Queer and Trans Student of Color Resources
WRC Feminist of Color Collective
The Feminist of Color Collective is a part of the Women’s Resource Center’s core leadership team. They convene regularly to share community space, learn together, and create resources and programming.
SHAC & CRC Student of Color Support Group
Join Cultural Resource Centers and Student Health and Counseling Services for a drop-in Students of Color support group. In this drop-in support group, participants will explore individual experiences, learn self-care strategies, and find solidarity, connection, and community within a safe and supportive environment. This group will include break-out sessions, and interactive conversations based on student interests and needs.
BIPOC and Queer & Trans Therapists Guild of PDX
This is a collective of Black, Indigenous, People of Color and queer and trans therapists who offer their work to clients in Portland. Use this resource as a therapist to get connected to other therapists with shared identities, or use it as a client to access therapists with shared identities to you. Contact Amanda Ramirez at firstname.lastname@example.org or Mena at email@example.com to learn more about this resource.
Intersections offers sessions for individuals, couples, polyam pods, and families. Also provides culturally specific healing for QTPOC, kink, and non-monogamous individuals. Ongoing FREE QTPOC support groups
The National Queer and Trans Therapist of Color Network
The National Queer and Trans Therapists of Color Network (NQTTCN) is a space for queer, gender non-conforming and trans therapists of color to build, resource, and support one another as clinicians and healers. NQTTCN provides a network of support for queer and trans people of color (QTPoC) seeking transformative mental health resources rooted in social justice and liberation. This space will support QTPoC to utilize our relationships and collective power to build our capacity for healing in our communities.
QTPOC Mental Health Initiative
QTPoC Mental Health Initiative exists to provide greater access to community healing, to discuss the impact of trauma & to amplify LGBTQ / POC voices. Resources, articles, events, and community available via facebook.
Bradley Angle: Healing Roots & Nurturing Hope
Bradley Angle offers queer and trans positive resources and support to survivors of interpersonal and domestic violence. Healing Roots Offers events, workshops, and groups created by and for Black and African survivors and their kids. Nurturing Hope is a 12-week class to support Black and African parents who are survivors of domestic violence. We also offer a co-occurring group for youth who have been impacted by domestic violence.
Formerly Portland's African-American/Black PFLAG (Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays) chapter 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 secure equal civil rights. PFLAG provides an opportunity for dialogue about sexual orientation and gender identity, and acts to create a society that is healthy and respectful of human diversity.
UTOPIA Portland provides sacred spaces to strengthen the minds and bodies of QTPIs - Queer and Trans Pacific Islanders - through community organizing, political engagement, and cultural stewardship. We seek to restore and reimagine the vital roles of QTPIs within our communities and ensure a world that values, nurtures, respects and celebrates QTPIs in our navigation of self-determination and empowerment.
PDX Latinx Pride
PLGP organizes a yearly Latino Gay pride with the goal to recognize the talents and contributions of Gay Latinos and Latinas. This organization now holds members from various organizations that serve the gay, Latino and general population around Portland. One of PLGP’s central goals is broaden the Pride experience in Oregon by bringing the community together. (Sitio en Inglés.)
El 2º miércoles de cada mes a las 6pm – 8pm. Reencuentro es una reunión creada para proveer un ambiente seguro y a la vez talleres educacionales para latinos infectados por VIH. Contáctase 503.278.3823 / Reencuentro is a meeting created to provide a safe environment and educational workshops for Latinos with HIV.
Native American Youth and Family Services
NAYA offers youth ages 13-24, who are homeless, referrals into homeless youth continuum. Services include: shelter, outreach and engagement, skills development, and connection to basic needs. Naya is not a queer-specific organization. NAYA also offers afterschool programs, cultural events, GED prep, sports, and more.
Portland Two Spirit Society
Portland Two Spirit Society is a social group for LGBTQI Native American/Alaska Natives and their families and allies to come together and share, connect, reclaim and restore culture, community and the traditional roles of Two Spirit people. Get in contact firstname.lastname@example.org and learn more below.
Muslim Alliance for Sexual and Gender Diversity
The Muslim Alliance for Sexual and Gender Diversity (MASGD) works to support, empower and connect LGBTQ Muslims. They offer retreats and culturally specific resources for Muslim queer and trans people through promoting a progressive understanding of Islam that is centered on inclusion, justice, and equality.
The Queer Muslim Project
The Queer Muslim Project is a digital advocacy platform focused on creating visibility and awareness of LGBTQ+ Muslim issues in India and South Asia.