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Blog Posts for Connecticut

May 29, 2014 4:45 pm

When it comes to Prom, the law is on your side!

Every year, GLAD Answers gets phone calls from concerned students: can I take my same-sex partner to prom?  Can I wear a tux or a dress, regardless of my biological sex?  The answer to both of these questions is yes, legally, you can.

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May 19, 2014 6:16 pm

Know Your Rights: HIV

Discrimination on the basis of HIV status is prohibited by both the federal Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and state disability antidiscrimination laws across New England. These laws protect all people who are HIV-positive, perceived to be HIV-positive, and, at least under federal law, people who “associate” with a person with HIV.

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May 19, 2014 4:23 pm

Free Speech, Not Consequence-Free Speech

The U.S. Constitution does guarantee a right to free speech.  It does not guarantee a right to consequence-free speech. 

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April 16, 2014 3:06 pm

You Have Questions: GLAD Answers Has Updated Publications with the Information You Need

GLAD Answers has over 70 recently updated publications dealing with LGBTQ/HIV legal issues in New England.  For each of the six New England states we have an LGBTQ Overview and an HIV Overview.  These are in depth publications that help you to understand the laws that protect you and, if your rights are violated, how you go about accessing these protections.

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April 10, 2014 12:07 pm

Recent Announcements by Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid

During the past few days, the Social Security Administration (SSA) and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released some important guidance that affects transgender and same-sex spouses.  A summary of that information follows below. If you have questions, need additional information or lawyer referrals, contact GLAD Answers by email or live chat at or by phone at (800) 455-GLAD (4523).

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April 10, 2014 9:47 am

National Youth HIV/AIDS Awareness Day: Know Your Rights!

Today is National Youth HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. Do you know your rights when it comes to HIV/AIDS?

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January 10, 2014 8:56 am

Know Your Rights: After DOMA

We know you may have questions about federal marriage-related benefits now that DOMA has been overturned. GLAD Answers has several resources available to help.

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December 9, 2013 10:20 am

Not Just a Phrase Carved in Granite

After a year of tremendous progress, we must remain vigilant to ensure that Equal Justice Under Law becomes a reality for all.

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November 18, 2013 6:00 am

Celebrate 10 Years of Marriage Equality!

Watch this short video celebrating 10 years of marriage equality, and make a gift today to continue the fight for full LGBT equality.

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November 18, 2013 4:19 am

Teamwork Makes the Dream Work: Getting to the Goodridge Decision

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.

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