Recent Updates: Stand up for North Dakota families, now hiring, and more

December 1, 2023

We’re officially in the last month of 2023! It’s been a busy year, and there’s a lot going on with the work still ahead of us. Here’s what’s new with Gender Justice as we head into Winter and the end of the year.

Health Organizations Support Gender Affirming Care in North Dakota

Major health organizations including the American Academy of Pediatrics, American Medical Association, and Endocrine Society, have submitted an amicus brief in support of gender affirming care for transgender youth in North Dakota. Read about our North Dakota lawsuit to defend trans youth!

Notable Women in Law Award – Christy Hall!

Our Senior Staff Attorney, Christy Hall, was recognized as a 2023 Notable Woman in Law by Twin Cities Business! You can see 2023’s Notable Women in Law here.

Planned Parenthood Exemplary Leader Award – Christina Sambor!

Our North Dakota State Director, Christina Sambor, received Planned Parenthood’s Exemplary Leader Award at this year’s annual Progress on the Prairie Celebration! Check out our post about it on insta, and give her a shoutout!

We’re Hiring an Advocacy and Engagement Intern!

We are hiring an Advocacy and Engagement Intern for the Spring 2024 semester. If you are interested in legislative advocacy, organizing, and public policy to advance gender equity, learn more and apply here!

Native Women’s Equal Pay Day

November 30th was Native Women’s Equal Pay Day. Native American women in the US are paid just 55 cents for every dollar white men make. Read more and find ways to take action here.

Request for Preliminary Injunction on North Dakota Abortion Ban

Physicians have requested that a judge block enforcement of North Dakota’s ban on abortion. Read more here!

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–The Gender Justice Team

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