Recent Updates: Sun Country Airlines lawsuit, Fighting for Trans Liberation, and more
November 17, 2023
It’s been a busy time lately, with lots happening in our work to combat gender based discrimination and advance the fight for bodily autonomy and trans rights, so here’s a wrap of all things Gender Justice!
We’re Suing Sun Country Airlines
You might’ve seen by now that Gender Justice and Lockridge Grindal Nauen PLLP are suing Sun Country Airlines for violating Minnesota’s Human Rights Act and Women’s Economic Security Act. Read about the case and our work to defend pumping rights at work!
Alliance for Justice Award
Our executive director, Megan Peterson, accepted an award from Alliance for Justice honoring Gender Justice’s work and achievements! Check out this highlight video of the award ceremony to learn more and hear from Megan and other awardees!
Fighting for Trans Liberation
This week was Trans Week of Awareness, a time for bringing attention and support to the trans community in advance of Trans Day of Remembrance on Monday. Check out this trans legislation tracker where you can see a summary of transphobic legislative attacks in the US to educate yourself and others on the historic threats that trans people are currently facing.
Together, We Raised $31,342 (And Counting)
The numbers are in from Minnesota’s biggest giving day of the year, and thanks to you, we SURPASSED our Give to the Max Day goal! 241 of you donated to support our critical work, and we’re grateful to have you by our side in this fight.
We’re Hiring – Join the Gender Justice Team
We’re expanding the Gender Justice team, and want to see your applications! Gender Justice is hiring for two new positions: a Legal Assistance/Paralegal, and a Director of Finance and Administration. Read more about the roles, and apply!
SCOTUS Chat: What’s at Stake This Term?
If you missed last week’s SCOTUS Chat, catch up on this podcast episode. Host Erin Maye Quade talks with Gender Justice attorneys Christy Hall, Sara Jane Baldwin, Brittany Stewart, and Grace Moore about some of the cases before the court this term.
Thank you for reading!
–The Gender Justice Team