The following resources were recommended by members of the LGBTQ+ Community, but because we cannot guarantee that everyone will have the same experience further feedback on their services would be appreciated. To provide feedback or add a resource to this list, please call or email Cami Armijo-Grover, Education Director at Bridgercare, at (406) 587-0681 ext. 113 or email@example.com.
Katherine Mistretta at Bozeman Creek Family Health
Katy Mistretta, FNP has several years of experience working with transgender individuals of all ages and managing hormone and medication therapy. She is a WPATH, World Professional Association for Transgender Health, member and is currently in the process of obtaining her WPATH certification. She is accepting new patients. She is not currently accepting patients with Medicaid, Medicare, or workers comp.
316 E Babcock St, Bozeman, MT 59715
Rebecca Hintze (PA-C) and other providers at Community Health Partners
CHP accepts all pts and Rebecca has been working with trans clients for 15+ years. She is always accepting new patients, accepts all forms of insurance including Medicaid, and operates on a sliding fee scale.
112 W Lewis Street, Livingston, MT 59047
Can see any provider for a variety of sexual health needs. Sue Dolan, PA-C has several years experience prescribing and managing hormone therapy for patients age 18+. She is accepting new patients. Services on a sliding fee scale. Insurance and Medicaid accepted. Bridgercare continually works to train all staff to provide affirming healthcare to LGBTQ+ patients.
1288 N. 14th Ave, Suite 201
Dr. Emily Ridgway at Ridgway Plastic Surgery
Dr. Ridgway does breast reduction and/or mastectomy for trans men as well as breast augmentation procedures for trans women. They also offer facial feminization and laser hair removal.
1188 N 15th Ave #1
Dr. John Gannon at Bozeman Health Urology
Dr Gannon is a board certified urologist, who completed fellowship training in sexual medicine and male infertility at the University of Washington in 2015. He offers full spectrum urology training and specialized care. He has experience in helping and managing urologic issues that are specific to the LGBTQ+ community. Accepts Medicaid.
While Dr Gannon does not offer gender affirming reconstructive genital surgeries, he does work closely with Dr Dy at OHSU (in Portland), who can perform these surgeries, with Dr Gannon doing post-op/follow up care here in Bozeman.
935 Highland Blvd. #2160, Bozeman, MT 59715
Price Rite Pharmacy and Medical Supply
910 N 7th Ave, Bozeman MT 59715
2505 Catron St, Bozeman, MT 59718
Evolution of Balance – Dr. Steven Blair
Combines the sciences of Chiropractic and Yoga. In addition to chiropractic services, Dr. Blair offers postural screening and various physical exams, nutrition counseling, therapeutic exercises, individual yoga rehabilitation therapy sessions, group yoga classes and more.
2419 W Main Street, Suite 4, Bozeman, MT 59718
MINT* Dental Studio
A uniquely flavored dental office, Mint* mixes up a fresh new blend of modern, yet reliable dental techniques and practices. Along with unparalleled customer service, the skilled professionals at Mint* Dental Studio are excited to introduce you to a whole new way of experiencing dental care and are committed to creating a safe space for all gender and sexual minorities.
105 E Oak Street #2a, Bozeman, MT
Children’s Dental Health Center, S.C.
Dr. Todd Steinmetz is a Board Certified Pediatric Dentist providing dental care for infants, children, and young adults in addition to providing orthodontic care. All insurances accepted but not a preferred provider, accepts HMK and HMK+. New patients are welcome.
3502 Laramie Drive, Suite 1
Jes Brown at Egzact Electrolysis
1127 Harmon Stream Blvd, Suite 5, Bozeman, MT 59718
Madysen Rose Designs at Blackwood Salon
Madysen Rosenberg (also a nail technician)
411 West Mendenhall Suite A
Bozeman, MT 59715
Wendy Peters at Pure Dermatology
Licensed Aesthetician- Laser Technician, Skincare specialist
2233 West Kagy Blvd., Suite 2, Bozeman, MT 59715
Chase Heiland | Heart of Montana Realty
406-249-8886 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Real Estate Agent | Realtor
NAGLREP | LGBTQ+ Real Estate Alliance
Chase brings his passion for service, communication, and integrity to real estate. I understand each client and situation is unique, and I strive to build long-lasting relationships with my clients by providing a professional and personable approach to property buying and selling. Montana and Bozeman provide unique opportunities and challenges to the LGBTQ+ community, and I aim to both welcome my clients and be a vanguard to the community as a whole.
