Skip to content. Danni Askini knew she had a dangerous job as the founder of a Gender Justice League , a transgender rights advocacy organization in Seattle, Washington. But after she and others sued the Trump administration over its transgender military ban, the threats became constant and specific, Askini says. Askini asked federal authorities for help — they had been responsive in the past and had even helped train her staff at Gender Justice League in security measures. Askini's congresswoman, Democrat Pramila Jayapal, intervened to get Askini a temporary passport.