Resources: Transgender Justice

The Faces of Trans Inclusive Health Care

The Faces of Trans Inclusive Health Care

April 16, 2014 | Comments (0)

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. 

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Trans Justice Working Group Leaders

Trans Justice Working Group Leaders

March 25, 2014 | Comments (0)

  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 […]

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Trans Friendly Medical Provider Resources

Trans Friendly Medical Provider Resources

March 14, 2014 | Comments (0)

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 […]

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New "Transgender Persons and the Law" Book Released!

New “Transgender Persons and the Law” Book Released!

November 6, 2013 | Comments (0)

        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 […]

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Faces of Trans Inclusive Health Care Video

Faces of Trans Inclusive Health Care Video

May 14, 2013 | Comments (0)

  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 […]

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Updated resource for trans-inclusive health care

Updated resource for trans-inclusive health care

May 14, 2013 | Comments (0)

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.

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FAQ on the Insurance Division Announcement

FAQ on the Insurance Division Announcement

January 3, 2013 | Comments (0)

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 […]

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The Benefits of Equality toolkit

The Benefits of Equality toolkit

May 19, 2012 | Comments (1)

We are proud to release “The Benefits of Equality: A Blueprint for Inclusive Heath Care for Transgender Workers.” This is a groundbreaking resource for moving gender-affirming health care in the workplace. Read on to learn more and download this free resource.

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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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