Basic Rights Oregon has collected many stories from transgender Oregonians, experts, and doctors to illustrate the impact that unfair exclusions have on our friends, family and community.
News: Transgender Justice
Basic Rights Oregon is working to ensure the safety of transgender people in prisons and jails and end the cycle of discrimination that leads to incarceration.
The Trans Justice Team at Basic Rights Oregon is accepting proposals for our blog! Do you have a story to share about trans justice? We want to hear it! Past blogs have included stories about coming out, living at the intersection of multiple identities, or issues that matter to trans communities. Because we […]
Check out this event addressing the dreaded experiences for trans and gender non-conforming people with TSA and traveling.
Basic Rights’ letter to PIELC urging them to host speakers who embrace the wide array of individuals involved in the environmental movement, including transgender people and people of color, and those at the intersections of these identities.
It has been a little over a month since the 3rd annual Trans Justice Summit and our Trans Justice team at Basic Rights Oregon has had the chance to reflect on the impact this year’s summit had.
People from across the state gathered to build community and skills to realize transgender justice in Oregon. Basic Rights Oregon’s Trans Justice Program held the 3rd Annual Trans Justice Summit, a one of a kind event in the Pacific Northwest.
Last month the American Bar Association published a comprehensive new legal primer for transgender adults, a first of it’s kind: “Transgender Persons and the Law”, written by Ally Windsor Howell. Howell, a lawyer who identifies as a trans woman, has written this book in such a way as to make it accessible to […]