Tag: "trans"

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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Updated resource for trans-inclusive health care

Updated resource for trans-inclusive health care

May 14, 2013 | Comments (0)

We are proud to announce the 2nd edition of our groundbreaking resource: “The Benefits of Equality: A Blueprint for Inclusive Health Care for Transgender Workers.

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Benefits With Friends: a dance party for trans people and our allies!

Benefits With Friends: a dance party for trans people and our allies!

April 30, 2013 | Comments (0)

Featuring Monika MHz and microaggression!  Friday, May 10th Crush Bar (1400 SE Morrison)21+$5-8 sliding scale, no one turned away for lack of fundsADA AccessibleGender Neutral Bathrooms Available RSVP here! Amazing raffle prizes include gift certificates from Ritual Arts Tattoo and Body Piercing, She Bop, Sacred Vessel Natural Medicine, a portrait by Lisa Summers, and more! All […]

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Colorado Division of Insurance Says Insurers Cannot Discriminate!

Colorado Division of Insurance Says Insurers Cannot Discriminate!

March 25, 2013 | Comments (0)

After months of advocacy by One Colorado and Colorado Consumer Health Initiative, the Colorado Division of Insurance has released a bulletin prohibiting discrimination in health coverage based on sexual orientation or transgender status!

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OHSU removes exclusions to gender affirming care!

OHSU removes exclusions to gender affirming care!

December 14, 2012 | Comments (0)

Following discussions with Basic Rights Oregon and other transgender advocates, along with an extensive internal review of health benefits, Oregon Health & Science University is removing exclusions to healthcare for transgender employees.

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Photos from the 2012 Transgender Justice Summit

Photos from the 2012 Transgender Justice Summit

November 1, 2012 | Comments (0)

Photos from our 2012 Transgender Justice Leadership Summit

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We Stand in Solidarity with CeCe and all Trans Women of Color

We Stand in Solidarity with CeCe and all Trans Women of Color

May 16, 2012 | Comments (0)

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 .

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