CASE DOCKETS: HIGHLIGHTED CASES

Gender Justice addresses the causes and consequences of gender inequality, both locally and nationally. While we believe gender inequality is detrimental for everyone, we focus particularly on the needs of those individuals who have traditionally had difficulty accessing justice. These are some of our highlighted cases.

SAFE SCHOOLS FOR TRANS KIDS David & Hannah Edwards enrolled their child at Nova Classical Academy with high hopes. During the months between her enrollment and her social gender transition, their child faced gender-based bullying and hostility at school. Learn More

SAFE SCHOOLS FOR TRANS KIDS

David & Hannah Edwards enrolled their child at Nova Classical Academy with high hopes. During the months between her enrollment and her social gender transition, their child faced gender-based bullying and hostility at school.

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HARASSED BY LANDLORD Picture this: you rent a house and at first, it seems perfect. But then your landlord starts lewdly commenting on your body. You hope it was an isolated incident. Learn More

HARASSED BY LANDLORD

Picture this: you rent a house and at first, it seems perfect. But then your landlord starts lewdly commenting on your body. You hope it was an isolated incident.

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THREATENED WITH DEPORTATION Leticia Zuniga suffered repeated sexual assaults at the hands of her boss. At the time, she worked as a custodian at the Ridgedale Center, a local mall that subcontracted with Service Management Systems to clean the property. Learn More

THREATENED WITH DEPORTATION

Leticia Zuniga suffered repeated sexual assaults at the hands of her boss. At the time, she worked as a custodian at the Ridgedale Center, a local mall that subcontracted with Service Management Systems to clean the property.

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Historic ruling for trans rights When Jakob Rumble went to the emergency room of a Twin Cities are hospital in severe pain, he experienced discrimination. In fact, 70% of transgender and gender-nonconforming individuals surveyed report such treatment. Learn More

Historic ruling for trans rights

When Jakob Rumble went to the emergency room of a Twin Cities are hospital in severe pain, he experienced discrimination. In fact, 70% of transgender and gender-nonconforming individuals surveyed report such treatment.

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DRIVING OUt OPPRESSION A fleet of over 40 limo drivers hired to drive a Saudi Arabian and his family while he visited Minnesota. The fleet’s three female drivers were fired on their second day of work after the Prince said he didn’t want to be driven by women. Learn More

DRIVING OUt OPPRESSION

A fleet of over 40 limo drivers hired to drive a Saudi Arabian and his family while he visited Minnesota. The fleet’s three female drivers were fired on their second day of work after the Prince said he didn’t want to be driven by women.

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WOMEN'S ECONOMIC SECURITY ACT Minnesota organizations including Gender Justice have been chipping away at this issue for decades. When WESA was passed, we were able to tell legislators exactly how their laws would work in practice in the real world. Learn More

WOMEN'S ECONOMIC SECURITY ACT

Minnesota organizations including Gender Justice have been chipping away at this issue for decades. When WESA was passed, we were able to tell legislators exactly how their laws would work in practice in the real world.

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REPAINTING STEREOTYPES Who are you calling a girl? And why do you think that's an insult? In the early 1980s, Hayden Fry, the famed coached of the University of Iowa Hawkeyes football team, thought he had a surefire way to play with the opposing teams' heads: paint the visiting locker rooms pink. Learn More

REPAINTING STEREOTYPES

Who are you calling a girl? And why do you think that's an insult? In the early 1980s, Hayden Fry, the famed coached of the University of Iowa Hawkeyes football team, thought he had a surefire way to play with the opposing teams' heads: paint the visiting locker rooms pink.

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