February 23, 2007
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Calendar Listings

Calendar Listings from Saturday, February 26 to Sunday, March 4

TO GET A CALENDAR LISTING: To have your meeting or event considered for the Community Calendar, please mail, fax, or drop off details to: SGN, Attn: Community Calendar, 1605 12th Ave, Ste 31, Seattle, WA 98122. SGN phone: 324-4297. Fax: 322-7188. E-mail: INCLUDE: Date, time, location, contact phone # for publication (if possible), brief description of event & sponsoring organization. DEADLINE: Tuesday 5pm.

ACCESSIBILITY: Is your event accessible to LGBTQ people with visible or hidden disabilities? See Jean’s List webpage for Marla’s disabilities accommodations lists.

For a list of GLBT (Gay-Lesbian-Bisexual-Transgender) community organizations pick up a copy of the GSBA Guide & Directory available at neighborhood bars, bookstores, businesses & the SGN. The Greater Seattle Business Association is a networking organization that promotes & supports the GLBT business & professional community.

Following is a PARTIAL list of community organizations:

American Veterans for Equal Rights -

Bellingham/Whatcom County - www.theslowlane. com/guide.html.

BiNet Seattle is a mixed gender, social group for Bisexuals, their partners & other Bi-friendly folks - Seattle Bisexual Women’s Network - 331-4810,

Bremerton/Kitsap County - OUTKitsap, 360-373-6150;

Capitol Hill Alano Club, 1900 E Madison St, offers an extensive schedule of AA, NA, SLAA, OA, & other related meetings serving the GLBT community. 860-9560 (office),

DIFFA/Seattle (Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS). 763-8885;

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE & SEXUAL ASSAULT: Crisis Clinic, 461-3222 (24 hour line); King County Sexual Assault Resource Center (KCSARC) - 24-hour crisis line for information, support, & medical & legal assistance: 1-888-99VOICE; Northwest Network - support & advocacy for Bisexual, Trans, Lesbian & Gay Survivors of Abuse & Dating Violence, 568-7777 (voice), 517-9670 (tty),; Pierce County Domestic Violence Helpline: Teresa, 253-798-4166; Seattle Counseling Service for Sexual Minorities - offers on-going support groups for men: 323-1768; Seattle Police Dept Domestic Violence Unit, 684-0330; State Wide Domestic Violence Hot Line, 800-562-6025. In an emergency call 911. Report domestic violence and sexual assault.

Dunshee House (formerly SASG) offers free, facilitated & confidential support, discussion & skills groups & coordinates retreats, 1 to 1 peer mentoring & special events for those affected by HIV/AIDS & the greater LGBT communities. 322-2437, www.dunsheehouse. org.

Everett/Snohomish Cty -

Gay City organizes events & activities for Gay & Bi men & offers anonymous & confidential HIV/STD testing thru their Wellness Center. More info or to schedule an appointment, 860-6969.

Gay & Lesbian National Hotline (GLNH): 1-888-THE-GLNH (1-888-843-4564). Non-profit, peer-counseling, information & local resources telephone hotline for GLBT people across the country.

Greater Seattle Business Association (GSBA) - 363-9188;

HIV/AIDS Program, Seattle/King County Dept of Public Health, provides confidential/anonymous information about & testing for HIV/AIDS. 205-7837. (For a comprehensive list of HIV/AIDS service organizations see the GSBA Guide or call Lifelong AIDS Alliance, 328-8979.)

Ingersoll Gender Center is a service agency for the Transsexual, Transvestite, & Transgender community offering support groups, referrals to therapists, publications, & trainings. Private consultation available. 329-6651;

Imperial Sovereign Court of Seattle & the Olympic & Rainier Empire.

Lifelong AIDS Alliance - 328-8979, www.lifelongaids

MEN: Border Riders Motorcycle Club: 686-4176,; Gay City: 860-6969,; Knights of Malta: 329-0886,; Mature Friends: Gay men & women 40 & over, 781-7724, http://mature; Northwest Bears: 903-9288,; Seattle Men in Leather: www.seattlemeninleather. org; Seattle Prime Timers: Gay & Bi men 40 & over, 329-0793; www.seattleprime (See also listings under Bisexual, Ingersoll Gender Center, Parenthood, People of Color.)

MUSIC: Diverse Harmony:; Rainbow City Band: 866-841-9139 ext 2126;; www.rainbowcity Seattle Lesbian & Gay Chorus: 860-SLGC, Seattle Men’s Chorus and Seattle Women’s Chorus: 323-0750.

