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Latest News

April 9, 2014

GLAD Welcomes New Board Members

GLAD is thrilled to announce the appointment of four new board members: Beck Bailey, Darian Butcher, Andre Campagna, and Jessica Mink.

“I warmly welcome our newest Board members Andre, Beck, Darian and Jessica,” said Board President Dianne Phillips. “At this critical time for our community, the …

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March 14, 2014

GLAD Urges 1st Circuit to Affirm Medically Necessary Care for Transgender Prisoner

GLAD submitted a brief today to the First Circuit Court of Appeals in the case Kosilek v. Spencer, supporting the right of an incarcerated transgender woman to receive medically necessary care to treat her severe gender identity disorder (GID).

On January 17, 2014, the First Circuit Court of …

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Latest Blog Posts

April 16, 2014

You Have Questions: GLAD Answers Has Updated Publications with the Information You Need

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GLAD Answers has over 70 recently updated publications dealing with LGBTQ/HIV legal issues in New England.  For each of the six New England states we have an LGBTQ Overview and an HIV Overview.  These are in depth publications that help you … Read More →

April 16, 2014

Equal Dignity at Every Stage of Our Lives: The MA Commission on LGBT Aging

GLAD Senior Staff Attorney Janson Wu (second from left, front row) with other members of the MA
Commission on LGBT Aging


Outside my window at home, there is a billboard advertising a prominent company’s retirement planning services: “The first person to live to 150 is alive today.” Every few … Read More →

Latest Podcast

January 31, 2014

Community Call: Doe v. Clenchy 1-31-2014

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April 9, 2014

Got LGBTQ Rights? Yes!

For more information about the rights of LGBTQ youth in New England, visit

You have a right to an education - and being LGBTQ does not limit your rights at school. As a student in public school in New England.:

• You have the right to equal access and participation in all … Read More →