Gender Justice League has joined with our colleagues at Sex Workers Outreach Project – Seattle in expressing serious concerns about the impact of two new proposed anti-prostitution bills in Washington state that would dramatically increase penalties for “soliciting a prostitute”. Senate Bills 5277 and 5048 would change sentences for conviction from up to 90 days in jail and […]
On Saturday January 17th, Gender Justice League hosted a Trans Health Insurance Forum with the Coalition for Inclusive Healthcare. The forum featured panelists and presentation on coverage for transition related care in private insurance policies, for state employees, those with medicare, and soon-to-be coverage in AppleCare – Washington’s medicaid program. The forum was heavily attended […]
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ON WASHINGTON INSURANCE COMMISSIONER LETTER ON TRANSGENDER HEALTHCARE OVERVIEW The Washington Insurance Commissioner’s office sent a letter to private insurers in Washington State on June 25th of 2014 announcing that in order to comply with provisions of the Washington Law Against Discrimination and the Affordable Care Act that prohibit discrimination on the […]
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* 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 Spring 2014. Peer […]