Resources

Central Oregon PFLAG promotes the health and well-being of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender persons, their families and friends through:  support, to cope with an adverse society; education, to enlighten an ill-informed public; and advocacy, to end discrimination and to secure equal civil rights.  Parents, Families and Friends of lesbians and Gays provides opportunity for dialogue about sexual orientation and gender identity, and acts to create a society that is healthy and respectful of human diversity.

PFLAG on Facebook

OUTCentralOregon:LGBTQ Facebook page provides links and information regarding events and activities for the Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender/Queer community in Bend and Central Oregon.

Basic Rights Oregon will ensure that all lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Oregonians experience equality by building a broad and inclusive politically powerful movement, shifting public opinion, and achieving policy victories.

Oregon United for Marriage is building a broad coalition of individuals and organizations to win the freedom to marry for same-sex couples in Oregon. We invite business, labor, progressive, and nonpartisan organizations, communities of color, people of faith, current and former elected officials, students, business and community leaders, Republicans, Democrats, Greens, Independents, and Libertarians to join our coalition.

PQ (Proud Queer) is a monthly print and daily online newspaper committed to representing LGBTQ communities in all their diversity. From news and culture to nightlife and opinion, PQ highlights underrepresented voices in both its Oregon and SW Washington-focused print publication, PQ Monthly, and on its blog featuring writers from across the United States and the world, PQ Republic.

Pride Foundation inspires a culture of generosity that connects and strengthens Northwest organizations, leaders, and students who are creating LGBTQ equality. Equity Foundation was a grant-making, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization committed to funding programs and organizations that reach out to LGBTQ youth, advocate for human rights, provide HIV/AIDS housing, create art as a tool for social change and work to advance marriage equality in our community. They have now merged with the Pride Foundation.

Founded in 1980, Human Rights Campaign advocates on behalf of LGBT Americans, mobilizes grassroots actions in diverse communities, invests strategically to elect fair-minded individuals to office and educates the public about LGBT issues.

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