Queer-accepting establishments

The following list includes Olympia-area establishments and organizations that promote or accept the LGBTQ community

Gay-Accepting and Affirming Religious Centers

  • St. Benedict Episcopal Church, Lacey; Episcopal
  • Emmaus Ecumenical Catholic Community, Olympia; Catholic
  • St. Christopher’s Community Church, Olympia; Episcopal
  • Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd, Olympia; Lutheran
  • Community Presbyterian Church, Tumwater; Presbyterian
  • Emanuel Lutheran Church, Yelm; Lutheran
  • Community for Interfaith Celebration, Olympia; Judaism, Buddhism, Christianity, etc.
  • All Souls Unitarian Universalist Community, Olympia; Unitarian
  • Temple Beth Hatfiloh, Olympia; Judaism
  • Dharma Buddies, Seattle; Buddhism
  • United Churches of Olympia, Olympia; Congregational and Presbyterian

Support Groups and Organizations

  • Stonewall Youth; Under-21 LGBTQ Youth
  • New Boyz Club; Female-to-Male transgender support organization
  • SPSCC’s Queer/Straight Alliance; LGBTQ SPSCC students and alliance
  • MPowerment; HIV prevention and support for gay and bisexual men
  • PFLAG; families, friends, and alliances as well as LGBTQ identifying people
  • Gender Alliance of the South Sound; Transgender support organization


  • Dumpster Values; Thrift store
  • Archibald Sisters; Fragrance and collector’s item/gift store
  • JCPennys; Department store
  • MetMeds Pharmacy*; Pharmacy
  • Olympia Food Co-Op; Grocery store

Restaurants, Bars, and Cafés

  • The New Moon Café*; Coffee, Breakfast, Lunch
  • Darby’s Café; Coffee, Breakfast, Lunch
  • Jakes On 4th*; Olympia’s only queer bar/ nightclub
  • The Urban Onion*; Restaurant and ballroom space
  • The Brotherhood Lounge and Tavern; Drinks and tavern food
  • Old School Pizzeria; Pizza

*= Outstanding annual donations to Capital City Pride