logo-seattle_lesbian60x120The Seattle Lesbian is run by journalist Sarah Toce. The daily publication provides a hitherto unseen source of multi-layer news for the LGBT community, covering everything from news to sports, entertainment and more via their website, Facebook and Twitter accounts.

The Seattle Lesbian Attends Invite-Only LGBT News Conference

March 5, 2014 Sarah Toce

The last weekend of Feburary 2014, the LGBT Media Journalists Convening had a new face at the table. Sarah Toce, New Media Women Entrepreneur 2010 winner and founder/publisher of The Seattle Lesbian, represented her organization at the conference in Washington, DC. Her presence at the invitation-only convening shows how The Seattle Lesbian is becoming a powerful voice in the ... Read more...

The Seattle Lesbian – One Year Later

May 2, 2013 Sarah Toce

In less than one year, readership of The Seattle Lesbian has grown from 40,000 to 100,000 per month. Moreover, we’ve garnered some steady advertising support and developed some good marketing partnerships and community outreach opportunities that have made our online news magazine a force not only in Seattle, but also around the world.

All of this has to do, in large ... Read more...

Seattle Lesbian and Others Gather to Protest DOMA

March 28, 2013 Sarah Toce

On March 28, 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court began deliberations on the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). Hundreds of same-sex marriage supporters in Seattle rallied at the U.S. Federal Courthouse express their opposition to DOMA.

The Seattle Lesbian was one of the sponsors of the Seattle Rally and Urban Press donated the posters and signage. It has been an inspirational ... Read more...

A 2012 Wrap-up

December 12, 2012 Sarah Toce

The end of 2012 saw a spike in readership and public interest in The Seattle Lesbian. Writers began sending emails to our info account asking to be considered for the team. An advertising executive wondered if she could help with our marketing. Key media partners proposed story assignments that would benefit not only The Seattle Lesbian, but their own ventures ... Read more...

Making History (and writing about it!)

September 18, 2012 Sarah Toce

It seems that there is never enough time in the day, but that is a fantastic stumbling block to have, in my opinion. We are newsmakers, reporters, activists, advocates, writers, editors, photographers….we are The Seattle Lesbian (TSL), and we are journalists in the middle of a perfect storm that appears to be changing the community at-large.

Get this: The Seattle Lesbian ... Read more...

The Seattle Lesbian on Both Sides of the Camera

June 26, 2012 Sarah Toce

The Seattle Lesbian online magazine has been in front of and behind the camera since we last wrote to all of you. It’s pretty incredible, really. Our readers are curious about the news writers making the news all over the map – and we’ve felt that it was our duty and responsibility to shift the weight into the media spotlight ... Read more...

Ramping Up Capacity and Partnerships

May 8, 2012 Sarah Toce

The Seattle Lesbian has been incredibly energized these past few months. We have kept up the pace of looking for new ways to work with stakeholders and others who believe in the message of our online magazine and have recently started to look at creating an audio portion of our magazine with a local radio celebrity.

The interviews that we have ... Read more...