Gender Justice League

Gender Justice League

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National
Friday, a federal court in Seattle rejected the Trump Administration’s claim that its “new” discriminatory plan to ban transgender people from serving openly in the U.S. Armed Services passes muster. ...
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Women Rights
Health
The RPA requires all insurance plans in Washington state that cover maternity care to also cover abortions, ensuring that women are able to make the decisions that are best for themselves and their families. In addition, the RPA covers all FDA-approved contraception, including emergency contraception, without cost-sharing. ...
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National
A federal court in Seattle Monday ordered an immediate halt to the Trump Administration’s discriminatory plan to ban transgender people from serving openly in the U.S. Armed Services. ...
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Local Politics
Washington is the first state to intervene in one of the lawsuits challenging the discriminatory transgender military ban. ...
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Seattle City Council
Local Politics
Seattle City Council unanimously approved a resolution Monday urging Congress to introduce and adopt “The Equality Act,” which would grant equal protection to LGBTQ residents across the United States. ...
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Marci Owens, Senator Patty Murray and Danni Askini in D.C.
Local Politics
U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) has announced that Marci Owens of Seattle will be her guest at Tuesday night’s Joint Address to Congress by Trump. ...
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Politics
If elected, Askini would be the first openly transgender person elected to office in Washington State. ...
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Local
The Senate voted to defend the state’s 2006 anti-discrimination law and protect all Washingtonians, especially the civil rights of transgender people. ...
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Local
The Washington SAFE Alliance has launched a statewide campaign to preserve anti-discrimination laws and to safeguard existing protections for transgender people. ...
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Health Local Top News
The Public Employees Benefits Board (PEBB) voted unanimously Thursday to support transgender inclusive healthcare for public employees in Washington state. ...
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