Taking the Offensive "We've done two decades of ballot fights, but it's always been on someone else's timeline. This time, it will be on our own terms." —Jeana Frazzini
"WE'RE INVITING VOTERS, who eight years ago changed the state's constitution to exclude gay couples, to rethink their position," Jeana Frazzini told me in an interview in her downtown Portland office. Frazzini directs Basic Rights Oregon. The concept of "inviting" is central to the process the gay and lesbian advocacy group has undertaken. Before they can change the Oregon constitution, they have to change the political landscape.