News: Transgender Justice

Trans Justice Summit is a Huge Success

Trans Justice Summit is a Huge Success

November 1, 2011 | Comments (0)

On Saturday we made history. 140 people turned out for the very first Trans Justice Health Care Summit in Oregon. This first-of-its-kind event was a huge success because of presenters, community partners, and volunteers like you. Read more here.

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Keynote Speaker for our Trans Justice Healthcare Summit: Lori Buckwalter.

Keynote Speaker for our Trans Justice Healthcare Summit: Lori Buckwalter.

October 20, 2011 | Comments (0)

We’re proud to announce that Lori Buckwalter will be our Keynote Speaker at our:  Trans Justice Healthcare Summit: No Excuses, No Exclusions.

 

 

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Mayor Sam Adams Invites You to Attend the Trans Justice Healthcare Summit!

Mayor Sam Adams Invites You to Attend the Trans Justice Healthcare Summit!

October 20, 2011 | Comments (1)

Mayor Adams is excited about taking the recent trans health care victory statewide and wants to invite you to attend our Trans Justice Healthcare Summit.

 

 

 

 

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Working Group Profile: Sasha

Working Group Profile: Sasha

October 10, 2011 | Comments (0)

Meet Sasha in this 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.

 

 

 

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Trans 101: Cisgender

Trans 101: Cisgender

October 9, 2011 | Comments (0)

You may have heard the word cisgender before, but you may not know what it means.  Cisgender is a term used to describe people who, for the most part, identify as the gender they were assigned at birth.

 

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New Studies Examine Violence Directed at Transgender People of Color

New Studies Examine Violence Directed at Transgender People of Color

September 29, 2011 | Comments (0)

Two studies confirm what many know: trans people of color experience staggering rates of violence and discrimination.

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 New Guidelines Announced for Trans Health

New Guidelines Announced for Trans Health

September 29, 2011 | Comments (0)

Big news in the world of trans health!  Yesterday, the World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH) announced major changes to the Standards of Care for transgender people.

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Working Group Profile: Rowan

Working Group Profile: Rowan

September 23, 2011 | Comments (0)

As part of our on-going profiles of Trans Justice Working Group members, we are introducing Rowan, who explains  why this work is necessary and what superpower Rowan would prefer.

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Coming Forward

Coming Forward

September 23, 2011 | Comments (0)

Janet Mock decided to tell her story because “the recent stories about kids who have killed themselves because of the secrets they were forced to keep has shifted something in me.“

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