Non-profit that fights for full recognition of the civil rights of LGBT people and those with HIV through impact litigation, education and public policy work
Statewide political advocacy organization for LGBTcommunities across Washington State
Reduces bias-based bullying and violence in schools and helps schools better meet the needs of sexual minority youth and children of sexual minority parents or guardians through resources, trainings,and technical assistance
Advances equality and societal acceptance of LGBT people through a threefold mission of support, education and advocacy
Works for equal rightsand legal protections against discrimination and harassment for LGBTQ people
Support for every student in every school to be valued and treated with respect regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression
The Gender Alliance of the South Sound (G.A.S.S.) offers social support, resources, and an opportunity to make connections to the trans* and gender variant community in South Puget Sound. Click here for meeting times and other resources and events.
Leaders in the fight to combat oppression based on gender& sexuality and to create trans safe communities in Washington State
LGBTQ youth drop-in center with mentoring, discussion groups, artnights, and other activities
Investigates and resolves discrimination complaints in unincorporated King County and by King County government
Supports transgender and gender variant people towards growth and well being with support groups, education, jobs programs, and special events
A comprehensive source of information and local resources for physical, mental, and social well-being for trans* community members, and how to advocate for change. Click here to download the full guide.
At LGBTQ Allyship, LGBTQ community members and allies work together to organize for social and economic justice, including advocating for LGBTQ homeless youth and health care.
BGLAD (Bisexual Gay Lesbian Adolescent Drop-in) is a free drop-in support group open to youth ages 12 to 19 who identify as lesbian, gay, bi, trans*, queer, or questioning. The BGLAD group enables youth to meet their peers and discuss life issues in a safe and confidential environment. Click here for more info and meeting times.
Trikone Northwest is a supportive community group for LGBTQ members of the Puget Sound South Asian and Middle Eastern communities.
The Tacoma Rainbow Center provides a supportive community environment for LGBTQ community members in Pierce County. Their programs and services include support groups, community group meetings, HIV/STI testing, computer access, the Rainbow Center Library, board games & pool, workshops, and more.
See our Mental Health page for local resources on suicide, counseling, and group therapy
See our Mental Health page for local resources on suicide, counseling, andgroup therapy.
Find out how GBTQ people are portrayed in the media and what's being done about it
Works with print, broadcast and online news sources to bring people powerful stories from the LGBT community that build support for equality
National campaigns to battle stigma
Seeks to create an HIV neutral world free of judgment and fearby working with positive and negative individuals from all walks of life, regardless of gender, sexual orientation, race, or background