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 […]
Resources: Transgender Justice
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 […]
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.