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outreach
HKALTH
Metro: Anti-violence
Brodley-Angle House provides emergency shelter
for woman identified domestic violence survivors and a
support group for women battered by women Also p ro
vides ndM dual support and advocacy for queer youth of
a l genders who have experienced emotional, physical or
sexual abuse Free, confidential and safe (France
503 232 7805) (7/03)
Clackam as Woman's Sarvicas offers shelter sup­
port and resource referral to survivors of domestic and
sexual violence Lesbian, b and trans fnendy
W heelchair accessible TTD. relay calls and collect calls
accepted (Office 503 7222366 Cnsis Line
ing. nature walks, archaeology, camping, kayaking, star
gazing and an occasional 'lecture * No experience nec­
essary (645-830 pm second Thursday pfennig meet
ng 603617-1969 Iois_k_curnngham9jhccom.) (7/04)
Metro: Recovery
Lunch Bunch plays host to Alcoholics Anonymous
meetings for gay men and lesbians but is open to every
one (Noon daily. 1 pm Sunday Metropolitan
Community Church of Portland. 2400 NE Broadway)
(7/0 3 )
Rainbow Recovery is an Al Anon meeting at
M etropolitan Community Church with a GLBT focus lor
those seeking to recover from the effects of problem
dnnkmg of a relative or fnend (6 pm Thursday 2400 NE
Broadway H 7/04)
Sea Addicts Anonymous is a 12 step program for
(hose suffenng from addictive sexual behaviors Any
gender and sexual orientation is welcome
(503 452 5961 www porllandsaa org) (7/03)
503654 2288)0/03)
Fam ily C antar O utrsach O ffice a program of
Volunteers of America located m Southeast Portland
offers support groups and d ro p « services to women
and children who are survivors of domestic violence
(Samantha 503 771 5503 ) (7/0 3 )
Portland Woman's C risis U na operates a 24-hour
cnsis intervention hotline for survivors of domestic and
sexual violence and provides information and referrals
for shelter, counseling, support groups and community
education Foreign language translation available
(503 2355333 or 888-235 5333
www unitedwaypdx org/famity/pdxwomen htm l) (7/04)
Metro: Sexual
The Multnom ah County Health Departm ent
STD Program offers testing and treatment lo r sexual
ly transm itted diseases. HIV testing and hepatitis A and
B vaccinations By appointment or on a first-com e, first
served walk in basis M ost insurance plans accepted,
sliding scale fee Se habla espanol (9 am 5 pm
Monday Fnday except 15 pm Wednesday Sixth Floor.
426 SW Stark St $03 988 3700 ) (7/03)
L u lu 's P e rv y Ptayh o u u s is a social group for self
identifying women who are Into S /M Ptoy parties are
held on the second Saturday o f the month
(503231 -3992 bkhstOexote com.
www apitetach.com/--Bwntie/Uu htm) (7/04)
M en's FHmTslk meets regularly to discuss films
(hlmtalUhracnat com.) (7/03)
Mom2Mom is an alcohol-free social group for fannies
dndudng dads) Have fun and make connections and
fnendstope with other great fam kesl (Flora
503284-0216 or Jaquekne 5032820565.) 0/03)
Northwest Gender Alliance is a social and suppyt
organization for crossdressers and transsexuals Monthly
open meetings and socials (PO Box 4928. Portland. OR
97208 5036462802 www.nwgwpdx org) (7/03)
Oregon Men Enjoying N a tu ris m « a social organ
zation « which gay male naturiets/nudrets may enjoy the
camaraderie o f like-minded gay men « a safe, whole­
some environment Potluck social third Sunday of every
month ( omeopdxOyahoo com.
www geoatms.eom//omenpdx/.) (7/03)
ORGAN (Oregon Regions! Gey end Naked) is a
social dub for gay men who enjoy bemg nude. M onthly
pottucks and events. Guests are invited to attend two
events before deciding on memberetop (PO Box 3152.