PARENTHOOD: Families Like Ours provides a gateway for LGBT families interested in adoption & provides a network of safe placement agencies, training, support & resources - 441-7602, www.familieslikeours. org; Family Works offers support, information & activities for LGBT families - 694-6727, www.familyworks. org; Gay Fathers’ Association of Seattle offers support groups & social activities, www.gfas. org; Rainbow Families of Puget Sound, www.rainbow

Parents, Family & Friends of Lesbians & Gays (PFLAG)/Puget Sound - 325-7724, - with directory of PFLAG chapters in Washington state; National PFLAG,

PEOPLE OF COLOR: Entre Hermanos, GLBT Latinos/as, 322-7700,; Ile Tawo Lona - Seattle Chapter, 781-3565, forcesof; Long Yang Club, 264-4304;; Men of All Colors & Cultures Together (MACCT), 333-0991; PFLAG/FOCUS (Families of Color United in Support), 325-7724; People of Color Against AIDS Network (POCAAN), 322-7061; Seattle Black Pride, 322-1520;; Sistah 2 Sistah, LBT women of African descent, 322-7061 ext 235; Sojourner Truth Unity Fellowship Church, 723-9395; Trikone-Northwest, GLBT South Asians, 425-985-4376,

Pride Foundation - 323-3318; www.pridefoundation. org.

Project NEON is a program of Seattle Counseling Service providing FREE information & services to gay & bi men to reduce health risks associated with methamphetamine use. 323-1768.

Public Health-Seattle & King County Online Comprehensive Health Information for Sexual Minorities:

Seattle Counseling Service for Sexual Minorities is a community mental health service for GLBT persons & their families providing comprehensive mental health services on a sliding scale. 323-1768.

Seattle LGBT Community Center - 1115 E Pike St. 323-LGBT (5428),

Seattle Police Dept/LGBTQ Advisory Council:

Seattle Treatment Education Project (STEP) E-zine is an electronic resource distributed to people affected by HIV/AIDS, case managers, front line workers & other health professionals. Now a part of Lifelong Aids Alliance, 328-8979,

Servicemembers Legal Defense Network - 202-328-3244;

Snohomish Health District HIV/AIDS Program provides free confidential/anonymous HIV counseling & testing 1-5pm Monday-Friday. 425-339-5298.

Spokane/Inland Northwest -;

SPORTS & RECREATION: Bent Car Guys:; Bottom Dwellers Scuba Club:; Emerald City Softball Association: 938-7402, www.gayseattlesoftball. com.; Ethyl Forever Car Club: http://Clubs.; Hiking Group: 632-5405; Olympic Yacht Club:; OutVentures: outdoor education & recreation activities,; Ski Buddies:; Team Seattle Gay Sports Network is an umbrella organization for a wide range of local GLBT sports activities, 367-4064, (see website for comprehensive list of sports clubs); Triangle Recreation Camp at Bender Creek: recreational camping for GLBT folks. Must be 21; ID required.,, 1122 E Pike St #1069, Seattle 98122-3934.

Tacoma/Pierce County - Rainbow Center, a resource center for the LGBTIQA community of Pierce County, 253-383-2318,

WOMEN: BABES: support groups for HIV+ women. 720-5566, 888-292-1912; Lesbians Over 40: 328-4895; Mature Friends: Gay men & women 40 & over, 781-7724,; Push: www.push; RainshadowWomen: Rainshadow, http://rainshadowwomen.tripod. com/; Tacoma Lesbian Concern (TLC): www.tacoma; Verbena provides health care (sliding fee scale - no one turned away due to inability to pay), education & advocacy services for Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgender women. 323-6540, (See also listings under Bisexual, Ingersoll Gender Center, Parenthood, People of Color.)

YOUTH: Diverse Harmony: www.diverseharmony. org; GLSEN/Washington State (Gay, Lesbian, Straight Education Network) & Washington State GSA (Gay-Straight Alliance) Network: GLSEN works to create safe schools for LGBT students. As a program of GLSEN/WA, WA GSA Network supports youth-led GSA’s to fight harassment & homophobia in Washington state schools. 206-330-2099; www.glsenpuget; Lambert House: an activities & resource center for LGBT youth, ages 14-22: 322-2515,; Safe Schools Coalition:; 632-0662 ext 49 (non-emergency), 1-888-99-VOICE (crisis line); Seattle Young People’s Project (Queer Youth Resource Board): 860-9606,; Teen Link: 461-4922, 1-888-431-TEEN; YouthCare/Orion Center: 622-5555; YouthCare/Isis Program (Transitional Living Home for LGBTQ Young Adults, 18-22): 522-8412.

