An exciting announcement was made today by the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) regarding equal access in accordance with an individual’s gender identity in community planning and development programs. This proposed rule is an update to HUD’s 2012 final rule (Equal Access to …
The Massachusetts Joint Committee on Financial Services heard testimony Tuesday in support of a bill which would mandate insurance coverage for the treatment of lipodystrophy.
November 20 is Transgender Day of Remembrance, when we remember the transgender individuals who have been murdered in the past year. It has been a devastating and tragic year. As we wonder why there has been such an epidemic of anti-trans violence, particularly against trans women of color, one need not look much further than the hate-filled rhetoric of government “leaders,” such as Texas … Read More →
GLAD is seeking individuals with a strong desire to make meaningful contributions to LGBTQ and HIV+ communities to join our Public Affairs & Education Internship Program. Using traditional and new media, the program supports GLAD’s mission and vision by ensuring that LGBTQ people and people living with HIV know their legal rights and how to assert them.
The Public Affairs & … Read More →
Community Call: Doe v. Clenchy 1-31-2014
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 →