Portland. OR 972933152 organ_mfo9organ-pdx org
www organ-pdx.org) (7/03)
A gay Pinochle Group invites others to play cards
Sundays at Hobo's (6 pm. 120 NW Third Ave Mike
503203-8426.) ( 7/03)
SAFE (Stop Abuse fo r Everyone) provides
resources lor sexual mmonties who fall through the
cracks of traditional domestic violence services (PO
Willamette Valley: Health
Box 951. Tualatin. OR 97062 www safe4all org ) O/04)
Womenspace provides a 24 hour hoi line and shelter
Portland Bisexual A lliance sponsors social and
political events for bi and b-fnenefy people and organ
izes the Portland Bi Day ra#y (503-775-9717
pba9txportland org www txportiand org) (7/03)
lor women, men and children who have been abused
Portland Bisexual Women is a support and dacussxxi
Metro: Mental Health
M eaningful Journeys is a support/therapy group for
trans women looking lor connection and community
Facilitated by Beth Richman. LCSW (503 754 6145
bethnchman!csw9word oberlm edu) (7/03)
YWCA of G reater Portland Counseling Center
offers skdmg fee scale counseling for mdrviduals. couples
and groups m a safe, confidential and supportive environ
ment Also offers a Lesbian Support Group on Thursday
evenings (17 SW Second Ave 503 294 7440) (7/03)
SOCIAL
Metro: Arts & Music
Bridges Vocal Ensemble seeks to empower and
inspire the gay, lesbian and bisexual community while
buiidkig bridges and prom oting understanding with the
greater public. Honors and strives for diversity * i its
members, music and audiences (503 233-9554
bftdgesvocalensembie9yahoo com
community oregontve com/cc/bhdges) 0/04)
Film Fatales is lor single lesbians older than 30 who
enjoy watchinq movies M eets fourth Saturday of every
month (360-694-4163)0/04)
Portland Gay M en's Chorus is open to singers,
support members and volunteers Seeking an individual
to fiH the role of Music Librarian (5032262588
www pdxgmc .org.) (7/03)
Portland Lesbian C hoir is a nonauditloned commu­
nity choir that welcomes singers, supportive members
and volunteers (portlandhsbianchorr9hotma* com
wmxr.plcffoir.org.) (7/04)
Real Connection is a social gathering for gay men
physically, sexually or emotionally Spanish speaking
available Plays host to a lesbian and bi women s sup­
port group (Cnsis 800281 2800 Business
541 485 8232) (7/03)
Willamette Valley: Recovery
Eugene SA A is a 12 step fellowship lor those who
are suffering from addictive sexual behaviors Sexual
orientation is not an issue (541 342 5582
www eugenesaa com ) (7/0 3 )
Cascade Flyers are gay. lesbian and bi aviators, both pri­
vate and professional. In Washington. Oregon and southern
British Columbia. Dinner meetings in Portland area
(503701-7922 cas8yers9yahoocom
www geocifies com/casHyers ) (7/04)
COQSURE Is a social group for people who were
bom or raised female but who don't identify as to ta ly
female This includes people bom female or intersexed
and who are unsure o f their gender or who are consid­
ering changing identity, guys who are exploring possibili­
ties fo r inner/outer gender, those vdw are not transi­
tioning but identify alweys or sometimes as guys, as
well as guys who are transitioning or have transitioned.
We welcome significant others and members of all sex­
ual orientations. M onthly social. (503-471-1515 )0/03)
Dyke Night Portland takes over a bar every other
Saturday night and a coffeehouse every other Sunday
afternoon. Sign up on the e-mail list at
www technodyke com/dykemght.
(dykerughtporttand&yahoo com ) (7/04)
90+ lesbian social group lo r women meets on the
third Saturday o l the month
5032863575.) (7/03)
(4-7 pm. 503-642-3360 or
who are artists, w riters or musicians or who pursue
some creative activity M onthly potfucks on trie second
Friday (Car! 503 284-2971.) (7/0 3 )
The Itoee C ity Gay Freedom Band provides an
artistic outlet to a l GLBT people and supportive friends
o f varying musical s k i levels Performs a variety o f
styles from classical to contemporary In annual and spe
cial event concerts (503-790-2170 mfoOrcgfb org
www rcgfb org) (7/04)
Funny Ladles Tea and Poeey Society is a social
group for lesbians 35 and older. They meet for a potkrck
on the second Saturday o f each month. E mad newslet­
ter is free on request. (Hataps9aol com.) (7/04)
Aslan A Pacific I «fender Lesbians and Gaya a
s nonprofit community voice fo r gay, lestoen and bi Asian
and Pacific Islanders Activities indude potlucks. recre­
ational outings and cultural events Fnendfy environment
to meet and connect with other API (PO Box 12661.
