News: Racial Justice

Communities of Color Supporting the Freedom to Marry in Washington State

Communities of Color Supporting the Freedom to Marry in Washington State

August 16, 2012 | Comments (0)

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.

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Statement on the Supreme Court Ruling on SB 1070

Statement on the Supreme Court Ruling on SB 1070

June 25, 2012 | Comments (0)

Executive director Jeana Frazzini joined Causa Oregon, ACLU of Oregon and others for a press conference in response to the Supreme Court ruling.

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Color me with Pride

Color me with Pride

June 13, 2012 | Comments (0)

There are so many events happening this month there is no way you could possibly attend them all.  If you are having trouble deciding when and where to go this month, struggle no more.  Here is a breakdown of local QTPOC events you don’t want to miss.

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Portland Black Pride 2012

Portland Black Pride 2012

June 1, 2012 | Comments (0)

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!

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Celebrate Mama’s Day Our Way!

Celebrate Mama’s Day Our Way!

May 11, 2012 | Comments (0)

Basic Rights Oregon is proud to be part of the Strong Families campaign and is joining with organizations, families and mamas across the nation to Celebrate Mama’s Day Our Way!

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Crossroads: Immigrant Rights, Workers Rights and LGBT equality

Crossroads: Immigrant Rights, Workers Rights and LGBT equality

April 16, 2012 | Comments (0)

We had a wonderful and  interactive workshop last week exploring the parallel histories and intersections of the LGBT and Immigrant’s rights movement. 

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Work begins on new Our Families video featuring Native Americans

Work begins on new Our Families video featuring Native Americans

March 19, 2012 | Comments (0)

Following on the success of the “Our Families” video series, work has begun on producing a “Two Spirits” video featuring LGBT Native Americans.

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SHARING OUR STORIES

SHARING OUR STORIES

March 12, 2012 | Comments (0)

In October 2011 we launched three incredibly powerful videos as a part of the Our Families campaign highlighting the experiences, trials, and triumphs of  African American, Latino, and Asian and Pacific Islander LGBT people in our communities. These stories continue to be shared…

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Job Announcement: Racial Justice & Alliance Building Program Manager

Job Announcement: Racial Justice & Alliance Building Program Manager

February 15, 2012 | Comments (0)

After five years of outstanding leadership in our Youth Program, and later our Racial Justice & Alliance Building Program, our own Jessica Lee is moving on to become a full-time student and pursue her passion around health science.  We wish her well, and look forward to finding the next manager to lead our racial justice […]

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