Providers and Resources

The national PFLAG website is loaded with information about the history of PFLAG to current news and information and additional support resources beneficial to gays and friends and families. Find commentary, downloads, testimonials, up-to-the-minute news, merchandise and more!

Basic Rights Oregon is dedicated to ending discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity in our state. In the spirit of fundamental fairness and equality, Basic Rights Oregon will build and mobilize a broad coalition of citizens to ensure democratic freedoms for all Oregonians.

GLSEN, The Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network, strives to assure that each member of every school community is valued and respected regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity/expression. We believe that such an atmosphere engenders a positive sense of self, which is the basis of educational achievement and personal growth. GLSENOregon is the Oregon chapter of GLSEN.

The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) is dedicated to promoting and ensuring fair, accurate, and inclusive representation of individuals and events in all media as a means of eliminating homophobia and discrimination based on gender identity and sexual orientation.

NGLTF (National Gay & Lesbian Task Force) is the national progressive organization working for the civil rights of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered people, with the vision and commitment to building a powerful political movement. NGLTF believes a strong LGBTQ movement demands the empowerment of community leaders at the local level.
The Gay & Lesbian National Hotline is the only non-profit, nationwide, toll-free information, referral ad peer-counseling line for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and questioning people of all ages.

smyrc: Sexual Minority Youth Resource Center, Portland, OR. Creating safety and support for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning (LGBTQQ) youth in Oregon since 1998, through youth empowerment, community building, education and direct services.

The Community of Welcoming Congregations (CWC) is an Oregon and SW Washington interfaith ministry and advocacy organization working toward full inclusion and equality for transgender, lesbian, bisexual, gay and questioning persons. Our work brings together people of faith who believe in the inherent dignity and worth of every person.

The Living Room is Clackamas County’s safe space for LGBTIQQ youth ages 14-24.

Trans Active Education & Advocacy provides the necessary support to improve the quality of life of transgender and gender non-conforming children, youth and their families through education, services, advocacy and research.

The Oregon Safe Schools and Communities Coalition seeks to create safe schools and communities where every family can belong, every educator can teach, and every child can learn regardless of actual or perceived sexual orientation or gender identity. The OSSCC believes that all youth deserve to feel safe and welcome in our schools and communities.

OneGeorgeFox is a community of alumni from George Fox University who are committed to the well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered, queer and questioning students at George Fox. They are a resource for LGBTQ students on the George Fox campus and hope to promote a compassionate and open dialogue within the broader George Fox community concerning issues of faith and sexuality.

Gay and Lesbian Archives of the Pacific Northwest (GLAPN) Has been working since 1994 to discover and publicize the history of sexual minorities in the Pacific Northwest.