates from
Colorado. Ms Sutra moved to the PNW in the fall of 2014 to pursue a
hair, makeup and performance art. When she's not busy with her day job
be found performing around the Seattle area in Bacon Strip, Court of
events, fundraisers and other various gigs.
her on Instagram and face book to stay current with her work and events!
ready for anything. Always the
madam, never the whore, this plus-sized diva will get you hot and drop
cold. With a lifetime background of performing and dressing up in
tutus, she was born for glamor. Be sure to tune into her new show,
Walking everyFriday on YouTube!
SUR BÊTE (FRENCH,
FOR “CHERRY ON BEAST”)
OBLITERATES GENDER STEREOTYPES IN OUR WORLD WHERE FEMININITY AND
EXIST ONLY IN OPPOSITION.
PROUDEST ACHIEVEMENTS INCLUDE RAISING FUNDS FOR SEATTLE COUNSELING
GAY CITY, CAMP TEN TREES, AND SPEAKING TO BODY DIVERSITY AT THE
WASHINGTON AND TO TRANS AWARENESS AT JAKE TALKS. CHERRY ALSO HOSTED THE
& BELL STAGE AT THE SEATTLE PRIDE PARADE IN 2014 AND 2015 AND
THE MAIN STAGE SEATTLE PRIDE PARADE 2016 ON SUNDAY!
all the boys to their watery graves, it’s Miss
Siren Hung. She’s the current
reigning Duchess of Puget Sound and
Princess of Skagit Valley College. She likes cat-calling at
workers, and boys who know how to “doggie paddle”. Find her
and her hips
that lie today at 2pm on Julia’s stage
and tomorrow with the Imperial
Court of Seattle float at the Pride parade!
|Singer Zoe Newton
by Nicole Raine
8.5 years old, is a student at Lowell Elementary.
since birth, she’s developed her own unique way of moving through the
was born with a rare and fatal genetic disorder known as Malignant
Osteopetrosis (MIOP), and required major surgery and a risky bone
transplant by the age of one to save her life. Her medical team was
she survived; she is by all accounts a miracle girl. Zoe started
piano and keyboard when she was 3, has perfect pitch, and is entirely
is her life; playing piano and singing is her first
language. She loves everyone she meets and teaches her
about unconditional love. She’s so excited to perform at a festival
Not This Time,
Taylor, Teri Kemp
Taylor, the "Not This Time" campaign and Rick Williams standing with
the "John T. Williams" I-873 Initiative group.
Washington State non-profit Founder,
Speaker and Activist Andre Taylor along with Atty. Teri Kemp will talk
about the "Not This Time" campaign and Initiative 873, the "John T.
Williams Bill" to bring about
|1:30-2:00 MC Trent and Friends
|Info coming soon on
this mysterious person
Jackson Tribute Show, Maurice “MoJ.”
will pay tribute to Michael Jackson with over 27 years of experience in
freestyle dancing and singing. Maurice has the
to mimic Michael Jackson by weigh of appearance, song and dance and
considers the stage his second home.
Maurice has played Muckleshoot
Casino, St. Louis, Tribute
Concerts in Ghana, Africa 2010, Local Bars,
clubs, and private occasions since 2009.
MC - Emerald
Wizard of Seattle
|The Emerald Wizard
The Emerald Wizard... Wizard...
Dan & Elise are fun and entertaining characters and
promotional models available for your varied needs ranging from family
friendly fun to more mature oriented work. Professional,
charming and more, the pair work the Pacific Northwest and are
available now to help promote your next party or event.
of Oz A New
Oz A New Cast presents a peak at their new upcoming stage
is proud to present a two day preview of a new musical Operetta, slated
Broadway NYC 2017.
have the pleasure to witness all of Act One of our new
operetta. Directed and produced by NYC Festival Award winner,
Zhou as Dorothy Gale
Lastrapes – Scarecrow
Glascock - Lion/Uncle Henry, Emily Robinson
Em, Benjamin Cournoyer - Tin Man.
way for the Dyke
|The Dave O’ Show
|8:00-9pm The Dave O’ Show
The Dave O’ Show front man
Dave Ostronic (O-straw-nick)
is “Keepin’ Cool Alive” with Song and
Dance. Dave presents a lively show of Jazz Standards, Pop Covers and
Music while providing Live Swing and Ballroom Dancing during
Dave hails from Omaha,
Nebraska and Fort Worth, Texas where he
began his song and dance career. Ostronic studied
popular singers like Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Mel Torme while
supplementing his technical training with private vocal lessons. He
professionally at Arthur Murray Fort Worth where he learned over 20
within his first 6 months as a student. Always moving
forward, Ostronic took the leap from Texas to
Seattle, Washington in
hopes of further developing his musical and dance talents. Here he has
himself in the local Jazz scene and continued to develop his rich
by leveraging local Jazz Musicians such as Eric Verlinde, Hans Brehmer,
Matassa and Andrew Shaw.
His passion for the style
and class of yesteryear are apparent
in his delivery, demeanor and style.
Come Out and Enjoy an Energy filled performance from this Young
Crooner and His wonderful Band.
"Holy Pistola is an eight piece band out of
Seattle on a mission
to move crowds whenever and wherever they play. Drawing inspiration
diverse musical backgrounds of all 11 members, they blend funk, hip hop
soul with live instrumentation and electronic elements to create a
unique sound they like to call 'ElectroSoulHop'.
Well known for their crowd pleasing, high energy
live sets and original
compositions. Holy Pistola has played The High Dive, Capitol Cider, The
Tavern and other venues in and around the Seattle area and are poised
things to the next level with the release of their first EP as well as
of supporting music videos in the spring of 2016.
Pistola plays their originals but cover "Ready Or Not" by The Fugees
"Rappers Delight" by the Sugar Hill Gang.
are the girls your mother warned you about...and they are definitely
not your average girls. Playing 80's, 90's, punk, glam, and
covers with edge and energy.
|10-11pm Nasty Habits
Nasty Habits is a mostly 80's dance band covering genres ranging from
synthpop to punk.
Morgan Smith on drums
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