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Portland, Oregon

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LGBTQ Resources

Accredited Schools Online

LGBTQ Student Support

Affirmation: LGBT Mormons, Families & Friends

Affirmation supports and encourages its members by assisting them in dealing with the Church, their families, employers, work associates and social contacts.

Basic Rights Oregon

Basic Rights Oregon is dedicated to ending discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity in Oregon.

Cascade AIDS Project

Cascade AIDS Project's mission is to prevent HIV infections, support and empower people affected and infected by HIV/AIDS and eliminate HIV/AIDS-related stigma.

Equity Foundation

Founded in 1989, Equity Foundation works to eradicate prejudice toward the sexual and gender minority communities of Oregon through granting and scholarship opportunities.

Human Rights Campaign (HRC)

This diverse volunteer group of individuals works to bring the mission of HRC to gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people and allies in the area.

In Other Words Feminist Community Center

8 N.E. Killingsworth St., 503.232.6003 -- The only feminist bookstore in the United States to also function as a nonprofit, In Other Words serves the community with literature, as well as educational and cultural events.

LGBTQ College Student Guide

Affordable colleges online

Northwest Gender Alliance

A social, support and educational group for individuals who desire to explore and express another gender. The group cosponsors Esprit, an annual national conference for the transgender community.


the LGBT Bar Association of Oregon, is an association of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender lawyers, judges, legal workers, law students, and others who support the association's purposes.

Oregon Bears

A service club for bears or bear-identified gay men and their admirers.

Our House

A residential care facility that has provided nursing, social work and occupational therapy services for people with HIV/AIDS since 1988.

Outside In

Founded in 1968, this nonprofit helps homeless youth and other marginalized people move toward improved health and self-sufficiency and provides services for LGBTQ youth.


Supporting LGBTQ persons, their families, and friends through love and understanding, education, and advocacy.

Portland Area Business Association (PABA)

Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce

Portland Community College LGBTQ Resources

Local LGBTQ Support and Advocacy Resources

PQ Monthly

PQ is a monthly print and daily online publication covering Oregon and SW Washington's LGBTQ communities in all their diversity.

Pride Northwest

The Portland Pride festival is the single, largest visibility avenue for our region’s LGBTQ community organizations and businesses, where they can attract new supporters and clients, increase their volunteer base, and raise much needed funds.

Q Center

The center builds public awareness and support, and celebrates LGBTQ diversity through art, culture and programming.

SAGE Metro Portland at Friendly House

SAGE Metro Portland works to enhance the lives of older gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community members through education, advocacy, outreach and resource development.

Sexual & Gender Minority Youth Resource Center (SMYRC)

SMYRC 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, etc.

TransActive Gender Center

TransActive Gender Center provides a holistic range of services and expertise to empower transgender and gender diverse children, youth and their families in living healthy lives, free of discrimination.

Tranz Guys PDX

A peer-led social support and discussion group that meets on the third Sunday of every month from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Q Center.