LGBTQ+ Individuals, Family, and Friends

  • Children of Lesbians and Gays Everywhere (COLAGE)
    National organization expressly dedicated to supporting people with one or more LGBTQ+ caregivers, uniting them with a network of peers and supporting them as they nurture and empower each other to be skilled, self-confident and just leaders in their communities
  • Depression Looks Like Me
    Eesource center telling individual stories relating what depression looks like through the eyes of the community and offering tools and information from organizations and providers who are ready to help
  • Gay and Lesbian Medical Association (GLMA) – Including a provider directory to LGBTQ+ inclusive providers
    Nation-wide provider directory of LGBTQ+ inclusive providers
  • Gender Spectrum
    National organization committed to the health and well-being of gender-diverse children and teens through education and support for families, and training and guidance for educators, medical and mental health providers, and other professionals
  • GenPride
    King County area organization advocating for the unique needs of older LGBTQIA+ adults, offering innovative programs and services that promote wellbeing and prevent social isolation, cultivating belonging through community connections, and working to eliminate discrimination in all of its forms
  • Inclusive Therapists
    Directory of inclusive therapists following the mission, “All people with all abilities in all bodies deserve equal access to identity affirming, culturally responsive care.”
  • InterACT: Advocates for Intersex Youth
    Advocacy organization for the human rights of children born with differences in sex traits or reproductive anatomy
  • Lambert House
    Community center for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning youth in the greater Seattle Washington area
  • National Queer & Trans Therapists of Color Network
    Organization providing healing justice resources for Queer and Trans people of color (QTPoC), including a directory of QTPoC mental health practitioners and digital access to the Mental Health Fund, which provides supplemental financial assistance for QTPoC who cannot afford psychotherapy
  • OutCare Health – including a provider director to LGBTQ+ inclusive providers
    Comprehensive resource for LGBTQ+ healthcare, offering provider and healthcare resource directories, mentorship, medical education reform, and cultural competency training; offers the OutList, an online, nationwide directory of healthcare providers who identify as culturally competent in the care of the LGBTQ+ community
    Nationwide organization dedicated to supporting, educating, and advocating for LGBTQ+ people and their families
  • SAGE: Advocacy & Services for LGBTQ Elders
    National advocacy and services organization providing multiple programs to build welcoming communities for LGBTQ+ elders

Healthcare Providers and Systems

  • Center of Excellence: LGBTQ+ Behavioral Health Equity
    Providing behavioral health practitioners with vital information on supporting the population of people identifying as LGBTQ, intersex, two-spirit, and other diverse sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions
  • HRC and Sage (Advocacy & Services for LGBT Elders) Long-Term Equality Index (LEI)
    Promoting equitable and inclusive care for LGBTQ older adults in residential long-term care and senior housing
  • Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Healthcare Equality Index (HEI)
    National LGBTQ+ benchmarking tool that evaluates healthcare facilities’ policies and practices related to the equity and inclusion of their LGBTQ+ patients, visitors and employees
  • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) LGBT Training Curriculum for Behavioral Health and Primary Care Providers
    Curriculum for behavioral health and primary care practitioners to help them assess, treat, and refer LGBT clients in a culturally sensitive manner
  • The National LGBT Health Education Center (Fenway Institute)
    Educational programs, resources, and consultation to health care organizations with the goal of optimizing quality and cost-effective health care for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, asexual, and all sexual and gender minority (LGBTQIA+) people


  • HRC Municipality Equality Index (MEI)
    Data index examining how inclusive municipal laws, policies, and services are of LGBTQ+ people who live and work there; cities are rated based on non-discrimination laws, the municipality as an employer, municipal services, law enforcement and leadership on LGBTQ+ equality
  • Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Healthcare Equality Index (HEI)
    National LGBTQ+ benchmarking tool that evaluates healthcare facilities’ policies and practices related to the equity and inclusion of their LGBTQ+ patients, visitors and employees
  • Out & Equal Workplace Advocates
    Organization working exclusively on LGBTQ workplace equality; helping LGBTQ people thrive in the workplace and supporting organizations creating a culture of belonging for all


  • Dr. Robert Bree Collaborative LGBTQ Health Care Report and Recommendations, 2018
    Recommendations seeking to align care delivery with existing evidence-based, culturally sensitive standards of care for LGBTQ people in Washington State and, through that effort, decrease health disparities