Celebrate LGBTQIA+ Pride Month in June

This June, the City of Lake Oswego honors LGBTQIA+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex and asexual) Pride month! This month we will be celebrating the history, achievements and contributions of the LGBTQIA+ community.

Visit the Federal LGBTQIA+ Pride Month to learn more about the origins and events for this commemorative history month. Happy Pride Month!

 

Activities

Join the Lake Oswego Public Library in the celebration of Pride. We encourage you to check out some of the amazing things going on throughout the month of June:

A Bookish Affair: June 9, 2024 - Registration is required 

Check out our LGBTQ+ reading list on Pinterest

 

Pride LO

June 2. 2024

 12 to 4 p.m. - Millennium Plaza Park 

Join LO for Love for Lake Oswego's first ever Pride Festival! This event is created from our mission to promote diversity, inclusion, kindness, and unity. This event, which will include booths of support organizations, food, and merchandise vendors. There will be hours of on-stage programming, featuring Poison Waters as MC for the day! There will also be business & community organization-sponsored events throughout the month. 

4:30 p.m. - City Hall

Following the LO for LOve's Pride Festival, join the City to honor achievements and contributions of the LGBTQIA+ community with a raising of the Progress Pride Flag. The event, which includes a reading of the Pride Month proclamation.

 

Portland Pride Waterfront Festival

 

June 20-21, 2024

12 to 6 p.m. Tom McCall Waterfront Park Southwest Naito Parkway Portland, OR

Join us for the annual Portland Pride Waterfront Festival, one of the largest donation-based LGBTQIA2S+ Pride events on the west coast, attracting tens of thousands of visitors to Portland each year. LGBTQIA2S+ people travel from all over the Pacific Northwest and beyond to express their individuality and celebrate community in a safe, open environment. There is a $10 suggested donation, all donations go to Making Pride Happen each year and to support Pride Northwest's year round programming. 

Pride Beaverton

June 30, 2024 

11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at City Park and the Beaverton Farmer’s Market Parking Lot.

Portland Indigenous Marketplace - Pride Month Celebration 

June 1 & 2, 2024

10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 710 SW Jackson St Portland OR 97201

History and Resources

A Place at the Table

Check out some snapshots of the Oregon LGBTQ movement!

www.Rehab.com

Organization that works with schools and communities to support drug addiction and provide support to those suffering from addiction based illness’. Check out their LGBTQIA+ resource guide! 

Queer Heroes Main Page (glapn.org)

GLAPN (Gay & Lesbian Archives of the Pacific Northwest) and Portland's Q Center began Queer Heroes NW in 2012, as a way to make some friends, honor service and accomplishment in our community – and teach a little history.

The Library of Congress - Pride Month

The collections of the Library of Congress contain many books, posters, sound recordings, manuscripts and other material produced by, about and for the LGBTQ community.

LGBTQ History | GLSEN

As GLSEN(Gay, Lesbian and Straight Network) was founded by a group of teachers in 1990, Today, after over 25 years of leading the movement, GLSEN’s national network is more than 1.5 million strong, with students, families, educators, and education advocates working to create safe schools. These are resources you can use to learn and teach about LGBTQ history.

The Smithsonian's Pride Month Celebration and Resources

Enjoy virtual resources presented by the Smithsonian this Pride month. Click on the link for virtual activities and events!

 

Contact Information

Guilian del Rio

Equity Program Manager

gdelrio@lakeoswego.city

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