Resources for the Community

Welcome! Thank you for stopping by:

  • We invite you to take some time to educate and empower yourself on the issues affecting LGBTQ people
  • Whether you’re a straight ally, questioning your orientation, or you’ve been out since Stonewall riots, our vision is that you walk away with a little more knowledge and/or some tools
  • By no means, is this list of resources exhaustive
  • We welcome your suggestions so we can grow our resource page! Please contact us if you have ideas…

NATIONAL LGBTQ RESOURCES

Gay Straight Alliance Network:

https://gsanetwork.org/

A next-generation LGBTQ racial and gender justice organization that empowers and trains queer, trans and allied youth leaders to advocate, organize, and mobilize an intersectional movement for safer schools and healthier communities.

Human Rights Campaign:

https://www.hrc.org/

America’s largest civil rights organization working to achieve lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer equality.

National Alliance on Mental Illness:

https://www.nami.org/Find-Support/LGBTQ

A grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.

National Center for Transgender Equality:

https://transequality.org/

The nation’s leading social justice advocacy organization winning life-saving change for transgender people.

Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays:

https://www.pflag.org/

PFLAG is the nation’s largest family and ally organization.

Trans Lifeline:

https://www.translifeline.org/

A trans-led organization dedicated to improving the quality of trans lives by responding with direct service, material support, advocacy, and education. Their vision is to fight the epidemic of trans suicide and improve overall life-outcomes of trans people by facilitating justice-oriented, collective community aid

The Trevor Project:

https://www.thetrevorproject.org

Providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) young people ages 13–24. The number is 1-866-488-7386 and it is operated 24/7.

REGIONAL & LOCAL LGBTQ RESOURCES

ACLU of Oregon:

https://aclu-or.org/en/issues/lgbtq-rights

LGBTQ Oregonians have faced more anti-gay ballot measures than any other state – and the ACLU of Oregon has fought against every single one of them.

Basic Right Oregon:

http://www.basicrights.org/

Ensures that all lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer Oregonians experience equality by building a broad and inclusive politically powerful movement, shifting public opinion, and achieving policy victories.

Cascade AIDS Project:

http://www.cascadeaids.org/

Supports and empowers all people with or affected by HIV, reduce stigma, and provide the LGBTQ+ community with compassionate healthcare.

Q Center:

http://www.pdxqcenter.org/resources/

A database that houses hundreds of LGBTQ+ specific programs and social service provider listings which largely serve residents of Oregon and SW Washington.

Sexual Minority Youth Resource Center:

www.smyrc.org

Provides a safe, supervised, harassment-free space for sexual and gender minority youth ages 13-23 who participate in positive activities like art, music, community organizing, open mic nights, drag shows, and support groups and receive services including case management, counseling, and education.