Oregon is a state made up of a diverse veteran community that spans five eras of service and four generations. And now to better serve you, the Oregon Department of Veterans’ Affairs Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) Veteran Coordinator office is available to answer your questions and assist with a variety of services.

Call or Text - (971) 720-9016
Email - LGBTQvets@odva.state.or.us
Follow on Facebook - www.facebook.com/OregonLGBTQVets

Resources and Information

External LGBTQ and Veteran-Serving Organizations


Pivot is a community space dedicated to the health and wellness of all gay/bisexual/queer men and trans-identified people with a focus on sexual health and HIV. 

Veterans for Human Rights is a locally-based group that works closely with other local and national organizations in securing the full equal and civil rights for all Americans regardless of their sexual orientation, military discharge or marital status. 

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

Basic Rights Oregon works to 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.


Human Rights Campaign is a national organization that advocates for LGBT equality and educates the public about LGBT issues. 

American Veterans for Equal Rights is an organization dedicated to full and equal rights and equitable treatment for all present and former members of the U.S. Armed Forces, especially the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender current and prior military personnel who have been historically disenfranchised by armed forces policy and discriminatory laws governing military service and benefits.