Sacks Thrift Store
138 W. Mendenhall
LeoLines on Etsy
Makes underwear, swimsuits, leotards, and binders for trans children (both MtF and FtM).
Books for Kids
“Who Are You? The Kid’s Guide to Gender Identity” by Brook Pessin-Whedbee
Available at Bozeman Public Library.
“Sex is a Funny Word: A Book about Bodies, Feelings, and YOU” by Cory Silverberg and Fiona Smyth LGBTQ+ inclusive book for kids ages 8-10 about bodies, gender, and sexuality. Available at Bozeman Public Library.
Montana Gender Alliance
The Montana Gender Alliance focuses on direct aid for the transgender community within Montana. Services offered include ally trainings, name change help, support group facilitation and much more.
- Transgender support group: For anyone that identifies as transgender, non-binary, or two-spirit. Based out of Helena but currently being held via zoom. This group meets every 1stand 3rd Monday of the month from 6PM – 8PM.
- Parent support group: This support group is offered to any parent of a transgender, non-binary, or two-spirit person. During this meeting we will discuss the issues, challenges and joys present while raising a gender-diverse child. This group meets every 1stand 3rd Thursday of the month from 6:30PM – 8:30PM and is currently meeting via zoom.
Please email Paxton at email@example.com for more information and for links to the meetings.
Montana State University Queer-Straight Alliance
Student-led organization at Montana State University that focuses on developing community, fostering education, and empowering actions from and regarding LGBT+ persons. Open to all.
Meetings on Mondays at 7pm virtually during the fall and spring semesters.
MSU All Inclusive Mentorship (AIM) Program
Pairs upperclassmen, faculty, and staff who are secure in their LGBTQ+ identity with LGBTQ+ students needing support. AIM now offers mentorship opportunities for students from all marginalized backgrounds.
Both Bozeman High School and Gallatin High School have a Sexuality and Gender Alliance
“bhs.saga.plus” on Facebook and we do not know the best way to connect to the Sexuality and Gender Alliance at Gallatin High.
HIV testing, direct outreach, referrals for PrEP, financial assistance, and support for HIV+ persons and their families/caregivers, support group for HIV+ persons.
601 Nikles Drive, Suite 2C, Bozeman, MT 59718
Gender Equality Montana – a new non-profit started by three healthcare professionals in Bozeman (Kathryn Lowe, MD; Angie Ostrowski, MD; and Katy Mistretta, NP) with the goal of raising community awareness about gender.
genderequalitymontana.org (website currently in progress)
The Countship of the Imperial Sovereign Court of Montana
Drag queen run non-profit that raises money for charity, runs Gay Big Sky pageants, and holds events in Bozeman and across Montana.
“CountshipISCSM” on Facebook
127 North Higgins Avenue Suite 202 Missoula Mt. 59802
Chicks with Sticks
Bucket marching band made up of women who empower and inspire through joyful noise.
“Chicks with Sticks Bucket Drum” on Facebook
Human Rights Campaign
As the largest civil rights organization working to achieve equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer Americans, the Human Rights Campaign represents a force of more than 3 million members and supporters nationwide. They have many helpful online resource guides.
Provides an array of services to help youth, families, organizations and institutions understand and address concepts of gender identity and gender expression.
Promotes awareness and education within all Montana communities on issues affecting trans, two-spirit, and non-binary individuals.
Ginny Watts, LCPC at Belgrade Counseling Clinic Inc.
Has training and experience working in trans care.
129 Village Dr. Suite 303, Belgrade, MT 59714
Kael Fry, MS, LMFT at Transitions Counseling
Trans man with specialty working with transgender and gender non-conforming people, accepts sliding fee scale and insurance, will see adolescents 14-19 as well as adults. Can see clients from anywhere in the Montana via telehealth.