Portland. OR 97232 apigjxUOyaffoo com.) (7/04)
Bad G irla is a socal and educational leather and
B /D /S /M dub for self identified women «4th an empha­
sis on safety and education W orkshops, dtecusswns.
events and parties Women o f a l orientations and prefer
ences can connect and ask questions during the Kinky
Woman's Welcoming Munch at 7 pm every second
Tuesday (503-9722233 www pdxbed&isnet) 0/04)
B M s t Oregon is a statewide organization that
encourages networking within the bisexual community
as w e! as among others in the sexual mmonties com­
m unity We play host to numerous social events, month­
ly munches and an annuel gathering (503-622■ 1178
w w w .bnefor.orgJ (7/0 3 )
B la a x u a l C ommunity Forum « an age- and gender
rd u srve social, support and education network
A ctivities include dances, potfucks. held trips and a
polyumory interest group M eetings are every first
Monday. (730 pm 3 Friends Coffeehouse. 201 SE
12th Aye Laury 503 285 4848) (7/0 3 )
2003. Work hard, meet new people, and have fun.
(Eileen 503762-4742 www amazondragons.org.) (7/03)
group for bi and questioning women Women of any age.
race, ablity or cultural oripn are encouraged to attend
Topic discussion meetings second and fourth Fnday of
every month lporttondbiwomeo6komcast.net.) 0/04)
Forest Group outings are cooperative adventures for
women Participants ore responsible for providing their
own equipment and choosing outmgs appropriate for
their skill and fitness level. All skid levels welcome.
(Tam 503659-2782 nccl 1279hotma*com.
www geoabtes.com/ncc 1127/forestpdx) (7/03)
Portland Leather A lliance is a pansexual. nonprofit
Friends is a weekly support and discussion group for
Metro: General
Italian artist Sandro Negri'* Without Borders I* on view through Oct. 31 at
Brian Mark! Fine Art
African American gay and bi men.
(67 pm Wednesday.
Brian 503-2876651.) 0/03)
organization dedicated to fostering a positive community
for safe, sane and consensual alternative adult sexuak
ties in general and S /M /leether/febsh m particular
(503727-3148 wwwpdxleatheralkance.otg.) (7/03)
Portland Leather M en meet every second Saturday
for potluck and socializing Meet men into a leather
Hfestyle and keep abreast o f leather happenings No
dues, no formal organization, no officers or board, just
leather socialization for the past 20 years
(360-8966665 plrnmecway.com.) (7/04)
Portland M etro Prim e Timers is a social group lor
mature gay men and those who appreciate them, com­
ing together for social, educational and cultural purpos­
es. (PO Box 5884. Portland. OR 97228. 503 286-4613
or 360254-1718 pdxprmebmersOyehoc.com.
www geoaties.com/pdxpnmetimers) 0/04)
Portland State University Queers and AIIlas
offers educational and social programming and support
and referral services for people of a l orientations.
Tackles issues pertinent to tne queer community on
campus and beyond. Non PSU students also welcome
to attend activities and meetings (441A Smith
Memorial Center, 1825 SW Broadway. Portland. OR
97201 503-725-5681 queersandalliesOmail pdx.edu
www queersandalkes pdx edu) (7/03)
Rose C ity Discussion Club the largest open pan
sexual/altem ative sexuality dub m the Northwest, is
open to all orientations, fetishes and lifestyles that are
safe, sane and consensual M onthly meetings, work­
shops and newsletter (503-972-1869
rodcffteleportcom w w w redeorg) (7/04)
Together W ork* a confidential group for lesbians,
gays, bisexuals and friends, meets for socials and dte-
cussions of topics of mutual interest M eets second
and fourth Mondays (730 pm May September 7 pm
October Apr* First Baptist Church. 125 SE Cowls St..
McMmnvitle. Don 503834-6266) (7/03)
The Gay Homan’* Goff Group welcomes all levels
of players (www.turfgir1z.com.) (7/0 3 )
The Lesbian Equestrian Group gets together for
equestnan activities in the Pacific Northwest. (Denise
Social group lor gay and bi men in central Oregon.
M onthly dinners, annual barbecue and holiday parties.
(541-312 8881)0/03)
Eastern Oregon: Social
LesMgay Gorge meets the second Monday of every
month at United Church of Christ m The Dales Visitors to
the area welcome. (7-308-30pm 111 E Fffth St.
541-298-3879 or 541-5062951
lesbtgaygorge9cherter net.) (7/04)
503654 3865. Lynn 503 777-2339 kelrav9rdrop.com.)
