Jennifer Levi, Director of the Transgender Rights Project for Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders, testified today at the Massachusetts Statehouse in support of a bill providing protections in public accommodations for the state’s transgender citizens.
In failing to expressly protect its most …
Vickie Henry, Senior Staff Attorney and Youth Initiative Director at Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders (GLAD), has been nominated by Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker to serve on the Massachusetts Appeals Court.
“We are so proud and excited for Vickie and this recognition of what an …
When I first started dating my husband Adam, he had just broken up with a woman. It was my first time dating someone bisexual, and I was filled with doubt and confusion as to whether this could work.
Would he leave me for a woman eventually? How would I feel if he found a woman attractive, out in public? Did he eventually want to have children through old-fashioned procreation?
Eventually, I … Read More →
Last Thursday, Massachusetts again broke ground for LGBT rights -- this time by releasing recommendations developed by its legislatively created Commission on LGBT Aging, the first statewide commission in the country to focus on the needs of LGBT seniors. In doing so, Massachusetts is shining a light on the critical needs of the LGBT aging population, and the steps needed to ensure that we all … Read More →
Community Call: Doe v. Clenchy 1-31-2014
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 to marry for all same-sex couples nationwide. In 2001 Mary and Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders (GLAD) filed the case that first brought marriage equality to the U.S. - with the landmark 2003 Goodridge v. … Read More →