Listings from Saturday, February 26 to Sunday, March 4
GET A CALENDAR LISTING: To have your meeting or event
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: firstname.lastname@example.org.
INCLUDE: Date, time, location, contact phone # for
(if possible), brief description of event & sponsoring
organization. DEADLINE: Tuesday 5pm.
Is your event accessible to LGBTQ people with visible or hidden
disabilities? See Jean’s List webpage
www.scn.org/activism/calendar/disabilities.html for Marla’s
disabilities accommodations lists.
a list of GLBT (Gay-Lesbian-Bisexual-Transgender) community
organizations pick up a copy of the GSBA Guide &
available at neighborhood bars, bookstores, businesses
SGN. The Greater Seattle Business Association is a networking
organization that promotes & supports the GLBT business
is a PARTIAL
list of community
Veterans for Equal Rights - www.aver.us
County - www.theslowlane. com/guide.html.
Seattle is a mixed gender, social group for Bisexuals, their
partners & other Bi-friendly folks - www.binetseattle.org.
Seattle Bisexual Women’s Network - 331-4810,
County - OUTKitsap, 360-373-6150; www.outkitsap.org.
Hill Alano Club, 1900 E Madison St, offers an extensive
of AA, NA, SLAA, OA, & other related meetings serving the GLBT
community. 860-9560 (office), www.capitolhillalanoclub.org.
(Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS). 763-8885;
VIOLENCE & SEXUAL ASSAULT: Crisis Clinic,
461-3222 (24 hour line); King County
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),
(tty), www.nwnetwork.org; Pierce County
Teresa, 253-798-4166; Seattle
Counseling Service for
- offers on-going support groups for men: 323-1768;
Seattle Police Dept
Unit, 684-0330; State
Violence Hot Line,
an emergency call
domestic violence and sexual assault.
House (formerly SASG) offers free, facilitated &
support, discussion & skills groups & coordinates
to 1 peer mentoring & special events for those affected by
HIV/AIDS & the greater LGBT communities. 322-2437,
Cty - www.gaysnohomish.org.
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.
& 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.
Seattle Business Association (GSBA) - 363-9188;
Program, Seattle/King County Dept of Public Health, provides
confidential/anonymous information about & testing for
205-7837. (For a comprehensive list of HIV/AIDS service organizations
see the GSBA Guide or call Lifelong AIDS Alliance,
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; www.ingersollcenter.org.
Sovereign Court of Seattle & the Olympic & Rainier
AIDS Alliance - 328-8979, www.lifelongaids alliance.org.
Border Riders Motorcycle Club: 686-4176,
Gay City: 860-6969, www.gaycity.org; Knights of
329-0886, email@example.com; Mature Friends: Gay
& women 40 & over, 781-7724, http://mature friends.org;
Northwest Bears: 903-9288, www.nwbears.com; Seattle
Leather: www.seattlemeninleather. org; Seattle
Gay & Bi men 40 & over, 329-0793;
timers.org. (See also listings under Bisexual, Ingersoll Gender
Center, Parenthood, People of Color.)
Diverse Harmony: www.diverseharmony.org; Rainbow
866-841-9139 ext 2126; firstname.lastname@example.org; www.rainbowcity
band.com. Seattle Lesbian & Gay Chorus:
www.slgc.org Seattle Men’s Chorus and Seattle
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
information & activities for LGBT families - 694-6727,
www.familyworks. org; Gay Fathers’ Association of
offers support groups & social activities, www.gfas. org; Rainbow
Families of Puget Sound, www.rainbow familiesps.org.
Family & Friends of Lesbians & Gays (PFLAG)/Puget Sound
325-7724, www.seattle-pflag.org - with directory of PFLAG chapters in
Washington state; National PFLAG, www.pflag.org.
