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Gay City Health Project

Gay City Health Project is a multicultural gay men's health organization and the premiere provider of HIV and STD testing in King County. Our mission is to promote gay and bisexual men's health and prevent HIV transmission by building community, fostering communication and nurturing self-esteem.

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Lambert House

Lambert House is a center for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning youth and their allies that encourages empowerment through the development of leadership, social and life skills.

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This website has been prepared by PowerON to serve as a resource for information on HIV Prevention and resources. This website is not intended to be a source of medical advice and does not create a physician-patient relationship. You should not rely on this information and should always seek competent medical advice from a physician licensed in your state. In addition, although we make every effort to maintain the accuracy of the information presented here, we cannot guarantee its completeness or that it reflects the most current medical developments.

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Lifelong AIDS Alliance

Lifelong AIDS Alliance is committed to preventing the spread of HIV, and to providing practical support services and advocating for those whose lives are affected by HIV and AIDS.

Gay City Health Project

511 E Pike [between Belmont & Summit]

Anonymous or confidential rapid HIV testing for gay and bi men in English and Spanish. Testing also available for syphilis, gonorrhea, and chlamydia.  Tuesday to Friday, 3:30PM to 8PM, and Saturdays 1PM to 5PM. Due to high demand, making an appointment is recommended. Free, with donations gladly accepted.  Gay City does not diagnose STDs-- if you are experiencing symptoms, please call the STD Hotline at (206)205-7837.

HIV/STD Hotline of Public Health

Seattle & King County
206.205.STDS (7837)
206.296.4843 (TTY)

Make HIV/STD testing and Hepatitis A and B vaccination appointments at a public health center near you. Also get info on HIV/STDs and needle exchange and disposal locations.

Harborview STD Clinic

325 9th Ave. (9th & James)

HIV testing and counseling. Confidential STD examination, screening, treatment, and counseling. On a sliding fee. No one turned away due to lack of funds. 8AM to 6:30PM Monday to Friday. Call in advance if possible, as appointments often fill up by early afternoon.


ACTION: a handy STD guide for gay, bi and trans men gives you practical info about the most common STDs (Sexually Transmitted Diseases), and hooks you up with local resources for testing and treatment. Plus, ACTION can help you start conversations with your sex partners and friends about sexual health.

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Hepatitis A and hepatitis B are serious liver diseases. In some cases, hepatitis B can become chronic and lead to liver damage and even death. Luckily there are vaccinations available for hepatitis A and hepatitis B, including a combination vaccination.

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Out to Quit

Gay City Health Project offers free quit kits for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender smokers, featuring Out To Quit: your friendly guide to quitting smoking, and four other helpful booklets. Call 206.860.6969, e-mail, or visit our office for yours today. Right now, scroll down for a peek at the online version of Out To Quit. Also take a look at our Out To Quit posters by clicking the thumbnails. It takes most smokers about 7 tries to finally quit, so keep trying!


Sex education for teens that's contemporary, sex positive and non-judgmental. Includes lots of info and resources for LGBT youth.

Society for Human Sexuality

A social and educational organization whose purpose is to promote understanding and appreciation for the many forms of adult intimate relationships and consensual sexual expression.

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You have the right to complete and honest sex education. Demand information from your school, healthcare provider and parents.

Got Ask Alice!

Go Ask Alice! is here for you, so that you can be connected, inquisitive, informed, and healthy.

I Wanna Know

Answers to your questions about teen sexual health and sexually transmitted diseases.

Seattle Institute for Sex Therapy, Education, and Research operates on the principle that sexual energy is a positive expression of human life.

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TISHE is a weeklong, residential, skills-based training led by a team of expert sexuality educators. Topics covered include teaching abstinence with a sex-positive approach, birth control and pregnancy prevention, GLBT issues, enhancing self esteem, sexually transmitted infections including HIV/AIDS, sexual anatomy, media literacy, sexual values and much, much more!

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Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous is a Twelve Step - Twelve Tradition oriented fellowship based on the model pioneered by Alcoholics Anonymous.

Welcome to the Asexual Visibility and Education Network. AVEN hosts the world's largest online asexual community as well as a large archive of resources on asexuality. AVEN strives to create open, honest discussion about asexuality among sexual and asexual people alike.

