Athletics: Sexual Orientation Gender Idenity Resources
Please see our campus partners page at http://www.pdx.edu/queer/qrc-campus-partners for other non-veterans focused departments that have taken the Queer Ally Training offered through the Queer Ally Program at Portland State University (located at http://www.pdx.edu/queer/queer-ally-program )
Resources for Coaches
The QRC coordinator is available to answer questions in a non-judgemental, open setting on or off-site, via e-mail, phone, or in-person.
In the above article, author Pat Griffin from It Takes a Team outlines why all coaches ought to address homophobia and transphobia on their teams.
Utilize the tools above to better understand how accepting your athletes are and receive information on what to do to improve climate.
Resources Created by Athletes
Since 2003 Jeff Sheng, former college tennis athlete, has toured colleges growing his collection of large format photos of Queer student athletes.
Intersex, Gender Queer, Gender Variant and Trans Athletes
The purpose of this report is to provide guidance to high school and collegiate athletic programs
about how to ensure transgender student athletes fair, respectful, and legal access to school sports
teams. Report provides terms and definitions and policy recommendations.
Intersex Intiative (IPDX)
A Portland, Oregon based national activist and advocacy organization for people born with intersex conditions. (Explained at this link: http://www.intersexinitiative.org/articles/intersex-faq.html ) It was founded by Emi Koyama, a multi-issue social justice activist and former intern at Intersex Society of North America (2001-02). Site offers definitions, summary of issues and resources for further reading.