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Recent EEOC ruling stregthens Trans Employment Protections

Recent EEOC ruling stregthens Trans Employment Protections

May 11, 2012 | Comments (1)

As a result of a lawsuit filed by our friends at the Transgender Law Center, the EEOC in a recent landmark ruling gives trans people new protections.

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Celebrate Mama’s Day Our Way!

Celebrate Mama’s Day Our Way!

May 11, 2012 | Comments (0)

Basic Rights Oregon is proud to be part of the Strong Families campaign and is joining with organizations, families and mamas across the nation to Celebrate Mama’s Day Our Way!

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Our Families: Emily

Our Families: Emily

May 10, 2012 | Comments (0)

Emily Ryan is not only a strong Our Families leader that has been a part of Our Families since the beginning; Emily has been doing great work in our communities for years.  If you don’t know how amazing Emily is then you can thank me for being Emily’s horn tooter!

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Conversations: Meet Rev. Tara Wilkins

Conversations: Meet Rev. Tara Wilkins

April 30, 2012 | Comments (0)

We’re honored to have many people of faith active in our campaign for the freedom to marry in Oregon.  This week, we’d like to introduce you to Rev. Tara Wilkins, Executive Director of the Community of Welcoming Congregations.

 

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2012 Equality Advocate Award Recipient: Brad Avakian, Oregon Labor Commissioner

2012 Equality Advocate Award Recipient: Brad Avakian, Oregon Labor Commissioner

April 19, 2012 | Comments (0)

Basic Rights Education Fund is proud to honor Brad Avakian with the Equality Advocate Award in recognition of his leadership to advance equality for gay and transgender Oregonians!

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Crossroads: Immigrant Rights, Workers Rights and LGBT equality

Crossroads: Immigrant Rights, Workers Rights and LGBT equality

April 16, 2012 | Comments (0)

We had a wonderful and  interactive workshop last week exploring the parallel histories and intersections of the LGBT and Immigrant’s rights movement. 

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Job Announcement: Lead Organizer

Job Announcement: Lead Organizer

April 5, 2012 | Comments (0)

The Lead Organizer will build support in Oregon for civil marriage for committed gay and lesbian couples by growing an intensive and large-scale grassroots field program and developing volunteer leadership.

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Anti-LGBT Group’s Race Wedge Tactics Exposed!

Anti-LGBT Group’s Race Wedge Tactics Exposed!

April 1, 2012 | Comments (0)

Ever get the impression that anti-equality organizations are trying to drive a wedge between LGBT communities and people of color? It’s not your imagination. And now there’s proof.

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‘Standing On Ceremony: The Gay Marriage Plays’

‘Standing On Ceremony: The Gay Marriage Plays’

March 23, 2012 | Comments (0)

Don’t miss out on Standing On Ceremony – eight performances of plays in solidarity to increase public awareness about marriage equality. Running from April 6th to April 21st .

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