Transgender Rights Project Director Jennifer Levi shares an update on some of the critical work GLAD is doing in the area of transgender legal rights:
GLAD continues to play a national role in ensuring transgender people receive justice in the family law context. The centerpiece of …
Nov. 18, 2013 marks the 10th anniversary of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial (SJC) Court ruling in Goodridge v. Dept. of Public Health, Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders (GLAD) landmark Massachusetts marriage equality case.
The decision was the first of its kind in this country by a final …
10 Years Ago Today, GLAD Won a Historic Marriage Equality Ruling at the MA Supreme Judicial Court
It was 10 years ago today that the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) ruled in our lawsuit Goodridge v. Department of Public Health that denying same-sex couples access to the institution of marriage violated our state constitution.
Attorney Mary Bonauto celebrates with plaintiffs … Read More →
Doe v. Clenchy Oral Argument at the Maine Law Court
GLAD represents a transgender girl whose Orono, Maine, school failed in its responsibility to treat her the same as other students. The case was argued before Maine’s highest court on July 12, 2013.
Goodridge at 10: Celebrating a Landmark Ruling and a Decade of Marriage Equality
A look at the historic November 18, 2003 ruling in GLAD’s case Goodridge v. DPH which made Massachusetts the first state in the U.S. where same-sex couples could marry. The video celebrates the powerful and beautiful decision authored by then Chief Justice Margaret H. Marshall, and explores the … Read More →