New Hampshire is the only remaining state in New England to have no state laws ensuring fair and equal treatment for transgender people.
That’s why GLAD is proud to be a founding member of Freedom New Hampshire—a nonpartisan coalition of transgender Granite Staters united with faith leaders, …
On August 10, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker signed into law An Act Relative to HIV-Associated Lipodystrophy Syndrome Treatment, which will go into effect November 9. This first-of-its-kind legislation, sponsored by Senator Mark Montigny and Representative Sarah Peake, requires public and …
- Brenda Howard (often nicknamed “Mother of Pride”) helped organize the one-month anniversary and then one-year anniversary commemorating the Stonewall Riots in New York City in 1970 -- the first of what we now call Pride marches.
- Alan Rockway co-authored the first successful gay rights ordinance put to a public vote in Dade County, Florida in 1977.
- A.Billy Jones-Hennin helped organize the … Read More →
On August 9, 2016, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination (“MCAD”) announced an important ruling concerning the rights of Massachusetts employees to be free from discrimination based on their transgender status, gender identity, or sexual orientation.
The decision is a loud and clear legal precedent that intentional misuse of gender pronouns and gender based words to refer to a … Read More →
Community Call: Doe v. Clenchy 1-31-2014
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 →