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Please complete the online intake form below. You can also email us at or leave a voicemail at 800-455-GLAD. Please include your name, phone number or email, and a good time for someone to call you back. We return calls, emails, and online intakes within about 3 working days. Translation is available.

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What do people contact us about? Questions like

How do I change the gender on my identification documents?

Can I keep my HIV status private?

Am I eligible for Social Security survivor benefits?

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Look through our online resources for information about LGBTQ and HIV rights across New England and beyond.

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Transgender ID Project

This program provides free resources and support for transgender people living in New England to change their legal name and gender marker on federal and state documents.

New England states include Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island or Vermont.

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GLAD Answers

Your LGBTQ and HIV Legal Rights Resource!

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