Tag: "trans"

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 (0)

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 (0)

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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Join us for the Trans Justice Listening Sessions!

Join us for the Trans Justice Listening Sessions!

June 13, 2013 | Comments (0)

This summer, we’re holding community-specific listening sessions with trans communities of color, trans women’s communities, and trans youth communities.

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Immigrating While Trans – Navigating Legal Barriers and Discrimination

Immigrating While Trans – Navigating Legal Barriers and Discrimination

May 15, 2013 | Comments (0)

Trans and immigrant communities are both faced with similar challenges, especially in attaining adequate documentation to move through the world freely and safely. There are many parallels between these struggles: Both trans and immigrant communities experience unemployment due to broader social stigmas and pervasive employment discrimination.  In most states, neither have legal protection against that discrimination. Many […]

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Faces of Trans Inclusive Health Care Video

Faces of Trans Inclusive Health Care Video

May 14, 2013 | Comments (0)

  As part of our continuing work to end health care discrimination against trans Oregonians, Basic Rights Oregon is proud to present this first of it’s kind video discussing trans experiences of health care discrimination. Eight incredible community members are joined by two allies to share struggles, joys, and triumphs about trans-inclusive care. Check out […]

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