News: Transgender Justice

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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"Justice Includes All of Us"

“Justice Includes All of Us”

February 14, 2014 | Comments (0)

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.

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Lessons Learned from the 2013 Trans Justice Summit

Lessons Learned from the 2013 Trans Justice Summit

December 13, 2013 | Comments (0)

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.

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3rd Annual Trans Justice Summit A Success!

3rd Annual Trans Justice Summit A Success!

November 13, 2013 | Comments (0)

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. 

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New "Transgender Persons and the Law" Book Released!

New “Transgender Persons and the Law” Book Released!

November 6, 2013 | Comments (0)

        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 […]

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2013 Transgender Day Of Remembrance

2013 Transgender Day Of Remembrance

November 4, 2013 | Comments (0)

Wednesday, November 20th is the 15th annual Transgender Day of Remembrance. This day honors not just those who self identified as transgender, but anyone who was murdered because of a bias against transgender and gender non-conforming individuals. 

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