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.
Meet our incredible staff of dedicated professionals, working with volunteers across the state to ensure equal rights for all!
This guide, written by Basic Rights Oregon’s Legal Advisory Group, answers basic questions about the rights of transgender Oregonians under the law. Need to know about your right to housing, or how the law addresses public restrooms? This guide has the answers you need.
What language is affirming? What language isn’t? This handout outlines some basic do’s and don’ts for talking with transgender, genderqueer, and gender non-conforming people. Includes introductory tips for being a good ally.
Like any form of oppression, transphobia works through institutional policies and practices every day, whether we intend it to or not. This poster outlines just some of the ways that transphobia works through institutions like medicine, the government, schools and more.
When people who aren’t transgender first start to interact with people who are, we can get caught up in basic questions and end up acting differently than we otherwise do. This chart breaks down some common missteps that trans allies make, and how those missteps can be experienced.
The Board of Directors oversees and supports the work of the organization, setting strategy, making policy, and monitoring financials. The board is responsible for helping the organization articulate a compelling vision and for partnering with the Executive Director to carry out the mission.