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Latest News

March 16, 2015

Advocates Ask Supreme Court to Hear Case Concerning Medical Care for Transgender Woman in Prison

Petition Asserts First Circuit Disregarded its Proper Role

Lawyers today petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court to hear an appeal on behalf of Michelle Kosilek, a transgender woman who has been denied essential health care while serving a prison sentence in the custody of the Massachusetts Department …

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March 10, 2015

Social Security Sued for Discriminating Against SSI Recipients Married to a Same Sex Spouse

SSA is Demanding Refunds of Benefits Paid as Result of Agency's Discrimination

GLAD, Justice in Aging, and Foley Hoag LLP today filed a class action lawsuit, Held v. Colvin, against the Social Security Administration (SSA) on behalf of Supplemental Security Income (SSI) recipients married to …

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Latest Blog Posts

March 26, 2015

Have You Experienced a Health Insurance Exclusion for Your Same-Sex Spouse at Walmart?

​GLAD is looking for stories of Walmart employees who were denied the option of adding their same-sex spouse to their employee health insurance plan. If you experienced this situation, please contact us at GLAD Answers (800-455-GLAD). We want to hear your story.

GLAD Answers

March 25, 2015

Mary L. Bonauto: 25 Years of Standing Up For Justice

I have had the honor to observe Mary Bonauto’s work for 25 years – as a GLAD Board member, a GLAD Litigation Committee member, as Executive Director and as a colleague on the GLAD legal staff. What comes first to mind in thinking about Mary is her tenacity, thoroughness and fearlessness.

Gary Buseck and Mary BonautoIt was quite a different world in some ways back in the 1990’s – particularly with respect to the various … Read More →

Latest Podcast

January 31, 2014

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

Latest Video

March 10, 2015

GSAs Can Make School Better

Want to make your school better? GSAs and other LGBTQ clubs can make middle school better for all students, including cutting down on transphobic and homophobic talk; helping transgender and gender non-conforming students feel safer; and helping teachers and students learn about LGBTQ issues. Plus, … Read More →