Queer Community Conversations
Monthly Online Gathering
An online series discussing the work of organizations serving Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) bettering services for our LGBTQ+ BIPOC communities.
WHERE TO WATCH
Stress & Coping Tips
Wendy Elisheva Somerson, Somatic Healer
Brooke Stepp, Somatic Therapist
While our future within the pandemic seems endless, there are constructive ways to manage your stress and anxiety. Gain some insight from local Somatic Therapy experts in alleviating stresses in your life.
Supporting Substance Users
Guest: Jesse Rawlins, YES to SCS
Learn how to support people who use substances, including:
- Safe Supply
- Safe Consumption Spaces (Injection Sites)
Daniel Ediger, Northwest Justice Project & Washington Law Help
Learn about Tenant Rights in light of COVID-19.
Resources for Homeless LGBTQ+ Youth
Craig Gibson & Paris Chapman, YouthCare
As the support of homeless youth dwindles due to fears of contracting COVID-19, learn how YouthCare is supporting LGBTQ youth.
Resources for Sex Workers
Tepa and Isyss, U.T.O.P.I.A.
Sex workers are among the most impacted people by COVID-19. Between the outbreak and dangerous federal policies, sex workers require more resources to survive. Learn about the assistance that is available.
Resources for Survivors of Violence
DeAnn Alcantara-Thompson, Ending Gender-Based Violence
Elena C. Galano, The Northwest Network
Reports from the Seattle Police Department show a 21% increase in domestic abuse at the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic, and stay-at-home orders have heightened concerns for survivors.
Learn about resources available to survivors of violence.