Spokane Community Organizations

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Imperial Sovereign Court of Spokane
PO Box 65, Spokane, WA 99210
509-489-1914  E-mail: emperor@imperialsovereigncourtofspokane.com
Celebrating 40 years of community support and activism.
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Inland Northwest Business Alliance-INBA
509-455-3699  E-mail: inba@inbaspokane.org
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The INBA is Spokane’s Gay Chamber of Commerce with members in Eastern Washington and North Idaho.
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Inland Oasis
PO Box 8205, Moscow, ID 83843
E-mail: info@inlandoasis.org
Website
Inland Oasis is a completely volunteer based organization serving the needs of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer community of the Palouse currently focus on Palouse Pride, HIV Testing & Counseling, and Programs for Youth under 21 years old.
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Northwest Fair Housing Alliance
35 W Main Ave #250, Spokane, WA 99201-0116
509-325-2665
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Private, nonprofit organization provides education, outreach and enforcement assistance for those who have experienced discrimination and the general public.
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OutSpokane
PO Box 883, Spokane, WA 99201
509-720-7609  E-mail: info@outspokane.org
Website
Through supportive education and the annual collaborative production of the area’s family-friendly Pride Parade and Rainbow Festival, we provide progressive cultural opportunities and experiences for the greater Inland Northwest community.
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Peace and Justice Action League (PJALs)
35 W. Main, Suite 120M – Spokane, WA 99201-0668
509-838-7870  E-mail: pjals@pjals.org
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We believe in a community and a world free from violence. We believe the costs of violence and war are unacceptable. We believe the public agencies and officials must be held accountable to our community. We believe peaceful prosperity is possible.
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YWCA of Spokane – Alternatives to Domestic Violence
930 N Monroe St, Spokane, WA 99201
509-326-1190  Email Contact: Patty Wheeler pattyw@ywcaspokane.org
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509-326-2255   Crisis Line, 24-hours/day
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Washington State Human Rights Commission
1330 N Washington St #2460, Spokane, WA 99201-2456
509-568-3196
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College Groups
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Central Washington University Diversity Education Center
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Committed to creating an atmosphere on campus of acceptance, equality and inclusion for all persons regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.
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EWU Pride Center
E-mail: pride@ewu.edu
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We are here to support the needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning and ally students, faculty and staff at Eastern Washington University.
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Gonzaga University Hero-A Gay-Straight Alliance

Facebook
Helping Educate Regarding Orientation is the Gay-Straight Alliance at Gonzaga University.
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Gonzaga University School of Law-OutLaws
Facebook
The Gender and Sexuality Alliance provides support, awareness, and education to the law school community, the LGBT community, and greater legal community. We do this through a variety of events, fundraisers, and social gatherings.
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North Idaho College Gender and Sexuality Alliance
E-mail: jadowning@nic.edu.com
Facebook
The NIC GSA stands to support and promote the LGBTQ+ community at North Idaho College. We are inclusive of ALL genders and sexualities and work together to form a strong community!
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Spokane Community College-GLOBAL
509-489-1914  E-mail: lgbtqscc@gmail.com
Facebook
Commonly referred to as Global, stands for Gay, Lesbian or Bisexual Action League, Straight and Transgender: Queer-Straight Alliance. Global’s purpose is to promote awareness and provide resources and a safe place for lesbian, gay, bisexual, queer, questioning, ally, transgender, transsexual, asexual, intersex, and non-heteronormative identified people.
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Spokane Falls Community College – The Alliance
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LGBTQ and allies group to provide a safe space and to educate our community.
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University Of Idaho Gay-Straight Alliance
E-mail: alliance@uidaho.edu

