The application for the Transgender Justice Trainer/Organizer position is due September 18th, 2015.
The application for the volunteer coordinator position is due September 18th, 2015.
Basic Rights Oregon is hiring a Racial Justice Trainer/Organizer. Applications are due September 18th, 2015.
Were you unable to make The State of Trans Health Care but would still like access to the information provided there? No problem! We’ve made the Powerpoint presentation available here.
In 2015, Oregon joined a small group of states to include treatment for gender dysphoria in its Medicaid program, giving access to lifesaving health care to transgender Oregonians through the Oregon Health Plan. Transgender people in Oregon and across the nation experience extreme rates of violence and poverty and have suicide attempt rates of […]
Governor Brown Signs Four Bills to Strengthen the Economic Security of Working Families Oregon leads the country with a slate of legislation that includes paid sick days, retirement security, ‘banning the box’, and ending profiling (Salem, Ore.)—Governor Kate Brown today signed into law four polices that will create economic opportunity for Oregon’s working families: expanding […]
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.