State Laws and Legislation

Oregon Non-Discrimination Law

Gender identity protected? Yes
As of January 1, 2008, Oregon non-discrimination law extends to "sexual orientation”, which is defined as an individual's actual or perceived heterosexuality, homosexuality, bisexuality or gender identity, regardless of whether the individual's gender identity, appearance, expression or behavior differs from that traditionally associated with the individual's sex at birth.”  Oregon Equality Act, Public Law Number 100, Oregon SB 2 (2007).

Sexual orientation protected? Yes
As of January 1, 2008, Oregon non-discrimination law extends to "sexual orientation”, which is defined as an individual's actual or perceived heterosexuality, homosexuality, bisexuality or gender identity, regardless of whether the individual's gender identity, appearance, expression or behavior differs from that traditionally associated with the individual's sex at birth.”  Oregon Equality Act, Public Law Number 100, Oregon SB 2 (2007).


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Updated: Wed, October 24, 2007 - 11:00:44