by Barbara McCullough-Jones. It seems remarkable that a law which simply says hire and fire people on merit and not based on who they love would have such a long journey. It seems a simple enough concept except when we are talking about lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. Then for some – it gets.. read more →

CALL FOR PROPOSALS Unity Through Diversity: The Power of Unity February 20-23, 2014, Albany, NY The goal of Unity Through Diversity: The Power of Unity is to uplift the voices of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender People of Color (LGBT POC), while promoting social change, healthy sexuality, violence-free living, social activism and safe spaces for.. read more →

The LGBTQ Health Coalition of the Columbia-Willamette is proud to present the 2014 LGBTQ Meaningful Care Conference, a day-long LGBTQ cultural competency training designed for health care and social service professionals in the Pacific Northwest. The Meaningful Care Conference is held in conjunction with National LGBT Health Awareness Week and aims to share current best.. read more →

By Barbara McCullough-Jones. Bridegroom: A Story of Love and Hate Opening night of the Portland Lesbian and Gay Film Festival (PLGFF) had all the right ingredients for a perfect launch. Good attendance. Starts on-time. Film maker in the audience and a film (Bridegroom) that moved every single person in the room. Regardless of what you.. read more →