(7/04)
O ut Dancing teaches dancing for same-sex couples
at Ankeny Street Studio Classes for different dance
styles start the first Fnday of each month. Also a
monthly dance social. (503236-5129.
out_ danemgdyahoo. com) (7/04)
The Pacific Coast Yacht Club welcomes gay and
lesbian satfooat and powerboat owners to cruise the
W illam ette River. Columbia River » id Multnomah
Channel Promotes good fellowship and safe boating
(503 345-8523 pcydub9earthhnk net ) (7/04)
The Portland Gay and Lesbian Bowling
Association is in Its 26th season1 M eets Sundays at
Hollywood Lanes Drop-Ins welcome anytime (3 30 pm
4030 NE Halsey St Mailing address: PO Box 80002.
Portland. OR 97208-1002 503-722-0438
bowtpdxQaoi com. www pdxbowi. comJ (7/04)
Whether you're a running novice or a seasoned
marathoner. Portland Frontrunners welcome gay.
lesbian, bi and trans people o f afl abilities and interests.
(5 038194626 www portiandfrontrunners.org.) (7/03)
Portland Upstream is a swim team for the gay and les­
bian community that offers coached workouts for a l sk*
levels Come swim with the Pups and improve your health
and techniques Practices are noon Sundays at Columbia
Pool (7701 N Chatauqua BM. swimpdx9yahoo com.
www geocrties com/swimpdx) (7/04)
Potter's House M inistries offers dancing every
third Saturday o f the month. (7 - 10 pm. 3830 SE 62nd
Ave 5037735024 )0 /0 3 )
Southern Oregon: Social
A b d ill-E llis Lam bda Com m unity C en ter plays
host to social events and groups. Celt fo r schedule.
(7 17 Siskiyou Blvd. Ashland Mailing address .
PO Box 927. Ashland. OR 97520. 541-488-6990
www abdelks org.) (7 /0 3 )
Gay M en's M ovie Night is every second Friday at
the Douglas County HIV Resource Center m Roseburg.
(6 30 pm dessert potluck. 7 pm movie. 832 Highland St.
541440-2761.)
Willamette Valley:
Physical Recreation
Tho O U Tdoor G roup is a friendly, inclusive bunch
of Eugene people who go biking, hiking, skating,
mushroom hunting, skiing, hot spnnging and ju6t
about any other a ctivity you can dream up. Occasional
weekend camping (Kim 541-484 2147 kims9efn.org
www outdoorgroup org ) (7/0 3 )
Frontrunner and W alkers go out every Saturday
morning in Eugene. (9 am 15th and Agate. Hank
5414846259 or Sadie 541 4833282.) 0/03)
Eugene's Gay Tamils Group meets every Saturday
and Sunday, weather permitting, at Roosevelt M idde
School tennis courts. (Noon. E 24th Ave. and Amazon
Pkwy. kfrmkenS&yaboo com ) (7/04)
Urban Upstarts is an activity and social club for pro­
Rose C ity S o ftb a ll A ssociation is an adult
fessional gay men between their late 20s and early 40s
Portland has more to offer than dubs, and we can prove
it. (PO Box 2372. Portland. OR 97217. 5032831414
Young Men's C offe* Talk is every Wednesday at
softball league fo r the gay, lesbian and bi com m unity
and fnends in the Portland m etropolitan area O ffers
an open division and a wom en s division and is a ffili­
ated w ith the N orth Am erican Gay Am ateur A thletic
Alliance (503 552 4769
www portlandgaysoftbaBcom.) (7 /0 3 )
3 Friends Coffeehouse (7-9 pm 201 SE 12th A ve) (7/03)
Rosetown Ramblers Portland's gay and lesbian
W hat Am I Doing Hers is a social group for les
bians ages 40 to 55 (permypllOthefreesite com
wwwwhatamrdomghere no-fnls net.) (7/04)
square dance dub. dances a l mainstream and plus lev­
els (PO Box 5352. Portland. OR 97228-5352
www rosetownrambiers com .) (7/03)
Women on Wheels (WOW) is a motorcycle dub for a l
RoundsAbout Portland offers social dancing class­
A peer facilitated Lesbian Discussion t Social
Group for women of any age meets first and tfwd
Wednesdays to tah about changng topics (6308pm
««men who kke to nde We meet monthly at Jubitz. spon­
sor ndmg dxiics and take day trips <5 pm second Sunday
10310 N Vancouver Way jenonf4i9aol.com M 7/04)
es. «eluding cued waltz and two step In rounds Singles
