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Empowered Communities, Safer Schools: 2014 GLSEN MA Fall Conference

November 1, 2014 · Westfield, MA

GLAD is proud to be presenting a workshop at the 2014 GLSEN MA Fall Conference! 

The 2014 Gay … Read More →

Winning Marriage: Easthampton Book Launch Event

November 9, 2014 · Easthampton, MA

Please join Freedom to Marry, GLAD and MassEquality for the Easthampton launch of Winning Marriage: … Read More →

Winning Marriage: Boston Book Launch Event

November 10, 2014 · Boston, MA

Please join Freedom to Marry, GLAD and MassEquality for the Boston launch of Winning Marriage: The … Read More →

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October 30, 2014

GLAD’s Statement on the Passing of Former Boston Mayor Tom Menino

We are saddened to hear of the passing today of long-time Boston Mayor Tom Menino, who was a tremendous ally to the LGBT community.

It is hard to … Read More →

October 6, 2014

GLAD Statement on U.S. Supreme Court’s Action On Marriage Cases

Today, the United States Supreme Court declined to hear pending cases from five states where circuit courts had upheld the freedom to marry and equal … Read More →

October 3, 2014

EEOC Clarifies Protections For LGBT Employees

EEOC Commissioner Chai R. Feldblum issued a memorandum clarifying the Title VII federal anti-discrimination protections for LGBT employees and urging the addition of explicit protections for sexual orientation and gender identity.

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From the Docket All Cases →

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: 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 →

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

Highlights of GLAD’s work in the past year, including major wins for transgender students… View Larger →

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October 16, 2014

Spirit Day 2014: Take a Stand Against Bullying


Are you wearing purple today to support Spirit Day and take a stand against bullying?

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September 30, 2014

Is Your Public Library LGBTQ Friendly? Check and Let Us Know

By Vickie L. Henry, Youth Initiative Director

On September 25th, 2014 13 Members of Congress and over 20 organizations sent a letter to top officials at the Federal Communications Commission, asking them to ensure that online filtering software used at federally funded schools and libraries does not prevent access to sites with important resources for the LGBTQ community. 

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