For many BIPOC and LGBTQ artists, it may be difficult to get their work into mainstream galleries if they aren’t well-known enough. A gallery in Portland is hoping to give those emerging artists a home to show their art and potentially jumpstart their career.
Newberg's mayor and city council, the school district’s teachers’ union, the American Civil Liberties Union, Oregon House Democrats and the Oregon School Boards Association had already called for the Newberg School District's elected board to reverse the policy. On Thursday, the Oregon State Board of Education joined them.
With all the fun and celebration surrounding Gay Pride events, it might be less common for most people to think about the decades of struggle. One of Oregon's leading civil rights speaks with us about the wins and losses she sees throughout her years of fighting for LGBTQ+ rights.