Archive for May, 2013

Volunteer at IGNITE!

Volunteer at IGNITE!

May 27, 2013 | Comments (0)

Join us Friday October 11th at the Portland Art Museum for Basic Rights Oregon’s annual gala IGNITE: Get Engaged! We’re looking for folks who like dressing up, rubbing elbows, at helping out to serve as event staff for the evening. Here’s a list of volunteer roles we have available this year and the associated time […]

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Immigrating While Trans – Navigating Legal Barriers and Discrimination

Immigrating While Trans – Navigating Legal Barriers and Discrimination

May 15, 2013 | Comments (0)

Trans and immigrant communities are both faced with similar challenges, especially in attaining adequate documentation to move through the world freely and safely. There are many parallels between these struggles: Both trans and immigrant communities experience unemployment due to broader social stigmas and pervasive employment discrimination.  In most states, neither have legal protection against that discrimination. Many […]

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Faces of Trans Inclusive Health Care Video

Faces of Trans Inclusive Health Care Video

May 14, 2013 | Comments (0)

  As part of our continuing work to end health care discrimination against trans Oregonians, Basic Rights Oregon is proud to present this first of it’s kind video discussing trans experiences of health care discrimination. Eight incredible community members are joined by two allies to share struggles, joys, and triumphs about trans-inclusive care. Check out […]

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Updated resource for trans-inclusive health care

Updated resource for trans-inclusive health care

May 14, 2013 | Comments (0)

We are proud to announce the 2nd edition of our groundbreaking resource: “The Benefits of Equality: A Blueprint for Inclusive Health Care for Transgender Workers.

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LGBT People of Color Artists: Call for Art Submissions!

LGBT People of Color Artists: Call for Art Submissions!

May 13, 2013 | Comments (0)

Basic Rights Oregon’s Racial Justice and Alliance Building Program is soliciting submissions for our August 2013 art show highlighting Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender People of Color (LGBT POC) artists! 

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Sing For Your Life: Karaoke and Dance Party

Sing For Your Life: Karaoke and Dance Party

May 9, 2013 | Comments (0)

Our Families, the volunteer leadership team of the Racial Justice and Alliance Building Program, is throwing a Karaoke and Dance Party for Queer and Trans People of Color and Allies!

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