NOTE: Phone numbers accompanying listings are within area code (206) & locations of meetings/events are in Seattle unless otherwise noted.

SATURDAY - February 24

Mammography Screening & Health Fair. 9am-3pm. High Point Community Center, 6920 34th Ave SW. For women 40+. FREE. 436-8623, mtahset@ywcaworks. org

Seattle Frontrunners Fun Run. 9am. Greenlake (outside Evans Pool). Every Saturday. GLBT running & walking club sponsors weekly runs, monthly potlucks, track & field activity, annual Run With Pride. 448-8518.

Ingersoll Gender Center FTM Support Group. 11am-1pm. 1115 E Pike St. Meets 4th Saturday each month. This meeting is open to anyone born with a female body, but has a male gender identity, or is questioning their gender, or is intersexed & was raised as a girl but has a male gender identity. www.ingersollcenter. org

Drag Night: Kings & Queens in Tacoma. 5pm & 8pm. Tacoma Community College Opgaard Student Center, 6501S 19th St, Tacoma. Aleksa Manila, Arnaldo! & other local drag talent perform, Sylvia O’Stayformore MCs. Admission $7 at the door.

Rainbow Duplicate Bridge. 5:30pm. Bus-accessible 1st Hill/Central Area location. 1st & 3rd Saturdays, beginners welcome; 2nd & 4th Saturdays, open; 5th Saturday, women’s game. This non-profit LGBTQ club provides a fun, safe, laid-back atmosphere for playing bridge. $3 fee includes coffee & tea. For partners & to make reservations call Chris, 463-2754, chris@

Trans & Genderqueer Support Group for Survivors. 6-8pm. Every week. For survivors of sexual assault & domestic violence. For information & location, call the SafePlace crisis line, (360) 754-6300.

Capitol Hill Tennis Club. Call for exact time - schedule varies between 7pm & 9pm depending on availability of courts. Every Saturday at Seattle Tennis Center. $7 per session. This GLBT group has been meeting since1986! John, 725-3730.

The Laramie Project in Steilacoom (2/23 & 2/24). 7pm. Pierce College Fort Steilacoom Theatre, Cascade Bldg. Tickets: $7 general, $2 students & seniors. Reserved seating only, (253) 964-6710.

Black History Month Celebration: James Baldwin in “The Price of the Ticket.” 7:30pm. New Freeway Hall, 5018 Rainier Ave S. A biographical film that traces this great author’s development from a teenaged preacher in 1930’s Harlem to a writer in post-war Paris & a leader of the US Black civil rights movement of the 60’s. He wrote prophetically about race, gedner, sexuality, class & the necessity for fundamental social change. Caribbean Jerk Chicken dinner, or vegetarian option, at 6pm. Movie donation $3, dinner donation $8.50. Sponsored by FSP. 722-2453.

Pacific Gender Support Social & Support Meeting. 7:30-9:30pm. 1812 E Madison St, #204. Meets every Saturday. 1st Saturdays are Movie Night, with a trans theme; other Saturdays are in a traditional support format. All are welcome: CDs, TVs,TGs, TSs & all those concerned with gender issues such as family, friends, employers, etc. Donations appreciated. 323-2162,

Night FantAsia. 10pm. Nijo Sushi Bar & Grill, 83 Spring St. Celebrate 8 years of Seattle’s original LGBT Asian event. Entertainment features drag performers, hottest dance mixes, food & cocktails. Fundraising for Lambert House. All are welcome. 21+.

SUNDAY - February 25

(For a comprehensive list of open & affirming churches, parishes, synagogues & other religious/spiritual organizations in the area contact Multifaith Works - 324-1520;

Hiking Group. 8:45am. Uptown Espresso, 500 Westlake Ave N. Every Sunday year-round, rain or shine for moderate to strenuous day hikes. 632-5405. Group/

Gay Men’s Bowling in Everett. 10am. Evergreen Lanes, 5111 Claremont Way, Everett. Every Sunday. Games start at 10am. Price: $7 for 3 games. Spectators welcome. Sponsored by the Snohomish County Gay Men’s Task force. For information, email John at

Seattle Front Runners Track & Field Training Program. 10am. West Seattle Stadium. Every Sunday. A 23-week training program for LGBT people & their friends. For information email or

Seattle Sunday Bowlers. 10am. West Seattle Bowl, 4505 39th Ave SW (at SW Oregon St). Open bowl every Sunday for the GLBT community & friends. You don’t have to worry about how you bowl! $4.25 + $1 shoe rental. 329-1515.

