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Basic Rights is hiring: Racial Justice Trainer/Organizer

Basic Rights is hiring: Racial Justice Trainer/Organizer

August 25, 2015 | Comments (0)

Basic Rights Oregon is hiring a Racial Justice Trainer/Organizer. Applications are due September 18th, 2015.

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State Reduces Barriers to OHP for Trans Oregonians

State Reduces Barriers to OHP for Trans Oregonians

August 15, 2015 | Comments (0)

On August 13, Oregon’s Health Evidence Review Commission (HERC) reduced barriers to access Oregon Health Plan (Medicaid) for transgender Oregonians by adopting current WPATH standards. 

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State Reduces Barriers to OHP  for Transgender Oregonians

State Reduces Barriers to OHP for Transgender Oregonians

August 15, 2015 | Comments (1)

On August 13, Oregon’s Health Evidence Review Commission (HERC) reduced barriers to access the Oregon Health Plan (Medicaid) for transgender Oregonians by moving closer to treating the health care needs of transgender Oregonians the same as any other health care service. This reduces the historically discriminatory practices by insurers and health systems and supports our […]

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"Next Fall" - Basic Rights Oregon Fundraiser and Talkback

“Next Fall” – Basic Rights Oregon Fundraiser and Talkback

March 5, 2014 | Comments (0)

From Triangle Productions – a special talkback and fundraiser evening for Basic Rights Oregon on Sunday, April 6th!

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REMEMBERING MARTIN LUTHER KING JR

REMEMBERING MARTIN LUTHER KING JR

January 16, 2014 | Comments (0)

January 20th is a holiday that continues to be celebrated as day on, not a day off.  It is a day of service to live out our values and reflect on our goals towards furthering racial justice in 2014.

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2013 Trans Justice Summit Workshop Schedule

2013 Trans Justice Summit Workshop Schedule

November 6, 2013 | Comments (0)

Workshop Title Presenters Time Location Registration       9:30–10:00 AM   Welcome and breakfast Jeana Frazzini (Basic Rights Oregon Executive Director)  and Adrian Martinez (Trans Justice Summit Coordinator)   10:00–10:20 AM Gathering Area Session 1     10:30–12:00 PM   Campaign Strategy: How to Build Power   Jennifer Gibbons, Brittany MacPherson   Room 180 […]

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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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VICTORY: Birth certificates for transgender Oregonians!

VICTORY: Birth certificates for transgender Oregonians!

June 19, 2013 | Comments (0)

Last week, Governor Kitzhaber signed House Bill 2093, making Oregon just one of a handful of states to remove the onerous surgery requirement imposed on transgender Oregonians.

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Volunteer at IGNITE!

Volunteer at IGNITE!

May 27, 2013 | Comments (0)

Join us Friday October 11th at the Portland Art Museum for Basic Rights Oregon’s annual gala IGNITE: Get Engaged! We’re looking for folks who like dressing up, rubbing elbows, at helping out to serve as event staff for the evening. Here’s a list of volunteer roles we have available this year and the associated time […]

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