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Transgender Shelter Access Workshop - Youth of Boston

December 19, 2014 · Jamaica Plain, MA

Are you Transgender, Homeless, and Accessing Shelter Services?

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Transgender Shelter Access Workshop - Trans Women of Boston

December 23, 2014 · Boston, MA

Are you Transgender, Homeless, and Accessing Shelter Services?

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Transgender Shelter Access Workshop - Worcester Youth

January 8, 2015 · Worcester, MA

Are you Transgender, Homeless, and Accessing Shelter Services?

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December 16, 2014

GLAD Appalled by Appeals Court Ruling that Dept. of Corrections Can Deny Care to Transgender Woman

The full First Circuit Court of Appeals today reversed an earlier ruling that the Commonwealth of Massachusetts must provide Michelle Kosilek, an … Read More →

December 4, 2014

GLAD Obtains Social Security Survivor Benefits for Disabled RI Widow

GLAD successfully obtained Social Security Widow’s Benefits for 56-year-old Deborah Tevyaw after a three-year-long battle with the Social Security … Read More →

November 24, 2014

Statement of Janson Wu, Deputy Director, on Grand Jury’s Decision Not to Indict Officer
Both the tragic death of Michael Brown and the response of the Ferguson community point to very large problems in our society.  Among those problems … Read More →

From the Docket All Cases →

Pending • Representing Plaintiff(s)

Cote v. Walmart
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GLAD has filed a charge of discrimination against Walmart with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) on behalf of Jacqueline Cote. Cote, … Read More →

Victory • Representing Plaintiff(s)

In re Wambere
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Update November 26, 2014: John “Longjones” Abdallah Wambere received a letter from the U.S. Citizen and Immigration Services informing him that his … Read More →

Victory • Representing Plaintiff(s)

In re Guardianship of Madelyn B

Update: The New Hampshire Supreme Court ruled July 2, 2014 that our client Susan B. is a legal parent to the daughter she brought into the world with … Read More →

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The Spirit of Justice

Meet six inspirational people who are furthering the fight for equal justice for the LGBT… View Larger →

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December 8, 2014

Dream Big in 2015

By Janson Wu, Executive Director

What are our big dreams for 2015?  It’s all about creating a world in which we are not just accepted, but celebrated. 

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December 5, 2014

Beyond Marriage: Securing Legal Respect and Protections for the Broad Range of LGBT Families

By Mary Bonauto, GLAD Civil Rights Project Director

Long before the Goodridge victory set us on the road to nationwide marriage equality, GLAD was fighting for LGBT families. We have fought for the ability to foster and adopt children, to adopt as second and third parents, to secure parentage judgments, and to eliminate LGB and T bias in parental rights determinations.

Protecting adult relationships apart from marriage has also been part of our work, including advancing and defending domestic partner programs from right wing attacks, seeking insurance and death benefits based on economic interdependence, and ensuring couples can divide property equitably at the end of a relationship. We continue to do so today.

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