UPDATE – July 8, 2020: The Massachusetts Senate is set to vote tomorrow. Please contact your Senator today and urge them to support Senate Bill ... Read More
Violence & Harassment
Violence against LGBTQ people can come from strangers on the street, family members, or government authorities. GLAD connects people with helpful, caring resources, and advocates to expand protections.
June 15, 2020: GLAD signed onto a letter from the Massachusetts Coalition for Juvenile Justice Reform: Recommendations to Promote Racial Equity in Youth Justice. This ... Read More
We are calling on Governor Baker to take swift action on behalf of children and youth involved in the child welfare system in response to the health crisis surrounding COVID-19. Read More
Supporting teachers and staff at religious schools who could be denied their civil rights in the workplace if the U.S. Supreme Court expands the “ministerial exception.” Read More
Update March 12, 2020: The House voted to pass HB1577. January 30, 2020: Staff Attorney Chris Erchull delivered testimony in support of HB1577, “An Act Relative to Initiating ... Read More
March 3, 2020: GLAD delivered testimony opposing HB1251 and SB480, legislation that would subject female athletes to intrusive medical testing in order to join a ... Read More
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