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.
Basic Rights Oregon is excited to partner with the Q Center on this great event that will bring together all official candidates for Mayor of Portland. This is your chance to mingle with the candidates while helping us build political power for LBGT Oregonians.
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 [...]
The partnership of Basic Rights Oregon and Community of Welcoming Congregations (CWC) is committed to supporting an inter-faith leadership team. We are proud to announce a leadership team that emphasizes lifting up the pro-marriage faith voice and educating the LGBT community.