Oregon Removes State Medicaid's Trans Exclusions
August 15 2014 2:38 PM ET

Good News For Low-Income Trans Oregonians

Parker Marie Molloy

Following in the footsteps of California, Vermont, and Washington, D.C., Oregon will begin offering transition-related care to transgender residents as part of the state's Medicaid program.

Christian Univ. Adjusts, Stands By Discriminatory Trans Housing Policy
July 21 2014 2:36 PM ET July 22 2014 1:33 PM ET

Christian Univ. Adjusts, Stands By Trans Housing Policy

Parker Marie Molloy

George Fox University will now allow students who have undergone specific gender-confirming surgeries to be housed in accordance with their gender. Others will be housed according to their sex assigned at birth.

Labor Group Chooses LGBT Inclusion Over Catholic Grant Money
July 17 2014 4:42 PM ET July 17 2014 5:57 PM ET

Labor Group Chooses LGBTs Over Catholic Grant

Sunnivie Brydum

A Catholic charity demanded that Voz Workers' Rights Education Project reject its association with a group that supports marriage equality or lose its funding. Voz chose the latter.

Supreme Court Denies NOM; Oregon Marriages Will Continue
June 04 2014 5:17 PM ET

Supreme Court Denies NOM; Ore. Marriages Will Continue

Sunnivie Brydum

The U.S. Supreme Court today rejected a request from the antigay National Organization for Marriage that sought to halt marriage equality in Oregon.

Oregon: NOM Asks Supreme Court to Stop Same-Sex Marriages
May 28 2014 3:31 PM ET

Oregon: NOM Asks Supreme Court to Stop Same-Sex Marriages

Michelle Garcia

The National Organization for Marriage has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to halt marriages in Oregon while it attempts to continue appealing last week's decision.

PHOTOS: We're Getting Married in Oregon
May 20 2014 1:20 PM ET

PHOTOS: We're Getting Married in Oregon

Advocate.com Editors

A U.S. District Court judge ruled Monday that Oregon same-sex couples have the right to marry. So couples quickly decided to make it official.

Oregon: Judge Says Marriage Ban Is Unconstitutional
May 19 2014 3:23 PM ET

Oregon: Judge Says Marriage Ban Is Unconstitutional

Michelle Garcia

Judge Michael McShane ruled Monday that same-sex couples in Oregon should have the right to marry.

Judge: NOM Has No Standing To Defend Oregon Marriage Ban
May 14 2014 2:01 PM ET

Judge: NOM Can't Defend Oregon Marriage Ban

Michelle Garcia

A federal judge says the National Organization for Marriage does not have the standing to defend Oregon's marriage ban in court.

NOM Can't Find Anyone Willing to Defend Oregon's Marriage Ban
May 13 2014 2:20 PM ET

NOM Can't Find Anyone to Defend Ore. Marriage Ban

Sunnivie Brydum

The antigay National Organization for Marriage wants to keep its members' names secret but still defend Oregon's ban on same-sex marriage publicly in federal court. A judge will consider that request Wednesday.

Ore. Bar Owner Accused of Antitrans Discrimination Running for Office
May 08 2014 12:04 PM ET

Ore. Man Accused of Antitrans Discrimination Bias Running for Office

Parker Marie Molloy

Former business owner Chris Penner is looking to unseat the commissioner of the state's labor bureau, which found Penner guilty of antitrans discrimination in 2012 and ordered him to pay $400,000, although Penner has thus far refused to pay the fine.

WATCH: Oregon's First Ad to Defeat 'Turn Away the Gay' Initiative
May 02 2014 1:53 PM ET

WATCH: Oregon Aims to Defeat 'Turn Away the Gays' Law

Sunnivie Brydum

Antigay activists are hoping to place an initiative on the ballot that would allow businesses and individuals to refuse to serve any individual or participate in any event connected to the recognition of a same-sex relationship.

Gay Oregon Judge Plays 'Devil's Advocate' in Marriage Case
April 24 2014 2:12 PM ET

Gay Ore. Judge Plays 'Devil's Advocate' in Marriage Case

Sunnivie Brydum

In the absence of a formal legal defense supporting Oregon's constitutional ban on same-sex marriage, a gay federal judge asked probing questions during Wednesday's hearing.