We are proud to endorse this multi-issue assessment of the 2013 legislative session, evaluating lawmakers’ commitment to advancing opportunity and addressing disparities affecting Oregonians of color. Read more!
We hope some of the below resources can offer some help to families that are struggling this winter, but also, we hope that we can all take some time and effort this year to give a little support to our extended LGBT family.
We are teaming up with Cover Oregon, Forward Together, Q Center and Cascade AIDS Project to spread the word about the new healthcare marketplace that started October 2013, with coverage beginning January 2014. This transition can be confusing at times, so here is some basic information to give you a clearer understanding of what it means and how you can get signed up.
The Tribal Equity Toolkit 2.0 is now available from The Native American Program of Legal Aid Services of Oregon, the Indigenous Ways of Knowing Program at Lewis & Clark Graduate School of Education and Counseling, the Western States Center, the Pride Foundation and Basic Rights Oregon!
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 […]
“‘Come Out For Our Families’ shows the broad support for people of color who also identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender,”
As part of our continuing work to end health care discrimination against trans Oregonians, Basic Rights Oregon is proud to present this first of it’s kind video discussing trans experiences of health care discrimination. Eight incredible community members are joined by two allies to share struggles, joys, and triumphs about trans-inclusive care. Check out […]
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.“
Frequently Asked Questions On DCBS/Insurance Division Bulletin regarding transgender health needs OVERVIEWThe Oregon Department of Business and Consumer Services (DCBS) released a bulletin in December 2012 announcing that in order to comply with current statutes prohibiting gender discrimination, health insurance plans sold in Oregon can no longer deny care to transgender policy holders which is […]