Basic Rights Oregon stands proudly in solidarity with CeCe McDonald, an African American trans woman sentenced to 41 months in prison for defending herself in a violent attack .
With two major US LGBT victories already under our belt this month, including Obama’s announcement and the EEOC ruling, the historic news just keeps rolling in! The Argentinean Senate has approved a law that makes it much easier for trans people to live authentically and access life-saving, medically necessary healthcare. Argentina’s comprehensive Gender Identity Law [...]
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.
We’re honored to have many people of faith active in our campaign for the freedom to marry in Oregon. This week, we’d like to introduce you to Rev. Tara Wilkins, Executive Director of the Community of Welcoming Congregations.
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!
We had a wonderful and interactive workshop last week exploring the parallel histories and intersections of the LGBT and Immigrant’s rights movement.
Basic Rights Oregon is excited to partner with the Q Center on this great event that will bring together all official candidates for Mayor of Portland. This is your chance to mingle with the candidates while helping us build political power for LBGT Oregonians.
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 .
In October 2011 we launched three incredibly powerful videos as a part of the Our Families campaign highlighting the experiences, trials, and triumphs of African American, Latino, and Asian and Pacific Islander LGBT people in our communities. These stories continue to be shared…