Breastfeeding rights and gender affirming care
February 11, 2023
Our team has been at the Capitol every day this legislative session advocating to expand abortion access, protect LGBTQ+ rights, establish Paid Family Medical Leave and pass other crucial gender equity legislation.
Our team has:
- Written testimony in support of the conversion “therapy” ban advancing in the House and Senate.
- Testified in support of the Trans Refuge Bill protecting access to gender-affirming care.
- Testified in support of HF1104, protecting the rights of breast and chestfeeding parents in the workplace.
Keep reading for more news from our team.
Minnesota Lawyer Attorneys of the Year
We are delighted to announce that Gender Justice Attorneys Jess Braverman, Christy Hall, and the Doe v. Minnesota team was awarded Attorneys of the Year! This was the culmination of three and a half years of hard work by Gender Justice and our partners to undo laws designed to increase costs, shame patients, and intimidate providers.
Sign a congratulations card to the Doe v. Minnesota team when they accept their award on February 15!
FDA Medication Abortion Lawsuit Update
What does the lawsuit against the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its approval of Mifepristone mean for abortion access? Listen to the latest episode of The Gender Justice Brief for a conversation with Gender Justice Legal Director Jess Braverman and Executive Director Megan Peterson!
If successful, the lawsuit could hinder access to medication abortion across the country, including Minnesota. Available wherever you get your podcasts!
Join our Team!
Gender Justice is looking for a Finance and Administration Director to join our growing team! The Finance and Administration Director is responsible for financial strategy and leadership, budget and financial analytics, program-specific financial management, as well as Human Resource oversight and administration.
Please help spread the word with your networks or consider applying yourself! Deadline for applications is February 20, 2023.
We are also hiring an Institutional Giving Manager! This is an exciting new role for an excellent writer and strong relationship builder to join our development team. In this position, you will play an integral role helping to plan and implement a fundraising strategy for a rapidly growing multi-million dollar organization.
Application deadline for the Institutional Giving Manager is February 28, 2023.
Thank you for reading!
–The Gender Justice Team