Tag: "gay"

Are You Engaged?!

Are You Engaged?!

November 13, 2012 | Comments (0)

For Oregon to launch a 2014 ballot campaign, we need you to get ENGAGED today!

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Color me with Pride

Color me with Pride

June 13, 2012 | Comments (0)

There are so many events happening this month there is no way you could possibly attend them all.  If you are having trouble deciding when and where to go this month, struggle no more.  Here is a breakdown of local QTPOC events you don’t want to miss.

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 Basic Rights Oregon's Statement on the Signature Drop in Washington State

Basic Rights Oregon’s Statement on the Signature Drop in Washington State

June 6, 2012 | Comments (0)

Today, opponents of marriage equality in Washington State submitted signatures to force a November vote on the freedom to marry legislation passed this year by the Washington legislature.

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Portland Black Pride 2012

Portland Black Pride 2012

June 1, 2012 | Comments (0)

Things are heating up and this year and we are bringing the heat.  That is why the theme for Portland Black Pride 2012 is Fire!

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First State of the Safe Schools Act

First State of the Safe Schools Act

May 22, 2012 | Comments (0)

A new bullying report is the first in a series of annual reports created with leadership from OGALLA: The LGBT Bar Association of Oregon to monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of the laws designed to keep kids safe in Oregon’s schools.

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New Prison Rape Elimination Act Regulations

New Prison Rape Elimination Act Regulations

May 22, 2012 | Comments (0)

Click here for an overview of the new federal standards aimed at ending prison rape and abuse.

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Recent EEOC ruling stregthens Trans Employment Protections

Recent EEOC ruling stregthens Trans Employment Protections

May 11, 2012 | Comments (1)

As a result of a lawsuit filed by our friends at the Transgender Law Center, the EEOC in a recent landmark ruling gives trans people new protections.

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2012 Equality Advocate Award Recipient: Brad Avakian, Oregon Labor Commissioner

2012 Equality Advocate Award Recipient: Brad Avakian, Oregon Labor Commissioner

April 19, 2012 | Comments (0)

Basic Rights Education Fund is proud to honor Brad Avakian with the Equality Advocate Award in recognition of his leadership to advance equality for gay and transgender Oregonians!

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‘Standing On Ceremony: The Gay Marriage Plays’

‘Standing On Ceremony: The Gay Marriage Plays’

March 23, 2012 | Comments (0)

Don’t miss out on Standing On Ceremony – eight performances of plays in solidarity to increase public awareness about marriage equality. Running from April 6th to April 21st .

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