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Victory for Transgender Equality in Argentina!

Victory for Transgender Equality in Argentina!

May 16, 2012 | Comments (0)

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 […]

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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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Conversations: Meet Rev. Tara Wilkins

Conversations: Meet Rev. Tara Wilkins

April 30, 2012 | Comments (0)

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.

 

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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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Crossroads: Immigrant Rights, Workers Rights and LGBT equality

Crossroads: Immigrant Rights, Workers Rights and LGBT equality

April 16, 2012 | Comments (0)

We had a wonderful and  interactive workshop last week exploring the parallel histories and intersections of the LGBT and Immigrant’s rights movement. 

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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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SHARING OUR STORIES

SHARING OUR STORIES

March 12, 2012 | Comments (0)

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…

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