Advocacy

ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union)

http://www.aclu.org/HIVAIDS/HIVAIDSMain.cfm
Legal assistance for people discriminated against because of HIV/AIDS.

ACLU of Washington

http://www.aclu-wa.org/issues/index.cfm?issue_id=4
American Civil Liberties Union of Washington’s lesbian/gay rights page.

Allyship

http://www.facebook.com/home.php#!/allyship.lgbtq
Email allyship@yahoo.com
LGBTQ and Allies who believe that all oppressions are interconnected, and in the possibility of a world free of oppression. They seek to work in solidarity with marginalized communities to understand the interconnectedness of oppression and to support the systematic liberation of all people.

American Veterans for Equal Rights

http://aver.us/aver/
(718) 849-5665
Service members and Veterans of the United States Armed Forces and their Civilian allies promote equality and awareness of GLBTQI interests, needs, and welfare through representation, advocacy, and involvement.

American Civil Liberties Union

http://www.aclu.org/
(206) 624-2180
A nonprofit, nonpartisan, membership organization devoted to protecting the basic civil liberties of all Americans, and extending them to groups that have traditionally been denied their basic civil rights.

American Friends Service Committee

http://afsc.org/
(206) 632-0500
The American Friends Service Committee carries out service, development, social justice, and peace programs throughout the world. .

Dyke Action

Email dykeaction@hotmail.com
Seattle-based collective fostering community building and political change.

Dyke Community Activists

http://www. home.earthlink.net/%7Edykecommunityactivists/
Email dykecommunityactivists@earthlink.net
A group of lesbians, founded in 1988, who work for lesbian and women's rights.

Equal Rights Washington

http://www.equalrightswashington.org/
(206) 324-2570
ERW is a statewide political advocacy organization for the LGBT community of Washington State. ERW works to end discrimination against LGBT people throughout the state..

Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD)

http://www.glaad.org/
features current LGBT-related news, commentary and analysis of LGBT representations in media and provides visitors with activism opportunities, message boards, as well as streaming audio and video.

Gay and Lesbian National Help Center

1-888-8434564
A non-profit, tax-exempt organization that is dedicated to meeting the needs of the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community and those questioning their sexual orientation and gender identity. They are an outgrowth of the Gay & Lesbian National Hotline (1.888.843.4564), which began in 1996 and now is a primary program of the GLBT National Help Center.

Hivster

http://www.hivster.com/
Hivster.comm is an online community giving voice to anyone living with or affected by HIV. By bringing health, fashion, culture and social awareness together, hivster’s won’t let a diagnosis stop them from being positively contagious.

Human Rights Campaign

http://www.hrc.org/
(202) 628-4160
TTY: (202) 216-1572
Toll-Free: 1-800-777-423
By inspiring and engaging all Americans, HRC strives to end discrimination against GLBT citizens and realize a nation that achieves fundamental fairness and equality for all.

International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission (IGLHRC)

http://www.iglhrc.org/cgi-bin/iowa/home/index.html
(212) 430-6054
The mission of the International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission (IGLHRC) is to secure the full enjoyment of the human rights of all people and communities subject to discrimination or abuse on the basis of sexual orientation or expression, gender identity or expression, and/or HIV status.

King County Civil Rights Commission

http://www.kingcounty.gov/exec/CRC.aspx
(206) 296-8610
TTY:711
The Civil Rights Commission's mission is to take a strong leadership role in raising community awareness and involvement on civil rights issues and to advise the King County Executive and County Council on matters related to the County's civil rights programs.

League of Women Voters

http://lwvwa.org/
Phone: (206) 622-8961
Toll Free: 1-800-419-2596
A nonpartisan political organization that encourages the informed and active participation of citizens in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy.

National Gay and Lesbian Task Force

http://www.thetaskforce.org/
(202) 393-5177
(202) 393-2284 (TTY)
The uncompromising national voice for full LGBT equality.

Out For Sustainability

http://outsustainability.org/
Out for Sustainability brings the LGBT community together with social and environmental sustainability, connecting macro issues with individual choices and impact through partner-led events, education, consulting and advocacy.

Positive Solutions

http://psbrc.org/
(206) 322-8181
Positive Solutions provides information to individuals with disabilities, their families, and service providers. The mission of Positive Solutions is to empower individuals to make educated choices, remove disability-related barriers and enhance their lives through self advocacy.

Pride Foundation

http://www.pridefoundation.org/
Phone: (206) 323-3318
Toll Free: 1-800-735-7287
Pride Foundation works to inspire a culture of generosity that connects and strengthens Northwest organizations, leaders, and students who are creating LGBTQ equality.

Radical Women

http://radicalwomen.org/

(206) 722-6057
Radical Women is a socialist feminist grassroots activist organization that provides a radical voice within the feminist movement, a feminist voice within the Left, and trains women to be leaders in the movements for social and economic justice.

Seattle LGBT Commission

http://www.seattle.gov/lgbt/
(206) 684-4500
Advises 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.

Sex Workers Outreach Project

http://nw-swop.org/
A social justice network dedicated to the fundamental human rights of sex workers and their communities, focusing on ending violence and stigma through education and advocacy.

Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence

ttp://theabbey.org/
The Sisters of Perp