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Tom Spanbauer Honored With Literary Arts Award

OPB | April 14, 2015

The Portland author and creator of Dangerous Writing won The Oregon Book Award for lifetime achievement.

The Oregon Children's Theater Explores Bullying

OPB | July 22, 2014

TUESDAY: For the last two years, the Oregon Children's Theater has encourages young people to write plays about bullies and bullying.

"Bullycide," Honoring Bullied Gay Teens, Gets Northwest Premiere

OPB | July 21, 2014

MONDAY: David Del Tredici's piano sextet Bullycide, which honors young gay men who have taken their own lives, will get its Northwest premiere in Portland at the Chamber Music Northwest Festival.

Documenting The Dwindling Number Of Lesbian Spaces

OPB | July 16, 2014

WEDNESDAY: We'll learn about the decline in the number of spaces specifically for lesbians in Portland — and around the country — and different community responses to it.

George Fox Transgender Student Will Appeal Ruling

OPB | July 16, 2014

WEDNESDAY: We'll talk with Jayce, a transgender student at George Fox University, who was denied permission to live on campus with other men.

Searching For Support For Gay Kids And Their Families

OPB | June 18, 2014

WEDNESDAY: We'll talk to a Portland mom who looked for support when her 8-year-old daughter came out as gay — and couldn't find it.

Judge Strikes Down Oregon's Ban On Same-Sex Marriage

OPB | May 19, 2014

MONDAY: Judge Michael McShane ruled on Oregon's same-sex marriage ban Monday at noon.

News Roundtable: April 25, 2014

OPB | April 25, 2014

FRIDAY: We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.

Judge Hears Oral Arguments In Marriage Case

OPB | April 24, 2014

THURSDAY: Attorneys for four couples seeking to overturn Oregon's ban on same-sex marriage made their arguments in court Wednesday.

Author Tom Spanbauer Talks Teaching And Writing

OPB | April 22, 2014

TUESDAY: Author Tom Spanbauer has taught writing in Portland for more than two decades. His latest novel explores the intricacies of love and friendship.

Fighting For Transgender Housing At George Fox

OPB | April 09, 2014

WEDNESDAY: Jayce is a female-to-male transgender student at George Fox University. Should he be able to live with male friends on campus?

Oregon AG Won't Defend Law Barring Same-Sex Marriage

OPB | Feb. 20, 2014

THURSDAY: Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum announced she won't defend the state's law barring same-sex marriage.

Boy Scouts Consider Policy Change On Gay Scouts

OPB | April 22, 2013

The Boy Scouts of America are considering allowing gay scouts into the organization.

How To Deal With Bullying

OPB | Feb. 05, 2013

Would you consider taking your kid out of school as a response to the trauma of bullying?

Oregon Bans Transgender Health Care Discrimination

OPB | Jan. 11, 2013

New regulations prevent insurance companies from denying coverage to transgender individuals.

Gay Couples Register For Marriage Licenses

OPB | Dec. 06, 2012

Marriage licenses for same sex couples will be issued in Washington State starting this Thursday.

Gene Robinson

OPB | Oct. 31, 2012

The first openly gay Episcopal bishop has written a book for people conflicted about gay marriage.

Same-Sex Couples & Immigration

OPB | Aug. 28, 2012

Same-sex couples face difficult choices when one partner is from another country.

Marcy Westerling

OPB | July 30, 2012

Rural Organizing Project founder Marcy Westerling is taking stock of her life and legacy after a diagnosis of terminal ovarian cancer.

Surrogacy

OPB | July 09, 2012

We take a look at the legal and emotional ramifications of having children through a surrogate mother.