Founded in January of , OGALLA was created as a statewide organization to support the needs of sexual minorities and gender non-conforming people in the legal profession. OGALLA stands with our Black community and communities of color across the nation in mourning the deaths at the hands of the police. Education and Outreach Committee — This committee works to educate a broad range of audiences through CLEs with a focus on LGBTQ issues and through educational outreach on civil and legal rights at events such as Pride. In , the Committee is working to host a CLE for juvenile law practitioners and social workers to address effective advocacy for LGBTQ youth in the foster care system. Judiciary Committee — The Judiciary Committee reviews candidates for appointed judicial positions. The committee works closely with other diversity bars in the vetting process in order achieve our goal of promoting a judiciary that is diverse and committed to the constitutional ideals of equality of all people before the law.
Gay Dating in Portland
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Portland's annual pride parade is primarily organized by Pride Northwest. Peacock in the Park is another annual event, running from to , and, again, from to the present. In , Hands Across Hawthorne was organized in response to an attack on two men who were holding hands on the Hawthorne Bridge , with over 4, attendees. Queer Horror is an ongoing bi-monthly film festival that is shown at the Hollywood Theatre. Embers Avenue , established during the s,  and Escape Nightclub both closed in
CC Slaughters, One of Portland’s Oldest Gay Bars, Is Closing Indefinitely
Silverado has a been synonymous with gay life in Portland for almost 35 years now. Flourishing among many other gay bars and gay owned business Silverado established itself as the premier gay men's nightclub. The new and modern location offers a lounge, nightclub, full kitchen, and easy access to public transport.
Hello, I'm a black male and I just moved here, and am looking for some cool gay bars to go to, this weekend. Any advice? NO leather bars, though!