Community Services And Resources For Seattle's Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual And Transgendered community.
                        
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Community Resource Centers

Lesbian Resource Center - A community-based organization committed to advancing the status of lesbians by combating oppression and by promoting empowerment, visibility, and social change. Established in 1971, the Lesbian Resource Center is the oldest organization of its kind in the country.

LGBT Community Center - A meeting place for the LGBT Community - provides services & programs - library/resource room, art gallery - and rentable space.

 

Entertainment, News & Sports
Community Activities - Social Groups

Bar & Business Directory - A listing of the gay/gay-friendly spots in Seattle, mostly on Capital Hill, which is the "gay area" of Seattle.

Gay Games - The Gay Games is a quadriennial athletic and cultural event which brings together people from around the world, based on the principles of inclusion and participation, and by challenging all to reach for their personal best in sporting, artistic, and cultural activities, all Gay Games participants become winners.

Gay Seattle - Bringing together the Pacific Northwest Gay and Lesbian community by utilizing the tremendous power of the Internet.

GayWired - Online news & entertainment community.

Metropolitan Community Church Seattle - Founded on the belief that God's love is equally available for all people, regardless of economic background, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or physical limitations.

Out In America Radio Network - Gay & Lesbian streaming Internet radio.

Out in Seattle - Local gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgendered community chat and resource guide.

POZ Seattle - Social happenings for HIV+ Gay Men.

Savage Love - Popular advice column by Dan Savage.

Seattle FrontRunners - Seattle's gay and lesbian running and walking club. They celebrate the diversity, energy, and enthusiasm of the community, welcoming the participation of everyone regardless of sexual orientation or athletic ability.

Seattle Gay Couples - Social group providing a comfortable environment to meet other couples, strengthen relationships, and explore gay-related issues.

Seattle Gay News - Seattle's oldest gay newspaper.

Seattle Lesbian and Gay Chorus - The SLGC is well known in the Pacific Northwest for the power, warmth, humor, self-celebration, and musical excellence which have become the hallmarks of their performances. The chorus' musical precision and polish continues to refine, tackling with skill and depth an incredibly wide range of material, from choral arrangements of pop songs, to intense, multi-movement classical choral works, to moving pieces about GLBT experience and lives commissioned especially for the chorus.

Seattle Men In Leather - A Gay Men's Social Group Promoting, with Power and Pride, the Seattle Men's Leather Community.

Seattle Pride - The Freedom Day Committee's (FDC) website: Organizers of the Northwest's largest Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride March (Parade) and Rally.

Team Seattle - Team Seattle exists to facilitate, provide and promote opportunities for lesbians, gays and their friends in all sports at all levels of ability, and to foster their physical and emotional health and well-being. We accomplish this mission primarily by providing an inter-sports resource network for athletes and sports leaders, by organizing Seattle's team to the Gay Games and by producing the Northwest Gay/Lesbian Winter and Summer Sports Festivals. Team Seattle is a member of the Federation of Gay Games.

Three Dollar Bill Cinema - Three Dollar Bill Cinema is committed to bringing the best of queer film to Seattle, producing the Seattle Lesbian and Gay film Festival and other events throughout the year.

Cruise World - Seattle -- (206) 260-3002
Cruise World Seattle - Your Friendly Cruise Professionals
Your Seattle-Area Cruise Professionals

 

Health & Medical Info & Resources - Health Care - Home Care

AIDS Education Global Information System - Up-to-date AIDS news and information.

Bailey-Boushay House - Offers residential care and day health programs for people living with AIDS.

HIV/AIDS Surveillance and Epidemiologic Research Program - Part of Public Health-Seattle & King County. The Program conducts state-mandated HIV and AIDS case reporting activities and public health research regarding the epidemiology, natural history, transmission and control of HIV, hepatitis B (HBV) and C (HCV) viruses, and other diseases of public health importance.

Lifelong AIDS Alliance [Merger of Chicken Soup Brigade and Northwest AIDS Foundation] - Provides housing and home chores, food and nutrition services, insurance continuation, transportation, case management, and emergency financial assistance to people living with HIV/AIDS. Also prevention education and national public policy advocacy.

Pike Market Medical Clinic - Provides comprehensive, primary health care to people without adequate access to care in our community, with a focus on elderly and HIV+ individuals, low and no income people.

Verbena Health - Verbena builds vibrant communities for lesbians, bisexual and queer women, and transgendered individuals through health advocacy, education, support services, & access to care:  A sliding scale clinic - Free pap tests and mammograms for un- and underinsured people - Smoking cessation classes - LGBT cultural competency training for healthcare providers.

 

Latino & Hispanic GLBT Resources

Entre Hermanos - Provides cultural, social and emotional support, and helps to develop leadership, in the Latino gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered community. Site is en Espaņol only.

Latino GLBT Services - Listing of service organizations for Gay & Lesbian Latinos.

 

Native American GLBT Resources

NativeOUT - Native American Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender (GLBT) organization out of Phoenix.

 

Support & Advocacy Groups

BiNet Seattle - A bisexual non-profit, mixed gender, social and support organization created to foster a visible community for bisexual, bi-curious people, and their partners in the Puget Sound area. They support the community through educational speakings, support groups and social events.

Dunshee House (Formerly SASG - Seattle AIDS Support Group) - Dunshee House builds community and cultivates powerful, healthy, and fulfilling lives by facilitating support, discussion, and skills-building groups; mentoring; and coordinating retreats and special events.  Dunshee House maintains its cherished tradition as the Seattle AIDS Support Group by continuing to meet the emotional needs of those affected by HIV/AIDS.

Entre Hermanos - Provides cultural, social and emotional support, and helps to develop leadership, in the Latino gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered community. Site is en Espaņol only.

Gilda's Club - Gilda's Club Seattle has a Cancer Networking Group for anyone who is GLBT with cancer, as well as their family members & friends. This group provides cancer education & support for men & women in a GLBT friendly environment.

Lesbian & Gay Immigration Rights Task Force - Immigration help and information for gays and lesbians with foreign partners.

Northwest Network - Support and advocacy for bisexual, trans, lesbian & gay survivors of abuse and dating violence.                                       (206) 568-7777
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People Of Color Against AIDS Network - POCAAN. Provides help and support for those with AIDS.

PFLAG - Parents, Families, and Friends of Lesbians, Gays and Transgenders promotes the health and well-being of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgendered persons, their families and friends through support, education and advocacy.

Seattle Counseling Service - Seattle Counseling Service for Sexual Minorities is a community resource that advocates, educates and serves to advance the social well being and mental health of the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender communities.

 

Teen Resources

The Cool Page For Queer Teens - Q&As and FAQs for gay teens.

 

 


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