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…
On March 8th, nearly 20 leaders from Basic Rights Oregon and our incredible coalition partners gathered for “Putting the ‘T’ in Equality: How to be a Great Trans Ally.” Read on for more details!
The group offers support, information and tools necessary to nurture healthy LGBTQ families. Meetings will vary in content offering themes, special topics and guest presenters.
After five years of outstanding leadership in our Youth Program, and later our Racial Justice & Alliance Building Program, our own Jessica Lee is moving on to become a full-time student and pursue her passion around health science. We wish her well, and look forward to finding the next manager to lead our racial justice […]