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Communities of Color United for Marriage

Communities of Color United for Marriage

December 4, 2013 | Comments (0)

Basic Rights Oregon, Western States Center and Oregon United for Marriage recently launched Communities of Color for Marriage to ensure communities of color are represented and engaged in the Oregon United for Marriage campaign to win the freedom to marry in Oregon.

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World AIDS Day 2013

World AIDS Day 2013

November 27, 2013 | Comments (0)

In recognition of World AIDS Day 2013 we want you to take a closer look at where we are in battling this epidemic and more importantly, where we can go if we all make an effort to join in the fight together.

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Affordable Care Act & Healthcare Resources

Affordable Care Act & Healthcare Resources

November 21, 2013 | Comments (0)

We are teaming up with Cover Oregon, Forward Together, Q Center and Cascade AIDS Project to spread the word about the new healthcare marketplace that started October 2013, with coverage beginning January 2014. This transition can be confusing at times, so here is some basic information to give you a clearer understanding of what it means and how you can get signed up.

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Tribal Equity Toolkit 2.0 Released!

Tribal Equity Toolkit 2.0 Released!

November 19, 2013 | Comments (0)

The Tribal Equity Toolkit 2.0 is now available from The Native American Program of Legal Aid Services of Oregon, the Indigenous Ways of Knowing Program at Lewis & Clark Graduate School of Education and Counseling, the Western States Center, the Pride Foundation and Basic Rights Oregon! 

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3rd Annual Trans Justice Summit A Success!

3rd Annual Trans Justice Summit A Success!

November 13, 2013 | Comments (0)

People from across the state gathered to build community and skills to realize transgender justice in Oregon. Basic Rights Oregon’s Trans Justice Program held the 3rd Annual Trans Justice Summit, a one of a kind event in the Pacific Northwest. 

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New "Transgender Persons and the Law" Book Released!

New “Transgender Persons and the Law” Book Released!

November 6, 2013 | Comments (0)

        Last month the American Bar Association published a comprehensive new legal primer for transgender adults, a first of it’s kind: “Transgender Persons and the Law”, written by Ally Windsor Howell. Howell, a lawyer who identifies as a trans woman, has written this book in such a way as to make it accessible to […]

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2013 Transgender Day Of Remembrance

2013 Transgender Day Of Remembrance

November 4, 2013 | Comments (0)

Wednesday, November 20th is the 15th annual Transgender Day of Remembrance. This day honors not just those who self identified as transgender, but anyone who was murdered because of a bias against transgender and gender non-conforming individuals. 

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triangle productions! presents American Fiesta

triangle productions! presents American Fiesta

November 1, 2013 | Comments (0)

triangle productions! presents their upcoming play, American Fiesta in support of equality, love, and commitment, which opens on Wednesday, November 27. A percentage of the tickets benefits Basic Rights.

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Basic Rights Is Hiring: Program Director

Basic Rights Is Hiring: Program Director

November 1, 2013 | Comments (0)

We’re hiring!

Basic Rights is looking for a Program Director to lead our Trans Justice & Racial Justice Programs.  Click here for the job description!

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