"Founded by Gay men for all men, the mission of Delta Lambda Phi is to enhance the quality of life among men irrespective of sexual orientation or gender expression by providing dignified and purposeful social, service and recreational activities." - Delta Lambda Phi mission statement
Delta Lambda Phi is one of the newer fraternities at Oregon State University. Since 1986, Delta Lambda Phi (DLP) has offered gay, bisexual, and progressive men the opportunity to grow in the true spirit of brotherhood — one that embraces diversity and respects the value of all. This group was approved by the national organization in July 2016 and have begun full operations after their induction in Fall 2016. The chapter is now flourishing in the community, and has made significant growth in membership, involvement, and philanthropy commitment.
On March 1st, 2018 Delta Lambda Phi held their second annual Yellow Rose Drag Show. They are partnering with their national philanthropy, The Trevor Project, which is an LGBTQ suicide prevention and crisis intervention hotline and resource hub that has saved countless LGBTQ lives. This service is crucial to the healthy survival of LGBTQ youth in America, especially during this time of political and social change.
The Drag Show was a huge success, and over 200 people attended, and their goal of raising $500 for The Trevor Project was far exceeded. Bringing in over $850, Delta Lambda Phi was thrilled. "Every dollar we can raise for this organization has the potential to save another life and that means the world to us." says founding member, Cory Zimmerman.
Delta Lambda Phi is also participating in Spring Recruitment, and will have events during the first week of school. The event schedule is posted below: