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.
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.
The 2013 Trans Justice Summit will empower trans Oregonians in our work to build a strong movement for trans justice statewide. Contact Adrian Martinez (email@example.com) if you’re interested in attending.
California has taken a huge step forward in ensuring the safety and wellbeing of transgender students in public schools!
Thanks to everyone who came out for Just Art! Our first queer and transgender artists of color showcase was a huge success!
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!
This summer, we’re holding community-specific listening sessions with trans communities of color, trans women’s communities, and trans youth communities.
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 […]
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 […]