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January 10, 2017

OPEN LETTER TO THE U.S. SENATE: Civil & Human Rights Organizations Oppose Confirmation of Sessions

The Senate has a responsibility to consider Session’s record in weighing whether he should be confirmed for this important office. We agree that when … Read More →


January 6, 2017

GLAD Applauds Removal of AFA from Connecticut State Charitable Campaign

GLAD Applauds Removal of American Family Association from CT State Charitable Campaign for Failure to Comply with Non-Discrimination Requirement

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January 21, 2017 · Washington: 8:30am & Boston: 10:30am,

Dream Big, Act Bold, Change Lives: Western MA

January 29, 2017 MA

We warmly invite you to attend a brunch to benefit GLAD. Mix and mingle with fellow supporters of … Read More →

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February 1, 2017 · Boston, MA

February 1 or February 8

Start the New Year off right – do some good and have some fun with other … Read More →

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January 10, 2017

OPEN LETTER TO THE U.S. SENATE: Civil & Human Rights Organizations Oppose Confirmation of Sessions

The Senate has a responsibility to consider Session’s record in weighing whether he should be confirmed for this important office. We agree that when … Read More →

January 6, 2017

GLAD Applauds Removal of AFA from Connecticut State Charitable Campaign

GLAD Applauds Removal of American Family Association from CT State Charitable Campaign for Failure to Comply with Non-Discrimination Requirement

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December 29, 2016

GLAD Announces New Board Officers

GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders (GLAD) will kick off 2017 with new leadership on its Board of Directors. At its December meeting the board voted in … Read More →

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Victory • Representing Plaintiff(s)

In re Parentage of Minor Child

In an important ruling that creates an alternative path to parentage for couples who use assisted reproductive technology in their pregnancies - one … Read More →

Pending • Representing Plaintiff(s)

Sinnott v. Peck

GLAD is representing Sarah Sinnott, a non-biological mother in Vermont, whose former partner has sought to disrupt Sarah’s relationship with their … Read More →

Pending • Amicus

Baker v. Diocese of Worcester et al.

GLAD and the ACLU of Massachusetts have submitted an amicus memorandum of law to the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination  in the case of … Read More →

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November 18, 2016

Pop-Up ID Project

By GLAD

Transgender people living in New England (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island or Vermont) seeking to update their legal name and gender on federal and state documents can receive free legal representation through this rapid-response program.

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January 11, 2017

What Comes Next

By Janson Wu, GLAD Executive Director

There are reasons to be concerned. But we must and we will push back against any attempts to normalize discrimination and hate, even as we steadfastly continue our work in the courts and at the state level to protect and advance justice for all.

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