Patient resources and education
Below are helpful links for patients and their friends and family members:
- ID documents center - Transgender Center for Transgender Equality
- National Center for Transgender Equality
- Frequently asked questions about transgender people
- Transgender terminology
Basic Rights Oregon
Basic Rights Oregon will 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.
For assistance with legal advocacy: 503-222-6151
Outside In began in 1968 and has been continually revising its Homeless Youth Services and Medical Services to meet changing community needs. Its mission is to help homeless youth and other marginalized people move towards improved health and self-sufficiency.
1132 S.W. 13th Ave.
Portland, OR 97205
Outside In Medical Clinic
The Q Center provides a safe space to support and celebrate LGBTQ diversity, equity, visibility and community building.
Q Center is a 501c3 non-profit organization that offers multi-generational programs and services in four core areas: arts and culture; education and training; health and wellness; and advocacy.
4115 N. Mississippi Ave.
Portland, OR 97217
Sexual & Gender Minority Youth Resource Center (SMYRC)
SMYRC provides a safe, supervised, harassment-free space for sexual and gender minority youth ages 13-23 who participate in positive activities such as art, music, community organizing, open mic nights, drag shows, and support groups. They receive services, including case management, counseling, education and more. With the goals of increasing academic success and access to jobs, reducing poverty and school drop-out, SMYRC honors, empowers and supports LGBTQ youth to be their best selves and become leaders in their communities.
SMYRC: Transitional housing, finance, administration, and drop-off for donations of clothing and supplies
1220 S.W. Columbia St.
Portland OR 97201
SMYRC: Drop-in Day Services Center, PAVE, Education, PDX-Connect, and Development
314 S.W. Ninth Ave.
Portland, OR 97205