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The City of Portland, Oregon

Portland, Oregon

Welcome to the official web site of the City of Portland, Oregon

General Information: 503-823-4000


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LGBTQ+ & Friends Affinity Group

  • TDOV

  • PDX Pride 2018

  • PDX Pride 2017

  • #DoorsofLove

  • PDX Pride 2016

  • PDX Pride 2016

  • PDX Pride 2014

LGBTQ+ & Friends Affinity Group: To create a supportive environment to exchange information, ideas, and challenges to City of Portland’s Lesbian, Gay, Bi, Trans, Questioning and Queer employees. The group will partner with the City to advocate on behalf of LGBTQ+ employees, and develop ways to attract, support and retain LGBTQ+ employees.

LGBTQ+ & Friends Leadership Team:

Seraphie Allen
Aja Blair
Caryn Brooks
Debbie Caselton
Jayden Dotson
Michael Goins
Lex Jakusovzky

Please email if you have questions.


Transgender Day of Visibility - Sexual & Gender Minority Youth Resource Center video - March 31, 2019

Transgender Day of Visibility - Jayden's Story - March 31, 2019

Equity and Inclusion Workshop: Social Justice as it applies to race, gender and sexuality. Sponsored by Portland Parks & Recreation

The links shown at the end of the video are here:

  • - (Formerly PFLAG Portland Black Chapter), a home for Portland’s Black LGBTQ community
  • - A youth-led organization dedicated to transforming the educational environment for trans and gender nonconforming students through advocacy and empowerment
  • -  The local chapter of the Official #BlackLivesMatter Organization
  • - A Portland-based group focused on educating, organizing and mobilizing white people to work for racial justice
  • – An organization whose mission is to connect and build the power of community organizations to challenge and transform individuals, organizations and systems to achieve racial, gender and economic justice
  • – A center dedicated to providing a safe space to support and celebrate LGBTQ diversity, equity, visibility and community building
  • - A monthly subscription box for white people striving to be allies in the fight for Black Liberation


Tips for Allies to Transgender People

Learn more about how to be an ally - pulled from GLAAD

Pride Events 2020

A list of local and not-so-local virtual Pride events for 2020

Glossary and Definitions

What is in an acronym? What are the Pride Flags? What does this mean?

Pride T-Shirts

Online order form for t-shirts