News: Transgender Justice

Q&A With Shannon Minter

Q&A With Shannon Minter

September 26, 2013 | Comments (0)

Check out this Q&A with the lead counsel in the California marriage equality case that held that all couples have the right to marry and that laws that limit rights based on sexual orientation are inherently discriminatory and legal director of the National Center for Lesbian Rights, Shannon Minter!

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Victory for trans students in California!

Victory for trans students in California!

August 27, 2013 | Comments (0)

California has taken a huge step forward in ensuring the safety and wellbeing of transgender students in public schools!

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Front and Center: KOKUMỌ

Front and Center: KOKUMỌ

August 7, 2013 | Comments (0)

We’re hugely excited to be having KOKUMỌ join us for our September 12th event, Front and Center, a showcase featuring trans performers of color. Get more details and sign up to attend here! 

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VICTORY: Birth certificates for transgender Oregonians!

VICTORY: Birth certificates for transgender Oregonians!

June 19, 2013 | Comments (0)

Last week, Governor Kitzhaber signed House Bill 2093, making Oregon just one of a handful of states to remove the onerous surgery requirement imposed on transgender Oregonians.

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Join us for the Trans Justice Listening Sessions!

Join us for the Trans Justice Listening Sessions!

June 13, 2013 | Comments (0)

This summer, we’re holding community-specific listening sessions with trans communities of color, trans women’s communities, and trans youth communities.

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Immigrating While Trans – Navigating Legal Barriers and Discrimination

Immigrating While Trans – Navigating Legal Barriers and Discrimination

May 15, 2013 | Comments (0)

Trans and immigrant communities are both faced with similar challenges, especially in attaining adequate documentation to move through the world freely and safely. There are many parallels between these struggles: Both trans and immigrant communities experience unemployment due to broader social stigmas and pervasive employment discrimination.  In most states, neither have legal protection against that discrimination. Many […]

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Updated resource for trans-inclusive health care

Updated resource for trans-inclusive health care

May 14, 2013 | Comments (0)

We are proud to announce the 2nd edition of our groundbreaking resource: “The Benefits of Equality: A Blueprint for Inclusive Health Care for Transgender Workers.

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Benefits With Friends: a dance party for trans people and our allies!

Benefits With Friends: a dance party for trans people and our allies!

April 30, 2013 | Comments (0)

Featuring Monika MHz and microaggression!  Friday, May 10th Crush Bar (1400 SE Morrison)21+$5-8 sliding scale, no one turned away for lack of fundsADA AccessibleGender Neutral Bathrooms Available RSVP here! Amazing raffle prizes include gift certificates from Ritual Arts Tattoo and Body Piercing, She Bop, Sacred Vessel Natural Medicine, a portrait by Lisa Summers, and more! All […]

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Trans and gender non-conforming people, bathrooms, and attacks on our community

Trans and gender non-conforming people, bathrooms, and attacks on our community

March 28, 2013 | Comments (0)

For many transgender people, entering a gender-specific bathroom can be a source of stress and anxiety, because using the restroom can mean very real health and safety concerns.

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