African Americans (also referred to as Black Americans or Afro-Americans) are an ethnic group of Americans with total or partial ancestry from any of the black racial groups of Africa.
Just Out was an LGBTQ publication in Portland, Oregon founded in 1983 by Jay Brown and Renee LaChance.
An LGBT community centre (American spelling: LGBT community center), or pride center, is a building which hosts services for non-heterosexual youth, seniors, adult men and women, and trans individuals, as well as an organization which owns and maintains such a building on a non-profit, non-political basis.
Portland is the largest city in the U.S. state of Oregon and the seat of Multnomah County.
Samuel Francis "Sam" Adams (born September 3, 1963) is an American politician who is the former mayor of Portland, Oregon.
The Oregonian is a daily newspaper based in Portland, Oregon, owned by Advance Publications.
The Portland Mercury is an alternative weekly newspaper and media company founded in 2000 in Portland, Oregon.
A 501(c) organization is a nonprofit organization in the federal law of the United States according to and is one of 29 types of nonprofit organizations exempt from some federal income taxes.