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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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Mamas Day 2015: Celebrating Mamas and Families of All Kinds

Mamas Day 2015: Celebrating Mamas and Families of All Kinds

April 15, 2015 | Comments (0)

Mamahood is not one-size fits all as most Mother’s Day cards would have us believe. Our family structures are as diverse as the people in them – Check out #MamasDay!

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Your Stories are Powerful and Needed

Your Stories are Powerful and Needed

April 3, 2015 | Comments (0)

Your stories are vital to passing bills to end profiling by law enforcement, increasing the minimum wage and banning the box. Share your story!

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2015 Bites for Rights Participants

2015 Bites for Rights Participants

April 1, 2015 | Comments (0)

Bites for Rights – Our most delicious fundraiser of the year is happening on Thursday, June 18! Is your favorite place not on our list? Let us know and we’ll invite them to participate.

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