Located in Bozeman
Safe Passage Counseling PC
Private Practice Psychotherapist
Shaun is a member of the LGBTQ+ community, and has been a counselor in private practice since 1995. She has focused her training and expertise on the specific challenges faced by the queer community. She also brings a strong spiritual (non-religious) foundation to her work.
Glee Dunbar, MSW, LCSW, MHPP
Individual, couples, and family therapist. Past president of a PFLAG Chapter and co-founder of a trans support group in North Carolina.
108 East Gallatin, PO Box 918, Manhattan, Montana 59741
Jana Lehman, MS, LCPC, LAC at Lehman Counseling Services, LLC
Specializes in EMDR, DBT, and other intensive methods that go beyond talk therapy to treat trauma and addiction.
1934 Stadium Drive, Suite C, Bozeman, Montana 59715
D Gregory Smith MA, LMHC, LCPC, STL
Gay, HIV+ native Montanan; a Roman-educated Episcopal priest and a licensed mental health counselor. His website has more resources, and interesting discussions about religion and sexuality.
202 S Black Street, Suite 502, Bozeman, MT 59715
(406) 578-0222, https://dgsmith.org/
Caroline Whisman-Blair, MSW, LCSW (she/her)
Open Hearts Counseling, LLC
Work with adult individuals ages 18 and older. Specialize in Internal Family Systems, Mindful Self-Compassion, and mindfulness / somatic based therapies. Experience working with non-binary, transgendered and LGBQ+ clients and advocating for LGBTQ+ rights. Accepts all major insurances as well as Medicare, Medicaid and offers a sliding scale for those who meet qualifications.
Office Location: 2023 Stadium Drive Suite 1C Bozeman, MT 59718
Mailing Address: 1627 West Main Street #238 Bozeman, MT 59715
Erin Clark MSW, LCSW at Advanced Counseling of Bozeman
607 Professional Dr. Suite 3, Bozeman MT, 59718
Laura Bailey, MS, LCPC
301 N Wilson Ave.
Stasia Owen, MS, NCC, LCPC, SEP at Metta Counseling Services
2415 West Main Street, Ste 2 Bozeman, Montana 59718
Jessie Bozman, LCSW
Has worked with several transgender/questioning adolescence and adults using mindfulness, self-compassion and strength-based therapy. Accepts sliding fee scale and insurance/Medicaid.
2023 Stadium Drive Suite 1C, Bozeman (Tuesday-Friday)
222 E Main Street Unit 1E, Ennis (Mondays only)
Gallatin Mental Health Center
Offers psychiatric and psychotherapeutic care on a sliding fee scale for children and adults. Our team can provide you with both a diagnosis and subsequent comprehensive therapy covering various types of psychological problems. Hope house is one of their programs.
699 Farmhouse Lane, Bozeman, MT 59715
The Help Center
Sexual assault counseling, suicide intervention, appropriate referrals. Walk-in counseling 8am-8pm, 7 days a week.
421 E. Peach St, Bozeman, MT 59715
406-586-3333- 24 Hr Crisis Line
Human Development Clinic
Low cost counseling by students of MSU’s graduate counseling program (overseen by licensed counselors) open to the community and MSU students alike. Sliding fee scale with services ranging from $5 to $30 per appointment. Offers evening hours.
1501 S. 3rd Ave, Bozeman, MT
Big Sky Satellite Clinic (406) 570-3907
The Trevor Project
Provides crisis intervention and suicide prevention for LGBTQ+ youth.
Suicide prevention hotline: TrevorLifeline (866) 488-7386
Text: “Trevor” to (202) 304-1200
Counseling and Psychological Services at Montana State University
Free counseling services to students enrolled in 7 or more credits. Support groups vary year-to-year, but look for the “Interpersonal Process” group for LGBTQ+ support. Counselor Mariah Hill is head of diversity and Sandy Newton and Paige Vermatt have recent training in LGBTQ+ issues. It is limited to 10 sessions.
211 Swingle Building, MSU
Provides safe, LGBTQ+ friendly intervention for survivors of domestic violence, stalking, and sexual assault. Emergency shelter, crisis intervention, ongoing support, referrals, and education.