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Social support group for students.
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University Of Idaho LGBTQA Office
208-885-6583  E-mail:  lgbtoffice@uidaho.edu
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Is a safe and welcoming space for members of the university community to explore aspects of sexual orientation and gender issues in an open and non-judgmental atmosphere. They strive to promote full inclusion of LGBT persons and their allies at UI and to eliminate homophobia, heterosexism, and sexism on their campus.
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Washington State University Women’s Resource Center
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The Center works to promote a safe and supportive climate that enables women to engage as full and active participants within the university system. The Center helps transform the educational environment into a more inclusive and progressive institution by assisting, supporting, and mentoring women at Washington State University.
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Washington State University Gender Identity Expression And Sexual Orientation Resource Center
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Support and resources for the LGBTQ WSU community.
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Faith
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Rainbow Cathedral Metropolitan Community Church
225 N 2nd St, – Yakima, WA (between Martin Luther King Blvd and Lincoln Ave)
Pastor: Rev. Jane Emma Newall Tel: 509-457-6454 – E-mail:therevjane@juno.com
Website: rainbowcathedral.wordpress.com
Celebrating God’s Expansive Love in the Yakima Valley – 6:30 PM Sundays
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River of Life Metropolitan Community Church
2625 W Bruneau Pl Kennewick, WA 99336
Tel: 509-628-4047
Website: www.riveroflifemcc.org 
Christian church celebrating diversity and affirming GLBT people. Sunday services at 11:30 a.m.
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Seventh-day Adventist Kinship
Website: www.sdakinship.org
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Universalist Unitarian Church
4340 W Ft. Wright Dr. – Spokane, WA 99224
Tel: 509-325-6383 – E-mail: admin-asst@uuspokane.org
Website: www.uuspokane.org
We join together to create an inspiring and nourishing liberal religious home. In the wider world, we champion justice, diversity, and environmental stewardship.
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Unity Church
2900 S Bernard St. – Spokane, WA 99203
Tel: 509-838-6518 – E-mail: terri@unityspokane.org
Website: www.unityspokane.org
We are a community of love and acceptance dedicated to spiritual discovery.
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Westminster Congregation United Church
411 S Washington St, Spokane, WA 99204
Tel: 509-624-1366
Website: www.westminsterucc.org
Founded in 1879, Westminster celebrates over 125 years of dedicated service to God and the people of Spokane.
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Youth
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Inland Oasis
PO Box 8205, Moscow, ID 83843
208-352-0456  E-mail: info@inlandoasis.org
Website: www.inlandoasis.org
Inland Oasis is a completely volunteer based organization serving the needs of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer community of the Palouse currently focus on Palouse Pride, HIV Testing & Counseling, and Programs for Youth under 21 years old.
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Odyssey Youth Movement
1121 S Perry St, Spokane, WA 99202
509-325-3637   E-mail: odyssey@odysseyyouth.org
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A Resource for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Youth
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Social and Support
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Bi-Social in Spokane
E-mail: GettingBi@gmail.com
A social group of varied ages and interests gathered to chat, play, and plan.
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Older Wiser Lesbians (OWLs)
E-mail: Owls_spokane@yahoogroups.com
Social group that meets monthly.
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Queer Sounds
35 W. Main, Suite 340, Spokane, WA 99201
509-747-3807  E-mail: queersounds@kyrs.org
Website
Queer Sounds is the only local program that plays music primarily by Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Intersexed artists. Thursdays from 6 to 8 pm.
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Western Montana Gay and Lesbian Community Center
127 North Higgins, Suite 202, Missoula, MT 59802
406-543-2224  E-mail: wmglcc@gaymontana.org
Website
The Western Montana Gay & Lesbian Community Center supports the work of all community members to create and sustain a healthy community. The Community Center is open to all members of the community including: Lesbian, Gay Bisexual, Transgender and supporting individuals.
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Health and HIV/AIDS
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Benton-Franklin District Health Department
412 W Clark – Pasco, WA 99301
509-547-9737, ext 234 Confidential voice mail also.
Website
Confidential and anonymous HIV testing, case management, educational and referral services.
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Blue Mountain Heart to Heart
2330 Eastgate St  #105, Walla Walla, WA 99362-1559
509-529-4744
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AIDS prevention education, support and services.
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Hospice of Spokane
509-456-0438
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Hospice care is a holistic approach to end-of-life care, addressing the medical, emotional, psychological, and spiritual needs of the terminally ill person and their loved ones.
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Inland Oasis
PO Box 8205, Moscow, ID 83843
208-352-0456  E-mail: info@inlandoasis.org
Website
Inland Oasis is a completely volunteer based organization serving the needs of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer community of the Palouse currently focus on Palouse Pride, HIV Testing & Counseling, and Programs for Youth under 21 years old.
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North Idaho AIDS Coalition
410 Sherman Ave Ste 215, Coeur d’Alene, ID 83814
208-665-1448
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The North Idaho AIDS Coalition is a nonprofit community based organization providing care, prevention, and advocacy to those infected or affected by HIV/AIDS.
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Panhandle Health District
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STD/HIV testing, condoms, and other methods of birth control, physical exams, shots, cancer screening, resource nurse voucher program, referrals to area resources and education. All services are confidential.
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Planned Parenthood of Greater WA and North ID
PO Box 7340, Spokane, WA 99207
509-326-6292  E-mail: info@ppinw.org
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PPGWNI has been helping women, men and teens make responsible choices about their sexual health for over 40 years. Dedicated to delivering the highest quality reproductive health care services since 1967, PPGWNI is also committed to providing responsible, age-appropriate sexuality education. Protecting a woman’s fundamental right to choose is also a major part of this organization’s underlying philosophy.
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Spokane Regional Health District
509-324-1542
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State and National
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ACLU – Washington
Website
The ACLU is the nation’s premiere organization dedicated to defending and expanding all civil liberties and civil rights in America.
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Aptus Insurance
Website
Personal Finance Guide for LGBT persons.
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Colage
E-mail: colage@colage.org
Website
COLAGE is a national movement of children, youth, and adults with one or more lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and/or queer (LGBTQ) parent/s. We build community and work toward social justice through youth empowerment, leadership development, education, and advocacy.
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Equal Rights Washington
E-mail: info@equalrightswashington.org
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Equal Rights Washington (ERW) is a statewide political advocacy organization for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community of Washington State.
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GLSEN
E-mail: info@glsenwa.org
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GLSEN strives to assure that each member of every school community is valued and respected regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity/expression. We believe that such an atmosphere engenders a positive sense of self, which is the basis of educational achievement and personal growth. Since homophobia and heterosexism undermine a healthy school climate, we work to educate teachers, students and the public at large about the damaging effects these forces have on youth and adults alike.
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Lambda Legal: Western Regional Office
Website
Provides attorney referrals for AK, AZ, CA, HI, ID, MT, NV, OR, UT, WA and WY. Also found on their website is a vast resource of legal reference guides.
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Mortgageloan.com
Website
This guide will help to explain the different approaches that same-sex couples can take to getting a mortgage, establishing ownership of a home, and creating legal documents that anticipate any legal or property-ownership issues that might occur if the couple breaks up or one partner dies.
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Pride Foundation
Website
Pride Foundation inspires a culture of generosity that connects and strengthens Northwest organizations, leaders, and students who are creating LGBTQ equality.
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Safe Schools Coalition
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The Safe Schools Coalition offers resources as a starting point for educators, parents/guardians and youth.