LGBTQ+

Whether you’re looking for local events or want to explore organizations that support the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (LGBTQ) community and their allies, the library has resources to point you in the right direction.

JosephineLINK community resource guide

Find up-to-date information for hundreds of community organizations — legal assistance, LGBTQ+ resources, volunteer opportunities, and more.

Browse local LGBTQ+ resources

Southern Oregon LGBTQ Facebook

Find information, news, and local events for the LGBTQ+ community in Southern Oregon. Southern Oregon LGBTQ Resources invites those organizing or involved in organizing the events to become admins of the site.

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Out in the Open
Out in the Open connects rural LGBTQ people to build community, visibility, knowledge, and power.
Pride Northwest
Pride Northwest's mission is to encourage and celebrate the positive diversity of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and trans communities, and to assist in the education of all people through the development of activities that showcase the history, accomplishments, and talents of these communities.
Rogue Action Center
The Rogue Action Center LGBTQ+ Listening Project was founded in 2019 to map the assets, challenges, and resources needed in the LGBTQ+ community in Jackson & Josephine counties and to boldly vision a thriving LGBTQ+ movement in our area.
Sage Connect
SAGEConnect matches LGBTQ+ elders with community members and allies who want to connect during this time of crisis. Share your day. Share your stories.

Youth resources

Collin Higgins Foundation
The Colin Higgins Foundation is dedicated to supporting LGBTQ+ youth in underserved communities and the programs and organizations that foster and build their leadership and empowerment.
GLSEN
GLSEN works to ensure that LGBTQ students are able to learn and grow in a school environment free from bullying and harassment.
GSA Network
GSA Network is a next-generation LGBTQ racial and gender justice organization that empowers and trains queer, trans and allied youth leaders to advocate, organize, and mobilize an intersectional movement for safer schools and healthier communities.
Trans Student Education Resources
Trans Student Educational Resources is a youth-led organization dedicated to transforming the educational environment for trans and gender nonconforming students through advocacy and empowerment.

Learn about LGBTQ+ rights and equality

Basic Rights Oregon
The mission of Basic Rights Oregon is to ensure that all lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer Oregonians experience equality by building a broad and inclusive politically powerful movement, shifting public opinion, and achieving policy victories. Learn more
Chamber of Commerce
Read about the history and current status of LGBTQ+ rights in the workplace. Oregon is one of 23 states that have the highest level of LGBTQ employment discrimination protections in place, banning discrimination against sexual orientation and gender identity in public and private employment. Learn more
Human Rights Campaign
The Human Rights Campaign is America’s largest civil rights organization working to achieve LQBTQ+ equality. Learn more

It Gets Better Project

Watch an endless stream of inspiring stories shared by people in the LGBTQ+ community, find local youth support services, and learn how to get involved.

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The Trevor Project

The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to LGBTQ+ people under age 25.

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Cascade AIDS Project

For more than three decades, CAP has earned its place as an established part of the community and a leader in the fight against HIV, garnering local trust and national respect.