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Love is Strange Advance Screening

September 4, 2014 · Boston, MA

GLAD and Sony Pictures Classics invite you and a guest to an advance Boston screening on Thursday, … Read More →

October 24, 2014 · Boston, MA

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August 26, 2014

GLAD Joins Historic Utah Marriage Case

GLAD Civil Rights Project Director Mary Bonauto and Legal Director Gary Buseck have joined colleagues at the National Center for Lesbian Rights … Read More →

August 6, 2014

Marriage Equality Now Means Marriage Equality in New Hampshire

Updated August 6: GLAD Senior Staff Attorney Janson Wu joined Governor Hassan, primary sponsor Senator Bette Lasky, and members of Granite State … Read More →

August 1, 2014

Update on An Act Relative to HIV-Associated Lipodystrophy Treatment

The Massachusetts legislative session ended July 31 and, unfortunately, An Act Relative to HIV-Associated Lipodystrophy Treatment did not pass. … Read More →

From the Docket All Cases →

Pending • Representing Plaintiff(s)

In re Wambere
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Update: John Wambere had an interview August 25, 2014 with an asylum officer at the Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services about his … Read More →

Pending • Representing Plaintiff(s)

Barrett v Fontbonne Academy
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GLAD has filed a complaint with the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination (MCAD) against Fontbonne Academy, a religiously affiliated … 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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April 30, 2014

Goodridge at 10: Celebrating a Landmark Ruling and a Decade of Marriage Equality

A look at the historic November 18, 2003 ruling in GLAD’s case Goodridge v. DPH which… View Larger →

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August 25, 2014

Continuing the Struggle - in the U.S. and in Uganda

By John Abdallah Wambere

Earlier this month, Uganda’s Constitutional Court struck down, on technical grounds, the Anti-Homosexual Act – the law that has put my community in danger, torn families apart, and driven me into exile from the my country.  The LGBTI community celebrated, but over 165 members of parliament vowed to reintroduce the bill.  The battle is far from over.

I’ve watched all of this from the U.S., where I am seeking asylum.  I have been here since February 2014, relying on the kindness of strangers to put a roof over my head and food in my mouth.

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Added March 2, 2014

I’m Not Living A Life That I Should Be Living

“I can’t stress enough how devastating lipodystrophy is and how much your life changes because of it.”

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