Results tagged “oregon” from Last Word

"Oregon agencies must recognize all out-of-state marriages for the purposes of administering state programs. That includes legal, same sex marriages performed in other states and countries." Oregon state's Chief Operating Officer, Michael Jordan, in a memo sent to all state agencies today, that opens the door for all same-sex couples legally married in another state or country to be ... [Read]

"The debate in Indian country is very similar to the debate in the United States in that you have strong feelings going both ways. What you see in Indian country is this struggle between the historical accepting of the two-spirit individuals versus the relatively new but yet very strong Christian influences." -- Elizabeth Ann Kronk, member of the Sault Ste. ... [Read]

''I felt like I was being asked to go back into the closet. And that's a terrifying place to be. My first reaction was absolute terror... [About returning to class,] Stoked. Really, really excited. Those kids are my joy.'' Seth Stambaugh, an Oregon teacher who says he had a brief conversation with a student who asked why he wasn't ... [Read]