News: Transgender Justice

Basic Rights is hiring: Transgender Justice Trainer/Organizer

Basic Rights is hiring: Transgender Justice Trainer/Organizer

August 25, 2015 | Comments (0)

The application for the Transgender Justice Trainer/Organizer position is due September 18th, 2015.

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Basic Rights is hiring: Volunteer Coordinator

Basic Rights is hiring: Volunteer Coordinator

August 25, 2015 | Comments (0)

The application for the volunteer coordinator position is due September 18th, 2015.

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State Reduces Barriers to OHP  for Transgender Oregonians

State Reduces Barriers to OHP for Transgender Oregonians

August 15, 2015 | Comments (0)

On August 13, Oregon’s Health Evidence Review Commission (HERC) reduced barriers to access the Oregon Health Plan (Medicaid) for transgender Oregonians by moving closer to treating the health care needs of transgender Oregonians the same as any other health care service. This reduces the historically discriminatory practices by insurers and health systems and supports our […]

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Oregon Provides Life-saving Care for Transgender Oregonians

Oregon Provides Life-saving Care for Transgender Oregonians

July 16, 2015 | Comments (0)

  In 2015, Oregon joined a small group of states to include treatment for gender dysphoria in its Medicaid program, giving access to lifesaving health care to transgender Oregonians through the Oregon Health Plan.  Transgender people in Oregon and across the nation experience extreme rates of violence and poverty and have suicide attempt rates of […]

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For Transgender Oregonians visibility is not enough

For Transgender Oregonians visibility is not enough

April 28, 2015 | Comments (0)

Learning how to support transgender community members and loved ones can be hard for many people. Here are a few resources to support and affirm transgender people.

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Come out Fully with Transgender Women and Girls

Come out Fully with Transgender Women and Girls

April 22, 2015 | Comments (0)

Join us by coming out strong for transgender women and girls by working toward explicit inclusion of transgender women and girls in institutions and organizations across our state.

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Mamas Day 2015: Celebrating Mamas and Families of All Kinds

Mamas Day 2015: Celebrating Mamas and Families of All Kinds

April 15, 2015 | Comments (0)

Mamahood is not one-size fits all as most Mother’s Day cards would have us believe. Our family structures are as diverse as the people in them – Check out #MamasDay!

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Your Stories are Powerful and Needed

Your Stories are Powerful and Needed

April 3, 2015 | Comments (0)

Your stories are vital to passing bills to end profiling by law enforcement, increasing the minimum wage and banning the box. Share your story!

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2015 Legislative Session Update

2015 Legislative Session Update

March 31, 2015 | Comments (0)

Check out the latest updates on critical issues impacting LGBTQ Oregonians in the 2015 Oregon Legislative session. Share your story with us!

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