Tag: "gay"

Cultural Competency bill passes in the House!

Cultural Competency bill passes in the House!

April 11, 2013 | Comments (0)

Basic Rights Oregon supports the HB 2611 Cultural Competency bill because it is the right thing to do and at the core of our social justice values.

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Our Families Member Profile: Monica Lee Noé

Our Families Member Profile: Monica Lee Noé

April 9, 2013 | Comments (0)

Many of you may know about Our Families, our LGBT people of color and straight allies of color volunteer leadership team.  But what many of you may not know is who the amazing folks that make Our Families so incredible are. I had a chance to interview Monica Lee Noé and find out a little more about who she is.

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Join us on Saturday April 13th for Anything but Brilliant, a Love Story

Join us on Saturday April 13th for Anything but Brilliant, a Love Story

March 14, 2013 | Comments (0)

Join us on April 13th for the premiere production by Lights Up! Productions of Anything But Brilliant- a love story, by Bobby Ryan, co-directed by Bobby Ryan and Matt Pavik.

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Tuition Equity Passes!!

Tuition Equity Passes!!

March 10, 2013 | Comments (0)

Thank you to everyone that joined us in February for an incredible turnout to witness the Oregon Senate vote in favor of Tuition Equity bringing basic fairness to countless students!

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Washington D.C. Insurance Division Issues a Bulletin to protect Transgender Residents

Washington D.C. Insurance Division Issues a Bulletin to protect Transgender Residents

March 10, 2013 | Comments (0)

Washington D.C.  prohibits discrimination in insurance based on gender identity or expression.

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Labor and LGBT groups launch the "Trans Month of Action"

Labor and LGBT groups launch the “Trans Month of Action”

March 5, 2013 | Comments (0)

A coalition of labor unions and LGBT groups launch the “Trans Month of Action” at an event titled “Transitioning to Better Healthcare” at PSU.

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Join us for Turning

Join us for Turning

March 4, 2013 | Comments (0)

Join us for TURNING, a film based on a critically acclaimed tour of Europe by Antony and Charles Atlas.

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How will you remember Bayard Rustin in your community?

How will you remember Bayard Rustin in your community?

February 22, 2013 | Comments (0)

To honor Bayard Rustin’s courage and his invaluable legacy, the National Black Justice Coalition (NBJC) has launched the Bayard Rustin 2013 Commemoration Project. Learn More!

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OHSU removes exclusions to gender affirming care!

OHSU removes exclusions to gender affirming care!

December 14, 2012 | Comments (0)

Following discussions with Basic Rights Oregon and other transgender advocates, along with an extensive internal review of health benefits, Oregon Health & Science University is removing exclusions to healthcare for transgender employees.

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