and couples welcome (Patty 503-234-7868. Bob
503-2315135. pattyfranchS79hotmai com ) (7/04)
BOO NW Sixth Am *253 503227-0605
rightonlesbosOyahoo oom) 0/04)
Women Who Cook and Recipe Exchange holds
a potluck the first Saturday of every month for women
who love to cook. eat. meet new friends and share
great food (503356-9552 jvr9pcejt.com.)Cl /04)
Ski Out i3 a group of Portland area gay men. lesbians
and supportive fnends who meet for downhill ski and
snowboard trips to Mount Hood every other weekend
(www skiout.org.) (7/03)
Eugene s Gay Movlo Night group gets together to
view and discuss GLBT films. (7 pm Thursdays
Teem Tennis meets Sundays at University of
Lesbian Danes Club o l Eugsna teaches ongoing
ballroom dance lessons (susefynd9yahoo com ) (7/04)
Im perial Sovereign R ote Court o l Oregon is
the oldest gay. lesbian, bi and trans social/fund-rasing
organization in the state of Oregon M eetings are the
first two Mondays of each month
(www poisonwaters com or www rosecourt org ) (7/03)
Jew ish Gay M en's C rou p - call for meeting time
and place
(503 2465939 efmmleviOaot com ) 0/03)
Leather N ight end Red Hanky Social is the first
and third Fnday of each month at Gail's D irty Duck.
(9 pmmxkvght 439 NW Third Ave 503-224 8446
pdxsaltydgOaolcom.) (7/04)
The Lesbian Garden Club is a group of women who
bve gardens and gardening They exchange plants,
seeds, advice and encouragement while having a good
time C a l or e mail for a copy of the newsletter and
inform ation about upcoming events. ( Kathe
emaih&urbanupstarts com or www urbanupstarts com)
(7/04)
Portland All levels of play welcome First tone is free
503 9092002 Igconegon9aol.com.)0/04)
Metro: Physical Recreation
(830am-noon 503735 9058 or 503-282 7210
rayscottvwa9yahoo com 7(7/04)
Lesbian N aturalist N etw ork forming for women
eenousfy interested m the natural history of birds, plant«
and animals to go out brdm g. botanumg. tracking, etc
and to explore the meenxig o f whet we see. (Beth
5032267919) (7/04)
Adventure Group Portland s gay and lesbian out­
doors group, organizes a variety o f activities year round.
Including hiking, walking, museum and garden tours,
cross-country and downfall slung, rafting and mountaxi
biking (PO Box 2201. Portland OR 972062201
503452-5680 www adventuragroup.org) (7/04)
Central Oregon: Social
Leekieue Enjoying Nature and Science (LEMS)
a a fun-loving group of women who enjoy exploring a l
aspects of the environm ent Activities ndude bed watch­
The Amazon Dragons is a lesbun-focused competi­
tive dragon boat racxig dub Recrmbng new members m
The Lesbian N etw ork of Central Oregon wel­
comes all lesbian, to and trens women for monthly activ­
ities. ncludng pottucks. dances and drumming cxrJes
541817 - 8457 ) 0 / 04 )
(
Willamette Valley: Social
The Capitol Forum is a sexual minonty social service
organization serving the imd-Willamette VaHey
(503-363-0006 PO Box 663. Salem. OR 97308-0663
www salemcf.org.) (7/03)
Confluancoi The W illam ette Valley M ixed
GALA Chorus rehearses Sundays at Unitarian
Umversalist Congregation of Salem (46.30 pm 5090
Center St NE 503-364 2370 conHuence9aol.com.
www confhjencechoms org M 7/04)
The Eugs ns LasM an/G ay/B isoxual 20s/30s
Social Club enjoys a weekly game night and brunch
every Sunday at Brail s (Brian 5 4 1 8 8 3 3 4 3 7 )0 /0 3 )
kfranker>89yahoo com) 0/04)
Lesbian Sewing C ircle meets « the Corvallis area
to eat. chat and work on projects of all kinds (Dune
541-513-2754) (7/04)
M a rio n berry Salon meets monthly In Salem for
pottucks and dtecusswn of books touching on the
gay/lestoan/bi experience (Cary 503-363-6036
manonberrysalon9aolcom.) (7/04)
The Rainbow Kennel Club offers a chance to get
together with other gey men and lesbians and their
dogs m Eugene (Bonne 541683-2793 )0 /0 4 )
,