Episode 2

Creating Community

Published on: 17th November, 2022

For many LGBTQ+ people, finding a community and even a family can be vital. So what shaped the Pioneer Square LGBTQ+ community in the 1960s and 1970s? Join host Rosette Royale as he explores the places where people came together, and talks with folks who remember how important that was.

Also check out the video companion to this episode here! https://vimeo.com/772308607

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About the Podcast

Square One
Join host Rosette Royale as he explores the LGBTQ+ history of Pioneer Square. Many key moments in Seattle's LGBTQ+ story began in Pioneer Square. On Square One, hear from people who lived this history firsthand, and others who want to preserve it.
This podcast is a companion piece to the self-guided walking tour of Pioneer Square's historic LGBTQ+ community on historylink.tours. Visit historylink.org for more on Washington state's past, including other key people and moments in our state's LGBTQ+ history.