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The Salem Transgender Network (www.salemtg.net) provides social activities, peer support and referrals to transgender friendly professionals and businesses in the Salem, Oregon area.

Please submit resources for our transgender friendly businesses, organizations and caring professionals resource directory. Any business or organization listed here must be completely transgender friendly. They should be located in the Salem, Oregon area or provide services directly to our community. Listing is a free service for our local transgender community. Please submit your experiences so we can provide the most up-to-date information possible. Please bookmark this page and check frequently for updates.

Attorneys
Churches and Religious Organizations
Clothing and Costumes
Counseling and Psychotherapy
Electrolysis and Personal Services
GLBT Organizations
Government Agencies
Hair Styling and Salons
Intimate Apparel and Breast Forms
Nightclubs
Online Resources
Oregon Transgender Support Groups
Physicians and Medical Services
Political Action Organizations
Television Programming
Wigs and Styling

 

ATTORNEYS:

Lake Perriguey, Attorney at Law - A Portland attorney who is experienced with transgender issues and handles a wide range of legal matters including wills and estates, civil rights, family law, criminal defense, landlord-tenant issues, intellectual property, personal injury and business law.
Law Offices of Lake Perriguey
Bradley J. Woodworth and Associates, P.C.
1020 SW Taylor, Suite 360
Portland, Oregon 97205
Phone: 503-226-4644
E-mail: lake@law-works.com
www.law-works.com


CHURCHES AND RELIGIOUS ORGANIZATIONS:

Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Salem - A non-credal, liberal religion and a "welcoming congregation," celebrating the presence and participation of all peoples, including gays, lesbians, bisexuals, transgendered individuals and heterosexuals.
5090 Center Street NE
Salem, OR  97301
Phone: 503-364-0932
www.uusalem.org

First Congregational Church, United Church of Christ - An open and affirming congregation welcoming everyone without regard to race, gender, age, sexual orientation, ethnicity, economic class, marital status or physical/mental abilities.
700 Marion Street NE
Salem, OR 97301
Phone: 503-363-3660
www.uccsalem.org

Brethren Mennonite Council for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Interests - A group of supportive persons that meet approximately every two months fellowshipping around potluck meals at different homes in the Willamette Valley. We welcome any and all persons curious about our group. Please feel free to contact us and learn when our next meeting is to be held.
E-Mail: BMCOregon@yahoogroups.com
http://www.bmclgbt.org/localgrps.html

Freedom Friends Church (Quaker) - A Quaker Church that is welcoming to all people. Active supporters of the GLBT community. Christ-centered, inclusive worship Sundays at 10:30 am.
1845 Commercial St. SE
Salem, OR 97302
Phone: 503-269-8207
http://www.freedomfriends.org


CLOTHING AND COSTUMES:

Lil' Gypsy - Offering vintage fashions & costume jewelry, costumes, collectibles, hats, accessories and unusual gifts.
1389 N. Broadway NE (Corner of Broadway and Hood)
Salem, Oregon 97303
Contact Sam: 503-375-3060
http://www.lilgypsy.com


COUNSELING AND PSYCHOTHERAPY:

Steven "Bo" O'Dell, M.S.W., L.C.S.W.  Mr. O'Dell is a licensed clinical social worker who is an experienced transgender therapist. He has offices both in Salem and Portland, Oregon

SALEM OFFICE
2695 12th Place SE
Salem, Oregon 97302
(503) 363-1175  Voice and TTY
http://www.thelighterheart.com

PORTLAND OFFICE
1732 SE Ash Street
Salem, Oregon 97214
(503) 249-7844  Voice and TTY
http://www.thelighterheart.com

Reid Vanderburgh, MA  Mr. Vanderburgh is a transman and therapist in Portland. He is an experienced transgender counselor who understands.
Holistic Psychotherapy
319 SW Washington #701
Portland, Oregon 97204
(503) 341-7001
http://www.transtherapist.com/

 


ELECTROLYSIS AND PERSONAL SERVICES:

Northwest Medi Spa  Offers electrolysis, facials, permanent cosmetics, eyelash extensions, waxing and medical dermabrasion. The clinic also offers professional medical and laser services. Sensitive to the needs of the transgender community.
Julie Charland, Licensed Electrologist
3700 River Road, Suite 7
Keizer, Oregon 97303
Phone: (503) 390-6397
http://www.northwestmedispa.com 
 


GLBT ORGANIZATIONS:

Salem Capitol Forum - A GLBT friendly non-profit social service organization dedicated to serving the needs of individuals in Marion, Polk and Linn Counties.
www.capitolforum.org formerly at www.salemcf.org

Imperial Sovereign Court of the Willamette Empire - ISCWE is a Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender organization that does fundraising for various charities in the Salem, Oregon area.
www.iscwe.org

Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) - Relatives and friends of GLBT and questioning people who desire respect, dignity and equality for all people regardless of sexual orientation or sexual identity.
PFLAG of Salem meets every third Monday from September through May, 7:00 pm, at the First Congregational Church, United Church of Christ, located at 700 Marion Street NE, in Salem.
Contact: Bill Hayden @ 503-362-8631 - - Pam Bowers @ 503-897-2524 - - Gloria Holland Smith @ 503-371-3920
www.capitolforum.org/pflag

Angles: Willamette University's Queer-Straight Alliance - A queer - straight alliance formed to provide and encourage the support, education, and visibility of gay - lesbian - bisexual - transgendered concerns and issues in the Willamette community.
http://www.willamette.edu/org/angles/index.html

