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Outrising Seattle



The Foundry at Herban Feast | 4130 1st Avenue S, Seattle WA



Outright’s Outrising Seattle will take place Friday, February 10, 2023, from 6 pm to 9 pm PT at The Foundry at Herban Feast at 4130 1st Avenue S, Seattle. Tickets and Sponsorships are on sale. 

OUTRISING SEATTLE: AN EVENING FOR GLOBAL LGBTIQ EQUALITY is Outright International’s annual premier West Coast stewardship and fundraising event, and is an evening of inspiration and community in support of human rights for LGBTIQ people everywhere. Outrising Seattle highlights Outright’s achievements and elevates and advances activists and our allies, leading the charge to gain equal rights for LGBTIQ people in their countries and around the world.

Guests of Outrising Seattle will join a fabulous Reception in a gorgeous, industrial-chic venue that includes a stone fireplace, rain waterfall, and barn doors.  During the Reception, guests will be able to socialize, enjoy cocktails, dine on delicious seasonal hors d’oeuvres, and bid on items featured in the event’s Silent Auction

Transitioning into the Program sections of the evening, guests will hear about Outright from Executive Director Maria Sjödin and Outright's Caribbean Advocacy Officer Leah Thompson. Outright will bestow our Outstanding Award to the Channel Foundation in recognition of its significant contribution to the global movements for LGBTIQ and gender equality. Outright's Outfront Award – which pays tribute to special individuals, companies and/or organizations who have significantly advanced awareness of and equality for LGBTIQ people, and used their brands, voices and/or platforms to be “out in front” of issues impacting LGBTIQ people globally - will be bestowed on long-standing partner Microsoft.  In the spirit of giving, during this time, guests will also be invited to participate in a Live Auction, and Paddle Raise to raise critical support for Outright’s lifesaving work.

Questions about Outrising Seattle? Please contact:

Chandler Bazemore (he/him)
Senior Development Manager
Outright International
216 East 45th Street, 17th Floor
New York, NY 10017  USA
Office: +1 (212) 430-6057

Sponsorship & Benefits



Ambassador: $10,000 | Envoy: $5,000 | Minister: $2,500 | Attaché: $1,000


    • Adobe Foundation
    • Alaska Airlines
    • BCG
    • Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
    • Critical Role Foundation
    • Levi Strauss & Co.
    • Procter & Gamble
    • waterdrop


    • Dropbox Foundation
    • Grindr
    • Microsoft
    • Cupcake Royale
    • Fremont Brewing Company
    • Linksbridge SPC
    • Panorama Group
    • Tutta Bella
    • Alaska Airlines
    • Bar Cotto
    • Bluebella
    • Casa Cupula
    • Citation Wines - Katie & Howard Rossbach
    • Dancing Fish Winery
    • Eargasm
    • Hunter
    • Kamp Social House
    • Levi Strauss & Co.
    • Looking Out Foundation
    • Merrily Wyman
    • Microsoft
    • Post Pike Bar & Cafe
    • Seattle Sounders FC
    • Sparkman Cellars
    • The 5th Avenue Theatre
    • Tutta Bella
    • Sarah Anderson & Elizabeth Dale
    • Amie Bishop & Renée Holt
    • Roxanna Carrillo
    • Gigi Chao
    • Louise Chernin & Mary Klein
    • Tyler Crone
    • Carmela Dellino & Cherie Baker
    • Martin Dunn
    • Cynthia Alison Fortlage
    • Brittany Hagedorn & Dan Livengood
    • John Heilman
    • Jeff Holland
    • Fabrice Houdart
    • Katie Hultquist & Laura Cox
    • Thomas Hurley & Frank Black
    • Hosh Ibrahim
    • Micheal Ighodaro
    • Lanaya Irvin
    • B. Michelle Johnson & Lara Thurman
    • Selam Kebrom & Agnes Tusjak
    • Dan Laster
    • Anne Levinson
    • Linksbridge SPC
    • Camille Massey
    • Jeff Natter & Jeff Buchan
    • Panorama Group
    • Joe Pascual
    • Pedro Pina
    • Jenny Pizer
    • Suzanne Rotondo
    • Russell Roybal
    • Suki Sandhu, OBE
    • Aalap Shah
    • Maria Sjödin
    • Michele & Jack Storms
    • Kathy Teo
    • Sarah Toce
    • Elliott Vaughn
    • Katrin Wilde

    For more information on how to sponsor Outrising Seattle, please contact:

    Elise Colomer-Cheadle (she/her)
    Director of Development
    Outright International
    216 East 45th Street, 17th Floor
    New York, NY 10017  USA
    Mobile: +1 (917) 225-1288

    Unable to attend Outrising Seattle? Make a donation.

    PLEASE SUPPORT OUTRIGHT WITH A DONATION to accelerate our work around the world! Donations are 100% tax-deductible in accordance with US IRS regulations. If your institution provides matches, you may be able to double or triple your impact!

    Questions about donating to Outright? Please contact: 

    Cäcille Ealy (she/her)
    Development Associate for Individual Giving 
    Outright International
    216 East 45th Street, 17th Floor
    New York, NY 10017  USA
    Office: +1 (212) 430-6057


    Information and FAQs

      The Foundry at Herban Feast is an ADA compliant space.

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      If you have questions about Outrising Seattle and ticket purchases, we invite you to email Chandler Bazemore, Senior Development Manager, at for more information.


      All guests age five (5) and older are required to have received either two doses of a two-shot COVID-19 vaccination, or one dose of a single-shot vaccine. Please note that full COVID-19 vaccination means the day of your event is at least 14 days after your final vaccine dose.

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