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July 30, 2015

Who Should Pay for SSA’s Discrimination Against Same-Sex Couples?

In class action lawsuit, GLAD and Justice in Aging say it should be SSA 

Anti-LGBT discrimination hurts everyone in our community. But the impact … Read More →


July 28, 2015

GLAD Calls for End to Conversion Therapy in Massachusetts

Bennett Klein, Senior Attorney for Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders (GLAD) testified today in favor of banning the destructive practice of … Read More →


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July 30, 2015

Who Should Pay for SSA’s Discrimination Against Same-Sex Couples?

In class action lawsuit, GLAD and Justice in Aging say it should be SSA 

Anti-LGBT discrimination hurts everyone in our community. But the impact … Read More →

July 28, 2015

GLAD Calls for End to Conversion Therapy in Massachusetts

Bennett Klein, Senior Attorney for Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders (GLAD) testified today in favor of banning the destructive practice of … Read More →

July 23, 2015

GLAD ED Janson Wu’s Statement in Support of the Equality Act

Today the Equality Act, a comprehensive federal LGBT non-discrimination bill was introduced in Congress.  Janson Wu, Executive Director of Gay & … Read More →

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Cote v. Walmart
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Update July 14, 2015: GLAD and co-counsel Peter Romer-Friedman of the Washington Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs (WLC) have … Read More →

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Blatt v. Cabela’s Retail Inc.

GLAD has filed a brief of amici curiae and is providing consultation in the case of a Pennsylvania transgender woman, Kate Lynn Blatt, challenging … Read More →

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Held v. Colvin
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Update June 17: GLAD and Justice in Aging filed a motion for a preliminary injunction against the Social Security Administration (SSA). Read more 

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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… View Larger →

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July 28, 2015

Do We Need a Law That Says Being LGB or T Is Normal and Healthy? Yes, We Do!

By Ben Klein, Senior Attorney and Michelle Wiener, Legal Assistant

When we think about the goals of the laws we have to protect LGBT people, we mostly think about solving concrete problems: ending discrimination, ensuring access to healthcare, keeping people safe from violence and other harms. But there’s another vital purpose of the law: the message that our government sends when it passes a law. 

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July 25, 2015

Making the impossible, inevitable

By Janson Wu, GLAD Executive Director

What are the dreams that we, together, can make a reality across the country, in the next ten years? 

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