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Celebrate OUR families and mamas of all kinds

Celebrate OUR families and mamas of all kinds

May 4, 2015 | Comments (0)

We are excited to a partner in the Strong Families Mamas Day campaign, giving visibility to mamas and families in ways that you rarely see in the greeting card aisle.

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Love Wins: Oregon's One Year Anniversary for the freedom to marry

Love Wins: Oregon’s One Year Anniversary for the freedom to marry

May 1, 2015 | Comments (0)

Join us and two of the nation’s leading experts in the marriage equality movement–Attorney Mary Bonauto and Activist Thalia Zepatos. RSVP today for this free statewide conference call.

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For Transgender Oregonians visibility is not enough

For Transgender Oregonians visibility is not enough

April 28, 2015 | Comments (0)

Learning how to support transgender community members and loved ones can be hard for many people. Here are a few resources to support and affirm transgender people.

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2014 Annual Report

2014 Annual Report

April 28, 2015 | Comments (0)

    Download Basic Rights Oregon’s 2014 Annual Report

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Tips for being an Ally to Transgender People

Tips for being an Ally to Transgender People

April 24, 2015 | Comments (0)

As you know, Oregon has long been home to some incredible strides for gay and lesbian communities.  But you may not know that Oregon is also home to many milestones for transgender communities: the first trans delegate to the Democratic National Convention.  The first transgender doctor to treat transgender patients.  Oregon was one of the […]

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Tips for Accurate and Respectful Reporting on Transgender Issues

Tips for Accurate and Respectful Reporting on Transgender Issues

April 24, 2015 | Comments (0)

The past few years have seen a significant uptick in public and media attention on issues affecting transgender individuals—here in Oregon, nationally and internationally. These stories are often deeply personal and highly complex. Basic Rights Oregon has worked with GLAAD—the national expert on LGBT issues in the media—to host informational briefings for Oregon media on […]

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Discrimination is wrong. Plain and simple.

Discrimination is wrong. Plain and simple.

April 24, 2015 | Comments (0)

The Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industry (BOLI)’s confirmed discrimination and proposed damages are paid to the couple by Sweet Cakes by Melissa, a bakery that refused to make a wedding cake for a lesbian couple planning to marry.

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Come out Fully with Transgender Women and Girls

Come out Fully with Transgender Women and Girls

April 22, 2015 | Comments (0)

Join us by coming out strong for transgender women and girls by working toward explicit inclusion of transgender women and girls in institutions and organizations across our state.

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Our Next Chapter

Our Next Chapter

April 20, 2015 | Comments (0)

Basic Rights Oregon shifts to new leadership model for next chapter in LGBTQ movement — Nancy Haque and Jeana Frazzini named Co-Directors

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