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SPIN is a Seattle, Washington based organization intended for those people open to the possibility of ethical intimate relationships with more than one person at the same time. Sex positive people of all genders and sexual orientations are welcome.

Restless Singles, the nonprofit event group for single people in their 20s & 30s.

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Diverse Harmony is a musically creative social connection in the greater Seattle area designed to nurture friendships, promote musical abilities and provide a safe place where youth are accepted for who they are. All levels of music experience are welcome. We will celebrate our diversity through music.

The Seattle Lesbian and Gay Chorus celebrates the spirit of revolution and freedom with a lively program of folk, pop, Broadway, and traditional music from several different eras and from as far away as South Africa and Israel.

Puget Sound Area GLBT Welcoming and Affirming Churches

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Ravenna United Methodist Church 5751 33rd Ave. NE Seattle, WA 98105 [corner of NE 60th St and 33rd Ave NE] (206) 525-7988

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The Multifaith Alliance of Reconciling Communities (MARC) has been a Multifaith Works program since March 2000. MARC is an alliance of non-official persons from a wide variety of faith communities who are working to make the gay/lesbian/bisexual/transgendered/questioning (GLBTQ) community aware that there are faith communities who are open, welcoming, reconciling and accepting of them. MARC also encourages faith communities to become open, welcome, reconciling and accepting of GLBT persons and can help congregations with this process.

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This coalition is formed as a non-profit, educational and support network of multi-cultural Bisexual, Gay, Heterosexual, Lesbian and Transgender people. It is our mission to unify our communities by learning to communicate with and educate one another about who we are, so we can work together to remove the obstacles to peaceful, respectful, healthy and completely integrated lives.

Gay Community Social Services

"We are an organization of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals and supporters of our communities, who are working for human rights for all people, especially sexual minorities. We clarify that our real opponents are not people, but ignorance, intolerance, injustice and fear. Our aim is then, education through positive and supportive activities and programs. We ally ourselves with other groups and individuals working toward the same goal."

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Gay City Health Project is a multicultural gay men's health organization and the premiere provider of HIV and STD testing in King County. Our mission is to promote gay and bisexual men's health and prevent HIV transmission by building community, fostering communication and nurturing self-esteem.

Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgender Website Resource Center for the Yakima Valley

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All Genders Drop In Support Group: Wednesdays 7-9pm This group is for all transgender, genderqueer, transsexual, crossdresser, gender variant, and gender questioning people, their friends, family, supporters and allies. Come socialize, get information, and support. This is a good place to visit Ingersoll for the first time. All are welcome at this facilitator-guided support group. Located at LGBT Center, 1115 E. Pike St. Seattle, WA 98122 206.323.LGBT(5428)

SOFFA Group First Tuesday of the month 7:15-9pm Significant Others, Friends, and Family Are you a Partner, Family member or Ally with a transgender, transsexual, crossdresser, genderqueer, or gender questioning person in your life? This group offers support and connection for you and the issues you face.

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We are a community-based organization committed to advancing the status of lesbians by combating oppression and by promoting empowerment, visibility, and social change. Established in Seattle, Washington in 1971, the Lesbian Resource Center is the oldest organization of its kind in the country.

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Pride Foundation connects, inspires and strengthens the Pacific Northwest Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community in pursuit of equality. We accomplish this in rural and urban areas by awarding grants and scholarships and cultivating leaders.

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A virtual community center for Olympia and surrounding communities, serving gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and allied people. 

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A group of self-identified women from diverse backgrounds working to create a feminist bisexual support network. We promote, in both the heterosexual world and the lesbian, gay, transgendered community, the understanding and acceptance of bisexuality Help Linkas one of many valid sexual identities

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WE ARE TLC Tacoma Lesbian Concern. TLC is a non-profit 501 (c)3 organization which has been in existence since the 1970's. We are 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. To meet these goals we schedule, support and attend a wide variety of activities, work with other groups for common goals, and provide a web site and newsletter.

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The mission of Families Like Ours, Inc. is to make change by reducing barriers within the adoption and foster care communities. While Families Like Ours is the only national Adoption Exchange with a focus towards gay and lesbian adoptive families; we welcome the diversity of all pre and post adoptive-foster families so they can be permanent families for children in the US foster care system. Therefore, reducing the amount of time our children are waiting for a stable and safe forever family.

