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Contact us for free and confidential legal information, assistance, and referrals.

To keep everyone as safe as possible during the pandemic, we have temporarily limited phone coverage in our office. Choose Email below for the quickest response at this time. You can also leave a voicemail (800-455-GLAD) and we will respond within two weeks. Translation is available.

Due to limited capacity, we are unable to respond to every issue/individual outside of the six New England states. For assistance in your region, please contact Lambda Legal, NCLR, or the Trans Law Center.

We are not able to answer phone calls live at this time, but will return your call. Leave a voicemail with your name and contact information and we will get back to you within two weeks. For a quicker response, we recommend reaching out by email.

During this time, email is the quickest way to get a response.

Live chat is currently unavailable.

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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Transgender people in New England seeking to update their legal name and gender on federal and state documents can receive free legal representation this program.

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