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Benefits With Friends: a dance party for trans people and our allies!

Benefits With Friends: a dance party for trans people and our allies!

April 30, 2013 | Comments (0)

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 […]

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Basic Rights Oregon to Honor Oregon Health & Science University with 2013 Equality Advocate Award

Basic Rights Oregon to Honor Oregon Health & Science University with 2013 Equality Advocate Award

April 17, 2013 | Comments (0)

Basic Rights Oregon is honored to present Oregon Health & Science University with the 2013 Equality Advocate Award.

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Cultural Competency bill passes in the House!

Cultural Competency bill passes in the House!

April 11, 2013 | Comments (0)

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.

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Our Families Member Profile: Monica Lee Noé

Our Families Member Profile: Monica Lee Noé

April 9, 2013 | Comments (0)

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.

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Internship Announcement – Grassroots Field Intern

Internship Announcement – Grassroots Field Intern

April 2, 2013 | Comments (0)

We seek to fill several Grassroots Field Intern positions based out of Portland or Eugene. The Grassroots Field Interns will assist the field team in recruiting, training and coordinating volunteers.

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Trans and gender non-conforming people, bathrooms, and attacks on our community

Trans and gender non-conforming people, bathrooms, and attacks on our community

March 28, 2013 | Comments (0)

For many transgender people, entering a gender-specific bathroom can be a source of stress and anxiety, because using the restroom can mean very real health and safety concerns.

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Colorado Division of Insurance Says Insurers Cannot Discriminate!

Colorado Division of Insurance Says Insurers Cannot Discriminate!

March 25, 2013 | Comments (0)

After months of advocacy by One Colorado and Colorado Consumer Health Initiative, the Colorado Division of Insurance has released a bulletin prohibiting discrimination in health coverage based on sexual orientation or transgender status!

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Linda and Nancy's Story

Linda and Nancy’s Story

March 22, 2013 | Comments (0)

Sign the petition to tell the Department of Veterans Affairs that loving and committed same-sex partners should be allowed to be buried next to each other in national cemeteries.

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Tuition Equity Passes!!

Tuition Equity Passes!!

March 10, 2013 | Comments (0)

Thank you to everyone that joined us in February for an incredible turnout to witness the Oregon Senate vote in favor of Tuition Equity bringing basic fairness to countless students!

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