Marionberry Salon Group - This groups reads and then discusses books that touch on the gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgendered experience. Conducts monthly meetings.
http://hometown.aol.com/marionberrysalon/myhomepage/index.html

Rainbow Youth, Inc. of Salem - Provides support for all queer, gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender youth and their allies. Meets weekly on Wednesdays.
http://www.open.org/~ryouth/index.html

Willamette Lamda Legal Organization (WiLLO) - WiLLO exists to promote the awareness of, and appreciation for, gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgendered issues within the context of the law and to provide a forum for the discussion of those issues. We aim to support one another, educate those around us, and celebrate diversity.
http://www.willamette.edu/wucl/students/organizations/willo/

Confluence Chorus - The Willamette Valley mixed gala chorus with frequent performances in Salem, Oregon. No one is turned away for lack of funds.
The Willamette Valley Mixed GALA Chorus
P.O. Box 2772
Salem, OR 97308-2772

www.confluencechorus.org


GOVERNMENT AGENCIES:

Salem Human Rights and Relations Advisory Commission
Marilyn Johnston, Human Rights and Relations Specialist
City of Salem, Department of Community Services
555 Liberty St. SE, Room 300
Salem, Oregon 97301
(503) 588-6032
E-Mail: mejohnston@cityofsalem.net
http://www.cityofsalem.net/~scserv/HRRAC/

Marion County Health Department
HIV Prevention & Intervention

Ricardo Rodriguez, Health Resource Coordinator
3180 Center St. NE
Salem, Oregon 97301
Phone: 503-361-2381 confidential line
E-Mail: rrodriguez@co.marion.or.us
http://health.co.marion.or.us/ph/HIV/HIV_Home.htm


HAIR STYLING AND SALONS:

Sessions - Elizabeth and Gregory Jones are hairsylists who are very supportive of the gay and transgender community.  They are experienced stylists who specialize in cutting, coloring, wig styling and hair extensions. 
Sessions Salon
Elizabeth and Gregory Jones
525 Ferry St.
Salem, Oregon 97201
Phone: 503-551-7561


INTIMATE APPAREL AND BREAST FORMS:

Just Like a Woman - Co-owners are Fern and Margy. They are extremely transgender friendly. They fit and sell lingerie, bras and breast forms. Margy can be contacted by e-mail (margy@coho.com).
6333 SW Macadam, Suite 102
Portland, OR  97239
503-246-7000
http://www.justlikeawoman.com


NIGHTCLUBS:

Southside Speakeasy - Salem's own GLBT Speakeasy and Dance Pub, owned and operated by gay owners, for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and straight friends. See their web site for events and more information. Open 3:30pm until 2:00am, 7 Days a Week
3529 Fairview Industrial Dr. SE
Salem, OR
Phone 503-362-1139
www.southsidespeakeasy.com


ONLINE RESOURCES:

Salem Pride - SalemPride.com provides a comprehensive listing of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender businesses, organizations and resources in the Salem, Oregon area.
www.salempride.com


OREGON TRANSGENDER SUPPORT GROUPS:

Northwest Gender Alliance - Northwest Gender Alliance (NWGA), of Portland, Oregon, is a social, support and educational group for individuals who desire to explore and express another gender. This includes crossdressers, transsexuals, and other individuals who identify themselves as transgendered. NWGA accepts any gender role-- male to female or female to male.
NWGA
P.O. Box 4928
Portland, OR 97208-4928
Information Phone Line: (503) 533-8787

www.nwgapdx.com


PHYSICIANS AND MEDICAL SERVICES:

Sara Becker, M.D.  Dr. Becker is a successful transgendered woman and a wonderful physician offering care to transgender patients.
Northwest Primary Care Group, P.C.

3033 SE Monroe
Milwaukie, Oregon  97222  
Office Phone 503-659-4988
Fax 503-659-4730  
http://www.sarabecker.com and http://www.sarabecker.com/t/

Marion County Health Department
HIV Prevention & Intervention

Ricardo Rodriguez, Health Resource Coordinator
3180 Center St. NE
Salem, Oregon 97301
Phone: 503-361-2381 confidential line
E-Mail: rrodriguez@co.marion.or.us
http://health.co.marion.or.us/ph/HIV/HIV_Home.htm


POLITICAL ACTION ORGANIZATIONS:

Basic Rights Oregon - One of the strongest pro-gay rights organizations in the country that has made Oregon a model for organizers nationwide. Basic Rights Oregon is founded on values that are very Oregonian: Fairness, Democracy, Acceptance and Justice for all. Organizes meetings and events in Salem, Oregon.
PO Box 40625
Portland, OR 97240

Phone: 
503-222-6151
www.basicrights.org


TELEVISION PROGRAMMING:

Logo Channel - Logo Channel is available in the Salem area on Comcast Cable channel 139. Logo shows gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender programming twenty-four hours per day. Shows include news, sitcoms, music videos, movies, talk shows, documentaries, etc.
COMCAST channel 139
DIRECTV channel 263
http://www.logoonline.com


WIGS AND STYLING:

Kay's World of Wigs - The owner (Kay) is very nice and pleasant to do business with. She has experience with transgender customers from Salem and does a nice job of styling wigs. Services include hair replacement, extensions, wigs and wig products.
385 High Street
Salem, OR  97301
503-363-0441

 

 

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