- ABOUT US
Artist and author Don Paulson was a contributor to the Seattle Gay News and began writing about the Seattle drag scene after seeing a photograph and clipping collection on the topic compiled by Skippy LaRue. Paulson collaborated with University of Washington communications professor Roger Simpson on the book, An Evening at the Garden of Allah (1996), for which they won the Governor's Writers Award in 1997. Paulson was a member of Black and White Men Together, a gay interracial organization committed to fostering supportive environments and overcoming racial and cultural barriers. BWMT/Seattle participated in educational, political, cultural, and social activities as a means of addressing racism, sexism, homophobia, ableism, and heterosexism in the community.