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 …
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, …
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 →
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LGBTQ Family Law in NH: What You Need to Know
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:
- Facilitates the … Read More →
Community Call: Doe v. Clenchy 1-31-2014
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 →