OF COLOR: Entre Hermanos, GLBT Latinos/as, 322-7700,
www.entrehermanos.org; Ile Tawo Lona - Seattle Chapter, 781-3565,
forcesof email@example.com; Long Yang Club,
www.longyangclub.org/seattle; Men of All Colors &
Together (MACCT), 333-0991; PFLAG/FOCUS (Families
United in Support), 325-7724; People of Color
Network (POCAAN), 322-7061; Seattle Black Pride,
http://seattleblackpride.org; Sistah 2 Sistah, LBT
African descent, 322-7061 ext 235; Sojourner Truth Unity
Fellowship Church, 723-9395; Trikone-Northwest,
Asians, 425-985-4376, www.trikone-nw.org
Foundation - 323-3318; www.pridefoundation. org.
NEON is a program of Seattle Counseling Service
FREE information & services to gay & bi men to reduce
risks associated with methamphetamine use. 323-1768.
Health-Seattle & King County Online Comprehensive Health
Information for Sexual Minorities:
Counseling Service for Sexual Minorities is a community
health service for GLBT persons & their families providing
comprehensive mental health services on a sliding scale. 323-1768.
LGBT Community Center - 1115 E Pike St. 323-LGBT (5428),
Police Dept/LGBTQ Advisory Council: LGBTQliaisonofficer@seattle.gov
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, www.thebody.com/step/steppage.html.
Legal Defense Network - 202-328-3244; www.sldn.org
Health District HIV/AIDS Program provides free
confidential/anonymous HIV counseling & testing 1-5pm
Northwest - www.outspokane.com; www.stonewallnews.net.
& RECREATION: Bent Car Guys: www.bentcarguys.com;
Dwellers Scuba Club: www.bottomdwellers.org; Emerald
Softball Association: 938-7402, www.gayseattlesoftball. com.;
Ethyl Forever Car Club: http://Clubs.
Hemmings.com/EthylforeverCarClub/; Hiking Group:
Olympic Yacht Club: www.oycnw.org; OutVentures:
education & recreation activities, www.outventures.org;
Buddies: www.ski buddies.org; Team Seattle Gay
is an umbrella organization for a wide range of local GLBT sports
activities, 367-4064, www.teamseattle.org (see website for
comprehensive list of sports clubs); Triangle Recreation Camp
Bender Creek: recreational camping for GLBT folks. Must be
required. firstname.lastname@example.org, www.camptrc.org, 1122 E Pike St #1069,
County - Rainbow Center, a resource center for the LGBTIQA
community of Pierce County, 253-383-2318, www.rainbowcntr.org.
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, http://maturefriends.org;
www.push magazine.org; RainshadowWomen: Rainshadow
Women@aol.com, http://rainshadowwomen.tripod. com/; Tacoma
Concern (TLC): www.tacoma lesbianconcern.org; Verbena
health care (sliding fee scale - no one turned away due to inability
to pay), education & advocacy services for Lesbian, Bisexual
Transgender women. 323-6540, www.verbenahealth.org (See also listings
under Bisexual, Ingersoll Gender Center, Parenthood, People of
Diverse Harmony: www.diverseharmony. org; GLSEN/Washington
State (Gay, Lesbian, Straight Education Network) & Washington
State GSA (Gay-Straight Alliance) Network: GLSEN works to
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
sound.org; www.wagsa.org. Lambert House: an
& resource center for LGBT youth, ages 14-22: 322-2515,
www.lamberthouse.org; Safe Schools Coalition:
www.safeschoolscoalition.org; 632-0662 ext 49 (non-emergency),
1-888-99-VOICE (crisis line); Seattle Young
(Queer Youth Resource Board): 860-9606, www.sypp.org; Teen
Link: 461-4922, 1-888-431-TEEN; YouthCare/Orion
622-5555; YouthCare/Isis Program (Transitional Living Home
LGBTQ Young Adults, 18-22): 522-8412.
numbers accompanying listings are within area code (206) &
locations of meetings/events are in Seattle unless otherwise noted.
- February 24
Screening & Health Fair. 9am-3pm. High Point
Center, 6920 34th Ave SW. For women 40+. FREE. 436-8623,
Frontrunners Fun Run. 9am. Greenlake (outside Evans Pool).
