Transponder

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It’s Pride month, with many LGBTQ people hoping for more acceptance and support.  That includes Eugene’s transgender community. 

Nathan Bouquet / KLCC

A transgender organization in Eugene is looking to improve its outreach, operations, and partnerships, with a $30,000 grant.

Transgender Group Holds Protest in Downtown Eugene

Jun 27, 2020
Nathan Bouquet

Transgender advocacy group “TransPonder” held a march with about 150 people in Eugene, Saturday. The event was meant to shed a light on injustices faced by the LGBTQIA community.

Transgender Advocacy Group to Host Civil Rights Protest

Jun 25, 2020

Local transgender advocacy group TransPonder plans a civil rights protest this Saturday in downtown Eugene. The event is designed to acknowledge injustices faced by LGBTQ and BIPOC communities.

Tiffany Eckert

People who identify as transgender are more at risk of contracting HIV-AIDS than any other demographic group. Transgender men and women say the biggest reason is a lack of specific information for their sexual behaviors. As KLCC’s Tiffany Eckert reports, a unique event in a very public place in Eugene is designed to change that.