LGBT Resources

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Part of building a healthy community is connecting LGBT people to the incredible resources available in Seattle and beyond. Scroll down or click the links to the left to learn more. You can connect to Gay City’s Resource & Referral program online at gaycity.org/resources, over the phone at 206-323-LGBT, and in person at the Michael C. Weidemann LGBT Library at Gay City, where trained volunteers are happy to help point you to the right resources for you. If you have any resources to suggest, or any other questions, please email resources@gaycity.org.

If you are in crisis, please call the 24 Hour Crisis Line at 206-461-3222

Resource & Referral Public Internet Terminals

Public Internet Access Terminals are available as part of the LGBT Resources & Referrals program in the Michael C. Weidemann LGBT Library. Computers are available for limited use during regular library hours, and may be reserved in advance for longer use when needed for accessing resources such as housing or employment assistance.

DROP-IN / COMPUTER USE HOURS

Monday – Friday: 11am – 8pm
Saturday: 11am – 5pm

PLEASE NOTE:

  1. The Library does not guarantee a specific amount of time for computer use. Computer use is on a first come, first served basis.
  2. The maximum length of time a computer available for walk-ins is 30 minutes per day.
  3. Computers can be reserved in advance for longer time periods if applying for employment or basic needs services, with a maximum of 2 hours per day.

For more info, or to request a reservation, contact us at resources@gaycity.org

This project is funded, in part, by the City of Seattle Dept of Information Technology.

Resource Categories

Activism and Civil Rights

Getting involved in your communities is a great way to stay connected and be healthy. Check out these resources to find ways to connect with others or if you are in need of advocacy assistance yourself.

Arts

Resources for those who want to keep their creativity healthy.

Business and Employment

Resources for LGBT folks in the business and employment world.

Deaf Community

Resources for the deaf and hard of hearing community.

Domestic and Sexual Violence

It can be hard to find support in the face of violence. Click the link above to learn about organizations that can help you get the help you deserve.

Education

A healthy mind is just as important as a healthy body! Find out about LGBT communities in schools and financial assistance for LGBT students by following the link above.

Elders

Some great resources for the elder members of the LGBT community.

Emotional Health

Part of being healthy is knowing when to reach out and get support. Check out the link above for some great organizations who can offer a helping hand.

Family and Parenting

Resources for LGBT families and parents, or those interested in expanding their families.

History and Herstory

Learn more about the history and herstory of our community and how you can help to record and preserve it.

HIV/STI Info & Testing

Sexual health is an important part of being healthy. Learn more here.

HIV Vaccines

Scientists are working to develop a safe and effective HIV vaccine. Learn more about how you can do your part!

Housing

Stable housing is one of the most important ways to stay healthy. Check out these resources for information on shelter, transitional, permanent, and low-income housing.

Intersex

Learn more by clicking the link above.

Legal

In need of legal assistance? Follow the link above to find information on LGBT resources.

LGBT Community Centers

Organizations dedicated to building healthy communities.

Multicultural Groups

Resources for our multicultural community!

Physical Health

Gay City is here to help you connect the resources you need to live a healthy, full life. Find information on anything from Medical Clinics and doctors to Cancer by clicking on the link above.

Publications and Media

Organizations that are bringing us queer news and entertainment!

Quitting Drugs & Alcohol

Drugs and Alcohol can play a large role in our communities. For general help with Chemical Dependency needs, check out the link above. For more specific Crystal Meth resources, click here.

Quitting Smoking

Support for those who want to quit smoking.

Sex Worker

Support and information for those in the sex worker profession and their allies.

Sexuality

Sexuality is a key part of being healthy. Check out these resources to help you connect with your sexual self.

Social Organizations

Looking for a healthy social life? Click on the link above to connect to the community on a social level.

Spirituality / Religion

There are many different paths to a healthy spiritual life. Check out these resources for spirituality.

Sports and Recreation

There are many great queer sports organizations that can get your body moving and provide a great way to connect with others in healthy ways. Check out Team Gay City and Seattle SNAP on our Gay City Sports page.

Travel

Seattle has a active and vibrant LGBT community, making it a great stop for LGBT travelers.

Transgender

Organizations that provide support and resources for transgender folks, along with clinics that will help guide individuals through the transition process.

Youth

Whether you're just coming out or a child of gay and lesbian parents, these resources are for you.

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