“State officials should not be allowed to manipulate the federal court system in order to skirt rulings in their home circuits with which they disagree, including, as is the case here, rulings affirming and respecting the rights of transgender students.”
(Wichita Falls, TX – July 28, 2016) – Five …
New Hampshire Attorney General Joseph Foster has joined a brief with Attorneys General from eleven other states asking a federal district judge not to bar implementation of Obama Administration rules and guidance concerning fair treatment of transgender students and workers.
When does this go into effect?
The executive order is effective as of the date of signing, which was June 30, 2016. It also states that the Personnel Division shall provide guidance to agencies regarding how to implement the order. That guidance must be issued by September 15, 2016.
What does the executive order do?
Executive order 2016-04 explicitly includes gender identity and gender … Read More →
With wit, logic and common sense, Professor Joe Singer exposes how public accommodations that invoke “religious freedom” to bar service to LGBTQ people are simply discriminating based on religious beliefs. Our nation already turned away from the era where people had to “call ahead” to businesses to make sure they are welcome,’ we are “already invited.” Professor Singer makes a compelling … Read More →
Community Call: Doe v. Clenchy 1-31-2014
GLAD Now Stands for GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders
Our name is new, but not our mission.
Following nearly 40 years of groundbreaking legal victories for LGBTQ rights, we’ve updated our name to better reflect our commitment to moving equality forward #FORALL!
We’ll always be GLAD. And we’ll always have your back.