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
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 …