24.8.08

Gay into straight America


A fantastic voyage. Journey into people's hearts across America. Two women in a purple Suburban and trailer with a poodle. A spiritual awakening, touching lives. They are from Whatcom County!
See their video.

20.8.08

LGBTA at Western Washington University


The first openly gay organization in Bellingham that I am aware of. It is one of the first campus groups in the US. Started in 1969. Sponsored the first drag show to be held on a US. college campus in 1973. Mostly caters to students in their early 20s, but open to anyone. Has an office, discussion groups, provides speakers for classes, has an information library sponsors events such as educational films, lectures and art shows dealing with gay rights.

Office is room 515 Viking Union, Western Washington University. Phone 360-650-6120.

19.8.08

CPNWS Gay and Lesbian History and Archives Project


The Center for Pacific Northwest Studies is pleased to announce the CPNWS Gay and Lesbian History and Archives Project. It is our belief that the history of the GLBT community in Bellingham and the surrounding area is diverse, unique, and important.

The Center actively:

* Solicits archival material (photographs, documents, publications, posters, and other printed material). This material is cataloged and accessible to researchers through the Center for Pacific Northwest Studies.

* Conducts Oral History Interviews.

* Generates public programs, such as exhibits, workshops, and publications to disseminate the collective experience uncovered in the collecting process.

If you are interested in sharing your memories of the local gay and lesbian community, or you wish to donate photographs, drawings, videos, publications, or other materials, please contact Center For Pacific Northwest Studies and ask about the GLBT Collection.

Center For Pacific Northwest Studies main site

Some of the GLBT collections at the Center include:

Gay and Lesbian Miscellaneous Manuscript Collection:

Robert Ashworth collection on the Union of Sexual Minorities Center of Western Washington University, 1975-1984:

Hands Off Washington Whatcom County Coalition Records:

Motherlode Records.

13.8.08

Leather, Levi and Bear Social


Monthly gathering of men who like Leather, Kink, and Unabashed Masculinity. Info 360.380.6409

28.7.08

Pride Foundation

Fundraising, community building. Organization based in Seattle is now starting branches in other parts of the state including Whatcom/Skagit Counties.

26.7.08

Faith Lutheran Church, Bellingham


As a Reconciling in Christ congregation, believing in a loving God, we welcome all people without regard to gender, ethnicity, race, economic and social status, or sexual orientation.

Pastors Sharon Swanson, R.L. Christensen
Faith Lutheran Church,
2750 McLeod Road, Bellingham, WA 98225
(360)733-3970

25.7.08

Scrabble Anyone?

Gay men's scrabble club starting up that would meet monthly on Sunday afternoons to play a few low-key rounds. Superiority in scrabble is not required, and the club is open to all ages. Interested players can contact 360- 650-9734.
Thanks much, Warren.

10.7.08

Camp TRC

Nation's largest member owned gay campground. Located east of Granite Falls, WA. which is east of Everett. Gets many campers from all over the region; especially Seattle and Vancouver.

9.7.08

Border Riders motorcycle club

Members from BC and around Pacific Northwest. Gatherings, rides and friendship.

7.7.08

Washington Dykes

Statewide Yahoo Group for lesbians with link exchange to this guide.

2.7.08

Sean Humphrey House

A 6 unit apartment complex for people living with AIDS in Bellingham. Phone 733-9357

29.6.08

Bellingham Unitarian Fellowship

A welcoming congregation for GLBT people. There, many of the sermon topics and discussions at the church deal with gay issues. The building has been a great resource for various fundraisers and events in the gay community. Church located at 1207 Ellsworth St. near I St. in Bellingham Phone 733-3837

26.6.08

Equal Rights Washington

A state wide civil rights groups for glbt rights.

25.6.08

Uptown Art Bellingham

We are an art/painting studio like none other in Whatcom County; a place to get together, have a glass of wine, and paint. A place for the non-painter to experience the joy and rewards of painting. And best of all, after three hours you leave with a sense of awe in your heart and a masterpiece in you hand. The fusion of art, entertainment, and personal expression.

Robert Mishkin
Owner, Uptown Art
360.733.1471

24.6.08

Mystical Massage

Retreats, workshops, the work of Sequoia mostly based in Vancouver area. Men in Touch.

23.6.08

Snohomish County Gay and Bisexual Men's Task force

Serving Everett and Snohomish County area. A calendar of social events and more sponsored by Snohomish County Health District. Info line 425-339-5294

20.6.08

Whidwood on Whidbey Island

I enjoyed seeing your web site. You actually remind me of a good friend of mine in Spokane that has done some bike trips. Also, I wondered if you would be interested in listing a link to my web site in your "out of Bellingham area links."
Thanks, Ron.

19.6.08

Out and About, gay hiking group, Vancouver, BC

Vancouver, B.C.'s gay men's hiking club. They come down to Bellingham and do a lot of things with us also. Bellingham people often go up to their many events. Hikes, bicycling, potlucks and so-forth.

18.6.08

Ski Buddies

Seattle based Skiing and recreation group that has ask to be listed in this guide, even though we are north of Seattle. Local people have participated as well.

16.6.08

Gay Radio

Fruit Salad glbt show 7pm

The Lesbian Show 8pm

Thursday evenings on CFRO 102.7 FM. Vancouver Co-op Radio.

We get it in most parts of Bellingham with rabbit ears.
(Remember rabbit ears?)

25.5.08

Scholarships & Financial Aid for LGBTQ Students

Scholarships & Financial Aid for LGBTQ Students

Key Resources and Expert Tips to Make Grad School Affordable. GoGrad.org, P.O. Box 77062, San Francisco, CA 94107

20.5.08

Comprehensive consumer guide to real estate "LGBT mortgages"

The guide will help to explain the different approaches that same-sex couples can take in getting a mortgage, establishing ownership of a home and other legal issues.

17.5.08

Some National and Regional Listings

Search for your communities in some of these larger listings. Some friends of mine are working on a local yellow pages. Keep your fingers crossed, maybe someday they will do the walking.

Gayellowpages.com
A national gay and lesbian yellow pages listing since 1973. Publishes a guide. Is also on the net.

Personal Finance Guide for LGBT by Aptus Insurance.

Also find:

Gay Vancouver Net
Gay business guide to Seattle Area
GayFriendlyBiz.com

* To be listed in this site contact
Robert