Katrina Benefit Choir Extravaganza. 4pm. Trinity UMC, 6512 23rd Ave NW. Choral music by Market Street Singers, St Paul’s UCC Choir, Pacifica Children’s Choir, Phinney Community Chorus & Total Experience Gospel Choir. Benefits people still struggling with the effects of Hurricane Katrina.

Gay City/3 Dollar Bill Cinema Oscar Party. Manray, 514 E Pine St. Doors 4:30pm, Show 5pm. Prizes & Stolichnaya cocktail specials. VIP Tickets $20; donation at the door $5.

Orca Swim Team Workout. Sun: 5-6:15pm; Mon/Weds/Thurs: 7:30-8:45pm; Fri: 7-8:15pm. Seattle University, Connolly Athletic Center, 14th Ave & E Cherry St. Every Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday. Orca Swim Team is comprised of competitive & fitness GLBT & GLBT-friendly swimmers. 320-7949,

Pride League Bowling. 6:30pm. West Seattle Bowl, 4505 39th Ave SW. Meets every Sunday (except during the summer). Regular league bowling. For information call Jeff, 932-3731.

Entre Hermanos Presents Elimar Ugueto. Doors, 10pm, Show 12midnight. Neighbours, 1509 Broadway. Reggeton & Latin beats for everybody. $10 donation.

MONDAY - February 26

Equality Day in Olympia. Join the religious Coalition for Equality & ERW for their 3rd annual Equality Day Rally & Lobby Day. Advocacy Workshops begins at 9am, followed by the Rally on the Capitol steps. Legislative visits begin at 1:15pm. 324-2570,

Strength Over Speed. 2:30-4pm. Dunshee House, 303 17th Ave E. This is a FREE drop-in support group (not a 12 step) for staying off speed. www.dunshee

Positively Mondays. 6-7:30pm. Dunshee House, 303 17th Ave E. On-going. This is an informal social & discussion group for men with HIV or AIDS For more info 322-AIDS,

Inlaws & Outlaws” in Olympia. 6:30pm. Capitol Theater, Olympia. A film about love. Interviews with couples & singles, gay & straight, woven into a collective narrative that shows what we all have in common. Tickets $7.

WaterWomen Swim. 6:30-7:30pm. Fircrest Pool, 15th NE & NE 155th St. Every Monday, Wednesday, Friday. For fat, fat-friendly & differently-abled women of all sexual orientations. Easy access pool with warmer water and room for both lap lanes & free swim. Large therapy pool with jets usually at 95-97 degrees F. Cost: $; waterwomen; 206-789-1267.

Freely Speaking Toastmasters. 7pm. Group Health, 200 15th E. Every Monday (except holidays & the last Mondays in August & December). Seattle’s only gay & lesbian speaking club. 866-841-9134 ext 5998. Please check website for current room information:

Mekosun Yoga. 7-8pm. Banya 5, 217 9th Ave N. Meets every Monday. Men only, clothing optional. $15/class. 412-7079.

No Safeword Writers Group. 7-9pm. Meets 4th Monday each month. NSWG exists to provide mutual support for members’ efforts - in the form of critique & commentary on each other’s work, info about publishing opportunities, & discussion of issues facing writers. NSWG’s primary focus is erotic writing - but they welcome anyone who writes. The only requirements are to write, to attend, & to be respectful. For info & location,;

Orca Swim Team Workout. 7-8:15pm. Seattle University, Connolly Athletic Center, 14th Ave & E Cherry St. (See Sunday listing at 5pm.)

PFLAG/South King County Monthly Meeting. 7pm. Unitarian Universalist Church, 25701 14th Pl S, Kent. Meets 4th Monday each month. PFLAG/Puget Sound: 206-325-7724.

PFLAG/Wenatchee Area Weekly Meeting. 7pm. Trinity Methodist Church, 850 N James Ave, East Wenatchee. Every Monday (including any & all holidays). PFLAG/Puget Sound: 206-325-7724.

Queer Youth Activism. 7pm. Lambert House, 1818 15th Ave. Every Monday. Lambert House is a nationally-recognized activities & resource center for GLBT & questioning youth, ages 14-22. 322-2515,

Newly Diagnosed HIV/AIDS. 7:30-9pm. Dunshee House, 303 17th Ave E. On-going. This is a new drop in support group open to anyone recently diagnosed. For more information contact David at 322-2584 or

Unity Gay Men’s AA Group in Tacoma. 7:30pm. New Heart MCC, 759 S 45th St. Tacoma. Every Monday. 253-474-8897.

