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Rummell v. Kitzhaber: Challenging Oregon's Ban on Marriage for Same-Sex Couples

Rummell v. Kitzhaber: Challenging Oregon’s Ban on Marriage for Same-Sex Couples

April 5, 2014 | Comments (0)

Read more about the federal lawsuit and couples challenging Oregon’s constitutional ban on marriage for lesbian and gay couples. 

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DEADLINE EXTENDED (3/24): Racial Justice and Alliance Building Organizer with Basic Rights Oregon

DEADLINE EXTENDED (3/24): Racial Justice and Alliance Building Organizer with Basic Rights Oregon

March 6, 2014 | Comments (0)

Click here to learn more about this exciting opportunity.

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Rummell and West v. Kitzhaber: Meet the Plaintiff Couples

Rummell and West v. Kitzhaber: Meet the Plaintiff Couples

December 19, 2013 | Comments (1)

  Paul Rummell and Benjamin West Paul and Ben reside in Portland, Oregon. Paul, a veteran of the United States Air Force, has been working in the renewable energy field for the last nine years and previously worked in the theatre arts. Ben is currently in a program to become a registered nurse, which he […]

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Statement Regarding Suit Filed to Challenge Oregon’s Ban on Marriage for Same-Sex Couples

Statement Regarding Suit Filed to Challenge Oregon’s Ban on Marriage for Same-Sex Couples

December 19, 2013 | Comments (0)

The American Civil Liberties Union, the ACLU of Oregon, and volunteer counsel from the law firms of Johnson, Johnson & Schaller, PC and Perkins Coie, LLP filed a federal lawsuit today in U.S. District Court in Eugene on behalf of two same-sex couples who wish to marry in Oregon and Basic Rights Education Fund. The […]

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Thanks for joining us for Ignite: Get Engaged!

Thanks for joining us for Ignite: Get Engaged!

October 7, 2013 | Comments (0)

Ignite: Get Engaged was the most successful gala in Basic Rights Oregon’s history raising over $460,000 to support our work building equity across Oregon! 

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Marriage and More: The Future of the LGBT Rights Movement

Marriage and More: The Future of the LGBT Rights Movement

September 26, 2013 | Comments (0)

Join Basic Rights Oregon for Marriage and More: The Future of the LGBT Rights Movement, a talk from Shannon Minter Wednesday, October 2nd at 5:30pm in the White Stag Lecture Hall of UO in Portland and Thursday, October 3rd at 7pm in 175 Knight Law Center in Eugene!

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Q&A With Shannon Minter

Q&A With Shannon Minter

September 26, 2013 | Comments (0)

Check out this Q&A with the lead counsel in the California marriage equality case that held that all couples have the right to marry and that laws that limit rights based on sexual orientation are inherently discriminatory and legal director of the National Center for Lesbian Rights, Shannon Minter!

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KIT YAN COMES TO PORTLAND

KIT YAN COMES TO PORTLAND

August 19, 2013 | Comments (0)

We’re super jazzed to be having Kit Yan join us for our September 12th event, Front and Center, a showcase featuring trans performers of color. Get more details and sign up to attend here!

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Front and Center: KOKUMỌ

Front and Center: KOKUMỌ

August 7, 2013 | Comments (0)

We’re hugely excited to be having KOKUMỌ join us for our September 12th event, Front and Center, a showcase featuring trans performers of color. Get more details and sign up to attend here! 

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