Ninth Circuit not to rehear en banc (in front of an eleven-judge panel) the landmark case that found California’s Proposition 8 unconstitutional earlier this year.
Things are heating up and this year and we are bringing the heat. That is why the theme for Portland Black Pride 2012 is Fire!
In a 3-0 ruling, the First Circuit Court of Appeals found the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) unconstitutional. Sign here to support the freedom to marry.
Our field team is excited to continue this work and share our stories of love and commitment with Oregonians all across the state as we build a majority for marriage equality in Oregon.
Basic Rights Oregon is building a majority for marriage, talking to our friends and neighbors about why marriage matters. That’s why we’re traveling all across the state this spring to connect with community leaders and set a course for the road ahead.
Click here for an overview of the new federal standards aimed at ending prison rape and abuse.
We are proud to release “The Benefits of Equality: A Blueprint for Inclusive Heath Care for Transgender Workers.” This is a groundbreaking resource for moving gender-affirming health care in the workplace. Read on to learn more and download this free resource.
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 [...]