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Transgender Shelter Access Workshop - Worcester Youth

January 8, 2015 · Worcester, MA

Are you Transgender, Homeless, and Accessing Shelter Services?

Learn more about the laws and … Read More →

Transgender Shelter Access Workshop - Springfield

January 14, 2015 · Springfield, MA

Are you Transgender, Homeless, and Accessing Shelter Services?

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First Event 2015

January 21, 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 →

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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 →

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 →

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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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December 23, 2014

Are You Married and on SSI?  Has Social Security Said You Owe Them Money?


Please contact us if you have received a letter from Social Security demanding that you repay an “overpayment.” We want to share important and time–sensitive information about protecting your legal rights!

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December 22, 2014

GLAD Goes Back to Middle School (And At This School, It Was Better Than We Remembered!)

By Vickie L. Henry, Youth Initiative Director

This fall, GLAD was invited to participate in Boston Plan for Excellence’s ‘Principal Partners’ event (formerly known as ‘Principal for the Day’). I shadowed the principal for Edwards Middle School, Robert Rametti, and his staff as they experienced the daily challenges and success involved in educating youth in a large urban district.

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