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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 →

GLAD Answers Volunteer Training

October 14, 2014 · Boston, MA

GLAD Answers volunteers provide information and resources to people throughout New England … Read More →

After Marriage: The Future of LGBT Activism

October 16, 2014 · Boston, MA

This seminar series brings together four prominent lawyers and activists examining crucial issues … Read More →

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September 29, 2014

GLAD Sues Social Security Administration for Denying Survivor Benefits to Disabled RI Widow

GLAD filed suit today against the Social Security Administration (SSA) in U.S. District Court for the District of Rhode Island, charging SSA with … Read More →

September 25, 2014

Walmart Denies Lesbian Employee Spousal Health Coverage; GLAD Sues on Her Behalf

GLAD has filed a charge of discrimination against Walmart with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) on behalf of Jacqueline Cote.  … Read More →

September 23, 2014

GLAD Promotes the Creation of Middle School GSAs with New Video and Online Resources

GLAD today launched a campaign to encourage the creation of more gay-straight alliances (GSAs) in middle schools across Massachusetts and in New … 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: 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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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

CALLING ALL PUBLIC MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS: GSAs Can Make School Better!

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 www.GLADAnswers.org/GSA if you want help forming a GSA at your middle school!

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September 19, 2014 · 6 Comments

Gender Presumptions on Trial

By Jennifer Levi, Transgender Rights Project Director

During the question and answer period after delivering the keynote address at this year’s Lavender Law Transgender Law Institute (TLI), I learned that a portion of my remarks inspired palpable discomfort among some in attendance.  Surfacing and naming that discomfort served as an effective tool to highlight the painful experience of having your gender identity publicly questioned, something that those of us who are gender nonconforming (whether transgender identifying or not) experience routinely.

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