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August 20, 2015

Massachusetts Updates Process for Changing Gender on Birth Certificates

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts has modernized the standard and process for changing gender markers on birth certificates.  As a result, proof of … Read More →


August 18, 2015

GLAD Announces New Board Members

GLAD announced the appointments of David Hayter and Terry Holzman to its Board of Directors.

“I am delighted to welcome David and Terry to GLAD’s … Read More →


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September 17, 2015 · Boston, MA

GLAD Answers: Updating Your Birth Certificate to Reflect Your Proper Gender

September 24, 2015

Please register for GLAD Answers: Updating Your Birth Certificate to Reflect Your Proper Gender on … Read More →

October 16, 2015 · Boston, MA

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August 20, 2015

Massachusetts Updates Process for Changing Gender on Birth Certificates

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts has modernized the standard and process for changing gender markers on birth certificates.  As a result, proof of … Read More →

August 18, 2015

GLAD Announces New Board Members

GLAD announced the appointments of David Hayter and Terry Holzman to its Board of Directors.

“I am delighted to welcome David and Terry to GLAD’s … Read More →

August 17, 2015

GLAD Celebrates the Life and Mourns the Death of Julian Bond

Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders marked the passing of civil rights leader Julian Bond with this statement from Executive Director Janson Wu:

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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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Barrett v Fontbonne Academy
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GLAD has filed a complaint against Fontbonne Academy, a religiously affiliated college preparatory school in Milton, MA, after the school terminated … 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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August 26, 2015

My Child’s School Won’t Tell Me How They Disciplined a Bully: What Can I Do?

By Adena Wayne, GLAD Legal Intern

Oftentimes we at GLAD hear from parents of LGBTQ youth who have been told that the school cannot disclose any disciplinary steps they have taken against a student who bullied their child because of “FERPA.”

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August 21, 2015

Have You Experienced a Health Insurance Exclusion for Your Same-Sex Spouse at Walmart?

By GLAD

Are you a current or former Wal-Mart employee and during your employment at Wal-Mart you were in a valid and legal marriage to a person of the same sex but were denied spousal healthcare coverage for your spouse? 

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