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2009 Annual Report

2009 Annual Report

September 29, 2011 | Comments (0)

In 2009 we worked with a broad coalition to pass the Oregon Safe Schools Act, aimed at eliminating bullying and harassment in our schools.

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2008 Annual Report

2008 Annual Report

September 29, 2011 | Comments (0)

In 2008 we vigorously defended our rights by protecting the domestic partnership and non-discrimination laws an set the vision for the next five years in our bold strategic plan.

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Know Your Rights Guide

Know Your Rights Guide

September 26, 2011 | Comments (0)

This guide, written by Basic Rights Oregon’s Legal Advisory Group, answers basic questions about the rights of transgender Oregonians under the law.  Need to know about your right to housing, or how the law addresses public restrooms?  This guide has the answers you need.

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Tips for Talking to Trans, Genderqueer and Gender Non-Conforming People

Tips for Talking to Trans, Genderqueer and Gender Non-Conforming People

September 26, 2011 | Comments (0)

What language is affirming?  What language isn’t?  This handout outlines some basic do’s and don’ts for talking with transgender, genderqueer, and gender non-conforming people.  Includes introductory tips for being a good ally.

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Institutional Oppression of Transgender People

Institutional Oppression of Transgender People

September 26, 2011 | Comments (0)

Like any form of oppression, transphobia works through institutional policies and practices every day, whether we intend it to or not.  This poster outlines just some of the ways that transphobia works through institutions like medicine, the government, schools and more.

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Awkward Trans Ally Moves

Awkward Trans Ally Moves

September 26, 2011 | Comments (0)

When people who aren’t transgender first start to interact with people who are, we can get caught up in basic questions and end up acting differently than we otherwise do. This chart breaks down some common missteps that trans allies make, and how those missteps can be experienced.

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Love. Commitment. Marriage.

Love. Commitment. Marriage.

August 1, 2011 | Comments (0)

Why does marriage matter? It says “we’re family” in a way that no other word does. It is the ultimate expression of commitment and responsibility for the person you love.

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