Pride Month 2021 Resources

We’ve made great progress over the last few decades, but our fight for full equality isn’t over. This month, we stand with the Human Rights Campaign Seattle and Greater Seattle Business Association to protect our LGBTQIA+ families, friends, and neighbors.

From the latest LGBTQIA+ resources and organizations, social listening spaces, and volunteering opportunities, we present our PRIDE Community Resource Hub-your one stop informational center to bring PRIDE to you. Join us in the learning and call to collective action to support the Equality Act.

Pass The Equality Act

 

FOR LEARNING

Education

An Ally’s Guide to Terminology (GLAAD and Movement Advancement Project)
Trans Health Project (Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund)

Podcasts

Outward: Slate’s LGBTQ Podcast

The Read

Black Radical Queer

Intersectionality Matters

 

Socials Platforms

Twitter

The Trevor Project (@TrevorProject)

PFLAG National

Facebook

Human Rights Campaign

GLSEN

IG

The Advocate

Black Queer Joy

Third Gender Awareness Project

 

FOR REFERRAL

211: Statewide health and human services referral resource
King County Coordinated Entry for All (CEA): Schedule a CEA assessment to be referred to housing resources across the county
***Schedule an assessment with the Y Social Impact Center Monday or Wednesday afternoon by calling our young adult center at 206-749-7550

 

FOR SERVICE

Mental Health and Health Clinics          

Neighborcare Health Youth Clinic: Gender-affirming service for youth and young adults experiencing homelessness including medical, dental, pharmacy and mental health services
Planned Parenthood: Learning and service provider for health and wellness including specialized service for individuals of all gender identities and sexual orientations
Cedar River Clinics: Seattle, Renton and Tacoma-based healthcare clinic providing LGTBQ wellness services, including specialized transgender health care based on the informed consent model

HIV Prevention, Testing and Resources

Entre Hermanos: LatinX LGBTQ organization providing HIV testing by appointment and walk-in
Lifelong AIDS Alliance: Providing sexual health services including HIV and STD testing and prevention
People of Color Against AIDS Network: HIV testing and support for folx living with HIV

Mental Health: Crisis Resources

Trans Lifeline: Trans peer support available by phone at 877-565-8860 (US)
The Trevor Project: Counselors available 24/7 for support by phone at 866-488-7386 or text “START” to 678-678 for TrevorText to reach a specialist
Crisis Connections: Access King County crisis line for 24/7 support at 866-427-4747 or Teen Link at 866-833-6546

Mental Health: Substance Use and Recovery

Gay and Sober: Online directory for meeting locations and times for those in recovery from alcoholism and drug addiction
Peer Seattle: No cost peer coaching, support groups and more for those in recovery

Legal Aid and Advocacy Groups

Northwest Justice Project
Washington State Human Rights Commission  
Q Law Foundation: LGBTQ legal clinic

Domestic Violence and Healthy Relationships

The Northwest Network: Provides support services for bi, trans, lesbian and gay survivors of abuse, as well as educational workshops, classes and trainings
Scarleteen: Inclusive, comprehensive, supportive sexuality and relationships information for teens and emerging adults
Love Is Respect: Find information or chat 24/7 about health relationships and dating

Housing

Cedar Street Shelter (Seattle, WA): Emergency shelter for homeless young people ages 18 to 25 (call 206-374-0866)
Arcadia (Auburn, WA): Emergency shelter for homeless young people ages 18 to 25 (call 253-350-0836)
South King County Youth Shelter (Auburn, WA): Emergency shelter for homeless youth under age 18 (call 253-350-0836)

 

FOR SUPPORT

    Lambert House (Seattle, WA)
    Trans Family Support Services (Virtual)

     

    VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

    Lifelong AIDS Alliance: Volunteer opportunities include warehouse shifts to sort and package home essential kits and more for individuals and groups
    Pride Foundation: Volunteer as a grant reviewer this summer
    Lambert House: Spring volunteer roles range from direct-service positions as event internship supervisors, weekly drop-in volunteers and support group facilitators to capital campaign support and more

     

    LEADING COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS

    Transgender Law Center: The largest national trans-led organization advocating self-determination for all people.
    The Lavender Rights Project: Providing legal advocacy and community education by and for LGBTQ communities.
    Asylum Connect: The world’s first tech resource platform for those fleeing persecution due to sexual orientation or gender identity. 
    Queer the Land: A local Seattle-based collaborative project grounded in self-determination of queer, trans and two spirit BIPOC individuals with a vision of collectively owning land and labor.
    The Intentionalist: Spend like it matters and support local, LGBTQ-owned businesses.

     

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