Tag: "trans"

The State of Trans Healthcare in Oregon

The State of Trans Healthcare in Oregon

July 30, 2015 | Comments (0)

Please join Basic Rights Oregon for an informational forum on The State of Trans Healthcare in Oregon. The forum will  provide an overview of current healthcare coverage offered in Oregon, updates of policy victories and offer timeline on future work. The second half of the forum will be dedicated to helping community members navigate and overcome challenges […]

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Oregon Provides Life-saving Care for Transgender Oregonians

Oregon Provides Life-saving Care for Transgender Oregonians

July 16, 2015 | Comments (0)

  In 2015, Oregon joined a small group of states to include treatment for gender dysphoria in its Medicaid program, giving access to lifesaving health care to transgender Oregonians through the Oregon Health Plan.  Transgender people in Oregon and across the nation experience extreme rates of violence and poverty and have suicide attempt rates of […]

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Transgender Day of Rememberance 2014

Transgender Day of Rememberance 2014

November 5, 2014 | Comments (0)

There are many ways to participate in Transgender Day of Remembrance. This month, organizations across the state are honoring the lives of those who have passed, building community, and envisioning a world free of transphobic violence.

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RESCHEDULED: Trans People and the TSA Information Session

RESCHEDULED: Trans People and the TSA Information Session

February 25, 2014 | Comments (0)

Check out this event addressing the dreaded experiences for trans and gender non-conforming people with TSA and traveling. 

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2013 Transgender Day Of Remembrance

2013 Transgender Day Of Remembrance

November 4, 2013 | Comments (1)

Wednesday, November 20th is the 15th annual Transgender Day of Remembrance. This day honors not just those who self identified as transgender, but anyone who was murdered because of a bias against transgender and gender non-conforming individuals. 

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New report on barriers for transgender immigrants

New report on barriers for transgender immigrants

October 24, 2013 | Comments (0)

Read more about the new report released by the National Center for Transgender Equality outlining the barriers transgender immigrants face while navigating the U.S. immigration system.

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2013 Trans Justice Summit

2013 Trans Justice Summit

October 21, 2013 | Comments (1)

The 2013 Trans Justice Summit will empower trans Oregonians in our work to build a strong movement for trans justice statewide. Contact Adrian Martinez (adrian@basicrights.org) if you’re interested in attending. 

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Thanks for joining us!

Thanks for joining us!

August 19, 2013 | Comments (0)

Thanks to everyone who came out for Just Art!  Our first queer and transgender artists of color showcase was a huge success!

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Front and Center: KOKUMỌ

Front and Center: KOKUMỌ

August 7, 2013 | Comments (0)

We’re hugely excited to be having KOKUMỌ join us for our September 12th event, Front and Center, a showcase featuring trans performers of color. Get more details and sign up to attend here! 

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