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 […]
PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release: Wednesday, June 25th Contact: Rachael DeCruz, firstname.lastname@example.org, 206-323-3318 x 19 (cell: 508-451-9455) Insurance Commissioner: Companies Can’t Discriminate Against Transgender Washingtonians Insurance Commissioner Clarifies Insurance Companies Must Provide Coverage for Transgender People Olympia, WA—Earlier today, Washington State Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler made an announcement clarifying that health insurance policies sold in […]
We have almost secured our first major victory in removing Trans Health Insurance Exclusions for Washington State Employees, but we need your help! Gender Justice League has been working in coalition with other organization for almost two years to study transgender healthcare exclusions found in nearly all health insurance policies in Washington State. These exclusions have been […]
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 […]