24/7 support line- 406-586-4111
Hannah Wilson, PhD Candidate in Clinical Sexology, CST (Clinical Sex Therapist), LCPC
Owner of Prickly Peach Sex Therapy: working to address sexual health needs of young to old, specialty in kink and polyam relationships, trans care, sexual health education, couples and sexual dysfunction. Takes most insurances.
2050 Fairway Dr. #202, PO Box 512, Bozeman, MT
Phronsie Sprenger LCSW, CST at Big Sky Sex Therapy
LGBTQ and kink supportive sex therapy.
416 N 7th Ave.
Counseling for Transgender/Questioning Children
The following providers see minors, though many also see adults. None of them are specifically trained, but they do have experience working with gender nonconforming kids in an affirming way.
Jasmine VanAntwerp, LCPC
Provides counseling to both LGBTQ, gender nonconforming kids (3 years old and up), adolescents, teens, and adults. Trained in play therapy, family systems, attachment, trauma, and child development. Provides support through individual and family counseling, as well as consultation and education for parents. Accepts all insurance and Medicaid but is not currently accepting new clients.
313 West Mendenhall, Suite 10, Bozeman
Joni Evans, LMFT, LCPC
Has worked with several transgender/questioning kids, and uses mindfulness, self-compassion, positive psychology and the work of Brené Brown to help navigate cultural push back and personal negative self-talk, among other things.
Breathe Mind Body Therapy
2417 West Main Suite 2 Bozeman, MT. 59718
Maggie Smith, MFLC
Has an undergraduate degree in Gender and Sexuality studies (part of where her interest in working with LGBTQ+ populations began) and her approach to therapy is to consider individuals, couples, and families through attachment and trauma lenses. She works with transgender/questioning kids age 12+.
Chinook Family Therapy
2504 W Main St. Suite 2C Bozeman, MT. 59718
Kasey Anderson, Counselor at Hyalite Elementary, M.Ed., LCPC, CDWF
Provides a sliding fee scale and is accepting new clients. Does not see clients in her private practice who attend Hyalite.
Abbie Carpenter, Counselor, LCPC
See both LGBTQ+ kids and adults. Abbie has attended several sensitivity trainings focused on better serving this population and has a desire to serve and works to stay abreast of best practices and issues pertaining to this community.
Lisa Featherstone, Clinical Social Work Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Has worked with children, adolescents and adults from across the LGBTQ+ spectrum to help them achieve stability and confidence in their identity, taking safety into consideration. Accepts all insurance except TRICARE and United.
Featherstone Counseling Associates PLLC
502 S. 19th Ave. Suite 300B
Bozeman, MT 59718
Kezia Peterson, OT, Root Therapy and Wellness
Our team at Root Therapy and Wellness believe in getting to the “root” of the problem to address our patients needs. This includes physical therapy, occupational therapy, and utilizing different methods to address pain, stress management and anxiety, just to name a few. Kezia Peterson is currently accepting new patients, and does accept insurance and Medicaid.
2411 West Main Street, Ste 2 Bozeman
Legal information and assistance with discrimination related to sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, HIV status. Understand Montana specific rights related to workplace, public accommodations, healthcare, and more.
Legal help desk: 213-382-7600
Legal name and gender change guide available at https://transequality.org/documents/state/montana
Works to defend and preserve individual rights and liberties. They also have online resource guides help you learn more about your rights and what you can do to be an effective advocate for LGBT equality. https://www.aclu.org/
Living Waters United Methodist Church
Live virtual services at 9:25 am on Sundays.
51 W Cameron Ave, Belgrade MT 59714
St. James Episcopal Church
Multiple services during the week as well as many events and groups for members. Virtual are streamed live at 10:00 am on Sundays.
5 West Olive Street, Bozeman 59715
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Bozeman
Interfaith worship at 10 AM on Sundays as well as many events and groups for attendees.
325 N 25th Ave, Bozeman 59718
Pilgrim Congregational Church
Worship at 10 am on Sundays. Currently doing online services due to COVID-19.
2118 South 3rd Avenue
Bozeman, MT 59715
Community and resources.
News site for lgbtq issues.
