CHS Pics | Capitol Hill Pride colors 2015 — UPDATE: Supreme Court rules for national marriage equality

(Images: Kate Clark special to CHS)

(Images: Kate Clark special to CHS)

It’s a good year for rainbows on Capitol Hill this Pride.  Last year, we were happy to find CHS Flickr Pool shutterbug Kate Clark had done our work for us, capturing 2014 rainbow flag scenes from across the Hill. We were so happy, we asked her to do it again in 2015 — and agreed to make a donation to her favorite LGBTQ nonprofit Dunshee House in thanks.

Below, you’ll find 130 Pride Rainbow-y scenes from around Capitol Hill. Kate apologizes for not making it around to every corner of Capitol Hill and invites you to lend a hand by sharing pictures of the many flags we didn’t get to. You can post links in comments, send images to CHS, or add them to the Flickr Pool.

UPDATE: It’s also a good year for Supreme Court rulings:

The Supreme Court ruled on Friday that the U.S. Constitution provides same-sex couples the right to marry in a historic triumph for the American gay rights movement.

The court ruled 5-4 that the Constitution’s guarantees of due process and equal protection under the law mean that states cannot ban same-sex marriages. With the ruling, gay marriage will become legal in all 50 states.

Mayor Ed Murray will attend a celebration rally at Seattle’s federal courthouse Friday afternoon, according to a statement from his office.

Check out the CHS Calendar of all of the Capitol Hill Pride 2015 events including Trans* Pride, PrideFest, Prom Dress Rugby, the Dyke March and more.

UPDATE: Look! More Capitol Hill rainbow crosswalks on Broadway:

More images — and Kate’s shoot notes below.
Pride 2015, Capitol Hill Seattle

The route I took: 15th north to Aloha, to Broadway, to John, lunch, then 17th and Madison to Pike and Melrose. They uploaded in reverse order.

57 and 66 are Charlie’s. ->Please publish these, they are more than just favorites….

Photos of something other than a rainbow flag: 7, 16, 30, 35, 38, 42, 43, 49, 58, 99, 107

Kind of funny shots: 11, 22, 35, 37, 128, 130!

Other gems:
84 Madison Pub with American Flag
103 is Wildrose
107 Crypt, mannequin in a tie-dye rainbow skirt and leather muzzle
110 a nice display of rainbow-arranged t-shirts at Value Village
112 nice reflections in Rhino Room window that include rainbow crosswalk
116 fitting sidewalk graffiti
120 Bimbo’s
122 woman in a tutu
123 Nuemos
124 rainbow post
126 Lost Lake
129 BANG!
131 Dr. Jenn’s House of Beauty -rather poignant
133 Public Bikes
134 is just nice and simple

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3 thoughts on “CHS Pics | Capitol Hill Pride colors 2015 — UPDATE: Supreme Court rules for national marriage equality

  1. it is disrespectful to fly any flag without it be ironed or pressed. please iron or steam the flag. it is part of us and our pride…………