Most people think of summer vacation as a time to relax and get away from the pressures of work and school, but not Linus Pauling Middle School eighth grader Carson Lommers.
Shannon’s story provides a chilling look at what it used to mean to serve in the armed forces while transgender – and the fate that could potentially await these thousands of service members if the ban moves forward.
Shared on behalf of Lon, Christine and Drew Staub.
We can’t allow the progress made in recent years to be undone. Join us and sign our petition demanding that Congress defend our country’s transgender military members.
With firm resolve, lots of hard work, and amazing people, we’ve managed to win some key victories for transgender and queer folks in Oregon. And we’re not done.
Effective July 1, the Oregon Department of Motor Vehicles will begin offering a third gender marker on state identification cards, making Oregon the first state in the country to offer this option.
Now you can support LGBTQ equality while providing a gourmet treat for your furry friends.
To commemorate the date, Basic Rights is participating in a nationwide effort to remember the victims and survivors – to honor them with actions that further equality and justice for all Americans.
Nearly 100 eateries from 11 Oregon communities are participating in the 18th Annual Bites for Rights dining event on Thursday, June 22 to raise funds for Basic Rights Oregon.
Few people have the privilege of experiencing the business world in two genders. There are plenty of studies that try to compare the impact of gender in the workplace, but first-hand accounts of experiencing those effects are understandably difficult to come by.
HB 2673A makes it easier and safer for transgender people to update their birth certificates.
Geeta Lewis testified in support of HB 2673A, the first transgender justice bill to pass the Oregon legislature