About Gay City
Welcome to Gay City, an organization where our staff and volunteers, our programs and services, and our drive and spirit reflect the resilience and power of Seattle’s many LGBTQ communities. Gay City’s Wellness Center, our LGBTQ Resource & Referral Program, our Gay City Volunteer Crew, and Gay City Arts all provide multiple ways for our community to gather, connect, find voice and serve. Gay City is an organization that listens and responds, and that continues to evolve. We are a destination for the LGBTQ community to grow and thrive. Gay City is Seattle’s LGBTQ Center.
Promoting wellness in LGBTQ Communities by providing health services, connecting people to resources, fostering arts, and building community.
Our Commitment to Accessibility
It is important to us at Gay City that everyone is able to access our space and the events and resources that we create for the community. On this page you can learn how you can help keep our space accessible to all and you can find detailed information about our space so you can be clear as possible around the limitations of our space and plan accordingly. If you have an access concern not addressed here, please feel free to contact us.
Get In Touch
If you’re trying to reach out to us for a specific reason, please use one of these email address:
For anything involving our art shows or arts program.
For media contacts and promotion requests.
To schedule an appointment with one of our insurance navigators.
To schedule an appointment to get an orca lift card.
For questions about and to discuss eligibility for our PrEP clinic.
For anything involving our youth program.
For anything involving our Wellness Center and HIV/STI testing program.
For interest in becoming a volunteer or learning more about volunteer opportunities.
For all other issues.
Chair: Whitney Thoren, Change Agent, Whitums Consulting
Secretary: Brian Davis, Writer, The Backlot
Treasurer: Paul Firuz, Attorney, Kutscher, Hereford, Bertram and Burkhart Law
Christopher Peguero, Environmental Equity Advisor, Seattle City Light
Robert Homchick, Partner, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
Andrea Lim, Arts Administrator
Dominick Minotti, MS, MD, MPH, Retired, Clinical Professor, UW School of Medicine
Imani Sims, Educator and Artist
Fred Swanson, MA (ex-officio), Executive Director, Gay City Health Project
Davey Wilkes, Consultant, Organizational Growth and Development.
Medical Director: Joanne Stekler, MD, MPH Associate Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases, Harborview Medical Center
Emmett Stanfield (they/them)
PrEP Case Manager
206-388-1710 / firstname.lastname@example.org
Fred Swanson (he/him)
206-388-1702 / email@example.com
Garfield Hillson (he/him)
Volunteer and HR Manager
206-486-1411 / firstname.lastname@example.org
Howard Kwong (he/him)
HIV/STI Tester & Bathhouse Coordinator
206-322-6793 / email@example.com
Kathy Ulrich (she/her)
206-388-1711 / firstname.lastname@example.org
Lark Ballinger (they/them)
PrEP Services Manager
206-486-1410 / email@example.com
Lector Morales (he/him)
Offsite Testing Manager & HIV/STI Tester
Luis Viquez (he/him)
206-388-1706 / firstname.lastname@example.org
Maisha Manson (they/them)
Youth Program and Resources Coordinator
206-388-1703 / email@example.com
Noah Frank (he/him)
206-388-1709 / firstname.lastname@example.org
Tara Hardy (she/her)
206-388-1712 / email@example.com
Tobi Hill-Meyer (she/her)
206-860-9232 / firstname.lastname@example.org
Tony Froehlich (he/him)
Yahaira Arenas (she/her)
Onsite Testing Manager
206-388-1708 / email@example.com