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Recent EEOC ruling stregthens Trans Employment Protections

Recent EEOC ruling stregthens Trans Employment Protections

May 11, 2012 | Comments (1)

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.

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Celebrate Mama’s Day Our Way!

Celebrate Mama’s Day Our Way!

May 11, 2012 | Comments (0)

Basic Rights Oregon is proud to be part of the Strong Families campaign and is joining with organizations, families and mamas across the nation to Celebrate Mama’s Day Our Way!

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Our Families: Emily

Our Families: Emily

May 10, 2012 | Comments (0)

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!

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Conversations: Meet Rev. Tara Wilkins

Conversations: Meet Rev. Tara Wilkins

April 30, 2012 | Comments (0)

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.

 

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Crossroads: Immigrant Rights, Workers Rights and LGBT equality

Crossroads: Immigrant Rights, Workers Rights and LGBT equality

April 16, 2012 | Comments (0)

We had a wonderful and  interactive workshop last week exploring the parallel histories and intersections of the LGBT and Immigrant’s rights movement. 

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Job Announcement: Lead Organizer

Job Announcement: Lead Organizer

April 5, 2012 | Comments (0)

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.

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2012 LGBTQ Meaningful Care Conference a huge success!

2012 LGBTQ Meaningful Care Conference a huge success!

April 4, 2012 | Comments (0)

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.

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Anti-LGBT Group’s Race Wedge Tactics Exposed!

Anti-LGBT Group’s Race Wedge Tactics Exposed!

April 1, 2012 | Comments (0)

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.

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Work begins on new Our Families video featuring Native Americans

Work begins on new Our Families video featuring Native Americans

March 19, 2012 | Comments (0)

Following on the success of the “Our Families” video series, work has begun on producing a “Two Spirits” video featuring LGBT Native Americans.

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