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 […]
News: Transgender Justice
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.
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.
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!
Your stories are vital to passing bills to end profiling by law enforcement, increasing the minimum wage and banning the box. Share your story!
Check out the latest updates on critical issues impacting LGBTQ Oregonians in the 2015 Oregon Legislative session. Share your story with us!
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.
Information on the new policy by the Oregon Health Plan making it possible for transgender people to get lifesaving health care.