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November 30, 2016

GLAD and AIDS Action File Brief with MA SJC in Landmark Syringe Access Case

GLAD and AIDS Action Committee filed a brief November 28 at the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court in a suit fighting efforts by the town of Barnstable to shut down a life-saving needle distribution program operated by AIDS Support Group of Cape Cod (ASGCC). A Superior Court judge granted ASGCC a …

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November 21, 2016

Ropes & Gray, GLAD and MTPC Launch Transgender ID Project

New Rapid-Response Program Creates Free Legal Resource for New England Transgender Community

BOSTON, Nov. 21. 2016 – Global law firm Ropes & Gray, together with GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders (GLAD) and the Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition (MTPC), today announced the launch of …

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November 18, 2016

Pop-Up ID Project
Transgender people living in New England (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island or Vermont) seeking to update their legal name and gender on federal and state documents can receive free legal representation through this rapid-response program.
To sign up, complete the form below or call GLAD Answers at 1-800-455-GLAD.

Lawyers from Ropes & Gray LLP, working with … Read More →

November 16, 2016

Welcome to the Resistance

Last Friday at the end of a long and distressing week, Civil Rights Project Director Mary Bonauto had a message for GLAD staff and supporters: welcome to the resistance.

Our community has faced challenging times before. But we know how to fight.

We’ve heard from many of you over the last week who are understandably feeling shock, grief, and uncertainty – I’m feeling it too. But we’re also … Read More →

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January 31, 2014

Community Call: Doe v. Clenchy 1-31-2014

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August 10, 2016

GSAs Can Make School Better

Want to make your school better? GSAs and other LGBTQ clubs can make middle school better for all students, including cutting down on transphobic and homophobic talk; helping transgender and gender non-conforming students feel safer; and helping teachers and students learn about LGBTQ issues. Plus, … Read More →