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2015 GLSEN MA Spring Conference

March 28, 2015 · Roxbury, MA

GLAD is proud to be presenting a workshop at the 2015 GLSEN MA Spring Conference! 

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March 31, 2015 · Washington, DC

Museum After Dark: Marriage Equality - What’s Next

April 2, 2015 · Fairfield, CT

In the 21st century, grassroots efforts have successfully led to policy changes throughout the … Read More →

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March 27, 2015

Victory! Connecticut Removes Barrier for Medicaid Coverage of Transgender Health Care

Earlier this week the Connecticut Department of Social Services updated state regulations to require Medicaid to cover treatment for Gender … Read More →

March 16, 2015

Advocates Ask Supreme Court to Hear Case Concerning Medical Care for Transgender Woman in Prison

Petition Asserts First Circuit Disregarded its Proper Role

Lawyers today petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court to hear an appeal on behalf of Michelle … Read More →

March 10, 2015

Social Security Sued for Discriminating Against SSI Recipients Married to a Same Sex Spouse

SSA is Demanding Refunds of Benefits Paid as Result of Agency's Discrimination

GLAD, Justice in Aging, and Foley Hoag LLP today filed a class action … Read More →

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Pending • Representing Plaintiff(s)

Held v. Colvin
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GLAD, Justice in Aging and Foley Hoag LLP have filed a class action lawsuit against the Social Security Administration (SSA) on behalf of … Read More →

Pending • Representing Plaintiff(s)

Cote v. Walmart
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Update: The EEOC issued a notice of probable cause on January 29, indicating that Walmart's refusal to allow Jackie to include her spouse, Diana, on … Read More →

Pending • Representing Plaintiff(s)

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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GSAs Can Make School Better

Want to make your school better? GSAs and other LGBTQ clubs can make middle school better… View Larger →

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March 27, 2015

Celebrating Trans Lives

By Janson Wu, Executive Director

In the last year, the trans community has suffered from an epidemic of violence, both physical and psychic. Black trans women targeted and murdered for who they are. Trans youth we’ve lost because society wasn’t strong enough to appreciate them. I know I don’t have the luxury of time to figure out all the answers before taking action. And so, as an ally, I am choosing to begin by writing about the importance of loving trans people.

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March 26, 2015

Have You Experienced a Health Insurance Exclusion for Your Same-Sex Spouse at Walmart?


​GLAD is looking for stories of Walmart employees who were denied the option of adding their same-sex spouse to their employee health insurance plan. If you experienced this situation, please contact us at GLAD Answers www.GLADAnswers.org (800-455-GLAD). We want to hear your story.

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