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#weSEAlove: Stefan Frei

May 19, 2019
There’s a reason that Seattle has always been a leader in creating a welcoming environmentfor the LGBTQ community and why it’s received a perfect score on the Municipal Equality Index (MEI) for over five (5) consecutive years: where others see hate, #weSEAlove. Seattle is a city that favors inclusion over exclusion. In this series, Queerty goes ‘behind-the-image’ of some of the most poignant photos from the @weSEAlove Instagram handle –celebrating stories that showcase how Seattle approaches the world: with love and acceptance. Join Queerty and Visit Seattle in shifting our country's narrative one image and one story at a time by following along at @weSEAlove on Instagram. Discover even more Seattle stories at VISITSEATTLE.tv. The city of Seattle is unique in that all their professional sports teams have publicly come out in support of the LGBTQ community through an initiative, “Equality is a Team Sport.” In this episode, we go ‘behind-the-image’ of Seattle Sounders FC’s 2017 Pride Match with Stefan Frei, vice-captain and goalie for Seattle’s MLS franchise. He, and the team, are outspoken allies for the LGBTQ community. This year’s Sounders FCPride match is June 29 and the team will trade in their regular jerseys for rainbow ones to show their support with all Match day elements centered around Pride. Where others see hate, #weSEAlove. Join us in shifting our country's narrative one image and one story at a time by following along at @weSEAlove on Instagram. Discover even more Seattle stories at VISITSEATTLE.tv.