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Breaking: 1st circuit Court of Appeals rules DOMA unconstitutional!

Breaking: 1st circuit Court of Appeals rules DOMA unconstitutional!

May 31, 2012 | Comments (0)

In a 3-0 ruling, the First Circuit Court of Appeals found the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) unconstitutional. Sign here to support the freedom to marry.

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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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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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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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