Join Basic Rights Oregon for Marriage and More: The Future of the LGBT Rights Movement, a talk from Shannon Minter Wednesday, October 2nd at 5:30pm in the White Stag Lecture Hall of UO in Portland and Thursday, October 3rd at 7pm in 175 Knight Law Center in Eugene!
News: Transgender Justice
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!
California has taken a huge step forward in ensuring the safety and wellbeing of transgender students in public schools!
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!
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.
This summer, we’re holding community-specific listening sessions with trans communities of color, trans women’s communities, and trans youth communities.
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 […]
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.“
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 […]