Archive for April, 2012

Conversations: Meet Rev. Tara Wilkins

Conversations: Meet Rev. Tara Wilkins

April 30, 2012 | Comments (0)

We’re honored to have many people of faith active in our campaign for the freedom to marry in Oregon.  This week, we’d like to introduce you to Rev. Tara Wilkins, Executive Director of the Community of Welcoming Congregations.

 

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Bites For Rights

Bites For Rights

April 28, 2012 | Comments (0)

Our most delicious fundraiser of the year! 2012 marks the 13th annual Bites for Rights Event. On June 21st, 2012, restaurants, coffee shops, bars and bakeries around the state will donate a generous percentage of their day’s proceeds to Basic Rights Oregon. On this one day, you can feast to promote fairness for all LGBT Oregonians.

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2012 Equality Advocate Award Recipient: Brad Avakian, Oregon Labor Commissioner

2012 Equality Advocate Award Recipient: Brad Avakian, Oregon Labor Commissioner

April 19, 2012 | Comments (0)

Basic Rights Education Fund is proud to honor Brad Avakian with the Equality Advocate Award in recognition of his leadership to advance equality for gay and transgender Oregonians!

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Crossroads: Immigrant Rights, Workers Rights and LGBT equality

Crossroads: Immigrant Rights, Workers Rights and LGBT equality

April 16, 2012 | Comments (0)

We had a wonderful and  interactive workshop last week exploring the parallel histories and intersections of the LGBT and Immigrant’s rights movement. 

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Job Announcement: Lead Organizer

Job Announcement: Lead Organizer

April 5, 2012 | Comments (0)

The Lead Organizer will build support in Oregon for civil marriage for committed gay and lesbian couples by growing an intensive and large-scale grassroots field program and developing volunteer leadership.

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2012 LGBTQ Meaningful Care Conference a huge success!

2012 LGBTQ Meaningful Care Conference a huge success!

April 4, 2012 | Comments (0)

Last Friday, March 30th, the nearly 400 people came together for the 2012 Meaningful Care Conference in Portland. Basic Rights Oregon was proud to be a sponsor. Read on for more on this fantastic event.

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Anti-LGBT Group’s Race Wedge Tactics Exposed!

Anti-LGBT Group’s Race Wedge Tactics Exposed!

April 1, 2012 | Comments (0)

Ever get the impression that anti-equality organizations are trying to drive a wedge between LGBT communities and people of color? It’s not your imagination. And now there’s proof.

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