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World AIDS Day at the State House

December 2, 2014 · Boston, MA

Join us for Fourth Annual World AIDS Day at the State House. This years theme is "Getting to Zero; … Read More →

Transgender Shelter Access Workshop - Boston

December 4, 2014 · Boston, MA

Are you Transgender, Homeless, and Accessing Shelter Services?

Learn more about the laws and … Read More →

Ending Stigma and Shame, Cultivating Resilience: Living and Loving with HIV

December 6, 2014 · Boston, MA

In recognition of World AIDS Day December 6, 2014, the Harvard University Center for AIDS Research … Read More →

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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 →

November 21, 2014

President Obama’s Executive Order on Immigration

Statement of GLAD Deputy Director Janson Wu:

The Executive Order is a historic step forward for immigrants living in the United States. We welcome … Read More →

November 11, 2014

GLAD Appoints Janson Wu, GLAD Deputy Director and Senior Staff Attorney, as New Executive Director

Janson Wu, deputy director and senior staff attorney for Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders (GLAD), has been appointed the organization’s new … Read More →

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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: John “Longjones” Abdallah Wambere has been recommended for asylum in the United States.  In a letter dated September 11, 2014,  the U.S. … 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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November 24, 2014

LGBTQ Suicide Prevention Resources

By Vickie L. Henry, Director of GLAD's Youth Initiative

I aspire to a day when suicidal thoughts and suicide attempts are no longer prevalent among LGBTQ youth. We are not there now, so I am glad we have some terrific resources to help.

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November 17, 2014

Lights, Camera, Action – WAIT!

By Vickie Henry, Director of GLAD’s Youth Initiative, and Anthony Toppi, former GLAD staffer

Be careful before you record. But do report bullying to your school and keep proof that you reported (a copy of the complaint or report by email). If you think your school is not protecting you against anti-LGBTQ or HIV+ bullying, contact GLAD Answers.  If you are ever worried about bullying in school or are unsure of what your rights are, check out and to learn more.

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