Trans and immigrant communities are both faced with similar challenges, especially in attaining adequate documentation to move through the world freely and safely. There are many parallels between these struggles: Both trans and immigrant communities experience unemployment due to broader social stigmas and pervasive employment discrimination. In most states, neither have legal protection against that discrimination. Many [...]
We are proud to announce the 2nd edition of our groundbreaking resource: “The Benefits of Equality: A Blueprint for Inclusive Health Care for Transgender Workers.“
Basic Rights Oregon’s Racial Justice and Alliance Building Program is soliciting submissions for our August 2013 art show highlighting Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender People of Color (LGBT POC) artists!
Our Families, the volunteer leadership team of the Racial Justice and Alliance Building Program, is throwing a Karaoke and Dance Party for Queer and Trans People of Color and Allies!
Featuring Monika MHz and microaggression! Friday, May 10th Crush Bar (1400 SE Morrison)21+$5-8 sliding scale, no one turned away for lack of fundsADA AccessibleGender Neutral Bathrooms Available RSVP here! Amazing raffle prizes include gift certificates from Ritual Arts Tattoo and Body Piercing, She Bop, Sacred Vessel Natural Medicine, a portrait by Lisa Summers, and more! All [...]
Basic Rights Oregon is honored to present Oregon Health & Science University with the 2013 Equality Advocate Award, at the 20thAnniversary Oregonians Against Discrimination Business Leaders Luncheon on April 18.
Basic Rights Oregon supports the HB 2611 Cultural Competency bill because it is the right thing to do and at the core of our social justice values.
Many of you may know about Our Families, our LGBT people of color and straight allies of color volunteer leadership team. But what many of you may not know is who the amazing folks that make Our Families so incredible are. I had a chance to interview Monica Lee Noé and find out a little more about who she is.