State

  • Homosexuality
    ✔ Legal
  • Marriage
    ✔ Legal
  • Changing Gender
    ✔ Legal, surgery not required
  • Adoption
    ✔ Legal
  • Discrimination
    ✔ Illegal
  • Employment Discrimination
    ✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Housing Discrimination
    ✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Military
    ✔ Legal
  • Donating Blood
    ✖ Banned (indefinite deferral)
  • Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
  • Conversion Therapy
    Ambiguous

History

Homosexual activity in Oregon

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Current status
(since Jun 26, 2003)
Legal
US Supreme Court ruling issued in Lawrence v. Texas struck down all sodomy laws on the basis of privacy and liberty. The decision overturned any laws remaining in all US states which prohibited acts of sodomy.
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Same-sex marriage in Oregon

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Current status
(since May 19, 2014)
Legal
In 2014, Oregon legalized same-sex marriage.
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Feb 3, 2008–May 18, 2014
Other type of partnership
The terminology for same sex union used is domestic partnership. Same-sex marriage from other states are also recognized in oregon.
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Right to change legal gender in Oregon

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Current status
(since Oct 6, 2017)
Legal, surgery not required
No requirements
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Same-sex adoption in Oregon

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Current status
Legal
Individuals and couples may adopt though single parent or joint-adoption. Second parent adoption has been approved in lower courts.
Sources:
www.lambdalegal.org/states-region/oregon
ORG 109.309(1)
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LGBT discrimination in Oregon

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Current status
Illegal
People are protected from discrimination based upon both sexual orientation and gender identification.
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LGBT employment discrimination in Oregon

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Current status
(since 2008)
Sexual orientation and gender identity
State law provides for protections against employment discrimination in regards to both sexual orientation and gender identification.
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LGBT housing discrimination in Oregon

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Current status
Sexual orientation and gender identity
This state explicitly bans housing discrimination based upon sexual orientation and gender identification.

Additionally, the Human Rights Campaign states, "The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) requires grantees and participants of HUD programs to comply with local and state non-discrimination laws that include sexual orientation and gender identity.
HUD also prohibits inquiries regarding the sexual orientation or gender identity of a prospective tenant or applicant for assisted
housing in every state (March 2012)."
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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Oregon

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Current status
(since Sep 20, 2011)
Legal
Don't Ask, Don't Tell is officially repealed throughout the United States, and gays and lesbians may openly serve.
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Blood donations by MSMs in Oregon

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Jan 1, 1983–May 31, 2018
Banned (1-year deferral)
under a 2016 ruling from the FDA.
Sources:
No
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Current status
(since 1983)
Banned (indefinite deferral)
Ban on blood donations from MSMs applies to any man who has had sex, even once, with another man on or after January 1, 1977.
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Equal age of consent in Oregon

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Current status
Equal
Age of consent laws are equitable regardless of gender or orientation.
Sources:
Oregon Revised of Statutes: ORS 163.345 – ORS 163-425
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Conversion therapy in Oregon

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Jul 30, 2016–Sep 30, 2017
Banned
it is one of the many states that have banned conversion therapy.
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Current status
(since May 19, 2015)
Ambiguous
Conversion therapy is banned for Minors. Technically conversion therapy is not banned for adults though close to all professional guidelines prohibits it.
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Until Jul 31, 2016
Banned
it is one of the five states that banned it.
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Until May 19, 2015
Ambiguous
Conversion Therapy is currently legal. No law currently bans it, despite organizations such as the American Psychological Association denouncing it. Though it's not actually ambiguous (It is in fact legal), this is the best indicator of the available options.
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