Washington State online resource to sign up for health insurance, including Medicaid
The Washington state Office of the Insurance Commissioner protects insurance consumers and oversees the insurance industry. We make sure insurance companies follow the rules and people get the coverage they've paid for. Each year, we answer questions and investigate problems for more than 100,000 people and maintain a statewide network of volunteers who advise consumers on health-coverage issues. Click here to find out more about how the insurance commissioner's office can assist you.
Northwest LGBT Senior Care Providers Network is an informal network of senior care providers of all kinds working together to provide advocacy and quality of care for the LGBT seniors of Washington State. Click here for more info and a list of LGBTQ-friendly members.
Provides assistance signing up for Medicaid and other health insurance plans
A list of local LGBTQ-friendly doctors and medical clinics provided by Gay City Health Project
Some offer HIV/STD testing and treatment, some are primary care clinics
The Q Card is a simple and easy-to-use communication tool designed to empower LGBTQ youth to become active participants in their healthcare, and to educate providers about how to be better advocates and allies for young LGBTQ patients.
Information about transitioning, finding providers, and trans-specific health issues
Center for Excellence for Transgender Health
A model of health care for trans people that does not require counseling before transitioning
A comprehensive source of information and local resources for physical, mental, and social well-being for trans* community members, with resources on how to advocate for change. Click here to download the full guide.
Honesty will improve your health care
From the Fenway Institute in Boston
How to find a doctor you can trust who is gay, bi, trans, queer, or an ally.
Gay & Lesbian Medical Association's online Provider Directory