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Aging as an LGBT Person, What You Need to Know to Thrive!

September 29, 2014 · Orleans, MA

A Workshop Sponsored by GLAD (Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders)

All Ages are Welcome!
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October 1, 2014 · Boston, MA

HBGC’s 4th Annual LGBTQ Youth Empowerment Conference

October 4, 2014 · Cambridge, MA

GLAD is honored to be presenting at the HBGC (Hispanic Black Gay Coalition) Youth Empowerment … Read More →

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September 17, 2014

GLAD’s Mary Bonauto Receives MacArthur Foundation Fellowship

The MacArthur Foundation announced today that Mary L. Bonauto, Civil Rights Project Director for Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders (GLAD), has been … Read More →

September 16, 2014

Ugandan Gay Activist John “Longjones” Abdallah Wambere Granted Asylum in United States

John “Longjones” Abdallah Wambere, a prominent Ugandan gay activist for over 17 years, has been recommended for asylum in the United States. In a … Read More →

August 28, 2014

Utah Marriage Equality Plaintiffs Ask U.S. Supreme Court to Review Case

Update September 4, 2014: Three diverse voices – those of business, states, and family and equality groups – filed amici curiae briefs in the Kitchen … Read More →

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In re Wambere
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Update: John “Longjones” Abdallah Wambere has been recommended for asylum in the United States.  In a letter dated September 11, 2014,  the U.S. … 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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September 22, 2014

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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September 22, 2014


By Allison Wright, Staff Attorney

‚ÄčDon’t wait to start a GSA at your middle school! The time is NOW! CHECK OUT our video above and contact us at if you want help forming a GSA at your middle school!

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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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