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Resources for LGBT folks in the business and employment world!

Careers to Combat HIV & AIDS (
This guide provides extensive information on how professionals can apply their expertise to the fight against HIV.

Careers in Disease Prevention (
Vaccines and immunizations are essential in the global effort to prevent diseases and bolster public health. See why they’re still needed and find relevant career paths that can help you make a difference locally or abroad.

Gays and Lesbians in Foreign Affairs Agencies (GLIFFA)
GLIFAA works to support full parity for gay and lesbian personnel and their families in U.S. foreign affairs agencies serving in the United States and overseas.

Goodwill Youth Green Corps Program
(206) 726-5848
Youth Green Corps is an eight month work readiness program aimed to connect engage disconnected young adults, ages 18 to 24, who ar enot working or in school. The program helps build strong work ethic, provides work experience, and connects participants with future career and training opportunies. For more information contact Alison Gerttula at

Greater Seattle Business Association (GSBA)
(206) 363-9188
The mission of the GSBA is to combine business development, leadership, and social action to expand economic opportunities for the LGBT community and those who support equality for all. Pick up a copy of the GSBA Guide & Directory. Your resource for over 1,000 businesses and services that support equality for everyone. Available in print or online at

National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce
(202) 234-9181
The NGLCC is the business advocate and direct link between LGBT business owners, corporations, and government, representing the interests of more than 1.4 million LGBT businesses and entrepreneurs. The NGLCC is committed to forming a broad-based coalition of LGBT owned and friendly businesses, professionals, and major corporations for the purpose of promoting economic growth and the prosperity of our members.

National Organization of Gay and Lesbian Scientists and Technical Professionals (NOGLSTP)
(626) 791-7689
NOGLSTP is a national organization of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender people (and their advocates) employed or interested in scientific or high technology fields.

Out and Equal Workplace Advocates
(415) 694-6500
Out and Equal educates and empowers organizations, human resources professionals, employee resource groups, and individual employees through programs and services that result in equal policies, opportunities, practices, and benefits in the workplace regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity, expression, or characteristics.

Seattle Queer Jobs Facebook group group to post about jobs openings, jobs you are seeking, or other queer/trans job resources.

Seattle Transgender Economic Empowerment Project (STEEP)
A program of Ingersoll Gender Center committed to helping Transgender and Gender Variant people improve their self-employment and career options.  The first phase of STEEP is a twice-monthly break-out group that focuses on issues related to the challenging job market and the special challenges faced by Transgender people.