Community Resource Directory

AA - Alcoholics Anonymous: Sunday: lesbian/all women, 5-6 p.m. Unity church, 39th & Hilyard; Wednesday: gay/straight, men, 7-8 p.m. Knights of Columbus, upstairs. Friday: gay/lesbian/straight, 8-9:30 p.m., Koinonia Center, 1414 Kincaid.

Acorn Center: (see HIV Alliance)

All Women's Health Services: 342-5940

American Civil Liberties Union: Advocacy and support of the civil rights of all Americans. Phone 345-6162.

ASUO Women's Center: U of O EMU Suite 3, Voice 346-4095 or TTD: 346-0643.

Baleboosteh: Jewish lesbians meet monthly and on some holidays for socializing, noshing, and spontaneous rituals. Phone 683-5936 for more information.

Battered Lesbians support group: Free, confidential. For lesbian & bisexual women who have been physically, emotionally, sexually abused. Sponsored by Womenspace. 485-6513 or 1-800-281-2800.

Bisexual Women's Group: Support, discussion, networking, socializing and so much more. Meets Friday evenings. Call 683-2914 for location and other information. Open to all women.

Community Aliance of Lane County (C.A.L.C.): Educational group dedicated to fighting racism, homophobia and other forms of bigotry. Provides victim advocacy. Phone 485-1755 for more information.

The Emerald Valley Bowling Association is a bowling association which is open to anyone. It's a weekly event that runs seasonal to weather. If your interested in joining us, please feel free contact Laughing Water at 541.485.6766 or Laughingwater@qwest.net

Emergence: Social and personal growth for the transgender community. Third Saturday, 7:30-11 p.m., Koinonia Center, 1414 Kincaid St., Eugene. Jerilyn 686-1304.

Eugene Commission on the Rights of Women: Call 687-5177 for information.

The Eugene Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual 20ís/30ís Social Club is an unincorporated group for gay men, lesbians and bisexuals in their twenties and thirties providing an avenue for individuals to host and participate in a variety of social and recreational activities. To join visit our web site at http://www.geocities.com/eugenelgb2030club/ or visit Yahoo! Groups at http://groups.yahoo.com/group/EugeneLGB2030Club. For those without web access call Steve at 485-3437.

Eugene Human Rights Commission: Advises city government on human rights issues; supports and develops education projects, responds to incidents of harassment and discrimination. Meets third Tuesday of each month, 6-8 p.m. in the McNutt Room, Eugene Cit y Hall. Info: Greg Rikhoff, 687-5177 or write 777 Pearl St., Room 105A, Eugene, OR 97401.

The Equality Project, Inc: Advocates for human rights, tolerance, equality; provides information, events and activities for the gay, lesbian, bi and transgender community in Eugene/Springfield. Speakers Bureau. All volunteers welcome. FFI: email equality@efn.org, 541-342-1859 or mail PO Box 1321, Eugene Oregon 97440.

Frontrunners/Walkers: Local branch of an international club promoting fitness and camaraderie among gay men & women. For information call Hank at 484-6259.

Gay/Bi Men's Drop in Group: Phone 346-3360.

Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual Outdoor Group: Hiking, camping, biking, backpacking and socializing for Lane County and surrounding region. Quarterly meetings, periodic potlucks. Write PO Box 5505, Eugene, OR 97405 or call Kim 484-2147. http://www.outdoorgroup.org

Gay Lesbian Bisexual Transgender & Questioning Youth Group 684-3466 ages 13 - 18; adult facilitated Fridays, 4 - 6 p.m., Amazon Community Center, 2700 Hilyard, Eugene

Gay Lesbian Bisexual Transgender Youth Group Call Nikki: 685-9288 ages 18 - 24; mostly college students, some high school seniors peer-facilitated; Mondays, 5 p.m., Koinonia Center, 1414 Kincaid, Eugene

Gay Lesbian Straight Education Network (GLSEN) 242-2746 provides education, consulting, & advocacy towards ensuring safety and fairness in K- 12 schools for all students, employees, and families, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity

Gay N.A. Meeting: Phone 343-7410

HIV Alliance: Provides community education to promote awareness and understanding of HIV disease, to empower individuals through education and support to make healthy choices to prevent further infection and to provide health care and support services to those living with HIV. HIV Alliance is located at 1966 Garden Ave, Eugene, OR 97403 Phone: 352-5088 Fax: 342-1150 Website: www.hivalliance.org

Imperial Sovereign Court of the Emerald Empire: Charitable Organization that encourages and promotes community. Proceeds from drag shows, contests and other social activities help this community's needs. P.O. Box 3243 Eugene OR 97403.

KLCC 89.7 FM: Women's music Monday 9:30-11 p.m.

Lane Community College student group: LCC LGBTSA - contact Susan, 747-4501, ext. 2276

Lane County Human Rights Commission was missing. You can contact Laura Yergan, Diversity Analyst for the county at Laura,Yergan@co.lane.or.us or 682-3153 for the exact name and meeting times.

