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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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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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TRIBAL EQUITY TOOLKIT RETREAT YIELDS TREMENDOUS SUPPPORT!

TRIBAL EQUITY TOOLKIT RETREAT YIELDS TREMENDOUS SUPPPORT!

October 10, 2013 | Comments (0)

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. 

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COME OUT FOR OUR FAMILIES

COME OUT FOR OUR FAMILIES

October 3, 2013 | Comments (0)

“‘Come Out For Our Families’ shows the broad support for people of color who also identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender,”

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Support Grows For LGBT Families!

Support Grows For LGBT Families!

September 26, 2013 | Comments (0)

Over 140 leaders have come out to share that they and the organizations they lead, fully support LGBT families of color.

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Marriage and More: The Future of the LGBT Rights Movement

Marriage and More: The Future of the LGBT Rights Movement

September 26, 2013 | Comments (0)

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!

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Q&A With Shannon Minter

Q&A With Shannon Minter

September 26, 2013 | Comments (0)

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!

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HUNDREDS GATHER FOR CIVIL RIGHTS IN DOWNTOWN PORTLAND

HUNDREDS GATHER FOR CIVIL RIGHTS IN DOWNTOWN PORTLAND

August 27, 2013 | Comments (0)

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.

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Thanks for joining us!

Thanks for joining us!

August 19, 2013 | Comments (0)

Thanks to everyone who came out for Just Art!  Our first queer and transgender artists of color showcase was a huge success!

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