WHITE CITY, Ore. — Veterans and staff of the VA SORCC came together to celebrate… Read full story and keep up to date on veteran-related
How would you feel being surrounded by unwelcoming (and even hostile) messages aimed at you when you’re simply at the doctor’s office? Read full story
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. Read full story and keep up
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
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.
The State of Oregon and the Oregon Department of Veterans’ Affairs values and honors the contributions of all those who have served and continue to serve honorably in the military. Unequivocally, we proudly stand behind all veterans and service members who served with honor, regardless of gender identity, and we will continue to do so.