On August 10, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker signed into law An Act Relative to HIV-Associated Lipodystrophy Syndrome Treatment, which will go into effect November 9. This first-of-its-kind legislation, sponsored by Senator Mark Montigny and Representative Sarah Peake, requires public and …
“State officials should not be allowed to manipulate the federal court system in order to skirt rulings in their home circuits with which they disagree, including, as is the case here, rulings affirming and respecting the rights of transgender students.”
(Wichita Falls, TX – July 28, 2016) – Five …
Last Monday, I found myself at the National Museum of American Jewish History in Philadelphia, on the same day as the start of the Democratic Convention. I was there to speak on a panel about the national LGBTQ movement, organized by the Equality Forum.
I took the opportunity to walk through the museum, and came across a quote from a speech by Moses Seixas, on the occasion of George Washington’s … Read More →
When does this go into effect?
The executive order is effective as of the date of signing, which was June 30, 2016. It also states that the Personnel Division shall provide guidance to agencies regarding how to implement the order. That guidance must be issued by September 15, 2016.
What does the executive order do?
Executive order 2016-04 explicitly includes gender identity and gender … Read More →
Community Call: Doe v. Clenchy 1-31-2014
GLAD Now Stands for GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders
Our name is new, but not our mission.
Following nearly 40 years of groundbreaking legal victories for LGBTQ rights, we’ve updated our name to better reflect our commitment to moving equality forward #FORALL!
We’ll always be GLAD. And we’ll always have your back.