News: Transgender Justice

Transgender Healthcare Medicare Victory – and What it Means in Oregon

Transgender Healthcare Medicare Victory – and What it Means in Oregon

June 5, 2014 | Comments (0)

A huge victory – transgender people who receive Medicare will no longer be automatically denied coverage for transition–related treatments. Find out what this means for transgender Oregonians.

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Remembering and Celebrating Stormé DeLarverie

Remembering and Celebrating Stormé DeLarverie

May 30, 2014 | Comments (0)

Honoring the life and legacy of lesbian activist, drag king and Stonewall veteran Stormé DeLarverie.  

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Job Announcement: Justice Fellowships

Job Announcement: Justice Fellowships

May 21, 2014 | Comments (0)

We are hiring two temporary Justice Fellows who will work with both the Trans Justice and Racial Justice and Alliance Building programs beginning in early June 2014 through August 2014.

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Meaningful Care Conference Reflections

Meaningful Care Conference Reflections

April 24, 2014 | Comments (0)

One of our Transgender Justice Working Group members, Gavin Everard attended the daylong event of workshops and resource, and we asked him to relay his experience while there.

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DEADLINE EXTENDED!!! CALL FOR PERFORMERS: Front and Center 2014

DEADLINE EXTENDED!!! CALL FOR PERFORMERS: Front and Center 2014

April 16, 2014 | Comments (0)

Our Racial Justice and Alliance Building program and  Transgender Justice program are soliciting submissions for our July 2014 performance showcase “Front and Center”, which highlights Transgender People of Color (TPOC) artists! 

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The Faces of Trans Inclusive Health Care Video Release

The Faces of Trans Inclusive Health Care Video Release

April 16, 2014 | Comments (0)

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. 

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Working to break the cycle of incarceration and violence for trans Oregonians

Working to break the cycle of incarceration and violence for trans Oregonians

April 4, 2014 | Comments (0)

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.

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Calling All Bloggers! The Trans Justice Team Needs You!

Calling All Bloggers! The Trans Justice Team Needs You!

March 17, 2014 | Comments (1)

  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 […]

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RESCHEDULED: Trans People and the TSA Information Session

RESCHEDULED: Trans People and the TSA Information Session

February 25, 2014 | Comments (0)

Check out this event addressing the dreaded experiences for trans and gender non-conforming people with TSA and traveling. 

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