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Office closure update and public health and safety information.

All GenPRIDE events have been temporarily postponed. We will continue to monitor health developments around the Seattle area and will...
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Temporary Office Closure and Public Health Update
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Temporary Office Closure and Public Health Update

GenPRIDE is monitoring the development and information regarding Coronavirus and CDC announcements. Our office has temporarily closed to the public...
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Housing update 3

Now that the LGBTQ-Affirming Senior Housing project has received funding commitments from the city, county, and state, the project team...
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The Lavender Palette – GenPRIDE Field Trip
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The Lavender Palette – GenPRIDE Field Trip

We had a great turnout of 39 GenPRIDE elders and friends for our field trip to The Lavender Palette, an art...
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Future
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Future

LGBTQ-Affirming Affordable SeniorHousing Comes to Seattle!GenPRIDE to be the ground floor service provider.The mayor announced on Monday, December 9 2019,...
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Sexuality in Later Life
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Sexuality in Later Life

Many people want and need to be close to others as they grow older. For some, this includes the desire...
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Rural Area Resource Guides
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Rural Area Resource Guides

Community Survey to help build Resource Guides for Trans and Non Gender Conforming in Rural AreasTake the Survey Thurston County...
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Special Event Support
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Special Event Support

Provide set up, tear down, hosting of special events.
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Majority of LGBT Adults Concerned About Social Support and Discrimination in Long-Term Care
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Majority of LGBT Adults Concerned About Social Support and Discrimination in Long-Term Care

Originally posted by The Seattle Lesbian on April 2, 2018 at http://theseattlelesbian.com/majority-of-lgbt-adults-concerned-about-social-support-and-discrimination-in-long-term-care/ NEW AARP NATIONAL SURVEY FINDS MOST LGBT ADULTS WANT BUT DON’T...
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Fact Sheet: Health Disparities by Race and Ethnicity
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Fact Sheet: Health Disparities by Race and Ethnicity

Sixty-eight percent of Hispanics had health insurance coverage in 2009 compared to 88 percent of white Americans. Download this fact...
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Building Better Mental Health
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Building Better Mental Health

Your mental health influences how you think, feel, and behave in daily life. It also affects your ability to cope...
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Mental Health Basics
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Mental Health Basics

What is mental illness? Mental illnesses are conditions that affect a person’s thinking, feeling, mood or behavior, such as depression, anxiety,...
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Just how gay is Seattle?
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Just how gay is Seattle?

This article originally posted October 7, 2012 by Gene Balk at http://blogs.seattletimes.com/fyi-guy/2012/10/07/just-how-gay-is-seattle/ The battle is heating up over Referendum 74, which will ask voters...
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An epidemic of loneliness
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An epidemic of loneliness

This article originally posted January 6th, 2019 by The Week Staff at https://theweek.com/articles-amp/815518/epidemic-loneliness Nearly half of all Americans today say they...
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3 Differences Between the Terms ‘Gay’ and ‘Queer’ — and Why It Matters
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3 Differences Between the Terms ‘Gay’ and ‘Queer’ — and Why It Matters

Originally posted March 1, 2016 by Hari Ziyad at https://everydayfeminism.com/2016/03/difference-between-gay-queer/ For a while, I thought I was gay. And maybe I was for some of...
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Most LGBTQ People are Cyberbullied. Here’s How to Stay Safe Online
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Most LGBTQ People are Cyberbullied. Here’s How to Stay Safe Online

Originally posted by Sarah Turner at https://www.vpnmentor.com/blog/lgbtq-guide-online-safety/  We at vpnMentor conducted a survey in which we asked 695 LGBTQ+ people worldwide about their experiences...
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Black, Gray and Gay: The Perils of Aging LGBTQ People of Color
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Black, Gray and Gay: The Perils of Aging LGBTQ People of Color

Cecelia Hayden Smith, 72, knows exactly how she wants to live out the remainder of her golden years: lounging lazily...
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Seattle LGBTQ Organizations and Periodicals Timeline
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Seattle LGBTQ Organizations and Periodicals Timeline

Here are brief descriptions of many of Seattle's LGBTQ civil rights organizations, listed according to the decade of their founding....
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HIV and Older Adults
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HIV and Older Adults

Key Points According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in 2014, an estimated 45% of Americans living with...
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What men can gain from therapy
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What men can gain from therapy

Speaking for my gender, there are two qualities that define most men: we seldom like to ask for help, and...
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