On January 10, GLAD and other equality and gender justice advocates filed a friend-of-the-court (amicus) brief in Virginia v Ferriero supporting the case for recognizing the Equal Rights Amendment as the 28th Amendment in the U.S. Constitution. This case was brought by the Attorneys General in the last three states to ratify the ERA (Virginia, Illinois, and Nevada) and seeks to compel the National Archivist (David Ferriero) to recognize the ERA as it has been ratified by three-quarters of states, satisfying the constitutional threshold.

Read the brief here