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July 26, 2014 · Provincetown, MA

August 6, 2014 · Providence, RI

Lawyers Working to End Youth Homelessness Forum

August 8, 2014 · Boston, MA

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July 21, 2014

Impact of White House EO on LGBT Federal Workers and Contractors in New England

Statement by Gary Buseck, Interim Executive Director of Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders

Every day we hear about LGBT people who are not treated … Read More →

July 14, 2014

Marriage Equality Now Means Marriage Equality in New Hampshire

Although same-sex couples have been able to marry in New Hampshire since January 2010, GLAD has continued to hear from couples with questions and … Read More →

July 8, 2014

Joint Statement on Withdrawal of Support for ENDA

The following national organizations have signed onto the following statement withdrawing support for ENDA and calling for equal workplace protections for LGBT people: American Civil Liberties Union; Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders; Lambda Legal; National Center for Lesbian Rights; and Transgender Law Center.

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In re Wambere
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GLAD has filed an application for asylum on behalf of John Abdallah Wambere, a prominent Ugandan gay activist who was featured in the documentaries … Read More →

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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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July 17, 2014 · 1 Comment

Advancing Health Care Access for Transgender People: Medicare, MassHealth and Beyond

By Jennifer Levi, Transgender Rights Project Director

In recent months, government oversight authorities for Medicare and MassHealth (Massachusetts’ public insurer) have announced their intentions to eliminate categorical exclusions of transition-related care from their plans, following advocacy by GLAD and our allies.

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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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