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Telling Our Transgender Stories – Is the Medium Still the Message?

August 21, 2014 · New York, NY

Jennifer L. Levi, director of GLAD's Transgender Rights Project, will give the keynote address at … Read More →

Love is Strange Advance Screening

September 4, 2014 · Boston, MA

GLAD and Sony Pictures Classics invite you and a guest to an advance Boston screening on Thursday, … Read More →

October 24, 2014 · Boston, MA

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August 6, 2014

Marriage Equality Now Means Marriage Equality in New Hampshire

Updated August 6: GLAD Senior Staff Attorney Janson Wu joined Governor Hassan, primary sponsor Senator Bette Lasky, and members of Granite State … Read More →

August 1, 2014

Update on An Act Relative to HIV-Associated Lipodystrophy Treatment

The Massachusetts legislative session ended July 31 and, unfortunately, An Act Relative to HIV-Associated Lipodystrophy Treatment did not pass. … Read More →

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 →

From the Docket All Cases →

Pending • Representing Plaintiff(s)

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 →

Pending • Representing Plaintiff(s)

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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August 19, 2014 · 2 Comments

LGBTQ Youth: Losing My Religion?  No Way!

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

I regularly hear about LGBTQ youth who are kicked out of their homes by parents who believe that homosexuality goes against their religious beliefs.

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Added March 2, 2014

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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