Our Families is a community-based education project that raises the visibility, experiences and public support of LGBT families of color within predominately straight communities of color.
Causa, Oregon’s largest Latino organization and one of Basic Rights’ closest and strongest coalition partners, will be showcasing their LGBT work and the importance of and history behind creating alliances and conversations between Oregon’s LGBT and Latino community.
Two studies confirm what many know: trans people of color experience staggering rates of violence and discrimination.
Big news in the world of trans health! Yesterday, the World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH) announced major changes to the Standards of Care for transgender people.
As part of our on-going profiles of Trans Justice Working Group members, we are introducing Rowan, who explains why this work is necessary and what superpower Rowan would prefer.
Janet Mock decided to tell her story because “the recent stories about kids who have killed themselves because of the secrets they were forced to keep has shifted something in me.“
We are proud to announce that today the Portland City Council unanimously voted to end insurance exclusions against transgender City employees.
Basic Rights’ Board convenes community leaders and campaign professionals before deciding whether to gather signatures for a 2012 marriage initiative Basic Rights Oregon has convened a group of experienced community leaders and campaign professionals to help determine whether to go to the ballot next year. Advice from the Advisory Group, along with input from the […]
There is no doubt that the effort to win the freedom to marry is gaining momentum every day. And we are working tirelessly to make the most of this moment. We are so close. But close doesn’t cut it. If the election were held today, it is uncertain if we’d win. In a few weeks, […]