Tag: "Transgender"

Trans Artists on Healthcare

Trans Artists on Healthcare

July 25, 2012 | Comments (0)

Join us this Friday night at the Black Cat on Interstate for our Fall art show featuring artists highlighting trans health care experiences and access.

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Color me with Pride

Color me with Pride

June 13, 2012 | Comments (0)

There are so many events happening this month there is no way you could possibly attend them all.  If you are having trouble deciding when and where to go this month, struggle no more.  Here is a breakdown of local QTPOC events you don’t want to miss.

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 Basic Rights Oregon's Statement on the Signature Drop in Washington State

Basic Rights Oregon’s Statement on the Signature Drop in Washington State

June 6, 2012 | Comments (0)

Today, opponents of marriage equality in Washington State submitted signatures to force a November vote on the freedom to marry legislation passed this year by the Washington legislature.

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Portland Black Pride 2012

Portland Black Pride 2012

June 1, 2012 | Comments (0)

Things are heating up and this year and we are bringing the heat.  That is why the theme for Portland Black Pride 2012 is Fire!

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First State of the Safe Schools Act

First State of the Safe Schools Act

May 22, 2012 | Comments (0)

A new bullying report is the first in a series of annual reports created with leadership from OGALLA: The LGBT Bar Association of Oregon to monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of the laws designed to keep kids safe in Oregon’s schools.

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New Prison Rape Elimination Act Regulations

New Prison Rape Elimination Act Regulations

May 22, 2012 | Comments (0)

Click here for an overview of the new federal standards aimed at ending prison rape and abuse.

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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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Victory for Transgender Equality in Argentina!

Victory for Transgender Equality in Argentina!

May 16, 2012 | Comments (0)

With two major US LGBT victories already under our belt this month, including Obama’s announcement and the EEOC ruling, the historic news just keeps rolling in! The Argentinean Senate has approved a law that makes it much easier for trans people to live authentically and access life-saving, medically necessary healthcare. Argentina’s comprehensive Gender Identity Law […]

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Recent EEOC ruling stregthens Trans Employment Protections

Recent EEOC ruling stregthens Trans Employment Protections

May 11, 2012 | Comments (1)

As a result of a lawsuit filed by our friends at the Transgender Law Center, the EEOC in a recent landmark ruling gives trans people new protections.

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