Oregon

Oregon civil rights leader says 'no' to discrimination

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.

Read More
April 22, 2014

Oregon mother sentenced to life for killing her toddler she thought was gay

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.

Read More
April 4, 2014

Oregon mother convicted of killing her son because she thought he was gay

Jessica Dutro, who was charged with fatally beating her young son days before his 4th birthday, has been convicted of murder, murder by abuse and second-degree assault. The verdict was unanimous.
Read More

NIKE, Starbucks, Columbia Sportswear and more urge marriage equality in Oregon

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.

Read More
March 28, 2014

Oregon mother charged with killing her son because she thought he was gay

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.

Read More
March 18, 2014

Oregon AG changes title of 'license to discriminate' bill to reflect what it really is

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.

Read More

"License to Discriminate" vetoed in Arizona but still on the table in 7 states

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.

Read More
October 18, 2013

Oregon will respect LGBT marriages from other states

In 2004 Oregon's constitution was amended to deny marriage equality to LGBT couples.

Read More
October 18, 2013

Portland Trailblazers first NBA team to endorse marriage equality

The Portland Trailblazersr took their team name to another level by aligning themselves with Oregon United For Marriage and supporting marriage equality.

Read More

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - Oregon