Because of this powerful presentation, IWOK and WSC increased the number of Tribal leaders who were willing to take a public stand from 60 leaders in 2012 to 100 leaders currently in 2013.
Ignite: Get Engaged was the most successful gala in Basic Rights Oregon’s history raising over $460,000 to support our work building equity across Oregon!
Check out this Q&A with Se-ah-dom Edmo, Coordinator at Indigenous Ways of Knowing Program at Lewis & Clark College and winner of our 2013 Fighting Spirit Award!
“‘Come Out For Our Families’ shows the broad support for people of color who also identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender,”
Over 140 leaders have come out to share that they and the organizations they lead, fully support LGBT families of color.
On August 24th thousands will gather in Downtown Portland to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington and rally around issues of social justice.
By Jeana Frazzini and David Fidanque On the eve of the U.S. Supreme Court’s final decision day for this term, we await decisions on a pair of cases expected to have a significant impact on the movement to extend the freedom to marry to all loving, committed couples. This is an issue both Basic Rights […]
Last week, Governor Kitzhaber signed House Bill 2093, making Oregon just one of a handful of states to remove the onerous surgery requirement imposed on transgender Oregonians.