Founded in 2019, the Renton LGBTQIA+ Community is building a strong inclusive sense of belonging, empowering members to promote positive change in our communities, combating prejudice and discrimination, and providing support for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Questioning, Intersex, Asexual, and similarly-identified people.

If you’d like to get involved, send us an email at rentonlgbt@gmail.com, subscribe to our email list, or join our Facebook group.

Upcoming Events

Most of our meetings are being held via Zoom web conference, which also has a telephone call-in option. Meetings are open to the general public. To attend a virtual meeting, please click its REGISTER link.

Membership Meeting Board Elections

Tuesday, October 26th, 7pm, Vino at The Landing

Our organization will be hosting its second ever board elections since forming and adopting our rules and bylaws in 2019. Members are invited to attend the event and vote on the future leadership of our organization. We would love to see those interested in taking a strong volunteer role in LGBTQIA+ community organizing step up for a two-year term to the board ending October 31st, 2023!

Our members are invited to take leadership roles in official positions and as chairs of committees which are selected and sometimes fulfilled by the board. Some roles we are actively seeking volunteers for: 

  • Secretary
  • Treasurer
  • Membership Coordinator

Please email rentonlgbt@gmail.com to RSVP for the event. You may also email us or each out to a board director if you are interested in nomination to the board elections!

Expiring Board Terms & Special Elections: Casey Higgby, Chloe Edsonart, Sara Palmer, Winter Cashman

Accepted Nominations: Sara Palmer, Valeria Carrillo, Winter Cashman

The first meeting of the newly elected board will take place Tuesday, November 2nd at 7pm via Zoom, further details to be sent later.

Other Meetings

Board Meeting
Tuesday, November 2nd, 7pm
Phone/Webcast: REGISTER

Stay healthy, stay safe, stay proud!

Renton Safe Place

The Renton PD Safe Place Program offers victims of hate crimes shelter if they are feeling unsafe – a place where they are welcomed, they can call the police, and wait until officers arrive. Through partnerships with local businesses and organizations, Renton PD Safe Place program decal provides a visual clue for anyone experiencing violence or harassment based on their race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, or disability.

For information about the Renton PD Safe Place Program please contact the Liaison, Officer Cat Citron at 206-445-5910 or ccitron@rentonwa.gov