Basic Rights Oregon supports the HB 2611 Cultural Competency bill because it is the right thing to do and at the core of our social justice values.
News: Racial Justice
Many of you may know about Our Families, our LGBT people of color and straight allies of color volunteer leadership team. But what many of you may not know is who the amazing folks that make Our Families so incredible are. I had a chance to interview Monica Lee Noé and find out a little more about who she is.
Thank you to everyone that joined us in February for an incredible turnout to witness the Oregon Senate vote in favor of Tuition Equity bringing basic fairness to countless students!
Basic Rights Oregon along with Western States Center joined CAUSA on April 3rd for their first LGBT Lobby Day.
To honor Bayard Rustin’s courage and his invaluable legacy, the National Black Justice Coalition (NBJC) has launched the Bayard Rustin 2013 Commemoration Project. Learn More!
Straight leaders of color and organizations come out in support of LGBT families of color!
PFLAG Portland Black Chapter and the Urban League of Portland released a groundbreaking report highlighting key social and economic issue areas affecting Black LGBTQ Oregonians.
The Our Families videos highlight the personal trials and triumphs of LGBT families of color. This video focuses on Native American Two Spirit Families.
An outpouring of support has come from straight communities and leaders of color in Washington that understand that their communities include LGBT families and that our families are stronger when we all are treated equally.