Basic Rights Oregon stands proudly in solidarity with CeCe McDonald, an African American trans woman sentenced to 41 months in prison for defending herself in a violent attack .
News: Transgender Justice
With two major US LGBT victories already under our belt this month, including Obama’s announcement and the EEOC ruling, the historic news just keeps rolling in! The Argentinean Senate has approved a law that makes it much easier for trans people to live authentically and access life-saving, medically necessary healthcare. Argentina’s comprehensive Gender Identity Law […]
As a result of a lawsuit filed by our friends at the Transgender Law Center, the EEOC in a recent landmark ruling gives trans people new protections.
Last Friday, March 30th, the nearly 400 people came together for the 2012 Meaningful Care Conference in Portland. Basic Rights Oregon was proud to be a sponsor. Read on for more on this fantastic event.
On March 8th, nearly 20 leaders from Basic Rights Oregon and our incredible coalition partners gathered for “Putting the ‘T’ in Equality: How to be a Great Trans Ally.” Read on for more details!
Trans people in custody are often housed inappropriately and experience varying levels of emotional and physical violence from both officers and inmates. Learn more about some of these stories.
As part of our on-going series profiling members of the Trans Justice Working Group, meet Ray. He explains why this work is so important for future generations.
Meet Jenn in the latest installment of our on-going profiles of Trans Justice Working Group members. She’s one of the folks leading the Trans Justice work at Basic Rights Oregon.