For a full list of DAPS groups and events, download our community calendar HERE.

CURRENT FUNDRAISERS

Raise the Rainbow Campaign

We may have reached our goal early, but you can still give to DAPS fundraisers, buy merch, and donate to us directly now and all year round!

Currently you can give at any of the fundraisers listed below, on any of our social media sites though their regular donate buttons, or our Linktree, on our Website, PayPal directly, by buying merch at either store, or by finding us at many of the WA State Prides this year.

Firestarter Ink

If you are on the books at Firestarter Ink consider donating to DAPS while you are in the shop! Support a woman owned shop and DAPS at the same time!

UPCOMING EVENT

Trans Awareness Week Community Collab

This year your local community orgs will be working together to bring our Trans Awareness programming to you in one place, it will lead up to our in person and online TDOR events.

Monday November 14th-Saturday November 19th

TDOR Tacoma/ Seattle 2022

This year TDOR Tacoma will be returning for our 16th year and TDOR Seattle for their 5th, it will be our 2nd year combining the two as an org. TDOR Tacoma will be hosted at ALMA Tacoma and TDOR Seattle will return to UUCC in Seattle. Both will be live streamed.

Sunday November 20th 6-9pm

YEARLY EVENTS

TDOR Tacoma

TDOR Tacoma was founded by GASS (our former name) in 2007 and we are continuing on the tradition of holding space for Tacoma and the South Sound to mourn and celebrate those we’ve lost each year.

TDOR Seattle

DAPS Board Member-At-Large Astro Pittman founded Seattle TDOR in 2018, it is held each year at Seattle Central College. Since it’s inception Astro has gained assistance in leading the event from the Cissy Trio and collaboration from various community organizations.

Transgiving Virtual

Every year we offer a virtual November holiday, allied family and friends are always welcome to join you at our holiday events as we do not want anyone to be left out during the holiday season.

Transgiving In-Person

Every year we offer an in-person November holiday, allied family and friends are always welcome to join you at our holiday events as we do not want anyone to be left out during the holiday season.

Tranzmakkah Virtual

Every year we offer a virtual December holiday, allied family and friends are always welcome to join you at our holiday events as we do not want anyone to be left out during the holiday season.

Tranzmakkah In-Person

Every year we offer an in-person December holiday, allied family and friends are always welcome to join you at our holiday events as we do not want anyone to be left out during the holiday season.

DAPS Camp

Every year we go camping with the org during the summer.

PAST EVENTS

Hearts & Haircuts

DAPS sponsors the Barnett St. Community Food Pantry in Bremerton, WA and tabled and gifted the stylist of this event new rainbow sheers for doing this event for the community.

Pictures by Oliver Webb & Katey Rudisill, Graphic by Ollie Fjor’Skera

Trans Picnic 2021

DAPS tabled at this event.

Pictures by Skye Locke, Graphics by Seattle Trans and Non Binary Community

Alki Beach Pride 2021

DAPS was honored to co-host Alki Beach Pride this year, we tabled and sponsored the hydration station.

Pictures by DAPS Board and Members, Graphics by Alki Beach Pride

Trans Beach Party 2021

We tabled at this event.

Pictures by Skye Locke, Graphics by Seattle Trans and Non Binary Community

Seattle Pride 2021

Seattle Pride has continued to bring you virtual events during the Pandemic, we virtually tabled this event.

Pride Fest Capitol Hill 2021

We tabled at this event.

Pictures by Oliver Webb and Renee Raketty, Graphics by Pride Fest Capitol Hill

SQFF 2021

We were honored to co-present Death and Bowling at the Seattle Queer Film Festival this year.

Pictures by or property of Oliver Webb, Graphics by SQFF

DAPS-O-WEEN 2021

We threw our inaugural DAPS-O-WEEN at the Rainbow Center this year!

Pictures by Mylu Portrait Studio

Transoween 2021

We tabled at this event.

Pictures by Skye Locke, Oliver Webb. Gabby Pennisi & Graphics by Seattle Trans and Non Binary Community

TDOR Flag Raise

On November 19th 2021 the City of Tacoma half masted the first Trans flag in the city’s history atop the Tacoma Municipal Building and PUD building, on November 20, 2021 they Proclaimed TDOR an official day in Tacoma, WA.

Photos from Tacoma News Tribune (Pete Caster), KNKX (Mayowa Aina, Vivian McCall), Oliver Webb

TDOR Tacoma/ Seattle 2021

In 2008 DAPS (formerly GASS founded TDOR Tacoma) and in 2018 Astro Pittman, DAPS Board Member founded TDOR Seattle, this year we ran both events simultaneously and livestreamed them in order to provide the community with more accessible options and safe spaces for TDOR.

Pictures by Renee Raketty from TDOR Tacoma 2021
Pictures by Ceasar Hart and screenshots

Transgivukkah 2021 In-Person

This year we threw our annual Transgivukkah at the Rainbow Center!

Pictures by Kenzie McMillan & Tina O’Shields

Tranzmas 2021 In-Person

This year we threw our annual Tranzmas at the Rainbow Center.

Pictures by Oliver Webb & Skye Locke

TDOV 2022

This was a social event at Rainbow Center, Youngstown Coffee Co, and online.

Diversity Alliance of the Puget Sound is a Transgender social service organization, founded in 2004.

Support, advocacy, and community action.