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First Event 2015

January 23, 2015 · Waltham , MA

Join GLAD this January at First Event 2015. Now in its 35th year, First Event has grown into one of … Read More →

Parenting, Assisted Reproduction and Marriage Rights for LGBT People in New Hampshire

January 29, 2015

Recent changes in New Hampshire law will make it easier for transgender and LGB individuals and … Read More →

After Marriage: The Future of LGBT Activism

February 12, 2015 · Boston, MA

This seminar series brings together four prominent lawyers and activists examining crucial issues … Read More →

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January 16, 2015

SCOTUS Will Hear Marriage Case Filed by Michigan Nurses April DeBoer and Jayne Rowse

Washington, D.C., January 16, 2015 – The U.S. Supreme Court today agreed to review a federal appeals court decision upholding Michigan’s ban on … Read More →

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 →

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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 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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January 20, 2015

You May Say I’m a Dreamer: Ending Youth Homelessness

By Allison Wright, Staff Attorney

At GLAD, we dream big and work hard to make those dreams a reality. One of our many dreams for LGBTQ youth is to get unaccompanied homeless LGBTQ youth out of the streets and into stable, long-term housing by providing welcoming, safe, and LGBTQ culturally competent housing program options. 

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January 17, 2015

Celebrate Kindness This Week—And Every Week!

By Annie Sloan, Legal Assistant

In celebration of GLSEN's No Name Calling Week, GLAD Legal Assisant Annie Sloan shares some advice she received from her baseball coach on "shutting the door" on the bad in order to celebrate kindness.

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