The following resources have been recommended or shared by the AE community of providers and do not necessarily reflect the views of Multnomah County.
- LGBTQ+ Resources Search Tool from Q Center - Q Center introduced a new and improved resource portal for LGBTQ+ needs in the Portland Metro area and beyond. Check out this portal for a variety of needs!
- "S.T.A.R." video from the "We've Been Around" series focuses on the evolution of "LGBTQ Pride" through the Stonewall Riots and the lives of leaders Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera. (Note: contains strong language.)
- Infographics from Trans Student Educational Resource (TSER) - TSER is a youth-led organization dedicated to transforming the educational environment for trans and gender nonconforming students through advocacy and empowerment. Their infographics can be great resources for those who work with youth or adults and want to learn more about transgender community needs.
- Resources for Understanding Gender Pronouns: Gender pronouns are a hot topic and we often get requests for more information. Here are a few pieces to check out:
- This Gender Pronouns guide from University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee LGBT Resource Center answers questions about what gender pronouns are and how to use them.
- Everyone Uses Singular 'They,' Whether They Realize It Or Not: NPR provides solid background on the history of pronouns in this piece from 2016.
- Your Most Awkward Questions About They/Them Pronouns, Answered: Desmond Meagley brings a sense of humor and creative illustration to their personal account on this topic.
- ABC's "What Would You Do?" aired a segment about a transgender shopper experiencing discrimination from a sales clerk. Several bystanders intervened demonstrating empathy and compassion. Check out the inspiring video here.
- The 2015 U.S. Trans Survey includes information from nearly 28,000 trans and non-binary people, making it one of the most solid resources currently available for information about trans communities. In addition to an executive summary, there are many reports from the survey specifically about the experiences of trans people of color as well as trans people in various states.