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GFAS is an all-volunteer organization dedicated to providing a safe and supportive environment for all gay and/or bisexual men who have children. GFAS seeks to promote community awareness, act as a referral and resource network, and provide peer support for the entire family.

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supports the diverse community of committed gay and lesbian partners through a variety of media. The Web site contains more than 400 essays, surveys, legal articles and resources on legal marriage, ceremonies, domestic partner benefits, relationship tips, parenting, and immigration.

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The Safe Schools Coalition offers resources as a starting point for educators, parents/guardians and youth.


PFLAG Supports the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual,Transgender and Queer Community Celebrating Families Teaching Tolerance Advocating Justice!

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We are you . . . or who you will eventually be - gay individuals and couples over 40. To join up, all you have to do is pay nominal yearly dues and show up at any of our events. Membership is confidential! We do not share our membership list with any other organizations or individuals, period.

Formed in 1989, Mature Friends has grown into a large nonprofit, nonpartisan, nonsectarian organization with influence throughout the local gay community and even beyond. Leveraging the group's vitality and size, members can participate in a variety of activities and find a network already in place for supporting the community at large.

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The Intersex Society of North America (ISNA) is devoted to systemic change to end shame, secrecy, and unwanted genital surgeries for people born with an anatomy that someone decided is not standard for male or female.

GLAAD: Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation

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The mission of the International Gay an Lesbian Human Rights Commission is to secure the full enjoyment of the human rights of all people and communitiessubject to discriminationor abuse on the basis of sexual orientation or expression, gender identity or expression, and/or HIV status.

National Gay and Lesbian Task Force

The mission of the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force is to build the grassroots power of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community

Sexuality, Gender, and the Law: National and International

Sex Laws Worldwide (General and Heterosexual/Straight)


The Gender Public Advocacy Coalition works to ensure that classrooms, communities, and workplaces are safe for everyone to learn, grow, and succeed - whether or not they meet expectations for masculinity and femininity.

As a human rights organization, GenderPAC also promotes an understanding of the connection between discrimination based on gender stereotypes and sex, sexual orientation, age, race, and class.

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The Seattle Commission for Sexual Minorities advise the Mayor, Council and departments about sexual minority issues, recommend policies and legislation, bring the sexual minority communities and the larger Seattle community together through long-ranged projects, and ensure that City departments fairly and equitably address sexual minority concerns as individuals and as a protected class.

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SEAMEC is a non-partisan civic organization that rates candidates running for political and judicial office in Seattle, King County, and the State of Washington. SEAMEC evaluates candidates on their knowledge of, record of proven activism for, and commitment to the concerns of the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered (GLBT) communities. SEAMEC publishes its ratings in advance of the primary and general elections, so that voters can make an informed choice.

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Funders for Lesbian and Gay Issues has refined its long-held mission of increasing LGBTQ giving to also address the racial, economic, and gender inequities that persist in our communities. Read about our history, new mission and programs-and learn more about the history of LGBTQ philanthropy.

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Gay & Lesbian online directory

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The Northwest Network increases our communities' ability to support the self-determination and safety of bisexual, transgendered, lesbian, and gay survivors of abuse through education, organizing and advocacy. We work within a broad liberation movement dedicated to social and economic justice, equality and respect for all people and the creation of loving, inclusive and accountable communities.

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The Queer Resources Directory contains 25488 files about everything queer

Help Link 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.

Help Link We're The Emerald City -  a social, educational and support group for crossdressers based in Seattle, Washington, USA. This includes crossdressers, transsexuals, and other individuals who identify themselves as transgendered. The Emerald City does not discriminate against any gender role-- male to female or female to male. The group is open to individuals who wish to dress in the clothing of the opposite gender and individuals who desire to change their gender..

Help Link to the Long Yang Club of Seattle. We are an international, non-profit social and educational group established for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender people who share an interest in Asian culture.

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A Gay Men's Social Group Promoting with Power and Pride, the Seattle Men's Leather Community.