TUESDAY - February 27

Lesbian & Gay Child Care Task Force Monthly Meeting. 12 noon-2pm. Call 329-1011 for location. Meets 4th Tuesday each month. The task force, in conjunction with Child Care Resources of King County, offers referrals to GLBT-welcoming child care centers & provides training, support & curriculum materials to child care providers.

Intermediate Bridge. 1pm. LGBT Community Center, 1115 E Pike St. Come join our Bridge Group for seniors. Interested people can just show up & have fun! Refreshments provided. For info, 783-1233.

Kang Wen Clinic - Chinese Medicine for Chronic Viral Disease, Integrated Cancer Treatment & General Chronic Diseases. Tuesdays 2-6pm; Wednesdays 9am-5pm; Thursdays 3-7pm. 1111 Harvard Ave. Every Tuesday & Thursday - HIV treatment. Every Wednesday - Cancer. 322-6945. www.kangwenclinic. org

AIDS Long-Term Survivors Support Group. 2:30-4pm. Dunshee House, 303 17th Ave E. On-going. PLEASE CALL FIRST. This is a free, peer-facilitated emotional support group for people who are long-term survivors living with AIDS. For information call 322-AIDS.

Seattle Young People’s Project Education Justice Campaign. 4-6pm. SYPP, 2820 E Cherry St. SYPP is a youth-led group seeking social justice & youth liberation. The Education Justice Campaign is an effort to address the injustices that take place in our schools. 860-9606,

BABES Women’s Evening Support Group. 6-8:30pm. Call for location. Every Tuesday. The BABES Network is a peer led agency; a sisterhood of women facing HIV together. Dinner is served & childcare is available on request. 720-5566 or 888-292-1912;

Coming Out Support Group. 6-7:30pm. Seattle Counseling Service for Sexual Minorities, 1216 Pine St. Every Tuesday. Questioning your sexuality or gender? Thinking of coming out as queer, lesbian, gay bisexual, transgender? FREE support/discussion. Confidential, relaxed, safe environment. All ages. Call Angie, 323-1768 ext 203.

Here & Now Gay & Lesbian AA Meeting in Tacoma. 6pm. Christ Episcopal Church, 310 N “K” St, Tacoma. Every Tuesday.

Hepatitis C Support Group. 6-7:30pm. Dunshee House, 303 17th Ave E. On going. ARRIVE BY 6pm. This is a free, peer-facilitated emotional support group for anyone, regardless of sexual orientation or gender, who is living with Hepatitis C. For information 322-2437,

Sex, Dating & Relationships. 6-7pm. Lambert House, 1818 15th Ave. Every Tuesday. Lambert House is a nationally-recognized activities & resource center for GLBT & questioning youth, ages 14-22. 322-2515,

Seattle Frontrunners Fun Run. 6:30pm. Madison Beach House. Every Tuesday. 3 mile flat walk & run. Dog walkers welcome. (See Saturday at 9am.)

Different Drummers. Advanced Beginners 7-8:15pm, Beginners 8:30-9:15pm. Meets every Tuesday. Hand drumming classes for gay men. It’s easy, it’s fun & anyone can do it! Learn traditional African & Afro-Caribbean rhythms & basic hand drumming techniques. Experience a real sense of connection & spirituality. Drums are provided. For information & location call Dennis, 363-4500 or

Lambert House Movie Night. 7-9:30pm. Lambert House, 1818 15th Ave. Every Tuesday. Lambert House is a nationally-recognized activities & resource center for GLBT & questioning youth, ages 14-22. 322-2515,

Lesbian Cancer Support Group. 7-9pm. Cancer Lifeline, 6522 Fremont Ave N. Meets every 2nd & 4th Tuesday. Professionally facilitated group for lesbians affected by any type of cancer, ranging from those recently diagnosed to long-term survivors. Co-sponsored by Verbena & Cancer Lifeline. 297-2100 ext 114.

Over 40’s Group - For Lesbian Women 40 & Older. 7-8:30pm. Seattle Mental Health Institute, 1600 E Olive St (in Conference Room. Every Tuesday. Open group for Lesbian women, 40 & older, in every stage of coming out or being out. Lots of social activities in addition to Tuesday meetings. Sandra Jo, 328-4895.

Pacific Gender Support Significant Others & Friends Meeting. 7-9pm. 1812 E Madison St, #204. Meets every 4th Tuesday. This is a professionally facilitated meeting for SOs & friends concerned with trans issues. Donations appreciated. 323-2162, www.pacific

Queer Ladies Stitch & Bitch. 7pm. Meets every Tuesday. We are a small group of fun & funny ladies who meet for knitting & crocheting. No experience required. E-mail: for contact info and location.

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