resources » Social Organizations

Looking for a healthy social life? Check out these resources to connect to the community on a social level.

BiNet Seattle
BiNet Seattle is a bisexual non-profit, mixed gender, social and support organization created to foster a visible community for bisexual, bi-curious people, and their partners in the Puget Sound area. We support the community through educational speakings, support groups and social events.

everfest - Pride Parades & Festivals
Comprehensive list of pride parades and festivals, including film festivals.

Freely Speaking Toastmasters
A group that is open to everyone and is created by and for the LGBT community of the Seattle area, and enhances the opportunities of Toastmasters International by providing an open environment that is professional, affirming, and fun.

The Lesbians Over 40 Group
(206) 722-0729
A social group for lesbians interested in extending their friendship circle and having fun. They host weekly meetings with a facilitated discussion, as well as lots of outside activities.

Mature Friends
A nonprofit organization for the LGBT community, where members (adults over 40) can participate in a variety of activities and find a network already in place for supporting the community at large.

Seattle girls of Leather (SgoL)
Facebook page
We are a group of self-identified Leathergirls. Membership is not limited by race, creed, orientation or gender; however, an identification of Leathergirl is essential. A girl-heart is an individual self-identity. Seattle girls of Leather is a unique and powerful group of individuals — our solidarity and commonality is found in our understanding that the definition of Leathergirl involves who you are and not just how you play. SgoL holds monthly meetings, communicates via discussion board, does outreach at Leather events throughout the Puget Sound area, and volunteers for a variety of non-profit organizations. Our mission is twofold: To provide camaraderie, and a safe space to any individual who identifies as a Leathergirl, and to provide community service within & outside of the Puget Sound area Leather Community at large.

Seattle Men in Leather
Facebook page
A gay men's social group, founded in March 1989,  romoting with power and pride, the Seattle men’s leather community. We take an active stance in our community and invite those interested to join us for our events!

Seattle Men Who Knit
Facebook Page
Seattle Men Who Knit (and Crochet!) is a group of fiber enthusiasts who just happen to have Y-chromosomes 

Seattle Nonbinary Collective 
Seattle Nonbinary Collective exists to create intentional, vibrant community among nonbinary folks and to invite our city into a creative exploration of gendered life.

Tacoma Lesbian Concern
A group of South Puget Sound lesbian women organized for a threefold purpose: 1) to provide opportunities for socializing, 2) to arrange supportive networking, and 3) to furnish political education and awareness.

Facebook Groups

Seattle Queer Housing 
Request to join the Facebook group.  This is an online space for Seattle's Queer and Trans/Genderqueer Community to share Queer & Trans/Genderqueer specific housing opportunities/needs in the Seattle area.

Request to join the Facebook group. Seattle Queers! Let's share resources! Do you know of awesome jobs, room openings, or want to trade things or sell things? Are you a rad queer massage therapist who understands queer bodies or a person who is amazing at screen printing t-shirts? Let's share our collective knowledge and resources! 

Meetup Groups

Using member suggested venues and activities, we hope to provide opportunities for interesting gay men to meet each other and hopefully discover Mr. Right here in our Emerald City.
Whether you're single or in a relationship, connect with other great women (who identify as lesbian, gay, or queer) who want to explore Seattle and make friends! We do happy hours, coffee, dining out, hiking, biking, kayaking, boating, movie nights, theater, dancing, and more. Members range in ages from 20s to 60s.
Howdy! Not into the clubbing or bar scenes? Looking for a low key, low pressure way to meet and hang out with other cool 20 to 30-something year old queer ladies in the Seattle area? Then welcome! Some activities to do around town: movies, coffee, happy hours, Seattle sight-seeing, museum going, picnicking--or feel free to suggest some other fun activities too! 
This group is for LGBT writers of all genres: fiction, creative non-fiction, poetry, essays. All levels of interest and skill is welcome. I just want to meet other LGBT writers like myself and work and share. We will write for 45 minutes and then share what we are working on (if you want to) for 45 minutes and critique and offer support and suggestions.
Are you looking for some other GLBT families to socialize with? Meet other GLBT parents and their kids for fun and support. We are a newly forming group so we won't have too many activities until our membership builds a bit. I'm hoping to plan some regularly scheduled playgroups throughout various communities (we are in Everett/Lake Stevens area but love traveling and finding cool new places to bring our kids). Looking for others who might be interested in hosting activities or suggesting ideas! All LGBT families and their friends are welcome to join!
Overview of Seattle LGBT Meetup groups.
This is a group to promote social interaction and support for GLBT people and their friends who live on the Westside of the pond.
Our mission is to foster community and friendships in the greater Seattle LGBT & allies community. Come out, mingle & network, network, network! You are not alone! Get together with others of your kind! Whether gay, lesbian, bi, transgender, questioning, straight, or queer-friendly, you are welcome here! 
Seeking variety of activities for LGBT people between ages 25-55 in the South King County Area. Activities may include: bowling, movie nights, local festivals, day trips, sporting events, wine tasting, brewery hopping, restaurants, brunches, etc.
Mission: To create a Tea Dance event with ballroom/partner/social dancing and music that provides a safe and comfortable environment for queer and queer allies to socialize and learn/improve our dancing.
The purpose of this group is to create a safe-space where people of all orientations can get outside, make friends, and have fun exploring the beautiful outdoors in Washington. If you identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, trans, questioning, allied, or anything in between, please join us! We welcome singles, couples, triples, and friends! People of all skill levels are encouraged to join, but most hikes will be of moderate difficulty (8+ miles round-trip and between 0 and 3000 feet of elevation gain). 
This group is for lesbians that want to get together for activities and social events in the South Sound.
This is an Eastside Lesbian social group but anyone who wants to join us is always welcome. Members are encouraged to suggest and plan activities, just email me and I'll post it for you. We will have regular coffee/tea meetings to get to know each other but this group is so much more than that. We will go hiking, camping, dancing, have picnics, watch movies, have dinners in and out, game nights and the list goes on and on. If you want to laugh, hear great stories, have fun and make friends along the way with caring, warm and supportive women then please become a member.
Meet with other members and supporters of your local Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer/Questioning, Intersex, Asexual, and Ally Communities.
  • offer opportunities to explore the greater Seattle area
  • promote equal rights and treatment for citizens who identify as LGTBQIA
  • instill a respect for and knowledge of Seattle's diverse LGBTQIA community (communities)
  • meet new friends with common interests, and have fun
  • provide community experiences varying in length and difficulty
Are you Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual or Transgender? Do you love to ride motorcycles? Then join us and lets ride! New riders, Beginners, Intermediate riders, or long time riders all welcome. Sports bikes, Dirt bikes, Dual Sport, Cruisers,Touring, etc... all welcome!