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.
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!
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.
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.
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 .
Following on the success of the “Our Families” video series, work has begun on producing a “Two Spirits” video featuring LGBT Native Americans.
In October 2011 we launched three incredibly powerful videos as a part of the Our Families campaign highlighting the experiences, trials, and triumphs of African American, Latino, and Asian and Pacific Islander LGBT people in our communities. These stories continue to be shared…
After five years of outstanding leadership in our Youth Program, and later our Racial Justice & Alliance Building Program, our own Jessica Lee is moving on to become a full-time student and pursue her passion around health science. We wish her well, and look forward to finding the next manager to lead our racial justice […]
Today, equality advocates in Maine announced plans to put a freedom to marry measure on the ballot. It’s clear that we are inching closer to a tipping point of public support for the freedom to marry.