Tag: "Transgender"

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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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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Cultural Competency bill passes in the House!

Cultural Competency bill passes in the House!

April 11, 2013 | Comments (0)

Basic Rights Oregon supports the HB 2611 Cultural Competency bill because it is the right thing to do and at the core of our social justice values.

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Our Families Member Profile: Monica Lee Noé

Our Families Member Profile: Monica Lee Noé

April 9, 2013 | Comments (0)

Many of you may know about Our Families, our LGBT people of color and straight allies of color volunteer leadership team.  But what many of you may not know is who the amazing folks that make Our Families so incredible are. I had a chance to interview Monica Lee Noé and find out a little more about who she is.

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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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