WE ARE A NONPROFIT LEGAL & POLICY ADVOCACY ORGANIZATION DEVOTED TO ADDRESSING THE CAUSES AND CONSEQUENCES OF GENDER INEQUALITY.
If you believe in the groundbreaking work of Gender Justice, Give OUT Day is the perfect time to show your support with a gift. By helping us reach our $6,000 fundraising goal you make it possible for us to break down the gender barriers holding trans and nonbinary folks back from thriving in the world.
Yesterday, the Minnesota Court of Appeals brought a measure of justice to our client, Renee "Rae" Florek , upholding a previous, unanimous ruling in her civil lawsuit against ex-boyfriend Randall Lee Vannet, who admitted to raping her in 2013, while she was unconscious due to prescribed medication to relieve symptoms of throat cancer.
“Minnesotans have some of the most meaningful civil and human rights protections in the country. We value the right to work, go to school and live free of harassment or discrimination.
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.