Changing Hearts and Minds
Using both traditional and new media we tell the stories of LGBT people and how the law affects them for good or for ill.
All of these efforts support GLAD's core litigation by creating the environment in which we can win – and sustain our wins.
About Our Public Education Work
Since its founding in 1978, GLAD has been ahead of the curve, building and litigating cases and doing legislative work that transforms the law and changes the day-to-day lives of people throughout New England. Visit our 30th anniversary site to learn more about GLAD's history. Learn More
Through GLAD Answers, trained volunteers work one-on-one with callers to provide information, support and referrals within New England. The InfoLine operates 1:30-4:30, Monday - Friday. Staff are available to answer calls and email in both English and Spanish. Learn More
GLAD publishes a variety of legal publications to help you understand your rights in all six New England States. Learn More
We have come far in our fight for equal justice under law. But we still must work to educate our communities about the reality of LGBT people's lives. Research shows that the more people know their LGBT family, friends, and neighbors, the more likely they are to support our rights and help us work toward full equality. Learn More
We host a variety of legal workshops and public education events throughout the year. In addition, GLAD attorneys and other staff members speak at conferences and community events. Find Out About Upcoming Events
In our 30th anniversary monthly podcast series, we tell the stories of our precedent-setting cases and bring you the voices of people whose courage and determination have advanced the fight for equal justice under law. Learn More
From the Blog
In a 1790 speech on the occasion of President George Washington’s visit to Newport, Rhode Island, Congregation Jeshuat Israel leader Moses Seixas offered gratitude to the new government, which “to bigotry gives no sanction, to persecution no assistance.” That promise was on my mind as I was in Philadelphia last Monday to take part in a discussion of the national LGBTQ legal movement organized by the Equality Forum.Read More →