Basic Rights Oregon has collected many stories from transgender Oregonians, experts, and doctors to illustrate the impact that unfair exclusions have on our friends, family and community.
The work of the Transgender Justice Program is carried out by the Trans Justice Working Group, a team of trans and genderqueer-identified volunteer leaders from across the state who work with the Trans Justice program staff to implement key strategies. Members of the Working Group provide critical feedback and organizational direction for Basic […]
This list is compiled based on medical and mental health providers who self reported or have been reported as being able to provide informed and competent health care for transgender patients. This list is updated periodically but is certainly not exhaustive. If you find an error, know someone who should be on this list, or […]
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 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 […]