Juvenile Justice Reform in MA as Racial Justice Work
June 15, 2020: GLAD signed onto a letter from the Massachusetts Coalition for Juvenile Justice Reform: Recommendations to Promote Racial Equity in Youth Justice. This letter was submitted to House and Senate leadership and members of the Black and Latino Legislative Caucus. Our recommendations in part consisted in part of including sexual orientation and gender identity to address the specific overrepresentation of LGBTQ youth of color in the Juvenile Justice systems.
Removing Barriers to PrEP in MassachusettsRead More
PrEP provides our best opportunity to end the HIV epidemic.
GLAD and ACLU Urge Massachusetts Schools to Reject Calls for Book BansRead More
The vast majority of book bans that are taking hold across the country specifically aim to remove books that are by and about LGBTQ people, communities of color, and other marginalized groups.
Rising Anti-LGBTQ+ Attacks On Our Public SchoolsRead More
Our laws and schools protect children’s safety and support equal educational opportunity so students can learn and grow.