Saturday. GLBT running & walking club sponsors weekly runs,
monthly potlucks, track & field activity, annual Run With
Gender Center FTM Support Group. 11am-1pm. 1115 E Pike St.
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
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.
Duplicate Bridge. 5:30pm. Bus-accessible 1st Hill/Central
location. 1st & 3rd Saturdays, beginners welcome; 2nd &
Saturdays, open; 5th Saturday, women’s game. This non-profit
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@ chrispurpus.com
& Genderqueer Support Group for Survivors. 6-8pm.
For survivors of sexual assault & domestic violence. For
information & location, call the SafePlace crisis line, (360)
Hill Tennis Club. Call for exact time - schedule varies
7pm & 9pm depending on availability of courts. Every Saturday
Seattle Tennis Center. $7 per session. This GLBT group has been
meeting since1986! John, 725-3730.
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)
History Month Celebration: James Baldwin in “The Price of the
Ticket.” 7:30pm. New Freeway Hall, 5018 Rainier Ave
biographical film that traces this great author’s development
a teenaged preacher in 1930’s Harlem to a writer in post-war
& a leader of the US Black civil rights movement of the
He wrote prophetically about race, gedner, sexuality, class &
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.
Gender Support Social & Support Meeting. 7:30-9:30pm.
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, www.pacificgender.org/support/
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+.
- February 25
a comprehensive list of open & affirming churches, parishes,
synagogues & other religious/spiritual organizations in the
contact Multifaith Works - 324-1520; www.multifaith.org.)
Group. 8:45am. Uptown Espresso, 500 Westlake Ave N. Every
year-round, rain or shine for moderate to strenuous day hikes.
632-5405. http://groups.yahoo.com/group/TheSeattleGayHiking Group/
Men’s Bowling in Everett.
10am. Evergreen Lanes,
5111 Claremont Way, Everett. Every Sunday. Games
10am. Price: $7 for 3 games. Spectators welcome. Sponsored by the
Snohomish County Gay Men’s Task force. For information, email
Front Runners Track & Field Training Program. 10am.
Seattle Stadium. Every Sunday. A 23-week training program for LGBT
people & their friends. For information email
or email@example.com. www.seattlefrontrunners.org
Sunday Bowlers. 10am. West Seattle Bowl, 4505 39th Ave SW (at
Oregon St). Open bowl every Sunday for the GLBT community &
friends. You don’t have to worry about how you bowl! $4.25 +
shoe rental. 329-1515.
Benefit Choir Extravaganza. 4pm. Trinity UMC, 6512 23rd Ave
Choral music by Market Street Singers, St Paul’s UCC Choir,
Pacifica Children’s Choir, Phinney Community Chorus &
Experience Gospel Choir. Benefits people still struggling with the
effects of Hurricane Katrina.
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. www.gaycity.org
Swim Team Workout. Sun: 5-6:15pm;
7:30-8:45pm; Fri: 7-8:15pm. Seattle University, Connolly Athletic
Center, 14th Ave & E Cherry St. Every Sunday, Monday,
Thursday & Friday. Orca Swim Team is comprised of competitive
fitness GLBT & GLBT-friendly swimmers. 320-7949,
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.
Hermanos Presents Elimar Ugueto. Doors, 10pm, Show
Neighbours, 1509 Broadway. Reggeton & Latin beats for
- February 26
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,
Over Speed. 2:30-4pm. Dunshee House, 303 17th Ave E. This is
FREE drop-in support group (not a 12 step) for staying off speed.
Mondays. 6-7:30pm. Dunshee House, 303 17th Ave E. On-going.
is an informal social & discussion group for men with HIV or
For more info 322-AIDS, www.dunsheehouse.org
& Outlaws” in Olympia.
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.
Swim. 6:30-7:30pm. Fircrest Pool, 15th NE & NE 155th
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.
therapy pool with jets usually at 95-97 degrees F. Cost:
$4.www.seafattle.org/waterwomen.html; waterwomen firstname.lastname@example.org;
Speaking Toastmasters. 7pm. Group Health, 200 15th E. Every
Monday (except holidays & the last Mondays in August &
December). Seattle’s only gay & lesbian speaking
866-841-9134 ext 5998. Please check website for current room
Yoga. 7-8pm. Banya 5, 217 9th Ave N. Meets every Monday. Men
only, clothing optional. $15/class. www.mekosun.com. 412-7079.
