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Basic Rights Applauds BOLI for Enforcing Law, Affirming LGBTQ Dignity

Basic Rights Applauds BOLI for Enforcing Law, Affirming LGBTQ Dignity

July 2, 2015 | Comments (0)

The Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industry (BOLI) confirmed damages should be paid to the couple who experienced discrimination at Sweet Cakes by Melissa, a bakery that refused to make a wedding cake for a lesbian couple planning to marry. Basic Rights Oregon applauds BOLI for enforcing the Oregon Equality Act. This law was passed in […]

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Yes, Celebrate, And We’re Not Done

Yes, Celebrate, And We’re Not Done

June 26, 2015 | Comments (0)

The freedom to marry is the law of the land across the United States. It is a moment of joy, of celebration, and of reflection. It is also the moment to look forward, because we’re not done.

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Basic Rights is Hiring: Policy/Legal Director

Basic Rights is Hiring: Policy/Legal Director

June 19, 2015 | Comments (0)

Basic Rights Oregon is hiring a Policy/Legal Director. Click here for details.

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Programs

Trans Justice

Trans Justice

September 19, 2011 | Comments (0)

Our Trans Justice program works to win policies that increase the safety and wellbeing of transgender Oregonians.  Our work focuses on health care, criminal justice, and ending discrimination—all led by trans, genderqueer and gender non-conforming community leaders.

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Racial Justice

Racial Justice

September 18, 2011 | Comments (0)

Our Racial Justice & Alliance Building program centers the leadership and experiences of LGBT people of color, while building a powerful movement between and within LGBT and communities of color in Oregon.  

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