Two studies confirm what many know: trans people of color experience staggering rates of violence and discrimination.
Archive for September, 2011
Big news in the world of trans health! Yesterday, the World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH) announced major changes to the Standards of Care for transgender people.
The Oregon Family Fairness Act went into effect February 4, 2008. The Domestic Partnership Resource Guide provides more information on the rights and responsibilities provided by the law.
Basic Rights Oregon’s Strategic Plan represents a bold new approach to ensure that all LGBT Oregonians experience full equality.
In 2009 we worked with a broad coalition to pass the Oregon Safe Schools Act, aimed at eliminating bullying and harassment in our schools.
In 2008 we vigorously defended our rights by protecting the domestic partnership and non-discrimination laws an set the vision for the next five years in our bold strategic plan.
Meet our incredible staff of dedicated professionals, working with volunteers across the state to ensure equal rights for all!
This guide, written by Basic Rights Oregon’s Legal Advisory Group, answers basic questions about the rights of transgender Oregonians under the law. Need to know about your right to housing, or how the law addresses public restrooms? This guide has the answers you need.
What language is affirming? What language isn’t? This handout outlines some basic do’s and don’ts for talking with transgender, genderqueer, and gender non-conforming people. Includes introductory tips for being a good ally.