WATCH: Oregon Gov. Emotionally Signs Conversion Therapy Ban Into Law

WATCH: Oregon's Bi Gov. Emotionally Bans Conversion Therapy

Young people shouldn't be broken down because of their sexual orientation or gender identity, says the state's bisexual governor. And now they won't be — at least in Oregon.

Oregon’s Bisexual Gov. Bans Conversion Therapy

Oregon’s Bisexual Gov. Bans Conversion Therapy

The country’s first out LGBT governor is also the first to sign a ban on conversion therapy since the White House came out against the practice last month.

Oregon to Ban 'Ex-Gay' Therapy for Minors

Oregon to Ban 'Ex-Gay' Therapy for Minors

The Oregon Senate today followed the House in passing a bill banning the practice, which Gov. Kate Brown is expected to sign into law.

Antigay Oregon Bakers Face Possible Six-Figure Fine

Antigay Oregon Bakers Face Possible Six-Figure Fine

While the fine isn't final yet, the owners of Sweet Cakes by Melissa are already raising funds to cover it — but GoFundMe won't host their campaign.

High Court Swats Away NOM's Efforts to Dismantle Oregon Marriage Equality

High Court Ends NOM's Efforts to Undo Oregon Marriage

The antigay group has kept trying to intervene after Oregon's attorney general declined to defend the ban, but it's out of options now.

Anti-Conversion Therapy Bills Advance in Three States

Anti-Conversion Therapy Bills Advance in Three States

Oregon, Iowa, and Colorado have all seen one legislative chamber approve such a bill; the chance of further progress appears best in Oregon.

Kate Brown, First Openly LGBT Governor, Assumes Office With Pointed Inauguration Speech

Kate Brown, First Openly LGBT Governor, Assumes Office With Pointed Inauguration Speech

Kate Brown took office as Oregon's governor Wednesday, promising to leave behind the political scandal that has plagued the state recently.

Oregon: Kate Brown To Become First Out Governor After Kitzhaber's Resignation

This Bi Oregonian Will Be Nation's First Out Governor

Openly bisexual secretary of state Kate Brown may become the 37th governor of Oregon.

WATCH: Nation's First Trans Mayor Says Trans Politicians No Longer a 'Big Deal'

WATCH: Nation's First Trans Mayor Says He's No Longer a 'Big Deal'

As Silverton, Ore., mayor Stu Rasmussen quietly left office this week, the politician said being elected as an out trans person is thankfully not the showstopper it used to be.

Gay Evangelical Raising Funds for Antigay Bakers

Gay Evangelical Raising Funds for Antigay Bakers

Matt Stolhandske, a board member for a new pro-marriage equality Christian group, says he is extending an 'olive branch' to bakers fined for refusing to make a wedding cake for a female couple.

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