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United We Stand – For All

United We Stand – For All

June 25, 2013 | Comments (0)

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 […]

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VICTORY: Birth certificates for transgender Oregonians!

VICTORY: Birth certificates for transgender Oregonians!

June 19, 2013 | Comments (0)

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.

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PRIDE IN COLOR

PRIDE IN COLOR

June 13, 2013 | Comments (0)

There are many events happening this June.   Click below for a breakdown of LGBT People of color events you don’t want to miss.

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Join us for the Trans Justice Listening Sessions!

Join us for the Trans Justice Listening Sessions!

June 13, 2013 | Comments (0)

This summer, we’re holding community-specific listening sessions with trans communities of color, trans women’s communities, and trans youth communities.

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Cultural Competency Bill Passes in Oregon Legislature!

Cultural Competency Bill Passes in Oregon Legislature!

June 12, 2013 | Comments (0)

Basic Rights Oregon’s Racial Justice & Alliance Building program has actively been supporting our coalition partners in the capitol to advance key racial justice policies in Oregon.

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Immigrating While Trans – Navigating Legal Barriers and Discrimination

Immigrating While Trans – Navigating Legal Barriers and Discrimination

May 15, 2013 | Comments (0)

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 […]

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Updated resource for trans-inclusive health care

Updated resource for trans-inclusive health care

May 14, 2013 | Comments (0)

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.

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LGBT People of Color Artists: Call for Art Submissions!

LGBT People of Color Artists: Call for Art Submissions!

May 13, 2013 | Comments (0)

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! 

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Sing For Your Life: Karaoke and Dance Party

Sing For Your Life: Karaoke and Dance Party

May 9, 2013 | Comments (0)

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!

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