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.
Ever get the impression that anti-equality organizations are trying to drive a wedge between LGBT communities and people of color? It’s not your imagination. And now there’s proof.
Following on the success of the “Our Families” video series, work has begun on producing a “Two Spirits” video featuring LGBT Native Americans.
In October 2011 we launched three incredibly powerful videos as a part of the Our Families campaign highlighting the experiences, trials, and triumphs of African American, Latino, and Asian and Pacific Islander LGBT people in our communities. These stories continue to be shared…