The Lesbian Connection (TLC): Social group that makes meeting other lesbians a comfortable and fun experience. Come to Emerald City Bistro, 525 Willamette St., second Friday of the month, 5-8 p.m. Lesbian Dog Show in September. Bonnie 683-2793.

Lesbian Gay & Bisexual Transgender Alliance (LGBTA): Organization serving students and community on the U of O Campus. Medical and counseling referrals, event information, discussion and support groups, sponsors educational, entertainment, social events and has a li brary. 346-3360.

LGBTA at Lane Community College: Advocacy, support, meetings, social activities, resource and referral, open to everyone, Susan Matthews in the Multi-Cultural Center at L.C.C. 747-4501 ext 2276 Looking Glass/Station 7 689-3111, 24-hour local number; offers a place for youth to stay overnight in a crisis; also, support and referral. LGBTQ-friendly.

McKenzie River Gathering Foundation: For more information call (541) 485-2790 or (800) 489-6743 or send mail to McKenzie River Gathering Foundation, PO Box 50160, Eugene, OR 97405, Fax (541) 485-7604

Men's Discussion Group: A group for non-heterosexual men 18 and over. Meets every Monday at 7:30 pm in the Koinonia Center (E. 14th and Kincaid). Contact Curtis at 342-5088 or curtisb@hivalliance.org

Men's Forum: A diverse, social-minded group of non-heterosexual men. Potluck gatherings held twice monthly at member's homes. FFI contact Orlin at 686-1394.

Mother Kali's Bookstore: Provides referrals , contact center for the women's community calendar. Eugene Women's lending library, 720 E. 13th Ave., hours: Monday-Friday 9-6; Saturday 10-6. 343-4864.

Parents, Family, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) Eugene/Springfield This group is open to anyone who loves or knows someone who is gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgendered; or who is gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgendered. We specialize in keeping families together and in supporting families who have someone who has just come out to them or someone who has just come out to their family. The three goals of PFLAG are support, education, and advocacy. Phone: 302-4422. Monthly meetings are held the third Monday of every month at The first Congregational Church, 1050 E. 23rd Street, Eugene at 6:45 p.m.

Queer Youth Group 461-4051 ages 14 - 22; "by youth, for youth" Sundays, 4 - 6 p.m., Koinonia Center, 1414 Kincaid, Eugene (Queer Youth Council, ages 24 & under, meets right after this group on the 3rd Sunday of each month, to plan activities & discuss issues.)

Radical Faeries: a network of non-heterosexual men who come together at times to play, explore, and celebrate.

Common themes at Faerie events include nature-centered spirituality, costume and drag, expressive arts, humor, and honest personal sharing. For more info on faerie events in this area call Ron, 683-5084.

Rainbow Wranglers: The LGBT Square Dancing Club for Lane County meets Wednesdays 7-9 PM FFI: Contact: Richard Kitterman (541) 912-4932 email: richard@efn.org or on the Web at: http://www.users.qwest.net/~kitterman/ index2.html

Sexual Assault Support Services (SASS): 630 Lincoln. Crisis phone 343-SASS or 343-7277, Business phone 484-9791, 591 W. 19th Avenue.

Soromundi - Lesbian Chorus of Eugene: All women welcome. Meets Thursday nights September through May. Open to new members who come any Thursday in September. Amber, amber46@earthlink.net.

Unitarian Church: Welcoming congregation, a supportive group for people in alternative lifestyles. Phone 686-2775, located at 40th and Donald.

University of Oregon Educational & Support Services: Provides outreach programs, support and referral for U of O Campus community. Stephanie Carnahan 346-1134.

Whitebird Medical Clinic: Full service clinic. First visit $30-$35; later visits $23-$28; Lab or prescriptions at cost. Free anonymous AIDS testing available. 1400 Mill St., Eugene, 484-4800 or hotline 342-8255.

University of Oregon student group: UO LGBTA 346-3360 -

Voices of Oregon: Non-profit organization sponsoring ongoing groups for sexual abuse survivors. 134 E. 13th Ave., Eugene OR 97401. Phone 683-8700. Also the sponsor of Mothers Opposed to Molestation Situations (MOMS) which can be reached at 484-7252.

Womenspace: Shelter and transitional programs for women and children who have been abused physically. sexually, or emotionally. 24 Hour Hotline 485-6513, or Business 485-8232.

Womenspace Lesbian Alliance: Lesbian and bisexual support group sponsored by Womenspace Eugene. Call 485-6513 or 1-800-281-2800 for more information.

Women's Center: Lane Community College, Center Building, 4000 E. 30th, Eugene OR 97405. Phone 747-4501 ext. 2353

Women to Women, any age (in conjuction with Women 45 and their friends). Lesbian group for friendship, sharing, activities (potlucks, coast trips, movies, etc.) and support. Meets 4:00 p.m. every Saturday at Neighbor's. 1417 Villard, Eugene.

Writer's Network: Offers support, feedback and reading opportunities for gay, lesbian, and bisexual writers. One evening per month - day varies. Call 343-7102 for more information.

Youth for Justice 485-1755 youth group focusing on community education & activism