Dear PIELC organizers, We the undersigned, as pro-feminist, pro-environment, social justice organizations of the Pacific Northwest, call on you to cancel Lierre Keith’s keynote at PIELC. Keith and Deep Green Resistance actively support prejudice and bigotry against transgender people. Their acceptance of harassment targeting transgender people and supporters of transgender people contributes to a climate […]
We were honored at Trans* Pride Seattle to grace the cover of Monday June 24th edition of the Seattle Times. You can read the article here: http://seattletimes.com/html/localnews/2021257244_transpridexml.html Originally published June 23, 2013 at 9:03 PM | Page modified June 24, 2013 at 5:44 PM Transgender people say they’re ready for the spotlight Transgender activists have planned […]
Gender Justice League is ecstatic to learn that we had been awarded a City of Seattle Neighborhood’s Department Match Grant of $15,292. for Trans* Pride Seattle! However, in order to get these funds, Gender Justice League and Trans* Pride Seattle have to match the city’s grant! We need your help to raise $7,500 by June […]
Gender Justice League engaged in a 6 month long strategic planning process from November 2012 to May 2013 to identify the key program and project areas that GJL’s members would undertake. This process included a community needs assesment, stake holder meetings, focus groups, and a strategic planning retreat. The following areas were identified as key […]
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 hope to train our first co-hort of peer […]