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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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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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Work begins on new Our Families video featuring Native Americans

Work begins on new Our Families video featuring Native Americans

March 19, 2012 | Comments (0)

Following on the success of the “Our Families” video series, work has begun on producing a “Two Spirits” video featuring LGBT Native Americans.

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SHARING OUR STORIES

SHARING OUR STORIES

March 12, 2012 | Comments (0)

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…

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Job Announcement: Racial Justice & Alliance Building Program Manager

Job Announcement: Racial Justice & Alliance Building Program Manager

February 15, 2012 | Comments (0)

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 […]

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What Maine and Washington mean for Marriage Equality in Oregon

What Maine and Washington mean for Marriage Equality in Oregon

January 26, 2012 | Comments (0)

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.

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