Oregon Department of Veterans’ Affairs (ODVA) Director Kelly Fitzpatrick will host a live virtual town hall this week to discuss LGBTQ veterans’ services, answer questions and hear challenges experienced by LGBTQ veterans in Oregon.
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June is Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) Pride Month. Both women Veterans and Veterans with LGBT and related identities underuse VA care. That makes now
WHITE CITY, Ore. — Veterans and staff of the VA SORCC came together to celebrate…
How would you feel being surrounded by unwelcoming (and even hostile) messages aimed at you when you’re simply at the doctor’s office?
The fifth annual Veteran Benefit Expo, the state’s largest veteran benefit resource event, will be held in Pendleton next week, July 27th at the Pendleton
Evening with the Experts: LGBTQ+ Veterans and Mental Health sponsored by NAMI Multnomah. Date/Time: June 27, 2019 6:30 PM. Location: Social Room at Providence Portland
Veterans have much higher rates of suicide than the general population. So does the LGBTQ community. But the problem compounds where those communities intersect: LGBTQ
Nathanial Bohme, LGBTQ veterans coordinator for the Department of Veterans Affairs, will lead a panel discussion after the screening.
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
The Oregon Department of Veterans’ Affairs is proud to be partnering with 2018 QDoc, the Portland Queer Documentary Film Festival, in showcasing the groundbreaking, ODVA-sponsored film “Breaking the Silence.”
Retired Air Force Lt. Col. Linda Campbell, the Oregon veteran who fought for and became the first to secure the right to be buried next
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