LGBTQ+ resources

These publications and organizations will put you in touch with Portland's LGBTQ+ community.

OHSU LGBT PrideA group from Oregon Health & Science University marches in Portland's annual Pride Parade.

This section was produced in collaboration with PQ Monthly, dedicated to serving the LGBTQ+ communities of Oregon, Washington and the Bay Area. PQ Monthly is published on the third Thursday of every month and updated daily online.

LGBT media

PQ Monthly

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

Portland’s Gay Yellow Pages

Portland’s Gay Yellow Pages is a publication and website that lists Portland area businesses that welcome the LGBTQ+ community with open arms.


Basic Rights Oregon

Basic Rights Oregon is dedicated to winning marriage equality, fighting for transgender rights, and promoting racial justice.

Bradley Angle

The oldest domestic violence shelter on the West Coast, Bradley Angle is also the only agency in Portland that provides culturally-specific services for LGBTQ+ survivors.

Cascade AIDS Project

Cascade Aids Project is an HIV/AIDS organization dedicated to prevention, support and the elimination of stigma. The project also runs Pivot, a drop-in space for gay, bisexual and transgender men.

Dykes on Bikes

Dykes on Bikes supports philanthropic endeavors in the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and women’s communities and beyond, and reaches out to empower a community of diverse women through rides, charity events, Pride events and education.

Equity Foundation

The Equity Foundation supports the LGBTQ+ community by providing grants and scholarships.

Human Rights Campaign (Portland Steering Committee)

Portland’s all-volunteer chapter of HRC hosts events throughout the year to raise awareness (and funds) for the fight for LGBTQ+ equality.

Northwest Gender Alliance

NWGA provides support and social opportunities for transgender, transsexual and cross-dressing individuals as well as education on trans issues for the community.

Our House

Our House provides healthcare, housing and other vital services to low-income people living with HIV/AIDS.

Outside In

Founded in 1968, Outside In is a social service organization that helps homeless youth and other marginalized individuals (such as LGBTQ+ people) attain health and self-sufficiency.

Pride Foundation

Pride Foundation supports LGBTQ+ equality in Oregon. Building on its first Oregon grant awarded in 1991 supporting the development of LGBTQ+-focused domestic violence services, Pride Foundation has been growing support for local Oregon organizations and scholars thanks to donors and volunteers.

Portland Area Business Association (PABA)

PABA serves as the LGBTQ+ chamber of commerce for businesses in Oregon and Southwest Washington.

Q Center

The Q Center is dedicated to creating a safe space for all LGBTQ+ people that celebrates diversity, visibility and community-building through a wide range of events, workshops, support services and advocacy work.


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