Basic Rights Oregon stands proudly in solidarity with CeCe McDonald, an African American trans woman sentenced to 41 months in prison for defending herself in a violent attack .
With two major US LGBT victories already under our belt this month, including Obama’s announcement and the EEOC ruling, the historic news just keeps rolling in! The Argentinean Senate has approved a law that makes it much easier for trans people to live authentically and access life-saving, medically necessary healthcare. Argentina’s comprehensive Gender Identity Law […]
As a result of a lawsuit filed by our friends at the Transgender Law Center, the EEOC in a recent landmark ruling gives trans people new protections.
Emily Ryan is not only a strong Our Families leader that has been a part of Our Families since the beginning; Emily has been doing great work in our communities for years. If you don’t know how amazing Emily is then you can thank me for being Emily’s horn tooter!
We’re honored to have many people of faith active in our campaign for the freedom to marry in Oregon. This week, we’d like to introduce you to Rev. Tara Wilkins, Executive Director of the Community of Welcoming Congregations.
We had a wonderful and interactive workshop last week exploring the parallel histories and intersections of the LGBT and Immigrant’s rights movement.
The Lead Organizer will build support in Oregon for civil marriage for committed gay and lesbian couples by growing an intensive and large-scale grassroots field program and developing volunteer leadership.
Last Friday, March 30th, the nearly 400 people came together for the 2012 Meaningful Care Conference in Portland. Basic Rights Oregon was proud to be a sponsor. Read on for more on this fantastic event.