Advocates for Youth
Advocates for Youth advocates for young people’s rights to honest sexual health information; accessible, confidential, and affordable sexual health services; and the resources and opportunities necessary to create sexual health equity for all youth.
Guide to the journey of transitioning
Sexplanations YouTube Channel
Lindsey Doe provides shame-free, comprehensive efforts to educate on everything sex.
LGBTQ+ and Addiction: Causes, Resources, and Treatment
LGBTQ+ Drug and Alcohol Treatment Resources
“Understanding the Health Needs of LGBT People”
An academic paper from The National LGBT Health Education Center.
MSU’s LGBTQ Resource Directory
Intersex people telling their stories.
Scholarships, grants, and advocacy for LGBTQ equality.
GLBT Historical Society
Museum in San Francisco with interesting online exhibitions relating to the history of LGBTQ culture.
LGBTQ+ health care, research and advocacy organization
National Resource Center on LGBT Aging
Resources and information on aging as an LGBTQ person.
World Professional Association for Transgender Health
Promotes evidence based care, education, research, advocacy, public policy, and respect in transgender health
Trans Man Resources
Sells packers and binders. Has a free binder program for people under 24 in need. (Scroll to the bottom of the page to find it.)
Sells packers and STPs as well as a variety of toys for all genders.
12 N Willson Ave, Bozeman, MT 59715
Hudson’s FTM Resource Guide
uppercaseCHASE1 on YouTube
Talks about his personal transition and trans issues.
Trans Woman Resources
Southern Comfort Transgender Conference
Opportunity for education, social interaction, community and fun
Writer, director, producer, activist.
Vocal coaching and MTF support website: https://www.genderlife.com/shop/
Computer scientist, electrical engineer, activist
The Breast Form Store
Breast forms, wigs, makeup, clothing, etc.
Breast forms, wigs, makeup, clothing, etc.
Kathe Perez, Speech Language Pathologist
Expert in voice therapy, including voice feminization therapy for the transgender community.
Blog: http://www.askkatheperez.com/ exclusively for transgender people looking to transition their voices to match their gender identity and gender expression. Find articles, information, resources, and strategies for your voice.
Resources outside of Bozeman and other resources
Open Aid Alliance
HIV testing and syringe exchange in Missoula
Gay Men’s Task Force
Retreats throughout Montana for gay, bisexual, HIV+, trans, and two-spirit men. Weekly events in Missoula.
Kimberly Reed and her film “Prodigal Sons”
Documents her return to Helena for 20th high school reunion as a trans woman.
University of Missoula’s Department of Communicative Sciences and Disorders
There is a vocal feminization program.
LGBTQ+ Healthcare Ally Trained
In 2017 Bridgercare collaborated with staff and volunteers from Bozeman Health, MSU’s Diversity and Inclusion Student Commons, Dr. Kathryn Lowe and members and allies of the local LGBTQ+ community to create the LGBTQ+ Healthcare Allies Training. This training teaches all members in a clinical setting, both providers and support staff, to provide affirming care to the LGBTQ+ population. The following healthcare settings have received this training, by date:
- Bozeman Creek Family Health – December 2017
- Bridgercare – June 2018 & March 2021
- Acorn Pediatrics – October 2018
- Alcohol and Drug Services of Gallatin County – October 2018
- Mint Dental – November 2018 and again February 2021
- Women’s Health Specialists – January 2019
LGBTQ+ Healthcare Ally Training has also been provided to individuals in a variety of healthcare settings, though not necessarily the entire staff, and are therefore not listed above. If you or someone you know would be interested in learning more about LGBTQ+ Healthcare Allies Training, please contact Cami at Bridgercare at 587-0681, ext. 113 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Open to All: Montana Supportive Business Initiative
Open to All celebrates and raises the visibility of local Montana businesses that are working to create fair and inclusive spaces for LGBTQ+ people. Participating organizations have expressed a commitment to improving their communities and centering the vulnerable populations that have so often been pushed to the margins. If you’d like to access a list of businesses that have self-selected as being “Open to All” you can find the list on the Pride Foundation website at https://pridefoundation.org/community-impact/initiatives/open-to-all/.