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Diversity and Inclusion

LGBTQ+ Resources

In light of the constantly expanding diversity within our community, this page was created to ensure a comprehensive support system for community members of all sexualities and/or gender identities. We want to provide a safe place for all community members to express their own unique individuality, within all facets of the Lewis & Clark experience.

*This page is a work in progress! We would love to hear your suggestions or comments about more resources to add or any updates we may have missed*


Identity Terminology

A list of resources dedicated to providing understanding and awareness of identity terminology.


On-Campus Resources

The Lewis & Clark Queer Resource Center (QRC)
LGBTQ Career Resource Guide
Queer Student Union
Gender Inclusive Housing Options
Map of Unisex Restrooms on Campus
Sexual Assault Response Advocate (SARA) - 503-202-3119 (pager)
The Counseling Center & Health Promotion and Wellness 

-On-campus, LGBTQ+ affirming, no-cost, counseling services, case management, and health promotion and wellness services

Diversity and Inclusion Related Events:

-Check this page periodically to see what events are being held both on and off campus


Portland and Statewide Resources

SMYRC (The Sexual and Gender Minority Youth Resource Center) 

SMYRC provides a safe, supervised, harassment-free space for sexual and gender minority youth ages 13-23 who participate in positive activities like art, music, community organizing, open mic nights, drag shows, and support groups and receive services including case management, counseling, education, and more. 

2406 Northeast Sandy Boulevard #100  Portland, OR 97232
(503) 872-9664

Portland Q Center 

The Q center provides a safe space to support and celebrate LGBTQ diversity, equity, visibility and community building.

4115 North Mississippi Avenue  Portland, OR 97217
(503) 234-7837

PQ Monthly

A monthly print and daily online publication covering Oregon and SW Washington’s LGBTQ communities in all their diversity.

NW Gender Alliance (NGW)

The NWGA is a non-profit social, support and educational group. They welcome people from the whole gender spectrum. They hold monthly open meetings and sponsors a variety of transgender social functions throughout the year, and provide educational forums for public and private organizations or individuals interested in learning more about the transgender experience and the gender spectrum.


Pivot is a community space dedicated to the health and wellness of gay/bi/trans and all men into men with a focus on sexual health and HIV. We offer a variety of programming that is both social and educational in nature, a drop in space, as well as STD & HIV testing.









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