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GLAD's Legislative and Public Policy Work

GLAD's legislative legal work focuses on protecting same-sex couples and families, fighting proposals to incorporate discrimination in the law, ensuring access to insurance, keeping lgbt people safe from violence, working to end employment discrimination and strengthening needle exchange programs. GLAD works with legislative allies and grassroots advocates to craft thoughtful and thorough legislation, analyze proposals that threaten our communities, provide expert testimony at legislative hearings, bring together legal and non-legal specialists to testify before the legislature, and develop strategy with our community partners.

GLAD’s Latest Work

August 1, 2014

Addressing LGBTQ Youth Homelessness in Massachusetts

GLAD Staff Attorney Allison Wright submitted testimony to support the Boston City Council’s effort to address unaccompanied youth homelessness, an epidemic impacting the health and safety of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) youth in Massachusetts.

Excerpts from her testimony:

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August 1, 2014

A Message from Ben Klein on An Act Relative to HIV-Associated Lipodystrophy Treatment

A message from Ben Klein, GLAD AIDS Law Project Director:

The formal session of the Massachusetts legislature ended at midnight on July 31 and, unfortunately, the lipodystrophy treatment legislation did not pass this session. I know that this is disappointing for all of us.

All of us here at GLAD …

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July 25, 2014

Take Two Minutes Today to Help People with HIV Get Health care in MA

We're down to the wire in our effort to pass a crucial piece of legislation that will help people with HIV get health care.

We need your help to ensure An Act Relative to HIV-Associated Lipodystrophy Treatment is brought to a vote this session.
Please contact your representative today.

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May 8, 2014

Adding a Non-Discrimination Provision to Rhode Island’s Children’s Bill of Rights

Update 6/17/14  -  Urgent: Calls Need Today to Rhode Island Speaker Matiello

Help move this bill forward - call the Speaker's Office today at (401) 222-2466 and tell him:

"Senate Bill 2385 Passed Unanimously in the Senate. Please ask the Speaker and the House to take this up. This is a AN ACT …

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March 17, 2014

Treat Lipodystrophy Coalition

Massachusetts

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