Welcome to the Bottom Dwellers Scuba Club Web Site We are a lesbian and gay scuba diving club in Seattle, Washington. We have members throughout Washington State, as well as British Columbia. We do have some straight members as well. We host many local dives. Our members also dive other areas throughout the Pacific Northwest, as well as many warm water locations including Thailand, Mexico, and other areas in the Caribbean. Help Link The Emerald City Mudhens were hatched in September 1993 and wasted no time making their presence felt. By spring of the following year, Seattle's newest women's rugby club had wracked up first place finishes in the ORSU Tournament, Gobblerfest, March Madness and Fool's Fest, with a fourth place finish overall in the Pacific Coast Club Sides Championships.


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A Wrestling blog with many informations about wrestling including professional wrestling and more.

Help Link The Olympic Yacht Club is an organization of men and women dedicated to the enjoyment of boats and boating in the Pacific Northwest. It is composed of pleasure boaters who seek to enjoy the sport with the gay men and lesbians who comprise our membership. We are dedicated to engaging in safe and enjoyable boating activities and occasional social activities. Together we share our expertise and learn new skills in all aspects of boating - both power and sail.

Help Link The Orca Swim Team, established in 1984 by a group of swimmers preparing for Gay Games II, is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the sport of swimming and to educating the public about the value of sports in community-building. We are an active association of gay/lesbian and gay/lesbian-friendly fitness and competitive swimmers with approximately 70 members. Workouts are available 5 times per week throughout the year at Seattle University.

Help Link Welcome to OutVentures, an outdoor organization for the GLBT community. We are a member-lead organization focusing on the outdoors, we engage in all types of outdoor activities ranging in difficulty from easy to extreme. We welcome anyone that wishes to join and hope you will lead an adventure or two. We also have monthly potlucks during the summer as well as classes and occasional social events.

Help Link Seattle Frontrunners is a running and walking club of over 300 gay and lesbian members and their friends. We welcome everyone's participation, regardless of age, race, gender, sexual orientation, or athletic ability.

Help Link The Seattle Otters have become a group of people that want to learn more about the sport of Water Polo, play effectively and have a good time doing it! Last year we had over 110 different people in the pool, some who know the game and many that have never experienced the sport. We feel that we are probably the most inclusive team in the state, everyone is welcome, everyone learns and no one is judged for their skill or lack of it. Many fine people have helped the Otters become more over the years. Past coaches include team co-founder Rene Oldrich (1990-92), Co-Captain Marvel Shoen (1992-94), Konrad Riberio (1994-95), Scott Rice (1995-96) and our current man of the hour, the 1997 International Gay and Lesbian Aquatics (IGLA) Championship Coach, Bart Daniels.

Help Link The Seattle Tennis Alliance (STA) is the largest tennis organization serving the Puget Sound area's gay and lesbian community and its friends.  STA includes players at all skill levels, from beginner to advanced (NTRP 2.0 - 5.0).  Since 1991, STA has served hundreds of members year-round with popular tennis and social events.

Help Link Team Seattle exists to facilitate, provide and promote opportunities for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community and their friends in all sports at all levels of ability, and to foster their physical and emotional health and well-being. We accomplish this mission primarily by providing an inter-sports resource network for athletes and sports leaders, by organizing Seattle's team to the Gay Games and by promoting Sport Events and Sports Festivals.  Team Seattle is a member of the Federation of Gay Games and GLISA.

Help Link Ski Buddies brings together members of the Pacific Northwest Lesbian and Gay community who have a common interest in winter sports. Our trips range from downhill skiing and snowboarding at local mountains such as Mt. Baker and Stevens Pass and small mom-and-pop resorts like Bluewood in the Blue Mountains of Washington, to the best resorts in North America - Whistler/Blackcomb, Sun Valley, and Lake Tahoe. We offer regular snowshoeing and cross-country trips, and even backcountry outings. From planning week long trips to skiing areas in the Northwest and beyond, to overnight and weekend day trips to local mountains, Ski Buddies accommodates most budgets and all types of winter sports activities.

Help Link Besides being a fantastic value, becoming a member of TRC gives you the pride of being a part of a dynamic, expanding, and worthwhile organization, dedicated to an out-and-proud life outdoors! As a member, you get to vote for responsible Officers and Board members, join a committee, or run for office yourself. Most of all, you have unlimited camping privileges, so you can fully enjoy the great potential of frolicking in the woods! 

