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The following is a list of useful links that I have compiled. If you wish to be added to this list, please send an e-mail to:  pflagcentraloregon@gmail.com

 

 

Favorite Sites

Please visit our National PFLAG site for more information and resources!
Oregon's leading organziation committed to ending discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. 
Working in Central Oregon to promote and safeguard human rights.
Central Oregon's Source for GLBTQQ Information & Resources

In Bend call:  541-322-7400

In Redmond call:  541-617-4775

Freedom for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people from religious and political oppression through the practice of relentless non-violent resistance.

Working for gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender rights.

 

Additional resources:

 

GLBT Alcoholics Anonymous

Best Care - Rainbow Recovery

Meets Tuesdays 7 PM

676 NE Negus Way, Redmond

541-504-9577541-504-9577

 

Oregon Says I Do  - www.oregonsaysIdo.org

Sign the petition to put marriage equality on the ballot in 2014!

Community of Welcoming Congregations  - http://www.welcomingcongregations.org/

The Point Foundation - www.thepointfoundation.org/

Provides scholarship opportunities for exceptional student, regardless of their sexual orientation or gender identity.

The Advocate Magazine - www.advocate.com

The award-winning lgbt news site.

PFLAG's Stay Close - http://www.stayclose.org

Because relationships are too precious to lose.

Family Acceptance - www.familyacceptance.org

One families story of how they were torn apart by their son's revelation that he is gay and how they put their family back together again.

The National Gay and Lesbian Task Forcewww.thetaskforce.org

Works to build the grassroots power of the GLBT community by training activists.  

The Gay Straight Alliance Network - http://www.gsanetwork.org/about-us

Empowering youth activists to fight homophobia and transphobia in schools.

GLSEN www.glsen.org

The Gay, Lesbian & 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.  Since homophobia and heterosexism undermine a healthy school climate, we work to educate teachers, students and the public at large about the damaging effects these forces have on youth and adults alike.  We recognize that forces such as racism and sexism have similarly adverse impacts on communities and we support schools in seeking to redress all such inequities.

The Gay Library - www.gaylibrary.com/enter.htm

Information about what is happening in the gay movement around the world.

Family Equality Council - www.familyequality.org

Works to ensure equality for LGBT families by building community, changing hearts and minds, and advancing social justice for all families. 

Families Against Hate - www.fuah.org

A nonprofit grassroots organization created by and for families and survivors of hate motivated violence, in collaboration with other individuals and organizations.

The Pride Foundation - www.pridefoundation.org

Pride Foundation connects, inspires and strengthens the Pacific Northwest Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community in pursuit of equality. We accomplish this in rural and urban areas by awarding grants and scholarships and cultivating leaders.

Equity Foundation - www.equityfoundation.org

Founded in 1989, Equity Foundation works to eradicate prejudice towards the sexual and gender minority communities of Oregon. By working with organizations and philanthropic donors, we are able to fund change and change attitudes through granting and scholarship opportunities.

NYAC - National Youth Advocacy Coalition - www.nyacyouth.org

The National Youth Advocacy Coalition is a social justice organization that advocates for and with young people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or questioning (LGBTQ) in an effort to end discrimination against these youth and to ensure their physical and emotional well-being.

American Psycholigical Association - - http://www.apahelpcenter.org/articles/article.php?id=31

The APA's statement on sexual orientation and homosexuality.

Empty Closets - www.emptyclosets.com

Coming out resources and a safe place to chat for ages 13 and up.

Housing & Mortgage Information for Same-sex Couples

http://www.mortgageloan.com/lgbt/

TransActive www.transactiveonline.org

Resources for Youth

Everyone has the right to express their gender identity as they experience it - but for a lot of youth, making that right a reality can be difficult..

TransActive provides a comprehensive range of services and support to teens and young adults. (See our list of resources in the panel to the right)

If you need additional resources like help with talking to your school or your family, or would like to make an appointment to meet or speak with someone on our staff, please contact us using the form below or by calling 503-252-3000503-252-3000.

Trans Youth Family Allies  http://www.imatyfa.org/

TYFA empowers young people & their families through support, education, & outreach about gender identity & expression. 

PFLAG's Transgender Support Network  http://community.pflag.org/staff/transgender

Many resources for transgender youth and adults.  

LGBT Science www.lgbtscience.org

Exploring the origins of sexual orientation and gender identity.

College Guide for current and prospective LGBT students

http://www.accreditedcolleges.com/resources/lgbt-college-guide/.
 

 

Looking for social gatherings for the LGBTQ community and their allies in Bend?  Go to www.meetups.com and search for Stars & Rainbows and become a member.  You can also go to the Stars & Rainbow Facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/StarsRainbows   or call Cliff Cook at 541-639-7773541-639-7773

 

 

PFLAG PDX (Portland)

PFLAG Eugene/Springfield

PFLAG Clackamas

PFLAG Corvallis/Albany

Pacific Northwest PFLAG

PFLAG Pendleton

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 IMPORTANT PHONE NUMBERS - HELP LINES

Trans Lifeline can be reached at 877-565-8860. 
 
For LGBT youth (ages 24 and younger) contemplating suicide, the Trevor Project Lifeline can be reached at 1-866-488-7396.
 
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255 can also be reached 24 hours a day by people of all ages and identities.