Tag: LGBTQ

Preventing suicide among LGBT Veterans

Suicide prevention is VA’s highest clinical priority. Our most vulnerable Veteran communities, including LGBT Veterans, face some of the biggest obstacles in seeking help. LGBT

Panelists detail transgender woes in military

The U.S. military employs an estimated 15,000 transgender people, meaning any plan to ban transgender soldiers could disrupt thousands of lives, not to mention the

Breaking the Silence

New documentary featuring Oregon LGBTQ veterans to premiere Nov. 3 in Portland

The Oregon Department of Veterans’ Affairs is proud to present the world premiere of “Breaking the Silence,” a documentary featuring the stories of some of Oregon’s LGBTQ service members and veterans. This groundbreaking film explores the lives of five Oregon veterans, who not only served their country honorably, but were forced to serve in silence and at great risk to themselves, their careers and their families.

Airman makes history at Pride parade

Among the thousands decked in rainbow colors and glitter in Portland’s Pride parade on June 18, one lone airman was marching in his official military