Oregon United Against Discrimination released the first ad in the campaign to defeat the proposed discrimination measure. The ad to features Kathleen Saadat, a renowned advocate for civil rights and for equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Oregonians.
Jessica Dutro was sentenced to life in prison for the 2013 murder of her 4 year old son Zachary because she thought he might be gay.
36 employers in Oregon filed a legal brief with the US District Court earlier this week urging the court to end the state's ban on marriage equality. Nike, Northwest Natural, Columbia Sportswear, Standard Insurance Company, and PGE are among those, all based in Oregon, who filed the amicus brief.
In Portland, Oregon Jessica Dutro is charged with murder, murder by abuse and second-degree assault after allegedly beating her 4-year-old son to death believing he was gay.
Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum is coming out against a ballot measure that would legally protect individuals and businesses who refuse to provide commercial services to LGBT weddings if they have religious objections.
Nearly a quarter of the country have recently considered or are still considering bills similar to the "License to Discriminate" SB 1062 that was vetoed this week by Arizona Governor Jan Brewer.
In 2004 Oregon's constitution was amended to deny marriage equality to LGBT couples.
The Portland Trailblazersr took their team name to another level by aligning themselves with Oregon United For Marriage and supporting marriage equality.