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Blog Posts from July 2013

July 18, 2013 1:55 pm

If it ain’t broke…

GLAD testifies in support of "An Act relative to abusive practices to change sexual orientation and gender identity in minors"

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July 18, 2013 9:54 am

Fighting For Our Next Generation at the Massachusetts State House

“An Act Providing Housing and Supportive Services for Unaccompanied Homeless Youth” is a key step to improving housing and residential stability, reducing the risk of harm and improving educational, physical and mental health outcomes for unaccompanied homeless youth.

With recent reports suggesting that up to 40% of unaccompanied homeless youth in the United States identify as LGBT, this bill will particularly benefit unaccompanied homeless LGBTQ youth in Massachusetts.

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July 11, 2013 4:11 pm

GLAD’s Youth Initiative Wants You To Be Ready for the New School Year

With the start of a new school year just around the corner, now is the perfect time to make sure your school is welcoming and safe for LGBTQ youth. The following checklist can help guide you.

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July 3, 2013 1:53 pm

After DOMA: What it Means For You - LGBT Organizations Fact Sheet Series

In the wake of the US Supreme Court’s historic decision to strike down Section 3 of the discriminatory Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), GLAD has joined with ten other national LGBT advocacy organizations to issue a series of factsheets providing guidance for navigating access to federal rights, benefits, and protections.

These fact sheets detail many of the ways federal agencies accord legal respect to married same-sex couples.

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