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The Lavender Palette – GenPRIDE Field Trip

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 exhibit of Washington state’s gay and lesbian artists active from 1910 through 1970, offered at the Cascadia Art Museum in Edmonds, WA. The curator of the exhibit, David Martin, gave us a guided tour through the galleries, revealing many personal stories and context about each […]

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Rural Area Resource Guides

Rural Area Resource Guides

Community Survey to help build Resource Guides for Trans and Non Gender Conforming in Rural Areas Take the Survey Thurston County TAKE THE SURVEY Snohomish County TAKE THE SURVEY Pierce County TAKE THE SURVEY Are you a Significant Other, Friend, Family member, Ally or Service Provider? Take the SOFFA Community Survey to help contribute to these guides! THURSTON COUNTY SNOHOMISH COUNTY PIERCE COUNTY THURSTON COUNTY […]

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Mental Health Basics

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, bipolar disorder, or schizophrenia. Such conditions may be occasional or long-lasting (chronic) and affect someone’s ability to relate to others and function each day. What is mental health? Mental health includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects how we think, feel, and act. […]

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Seattle LGBTQ Organizations and Periodicals Timeline

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. Kevin McKenna is author and section coordinator. 1960s: The Dorian Society Freedom Socialist Party Queen City Business Guild Radical Women Seattle Counseling Services for Sexual Minorities 1970s: Citizens to Retain Fair Employment Gay Community Center Gay Women’s Alliance Ingersoll Gender Center Lesbian Mothers National Defense […]

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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 update our website and email newsletter when new information becomes available. Please check with event organizers when possible as many events in the Seattle area have been postponed until April. For any event-specific questions or information on GenPRIDE Programming please reach out at info@genprideseattle.org ———————-

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Temporary Office Closure and Public Health Update

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 through Monday 3/16/2020 and we will update if our public office closure extends past that date. We will continue to monitor information and announcements and hope to be open to the public again soon. Please click this link to read more. Additionally, Seattle Parks and Recreation made […]

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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 is advancing into the next phase of design work for the project and initiating the entitlements process to obtain all necessary land use and building approvals with the city.  We are currently working to optimize the design of the GenPRIDE senior community center to provide […]

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Future

Future

LGBTQ-Affirming Affordable Senior Housing Comes to Seattle! GenPRIDE to be the ground floor service provider. The mayor announced on Monday, December 9 2019, that the Office of Housing has chosen to fund Washington state’s first ever LGBTQ-Affirming Affordable Senior Housing building, to be located on Capitol Hill. The property, located between Pike and Pine on Broadway in the heart of the historic LGBTQ neighborhood, will […]

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Sexuality in Later Life

Sexuality in Later Life

Many people want and need to be close to others as they grow older. For some, this includes the desire to continue an active, satisfying sex life. With aging, that may mean adapting sexual activity to accommodate physical, health, and other changes. There are many different ways to have sex and be intimate—alone or with a partner. The expression of your sexuality could include many […]

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Special Event Support

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

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 HAVE ACCESS TO LGBT-SENSITIVE CARE AND SERVICES. When it comes to aging-related concerns, older LGBT adults worry most about having adequate family and other social support to rely on as they age, discrimination in long-term care (LTC) facilities, and access to LGBT-sensitive services for seniors, […]

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Fact Sheet: Health Disparities by Race and Ethnicity

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 sheet (pdf) Below are the facts that outline racial and ethnic health care disparities in the United States. The reports “ Easing the Burden: Using Health Care Reform to Address Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health Care for the Chronically Ill” and “ Measuring the Gaps: Collecting Data […]

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