Dan Savage http://kuow.org en LGBT Activists Protest At The Russian Consul General's House http://kuow.org/post/lgbt-activists-protest-russian-consul-generals-house <p>Tuesday afternoon, activists led by <a href="http://www.thestranger.com/">The Stranger's</a> Dan Savage will <a href="http://slog.thestranger.com/slog/archives/2013/08/28/protest-russias-anti-lgbt-laws-next-tuesday-in-front-of-the-russian-consular-residence">protest </a>in front of the Russian Consul General's house in Madison Park. The protest is in response to a Russian law passed in June that outlaws "<span style="line-height: 1.5;">propagandizing non-traditional sexual relations among minors."</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Russian </span>authorities<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> have interpreted that language broadly and as a result, people seen as "promoting gay values" have been arrested and subject to violence from police or other Russians. </span> Tue, 03 Sep 2013 23:22:23 +0000 Marcie Sillman & Hannah Burn 19645 at http://kuow.org LGBT Activists Protest At The Russian Consul General's House Hometown Heroes: The Conversation Talks To Notable Washingtonians http://kuow.org/post/hometown-heroes-conversation-talks-notable-washingtonians <p>Located in the best city in the best state, <em>The Conversation</em> has a lot of pride in the Pacific Northwest. We’ve got the best apples, planes, music, and yoga paddle board classes in the country.&nbsp; This hour, we hear from Washingtonians who are making news and bringing fame to the Evergreen State.</p><p> Thu, 22 Aug 2013 13:00:00 +0000 The Conversation With Ross Reynolds 17891 at http://kuow.org Hometown Heroes: The Conversation Talks To Notable Washingtonians Art Of Our City, And Dan Savage http://kuow.org/post/art-our-city-and-dan-savage <p><strong>Art Of Our City</strong><br />You may not know his name, but you’ve probably seen Seattle-based artist Buster Simpson’s work.&nbsp; On First Avenue, you’ll find a couple of stone benches made by&nbsp;Simpson more than three decades ago, partly so the Belltown homeless people would have a place to sit.&nbsp; He’s installed some creative downspouts on buildings on Belltown’s Vine Street, part of an unrealized project that would crack open the asphalt that covers the street and turn Vine into a green belt that runs into Elliot Bay.&nbsp; Buster Simpson almost always works in public, and almost always addresses issues that affect our natural and built environment.&nbsp; The Frye Museum has mounted a 40 year retrospective.&nbsp; It’s called “Buster Simpson: Surveyor.”</p><p><strong>Dan Savage On Faith, Sex, Love And Politics</strong><br /><a href="http://https://twitter.com/fakedansavage">Dan Savage</a> is an author, activist and nationally syndicated columnist. He writes the weekly “Savage Love” column and hosts <em>Savage Lovecast</em>, one of the most downloaded podcasts on iTunes. In 2010, Savage and his husband Terry Miller launched the It Gets Better online video project to help LGBT teens. In his latest book “American Savage: Insights, Slights, and Fights on Faith, Sex, Love, and Politics,” he explores issues such as health care, gun control, marriage equality and more.&nbsp; Thu, 13 Jun 2013 16:00:00 +0000 Weekday 14833 at http://kuow.org Art Of Our City, And Dan Savage Dan Savage On Marriage http://kuow.org/post/dan-savage-marriage <p>Dan Savage is a sex columnist, author, advocate and more.&nbsp; He is behind the <a href="http://www.itgetsbetter.org/">It Gets Better </a>project, an archive of hopeful videos aimed at troubled gay youth, and the author of "<a href="http://www.amazon.com/Commitment-Love-Sex-Marriage-Family/dp/0452287634">The Commitment: Love, Sex, Marriage and My Family</a>." Savage talks to Ross Reynolds about marriage and what he plans to do now that same-sex marriage is legal in Washington state.</p><p> Thu, 06 Dec 2012 17:42:58 +0000 Jenna Montgomery 4689 at http://kuow.org Dan Savage On Marriage New Dan Savage Biography http://kuow.org/post/new-dan-savage-biography <p><a href="http://markoppenheimer.com/blog/why-a-nyt-journalist-wrote-a-self-published-e-book.html">Mark Oppenheimer</a> has written extensively about both sides of the gay marriage argument, and in August he moderated The Dinner Table Debate between Dan Savage and Brian Brown. Now he has self-published a short biography on Dan Savage in e-book format, titled <a href="https://t.co/LZMsW9FQ">“Dan Savage: The First Gay Celebrity.”</a> He joins Ross to talk about Dan Savage, gay marriage, and self-publishing.</p><p>http://youtu.be/oG804t0WG-c</p> Tue, 16 Oct 2012 19:42:02 +0000 Ross Reynolds 1768 at http://kuow.org New Dan Savage Biography