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September 8, 2016

Freedom New Hampshire

New Hampshire is the only remaining state in New England to have no state laws ensuring fair and equal treatment for transgender people.

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September 1, 2016

MA Attorney General, MCAD Issue Guidance on Transgender Public Accommodations Law

Today the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office and the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination (MCAD) each issued guidance on … Read More →


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HIV in Black and Brown America: National and Local Perspectives on Action to End the Epidemic

October 29, 2016 · Roxbury, MA

A free community brunch and conversation featuring long-time national activist Phill Wilson, … Read More →

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September 8, 2016

Freedom New Hampshire

New Hampshire is the only remaining state in New England to have no state laws ensuring fair and equal treatment for transgender people.

That’s why … Read More →

August 23, 2016

GLAD Applauds NH High Court Ruling on Role of Premarital Cohabitation in Divorce Proceedings

GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders (GLAD) today applauded the New Hampshire Supreme Court’s ruling that a premarital period of interdependent … Read More →

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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 →

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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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In the Matter of Deborah Munson and Coralee Beal

GLAD and the ACLU of New Hampshire submitted an amicus brief in this case before the New Hampshire Supreme Court concerning the fair distribution of … Read More →

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September 23, 2016

Taking Bi Inclusion Seriously on Celebrate Bisexuality Day

By Guest Author Ellyn Ruthstrom, Executive Director of SpeakOUT Boston

Celebrate Bisexuality Day (affectionately called CBD) was initiated in 1999 on September 23rd and the bi+* community marks it each year with film fests, educational forums, parties and all sorts of community activities. CBD is now part of Bisexual Awareness Week during which bi organizations and individuals educate the public about bi community concerns and statistics, bi history, and bi culture by tweeting and posting all week long on social media to boost our rare visibility.

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September 22, 2016

Transgender Discrimination Case Results in Victory For Transgender Rights

By Guest Author Attorney Andrew S. McIlvaine

On August 9, 2016, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination (“MCAD”) announced an important ruling concerning the rights of Massachusetts employees to be free from discrimination based on their transgender status, gender identity, or sexual orientation.The decision is a loud and clear legal precedent that intentional misuse of gender pronouns and gender based words to refer to a transgender employee can amount to unlawful, discriminatory harassment.

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