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Latest News

December 16, 2014

GLAD Appalled by Appeals Court Ruling that Dept. of Corrections Can Deny Care to Transgender Woman

The full First Circuit Court of Appeals today reversed an earlier ruling that the Commonwealth of Massachusetts must provide Michelle Kosilek, an incarcerated transgender woman, medically-necessary gender reassignment surgery.

The decision was divided, with a 3-2 majority and two sharply worded …

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December 4, 2014

GLAD Obtains Social Security Survivor Benefits for Disabled RI Widow

GLAD successfully obtained Social Security Widow’s Benefits for 56-year-old Deborah Tevyaw after a three-year-long battle with the Social Security Administration (SSA) following the death of Deb’s wife Patricia Baker who passed in 2011. Over $30,000 in back benefits were paid to Deb on Monday, …

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Latest Blog Posts

December 22, 2014

GLAD Goes Back to Middle School (And At This School, It Was Better Than We Remembered!)

​This fall, GLAD was invited to participate in Boston Plan for Excellence’s ‘Principal Partners’ event (formerly known as ‘Principal for the Day’). I shadowed the principal for Edwards Middle School, Robert Rametti, and his staff as they experienced the daily challenges and success involved in educating youth in a large urban district.

My day began in the Principal’s office. While Principal … Read More →

December 22, 2014

LGBT Family Law in NH: What You Need to Know

There's good news for New Hampshire LGBT parents and families!
Download this fact sheet as a pdf

Join Us for a Free Webinar January 29, 12 - 1 p.m.:
LGBTQ Family Law in NH: What You Need to Know
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Modernizing New Hampshire’s Surrogacy Laws

GLAD worked with the legislature to pass one of the most comprehensive and forward-looking surrogacy laws in the country that:

Latest Podcast

January 31, 2014

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

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October 26, 2014

The Spirit of Justice

Meet six inspirational people who are furthering the fight for equal justice for the LGBT community and people living with HIV:

John “Longjones” Wambere, who made the heartbreakingly difficult decision to seek asylum in the U.S. so that his critical advocacy for his LGBTQI community in Uganda … Read More →