Safeword Writers Group. 7-9pm. Meets 4th Monday each month.
exists to provide mutual support for members’ efforts - in
of critique & commentary on each other’s work, info
publishing opportunities, & discussion of issues facing
NSWG’s primary focus is erotic writing - but they welcome
who writes. The only requirements are to write, to attend, & to
be respectful. For info & location, NSWG@wetspot.org;
Swim Team Workout. 7-8:15pm. Seattle University, Connolly
Athletic Center, 14th Ave & E Cherry St. (See Sunday listing at
King County Monthly Meeting.
Universalist Church, 25701 14th Pl S, Kent. Meets 4th Monday each
month. PFLAG/Puget Sound: 206-325-7724.
Area Weekly Meeting. 7pm. Trinity Methodist Church, 850 N
Ave, East Wenatchee. Every Monday (including any & all
PFLAG/Puget Sound: 206-325-7724.
Youth Activism. 7pm. Lambert House, 1818 15th Ave. Every
Lambert House is a nationally-recognized activities & resource
center for GLBT & questioning youth, ages 14-22. 322-2515,
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
Gay Men’s AA Group in Tacoma.
7:30pm. New Heart
MCC, 759 S 45th St. Tacoma. Every Monday. 253-474-8897.
- February 27
& Gay Child Care Task Force Monthly Meeting. 12
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 &
training, support & curriculum materials to child care
Bridge. 1pm. LGBT Community Center, 1115 E Pike St. Come
Bridge Group for seniors. Interested people can just show up &
have fun! Refreshments provided. For info, 783-1233.
Wen Clinic - Chinese Medicine for Chronic Viral Disease, Integrated
Cancer Treatment & General Chronic Diseases. Tuesdays
Wednesdays 9am-5pm; Thursdays 3-7pm. 1111 Harvard Ave. Every Tuesday
& Thursday - HIV treatment. Every Wednesday - Cancer. 322-6945.
Long-Term Survivors Support Group. 2:30-4pm. Dunshee House,
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.
Young People’s Project Education Justice Campaign. 4-6pm.
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,
Women’s Evening Support Group. 6-8:30pm. Call for
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; www.babesnetwork.org.
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.
& Now Gay & Lesbian AA Meeting in Tacoma.
6pm. Christ Episcopal Church, 310 N “K” St, Tacoma.
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,
Dating & Relationships. 6-7pm. Lambert House, 1818
Every Tuesday. Lambert House is a nationally-recognized activities
resource center for GLBT & questioning youth, ages 14-22.
Frontrunners Fun Run. 6:30pm. Madison Beach House. Every
3 mile flat walk & run. Dog walkers welcome. (See Saturday at
Drummers. Advanced Beginners 7-8:15pm, Beginners 8:30-9:15pm.
Meets every Tuesday. Hand drumming classes for gay men. It’s
it’s fun & anyone can do it! Learn traditional
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
House Movie Night. 7-9:30pm. Lambert House, 1818 15th Ave.
Tuesday. Lambert House is a nationally-recognized activities &
resource center for GLBT & questioning youth, ages 14-22.
Cancer Support Group. 7-9pm. Cancer Lifeline, 6522 Fremont
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.
40’s Group - For Lesbian Women 40 & Older.
Seattle Mental Health Institute, 1600 E Olive St (in Conference Room.
Every Tuesday. Open group for Lesbian women, 40 & older, in
stage of coming out or being out. Lots of social activities in
addition to Tuesday meetings. Sandra Jo, 328-4895.
Gender Support Significant Others & Friends Meeting.
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
Ladies Stitch & Bitch. 7pm. Meets every Tuesday. We
small group of fun & funny ladies who meet for knitting
crocheting. No experience required. E-mail:
email@example.com for contact info and location.