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Latest News

October 6, 2015

GLAD’s Jennifer Levi Testifies in Support of Transgender Equality

Jennifer Levi, Director of the Transgender Rights Project for Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders, testified today at the Massachusetts Statehouse in support of a bill providing protections in public accommodations for the state’s transgender citizens. 

In failing to expressly protect its most …

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October 1, 2015

GLAD’s Vickie Henry Nominated to Massachusetts Appeals Court

Vickie Henry, Senior Staff Attorney and Youth Initiative Director at Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders (GLAD), has been nominated by Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker to serve on the Massachusetts Appeals Court.

“We are so proud and excited for Vickie and this recognition of what an …

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Latest Blog Posts

October 10, 2015

Teaching from the Fullness of Ourselves

On National Coming Out Day, we have a guest blog post from retired Portland, Maine, teacher Betsy Parsons on her journey to coming out in the classroom, and the positive impact it had on LGBT students.

If you're a teacher or administrator with questions about how to ensure your school is safe and welcoming for all, or If you're a student in need of help or information about your rights,contact … Read More →

September 24, 2015

Loving a Bisexual Man

When I first started dating my husband Adam, he had just broken up with a woman. It was my first time dating someone bisexual, and I was filled with doubt and confusion as to whether this could work.

Would he leave me for a woman eventually? How would I feel if he found a woman attractive, out in public? Did he eventually want to have children through old-fashioned procreation?

Eventually, I … Read More →

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January 31, 2014

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

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April 25, 2015

Marriage Equality at the Supreme Court: From Goodridge to Obergefell

On April 28, 2015, Mary Bonauto will argue before the U.S. Supreme Court for the freedom to marry for all same-sex couples nationwide. In 2001 Mary and Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders (GLAD) filed the case that first brought marriage equality to the U.S. - with the landmark 2003 Goodridge v. … Read More →