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The Benefits of Equality toolkit

The Benefits of Equality toolkit

May 19, 2012 | Comments (1)

We are proud to release “The Benefits of Equality: A Blueprint for Inclusive Heath Care for Transgender Workers.” This is a groundbreaking resource for moving gender-affirming health care in the workplace. Read on to learn more and download this free resource.

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We Stand in Solidarity with CeCe and all Trans Women of Color

We Stand in Solidarity with CeCe and all Trans Women of Color

May 16, 2012 | Comments (0)

Basic Rights Oregon stands proudly in solidarity with CeCe McDonald, an African American trans woman sentenced to 41 months in prison for defending herself in a violent attack .

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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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Bites For Rights

Bites For Rights

April 28, 2012 | Comments (0)

Our most delicious fundraiser of the year! 2012 marks the 13th annual Bites for Rights Event. On June 21st, 2012, restaurants, coffee shops, bars and bakeries around the state will donate a generous percentage of their day’s proceeds to Basic Rights Oregon. On this one day, you can feast to promote fairness for all LGBT Oregonians.

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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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