The LGBTQ Commission monitors legislation that directly or indirectly affects the LGBTQ community in Washington. In collaboration with supportive legislators and state agencies, the Commission works to pass legislation that advances the rights of the LGBTQ community. Each year, the Commission votes on legislative priorities and sets a course of action that includes: Building alliances with community partners Engage legislators in conversations about LGBTQ needs in their districts Listening to members of the LGBTQ community through community forums and other events Work with legislators to draft legislation, or support legislation already filed, that directly or indirectly affects the LGBTQ community Coordinate with LGBTQ people to advocate for legislation that positively affects our communities Coordinate with other Commissions and state agencies for intersectional work Celebrate with the community when legislation that supports LGBTQ causes is approved
Washington State LGBTQ Commission
Insurance Building, Suite 110 PO Box 43113, Olympia, WA 98504