Some other resources that have been suggested

Literary Magpie
A blog that focuses on gay and lesbian literature by interviewing LGBTQ authors, performance artists and publishers and reviewing queer books and literature. Literary Magpie also explores the writing life and features monthly guest bloggers from the U.S. and abroad.

Online Therapy Resources for the LGBTQ+ Community
Description followed by list of resources.

Online therapy has many benefits for members of the LGBTQ+ community. If you live in a rural area or just can’t find a therapist who understands the challenges facing LGBTQ+ individuals, online therapy makes it easier to access mental health care. Online therapy also allows you to engage in therapy on your terms. Maybe you don’t want to drive to an office and talk with a therapist face-to-face; with online therapy, you don’t have to. You can engage in therapy sessions via video or text, ensuring you’re as comfortable as possible.

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.

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

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.

Gay Surrey.com
Serves the G.L.B.T. communities of Surrey, Delta, White Rock, Langley, Burnaby, New Westminster, East Richmond, Aldergrove, Abbotsford, Chilliwack and all of the Lower Fraser Valley.

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.

Border Rider Motorcycle Group
Members from BC and around Pacific Northwest. Gatherings, rides and friendship.

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

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.

Ingersoll Gender Center
An organization by and for transgender and gender nonconforming people. Had a table at 2019 Bellingham Pride.

The Ultimate Guide to LGBTQ Dating Safety
Resources and links to articles about dating safety. Dangers of Dating as an LGBTQ Person, Statistics, LGBTQ Dating Apps, How to Use Dating Apps Safely.

The Recovery Village
Recovery Village, an organization dedicated to helping individuals struggling with substance abuse into recovery.

Scholarships & Financial Aid for LGBTQ Students
Attending college can be difficult, but lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning students may have an even harder time than others. The following guide was created to help LGBTQ students understand how many campuses are helping to make the college experience more welcoming and supportive. Part of a larger affordable colleges guide. Key Resources and Expert Tips to Make Grad School Affordable. GoGrad.org, P.O. Box 77062, San Francisco, CA 94107

Addiction Campuses LGBT Programs
We created this LGBTQ+ guide because we would receive calls about community members that were discriminated upon at treatment centers because of who they love.

The guide is meant to be informational and provides great tips about which questions to ask centers to ensure they are LGBTQ+ friendly, it talks about the different types of programs that are out there and more. Our hope is that wherever they are, they can make educated choices if they are looking to get help, even from local places.

Our mission is to educate as many people as possible by providing informational resources that increase understanding and awareness of addiction - a disease that unfortunately affects those within the LGBTQ+ community at a 48% higher rate compared to the rest of the population. We hope that the information we provide can help LGBTQ+ folks and their loved ones be aware of this, and help them find nondiscriminatory aid if needed.

GBTQ+ and Addiction
A national resource guide. Substance use disorders have a greater effect on LGBTQ+ people than on the heterosexual population. The LGBTQ+ community must overcome several obstacles, including being denied substance abuse treatment because of their sexual identity. However, through the proper understanding and accommodation of LGBTQ+ care principles, substance abuse treatment can be successful.

LGBTQ & Addiction
By Granite Recovery Centers.

Comprehensive consumer guides to real estate "LGBT mortgages" and also discrimination
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.

GLBT Housing Guide
Another resource brought to my attention.

From the mail.

Here’s the guide: LGBTQ Housing Discrimination by Jaleesa Bustamante - I thought it was a unique and well-written piece and thought you’d like to share it among your resources, especially since college students are constantly moving around and signing new leases - this is just some helpful info to have available. It covers our rights, steps to take, and even discusses homelessness in LGBTQ youth.

My best, ~Ryan

Guide to Paying for Transitional Procedures
Financing your transition is one of many challenges facing the community, and having a plan in place is essential. This guide covers ballpark pricing for hormone therapy and reassignment surgery as well as discussing funding through insurance and other means.

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