Saturday, July 18 2020
GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders Executive Director Janson Wu issued the following statement on the passing Friday of Congressman John Lewis:
GLAD joins the nation today ...
Tuesday, July 7 2020
With the ongoing risks of COVID-19, the need to ensure that all children in Rhode Island have access to the protections of legal parentage could not be more urgent. H 7541 SUB A will provide that security. Read More
Thursday, May 14 2020
We are deeply saddened by the news of Aimee Stephens’ death. Our hearts go out to Aimee’s wife, Donna, their daughter Elizabeth, and all who loved her.
Monday, May 11 2020
Our work for true justice for all LGBTQ people and people living with HIV is not possible without our work for racial justice, today and every day. Read More
Tuesday, April 21 2020
"Immigrants, including foreign healthcare workers whose expertise is critical in this pandemic, will be part of what makes America stronger coming out of this crisis."
Saturday, April 11 2020
"It is a stain on the character of our nation that this ban has been in effect for a full year. It weakens and debases our military to threaten discharge of highly trained, dedicated service members under a politically motivated policy with no basis in anything but bias."
Friday, April 10 2020
GLAD mourns the passing of lesbian activist and pioneer Phyllis Lyon. A civil rights pioneer and a trailblazer in the gay liberation movement, Lyon will forever be missed.
Thursday, April 2 2020
The court's opinion also urged the state legislature to establish more efficient processes for obtaining post-birth judgments of parentage for families formed through gestational surrogacy.
Saturday, March 28 2020
The 2020 Census is a significant opportunity for the LGBTQ community to participate in a process that will form the basis for government decisions for the next decade.
Wednesday, March 11 2020
We must all do more to end this epidemic of violence and to combat the discrimination, misunderstanding, and hate that fuel it.