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Basic Rights Oregon http://www.basicrights.org Committed to Ending Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Fri, 20 Mar 2015 21:52:31 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.3 2015 Oregonians Against Discrimination Business Leaders Luncheon http://www.basicrights.org/featured/7786/ http://www.basicrights.org/featured/7786/#comments Tue, 17 Mar 2015 23:43:23 +0000 http://www.basicrights.org/?p=7786 Join us for our annual Oregonians Against Discrimination Business Leaders Luncheon - Lived Equality for All Oregonians on Thursday, April 23, 2015!

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Join us for Lobby Day: March 24 http://www.basicrights.org/featured/join-us-for-lobby-day-march-24/ http://www.basicrights.org/featured/join-us-for-lobby-day-march-24/#comments Tue, 03 Mar 2015 23:24:03 +0000 http://www.basicrights.org/?p=7777 Join us in Salem on Tuesday, March 24 for our Lobby Day where you can talk with legislators about the Youth Mental Health Protection Act, Accurate Data Collection and the other critical bills impacting our communities.

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#Born Perfect Social Media Campaign http://www.basicrights.org/featured/born-perfect-social-media-campaign/ http://www.basicrights.org/featured/born-perfect-social-media-campaign/#comments Wed, 04 Feb 2015 22:14:36 +0000 http://www.basicrights.org/?p=7687 #BornPerfect: Send us your baby photos along with statements of support to help us end conversion therapy here in Oregon.

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Legislative Priorities for 2015 http://www.basicrights.org/featured/legislative-priorities-for-2015/ http://www.basicrights.org/featured/legislative-priorities-for-2015/#comments Wed, 04 Feb 2015 22:11:50 +0000 http://www.basicrights.org/?p=7683 We’ve made tremendous progress in Oregon during the last decade, however, the road to lived equality is still long for many LGBT Oregonians. As we move into the next chapter of work, we must make more progress lifting up the most marginalized members of our communities.

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Basic Rights Open House http://www.basicrights.org/news/basic-rights-open-house/ http://www.basicrights.org/news/basic-rights-open-house/#comments Fri, 30 Jan 2015 19:42:35 +0000 http://www.basicrights.org/?p=7676 Join us in Portland on Tuesday, February 17 to learn more about what is happening with LGBT justice work in Oregon and how to get involved with the upcoming legislative session.

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KEEP ALIVE THE DREAM! http://www.basicrights.org/news/racial-justice-news/keep-alive-the-dream/ http://www.basicrights.org/news/racial-justice-news/keep-alive-the-dream/#comments Wed, 14 Jan 2015 01:34:12 +0000 http://www.basicrights.org/?p=7648 On January 19th, we honor his legacy, we remember his words, and we ensure that we are carrying the torch forward and keeping alive the dream.

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Oregon DMV Simplifies Process for Updating Gender Marker http://www.basicrights.org/news/oregon-dmv-simplifies-process-for-updating-gender-marker/ http://www.basicrights.org/news/oregon-dmv-simplifies-process-for-updating-gender-marker/#comments Mon, 12 Jan 2015 23:43:45 +0000 http://www.basicrights.org/?p=7638 Basic Rights Oregon worked with the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) to improve the process by which transgender Oregonians are able to change the gender identity marker on their driver’s license.

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Oregon Welcomes 1,500 LGBT Christians for National Conference http://www.basicrights.org/news/oregon-welcomes-1500-lgbt-christians-for-national-conference/ http://www.basicrights.org/news/oregon-welcomes-1500-lgbt-christians-for-national-conference/#comments Thu, 08 Jan 2015 22:44:12 +0000 http://www.basicrights.org/?p=7630 Greg Raisman has hatched the perfect response to discourage Westboro from coming back—A Protest-A-Thon, where Oregonians can donate to Basic Rights Oregon for every minute or second the Westboro hate group sullies our community.

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Basic Rights Seeks Ban on Conversion Therapy for LGBT Youth http://www.basicrights.org/featured/basic-rights-seeks-ban-on-conversion-therapy-for-lgbt-youth/ http://www.basicrights.org/featured/basic-rights-seeks-ban-on-conversion-therapy-for-lgbt-youth/#comments Thu, 08 Jan 2015 00:24:36 +0000 http://www.basicrights.org/?p=7616 Basic Rights will seek a ban in Oregon on the cruel practice of conversion therapy for LGBT youth with HB 2307, the Youth Mental Health Protection Act.

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