Help Link Bastyr University's 1 in 10 Club is a university club emphasizing Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgendered (GLBT) natural-health alternatives/issues as well as the GLBT student experience at Bastyr University.  This site includes links to local and regional GLBT resources, minutes from the meetings, an event schedule, a resource list for students new to the Seattle area, news and information, etc.

Help Link BOHGOF has been focused on the needs of graduate students while GLUE focused on the needs of faculty and staff. With a steady decline in participation in GLUE's activities it was deemed best to merge the groups to provide a better forum for all of us.

Help Link The Safe Schools Coalition offers resources as a starting point for educators, parents/guardians and youth.  We cannot endorse specific web sites, as they change frequently.  Many of these sites also contain links to other sites; Coalition members did not assess all of the linked sites.

Help Link Help Link Our Mission: To engage, connect, and empower people to make the world a better place for children of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and/or transgender parents and families.

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Making a difference for gay and questioning youth and young adults. INTERNET SAFETY (Email, Chat, Discussion Boards, Newsgroups)

Help Link The Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network strives to assure that each member of every school community is valued and respected regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity/expression.

Help Link The GenderYOUTH Network empowers youth leaders to build safer classrooms and communities where all youth can learn, grow and succeed, whether or not they conform to expectations for masculinity and femininity.

Help Link Mental Health America (formerly known as the National Mental Health Association) is the country's leading nonprofit dedicated to helping ALL people live mentally healthier lives. With our more than 320 affiliates nationwide, we represent a growing movement of Americans who promote mental wellness for the health and well-being of the nation - everyday and in times of crisis.

Help Link Mission - To prevent suicide and ensure the healthy development of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and all youth by initiating dialogue, providing education, and creating support systems.

Help Link QueerAmerica is a database published by OutProud, The National Coalition for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Youth. With over 5,000 entries, it's the largest collection of queer resources in the nation, and includes information on community centers, support organizations, PFLAG (Parents, Families & Friends of Lesbians And Gays) chapters, queer youth groups, and more. These can be great places to meet friends, get questions answered, or find support.

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SCOUTING FOR ALL Committed to scouting, Open to diversity contains information about the Scouting For All Volunteer Staff, Policy and Procedures on Gays, Girls and Atheists in Scouting, Mission Statement, our Position Statement: Scouting For All's National Campaign, Scouting For All Brochures, 501C-3 status, as well as some of Steven's speeches.

Help Link Youth Guardian Services is a youth-run, 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that provides support services on the Internet to gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgendered, questioning, and straight supportive youth. At this time the organization operates solely on private donations from individuals.

Help Link Advocates for Youth is dedicated to creating programs and advocating for policies that help young people make informed and responsible decisions about their reproductive and sexual health. Advocates provides information, training, and strategic assistance to youth-serving organizations, policy makers, youth activists, and the media in the United States and the developing world.

Help Link The evidence indicates that homosexually oriented males account for more than half of male youth suicide problems, but mainstream suicidologists generally continue to ignore this aspect of the problem. Information about lesbian youth suicide problems is included, as is other generally unrecognized factors possibly associated with youth suicide problems.It is hoped that your exploration of the site lead to positive outcomes for the ongoing victims of the traditional Better be Dead Than Gay social ideology. Unfortunately, many professionals  have had a history of abusing, harming and/or ignoring these young individuals. They have also been ignoring the high risk status of many other adolescents targeted for abuse in schools and elsewhere because they are "presumed to be homosexual," usually on the basis of gender nonconformity. A 2004 research summary.

Help Link The American Friends Service Committee carries out service, development, social justice, and peace programs throughout the world. Founded by Quakers in 1917 to provide conscientious objectors with an opportunity to aid civilian war victims, AFSC's work attracts the support and partnership of people of many races, religions, and cultures.

Help Link The mission of Center for Human Services is to strengthen the community through counseling, education and support to children, youth, adults, and families in North King and South Snohomish Counties.

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Gay & Lesbian Counseling of Seattle
901 Boren Ave. Suite 1300
Seattle, WA 98104
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Located at the southern tip of Freeway Park and Interstate 5 on Sixth Avenue in downtown Seattle, the Park Place Building is at the intersection of the Financial District, First Hill and Capitol Hill. We provide coaching, counseling and therapy on a wide range of issues with a wide range of coaches, counselors and therapists.