Carima Guzman was born in Columbia but lives in Oregon working with Latina survivors of sexual assault. She told the commissioners about the difficulties women without health insurance face navigating the system to get birth control or STI treatment.
New guidelines from the Health Evidence Review Commission should ease the process for low-income Oregonians to seek care for medical needs related to their transgender identity, but a renewed critique of the policy from a conservative Republican reiterates how common it remains for the population
(Salem, OR) – Late last year, the Oregon Health Authority’s Health Evidence Review Commission adopted a policy allowing children 15 years and older to access gender reassignment surgery.
Oregon positioned itself as a leader in the gay rights movement Tuesday as the Oregon House voted 41-18 to ban discredited conversion therapies for minors.
Paul Southwick testified before the House Health Committee that he had his first dose of gay conversion therapy as a student at George Fox University, after a personal conflict over his attraction to other men led to a panic attack.