In recognition of World AIDS Day 2013 we want you to take a closer look at where we are in battling this epidemic and more importantly, where we can go if we all make an effort to join in the fight together.
Archive for November, 2013
We are teaming up with Cover Oregon, Forward Together, Q Center and Cascade AIDS Project to spread the word about the new healthcare marketplace that started October 2013, with coverage beginning January 2014. This transition can be confusing at times, so here is some basic information to give you a clearer understanding of what it means and how you can get signed up.
The Tribal Equity Toolkit 2.0 is now available from The Native American Program of Legal Aid Services of Oregon, the Indigenous Ways of Knowing Program at Lewis & Clark Graduate School of Education and Counseling, the Western States Center, the Pride Foundation and Basic Rights Oregon!
We are excited to team up with Cupcake Jones for some sweet rewards for everyone who gives at any amount to Basic Rights via the Willamette Week’s Give!Guide.
People from across the state gathered to build community and skills to realize transgender justice in Oregon. Basic Rights Oregon’s Trans Justice Program held the 3rd Annual Trans Justice Summit, a one of a kind event in the Pacific Northwest.
Workshop Title Presenters Time Location Registration 9:30–10:00 AM Welcome and breakfast Jeana Frazzini (Basic Rights Oregon Executive Director) and Adrian Martinez (Trans Justice Summit Coordinator) 10:00–10:20 AM Gathering Area Session 1 10:30–12:00 PM Campaign Strategy: How to Build Power Jennifer Gibbons, Brittany MacPherson Room 180 […]
Last month the American Bar Association published a comprehensive new legal primer for transgender adults, a first of it’s kind: “Transgender Persons and the Law”, written by Ally Windsor Howell. Howell, a lawyer who identifies as a trans woman, has written this book in such a way as to make it accessible to […]
Wednesday, November 20th is the 15th annual Transgender Day of Remembrance. This day honors not just those who self identified as transgender, but anyone who was murdered because of a bias against transgender and gender non-conforming individuals.