Gender Justice League is excited to announce our Frequently Asked Questions document on the Washington Apple Health Plan’s Transgender Health Coverage. The Washington Healthcare Authority announced on Friday July 31st that it has issued it’s final rules for expanding coverage for gender transition related health care. The new rules go further than any other state […]
Gender Justice League congratulates the Seattle City Council for unanimously passing legislation transmitted to the council by Seattle Mayor Ed Murray. Seattle joins West Hollywood, California and Washington DC in requiring all single stall restrooms to be labeled as gender neutral. This legislation specifically will increase access to safe restrooms and public accomodations for transgender […]
Gender Justice League has announced the award recipients for the 1st annual Gender Justice Awards. The 11 award recipients and categories are as follows: Gender Justice Awards and Honorees The Emergence Award honors Selam Abunu, an emerging activist within the trans community, to elevate their work and encourage ongoing community support for their future work. […]
Gender Justice League engages in member-generated projects that fall into one or more of four major areas. Our Key Project & Program Areas Include: Advocacy; Leadership Development; Community Building; Education, Outreach, & Resource Development
Gender Justice League’s Mission is: To empower Trans* activists and our allies to fight oppression based on gender & sexuality in Washington State and to create a community where Trans* people can live their lives safely, true to themselves, and free from discrimination.
Gender Justice League’s goals are to provide both 1-on-1 peer and community-based advocacy. GJL’s model is to build, grow, train, and mobilize the Trans* and Gender Non-Conforming communities to address the systemic oppression we face (such as discrimination, harassment, exclusion from gender-segregated services, etc.) through leadership development. We held our first leadership training cohort in early […]