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August 24, 2015

Advocates Condemn Plan to Detain Transgender Women at Adelanto

New York, NY —  Today, over 100 national and local LGBTQ, immigrant, and civil rights organizations urged President Obama to stop Immigration and … Read More →


August 20, 2015

Massachusetts Updates Process for Changing Gender on Birth Certificates

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts has modernized the standard and process for changing gender markers on birth certificates.  As a result, proof of … Read More →


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September 17, 2015 · Boston, MA

GLAD Answers: Updating Your Birth Certificate to Reflect Your Proper Gender

September 24, 2015

Please register for GLAD Answers: Updating Your Birth Certificate to Reflect Your Proper Gender on … Read More →

October 16, 2015 · Boston, MA

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August 24, 2015

Advocates Condemn Plan to Detain Transgender Women at Adelanto

New York, NY —  Today, over 100 national and local LGBTQ, immigrant, and civil rights organizations urged President Obama to stop Immigration and … Read More →

August 20, 2015

Massachusetts Updates Process for Changing Gender on Birth Certificates

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts has modernized the standard and process for changing gender markers on birth certificates.  As a result, proof of … Read More →

August 20, 2015

LGBT Rights Organizations Join Amnesty International in Call to Decriminalize Sex Work

August 20, 2015 – On Thursday, several LGBT rights organizations across the country issued the following joint statement in support of Amnesty … Read More →

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Cote v. Walmart
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Update July 14, 2015: GLAD and co-counsel Peter Romer-Friedman of the Washington Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs (WLC) have … Read More →

Pending • Amicus

Blatt v. Cabela’s Retail Inc.

GLAD has filed a brief of amici curiae and is providing consultation in the case of a Pennsylvania transgender woman, Kate Lynn Blatt, challenging … Read More →

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Barrett v Fontbonne Academy
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GLAD has filed a complaint against Fontbonne Academy, a religiously affiliated college preparatory school in Milton, MA, after the school terminated … Read More →

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Marriage Equality at the Supreme Court: From Goodridge to Obergefell

On April 28, 2015, Mary Bonauto will argue before the U.S. Supreme Court for the freedom… View Larger →

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August 31, 2015

Everything is Rent

By Janson Wu, GLAD Executive Director

For so many LGBT people who have been rejected by families and experienced disproportionate rates of homelessness, poverty, discrimination and violence, participation in street economies is often critical to survival. That is why GLAD, along with other LGBT legal organizations, supported Amnesty International's recent resolution calling for the complete decriminalization of sex work. 

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August 26, 2015

My Child’s School Won’t Tell Me How They Disciplined a Bully: What Can I Do?

By Adena Wayne, GLAD Legal Intern

Oftentimes we at GLAD hear from parents of LGBTQ youth who have been told that the school cannot disclose any disciplinary steps they have taken against a student who bullied their child because of “FERPA.”

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