WE ARE A NONPROFIT LEGAL & POLICY ADVOCACY ORGANIZATION DEVOTED TO ADDRESSING THE CAUSES AND CONSEQUENCES OF GENDER INEQUALITY.
The Anoka-Hennepin School District is once against charged with violating the constitutional and civil rights of LGBTQ students. In a new lawsuit filed Monday morning in Minnesota's Tenth District Court, Gender Justice, the American Civil Liberties Union of Minnesota and the law firm Stinson Leonard Street, working pro bono, asserted that Anoka-Hennepin School District violated the state Constitution's right to due process and equal protection and the Minnesota Human Rights Act by treating transgender student N.H. differently than other students and failing to provide him with an equal education.
Employees have a right to expect that they will have a workplace free of harassment and discrimination, and given a fair chance to succeed. Fixing the problem of sexual harassment will require change on many levels -- this bill is one of the most meaningful and powerful solutions we have.
Gender Justice is a proud member of the Minnesotans for Paid Family and Medical Leave Coalition. We enthusiastically support and encourage our legislature to pass H.F. 5 this session to finally make it possible for all Minnesotans to both work and care for their families.
Each of us should have coverage for a full range of pregnancy-related care, including abortion. #CoverMyAbortion
The Trump administration is at it again. In trying to force burdensome, confusing regulations on consumers and private insurance companies, Trump and his ideologues are attempting once again to end health insurance coverage for abortion.
As Gender Justice’s new Advocacy Director, Erin Maye Quade will work to advance gender justice through public education, legislative outreach, strategic partnerships and coalition-building.
We’re so excited to announce two new positions at Gender Justice: Advocacy Director and Legal Director. Click through for the full job descriptions. Apply today!
Gender Justice filed a complaint in Hennepin County State Court behalf of Rachel Pierce, a former sales associate at jeweler Shane Co. in Minnetonka. Pierce alleges that her managers harassed and ultimately forced her to quit by refusing to provide reasonable time and space for her to pump breast milk for her infant daughter.