Our Families is a community-based education project that raises the visibility, experiences and public support of LGBT families of color within predominately straight communities of color.
Causa, Oregon’s largest Latino organization and one of Basic Rights’ closest and strongest coalition partners, will be showcasing their LGBT work and the importance of and history behind creating alliances and conversations between Oregon’s LGBT and Latino community.
Two studies confirm what many know: trans people of color experience staggering rates of violence and discrimination.
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.