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August 23, 2016

GLAD Applauds NH High Court Ruling on Role of Premarital Cohabitation in Divorce Proceedings

GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders (GLAD) today applauded the New Hampshire Supreme Court’s ruling that a premarital period of interdependent … Read More →


August 22, 2016

District Court Issues Injunction against Guidance Protecting Transgender Students

“We will continue to file lawsuits representing transgender students and litigate them to the fullest extent of the law.”

(Fort Worth, TX – August … Read More →


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August 23, 2016

GLAD Applauds NH High Court Ruling on Role of Premarital Cohabitation in Divorce Proceedings

GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders (GLAD) today applauded the New Hampshire Supreme Court’s ruling that a premarital period of interdependent … Read More →

August 22, 2016

District Court Issues Injunction against Guidance Protecting Transgender Students

“We will continue to file lawsuits representing transgender students and litigate them to the fullest extent of the law.”

(Fort Worth, TX – August … Read More →

August 15, 2016

District Court Hears Challenge to Federal Guidance Protecting Transgender Students and Employees

“We oppose the efforts of state officials to manipulate the federal court system in order to skirt well-established law in their home circuits that … Read More →

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Sinnott v. Peck

GLAD is representing Sarah Sinnott, a non-biological mother in Vermont, whose former partner has sought to disrupt Sarah’s relationship with their … Read More →

Pending • Amicus

Carcaño v. McCrory

GLAD has joined with the Transgender Law Center, National Center for Lesbian Rights and the firms of Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman and Sigmon Law … Read More →

Victory • Amicus

In the Matter of Deborah Munson and Coralee Beal

GLAD and the ACLU of New Hampshire submitted an amicus brief in this case before the New Hampshire Supreme Court concerning the fair distribution of … Read More →

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Our name is new, but not our mission.

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August 5, 2016

To Bigotry, No Sanction: Meeting Our Nation’s Promise of Equality #ForAll

By Janson Wu, GLAD Executive Director

In a 1790 speech on the occasion of President George Washington’s visit to Newport, Rhode Island, Congregation Jeshuat Israel leader Moses Seixas offered gratitude to the new government, which “to bigotry gives no sanction, to persecution no assistance.” That promise was on my mind as I was in Philadelphia last Monday to take part in a discussion of the national LGBTQ legal movement organized by the Equality Forum. 

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July 14, 2016

NH Executive Order FAQ

By GLAD

On June 30, 2016, Governor Maggie Hassen issued an executive order that prohibits discrimination by state agencies on the basis of gender identity and gender expression.  It requires all state agencies to review and revise their internal policies consistent with the executive order and prohibits discrimination on the basis of gender identity and expression in state contracts as well. 

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