News: Transgender Justice

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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Oregon DMV Simplifies Process for Updating Gender Marker

Oregon DMV Simplifies Process for Updating Gender Marker

January 12, 2015 | Comments (0)

Basic Rights Oregon worked with the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) to improve the process by which transgender Oregonians are able to change the gender identity marker on their driver’s license.

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OHP COVERING TRANSGENDER HEALTH SERVICES

OHP COVERING TRANSGENDER HEALTH SERVICES

January 7, 2015 | Comments (0)

Information on the new policy by the Oregon Health Plan making it possible for transgender people to get lifesaving health care.

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Trans Health Workshop, Jan. 26

Trans Health Workshop, Jan. 26

January 3, 2015 | Comments (0)

Join Basic Rights Oregon for a Transgender Health Workshop:
Monday January 26, 2015, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Pivot PDX, 209 SW 4th Ave., Portland, OR 97204.

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