Sarah Toce (Photo: Steph Brusig)

Sarah Toce
(Photo: Steph Brusig)

Award-winning journalist Sarah Toce has interviewed and profiled many of the world’s most influential players ranging from high-level politicians to A-list celebrities, health experts, and key civil rights advocates. Her diversified portfolio runs the gamut between local, national and international news coverage and features.

Sarah is the founder and editor-in-chief of Seattle’s only lesbian-fronted magazine – The Seattle Lesbian. In its first year alone, The Seattle Lesbian reached a threshold of one million readers on a global scale. The online magazine is regularly featured in mainstream and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) media platforms for its inclusiveness and dedication to bridge the divide between all communities regardless of sexuality, gender, stereotyping, and abridged discrimination.

In 2014, Sarah attended a national journalists convening in Washington, D.C. where she joined top LGBT media publishers and reporters in visiting the White House.

In 2013, Sarah was featured on Fox News, MSNBC, the Huffington Post, and other news outlets to discuss civil rights issues in the U.S.

In 2012, Sarah contributed to the book, Gay Press, Gay Power: The Growth of LGBT Community Newspapers in America. Recently, she reported on the Windy City Times’ AIDS @ 30 series, which won the prestigious Peter Lisagor Award from the Chicago Headline Club, and was nominated for a national Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) Award, in the same category with The New York Times and The Boston Globe.

Member of the National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association (NLGJA) and the Online News Association (ONA).