The Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industry (BOLI) confirmed damages should be paid to the couple who experienced discrimination at Sweet Cakes by Melissa, a bakery that refused to make a wedding cake for a lesbian couple planning to marry. Basic Rights Oregon applauds BOLI for enforcing the Oregon Equality Act. This law was passed in […]
The freedom to marry is the law of the land across the United States. It is a moment of joy, of celebration, and of reflection. It is also the moment to look forward, because we’re not done.
Basic Rights Oregon is hiring a Policy/Legal Director. Click here for details.
Bites for Rights – Our most delicious fundraiser of the year is happening on Thursday, June 18! Plan out your day – all across the state!
Basic Rights Oregon joined Governor Kate Brown on May 21 for a signing ceremony to mark the passage of HB 2307, the Youth Mental Health Protection Act, which bans conversion therapy for youth under the age of 18 by licensed mental health providers.
We celebrate Pride in communities of color and in various cities all across Oregon over the next few months. Join us!
Learning how to support transgender community members and loved ones can be hard for many people. Here are a few resources to support and affirm transgender people.
Join us by coming out strong for transgender women and girls by working toward explicit inclusion of transgender women and girls in institutions and organizations across our state.