Because of this powerful presentation, IWOK and WSC increased the number of Tribal leaders who were willing to take a public stand from 60 leaders in 2012 to 100 leaders currently in 2013.
News: Racial Justice
“‘Come Out For Our Families’ shows the broad support for people of color who also identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender,”
Over 140 leaders have come out to share that they and the organizations they lead, fully support LGBT families of color.
Join Basic Rights Oregon for Marriage and More: The Future of the LGBT Rights Movement, a talk from Shannon Minter Wednesday, October 2nd at 5:30pm in the White Stag Lecture Hall of UO in Portland and Thursday, October 3rd at 7pm in 175 Knight Law Center in Eugene!
Check out this Q&A with the lead counsel in the California marriage equality case that held that all couples have the right to marry and that laws that limit rights based on sexual orientation are inherently discriminatory and legal director of the National Center for Lesbian Rights, Shannon Minter!
Basic Rights Oregon and PFLAG (Portland, Portland Black Chapter) partnered to bring together supporters to show strong and visible support from LGBT communities in the fight for Civil Rights.
Thanks to everyone who came out for Just Art! Our first queer and transgender artists of color showcase was a huge success!
We’re super jazzed to be having Kit Yan join us for our September 12th event, Front and Center, a showcase featuring trans performers of color. Get more details and sign up to attend here!