TransPonder is a non-profit support, resource, and educational organization for the transgender/gender diverse community and its allies, based in Eugene. TransPonder offers several monthly meetings, special events for trans/gender diverse folks and allies, inclusivity trainings, and consultation services to professional organizations and businesses.
TransPonder Resource Directory
TransPonder offers a resource directory allowing you to browse available trans and gender diverse friendly resources. The listed resources have been personally verified by the TransPonder team. These include medical, mental health, surgical, support, gender affirming bodywork, and faith centers.
As You Like It
As You Like It is an eco-conscious, green, gender-inclusive sex toy shop that honors the diverse desires and needs of the community in Eugene, Oregon. As You Like It offers gender affirming items including packers, binders, gaffs, harnesses, and breast forms. This shop offers private shopping, educational workshops about consent and kink, and has a resource library of LGBTQIA+ books to purchase.
Spectrum is a venue, restaurant, and hangout spot for the LGBTQIA+ community, offering accessible space for working, eating, celebrating, enjoying art and being part of the revolution. Spectrum offers all-ages events and spaces for LGBTQIA people including punk concerts, variety shows, educational workshops, open mics, and more! Spectrum hosts 21+ dance parties and drag shows for the Eugene community.
HIV Alliance was formed in Eugene, OR in 1994 to support individuals living with HIV/AIDS and prevent new HIV infections. HIV Alliance offers free and confidential HIV, Hepatitis C, and some STI tests, including needle exchanges. They offer education and prevention services for HIV Hepatitis C, behavioral health, and a variety of events to reach communities.
The Eugene/Springfield Pride Festival is organized each year by a committee of dedicated volunteers and occurs in August of each year. The festival includes a march, vendors, performances, and more!
Eugene Pride’s Mission: The Pride Celebration is a social venue for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, gender diverse and sexual minority community. While it is primarily a community event, it also exists for families, friends, allies and guests from all over the Northwest.
Soromundi Lesbian Chorus of Eugene
Established in 1989, Soromundi comes together in song to create a visible expression of lesbian pride.
Soromundi’s Mission: We strive for musical excellence and embrace our commonalities and differences. Through the power of music and inclusion we effect positive change in our community.
Eugene Gay Men's Chorus
The Eugene Gay Men’s Chorus is a community of gay men and their friends who seek to uplift and create LGBTQ+ visibility, community, and celebration through choral singing and the musical arts.
Basic Rights Oregon
Basic Rights Oregon is a state-wide organization to advocate for public policy and change that meets the needs of a breadth of all LGBTQ communities. This organization offers programs and events to empower racial justice, transgender justice, and LGBTQ youth.
Eugene LGBTQIA Facebook Groups
Many LGBTQIA Eugene Facebook groups bring together members to discuss issues, access resources, and to connect to community in safer online spaces.
Community Facebook Groups:
- Eugene / Springfield area Trans & Queer Safer Housing & Rideshare
- Queer Exchange Eugene
- LGBT Eugene
- LGBTQ Community Center of Lane County
- Eugene/Springfield LGBTQA Professional & Business Network Group
- LGBTQ Families of Eugene and surrounding areas
- Eugene Foodies: LGBT Edition!
- Eugene Bar Takeover Bears