Other Blogs
Join Our Mailing List

We will send you updates about the changes GLAD is winning in the law and invitations to upcoming GLAD events.

Sign Me Up


For more information on a case,
contact Carisa Cunningham at 617-426-1350, or contact by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Blog Posts from August 2014

August 25, 2014 11:14 am

Continuing the Struggle - in the U.S. and in Uganda

Earlier this month, Uganda’s Constitutional Court struck down, on technical grounds, the Anti-Homosexual Act – the law that has put my community in danger, torn families apart, and driven me into exile from the my country.  The LGBTI community celebrated, but over 165 members of parliament vowed to reintroduce the bill.  The battle is far from over.

I’ve watched all of this from the U.S., where I am seeking asylum.  I have been here since February 2014, relying on the kindness of strangers to put a roof over my head and food in my mouth.

Read More →

August 19, 2014 3:14 pm

LGBTQ Youth: Losing My Religion?  No Way!

I regularly hear about LGBTQ youth who are kicked out of their homes by parents who believe that homosexuality goes against their religious beliefs.

Read More →

August 13, 2014 8:02 am

Letter of Solidarity in Response to the Death of Michael Brown

GLAD has joined with other national LGBT organizations in the following statement of solidarity in response to the tragic death of Michael Brown, an unarmed young Black man who was shot and killed by a police officer officer August 9 in Ferguson, Missouri.

Read More →

August 8, 2014 11:51 am

LGBTQ Youth Continue To Be At Risk

Massachusetts high school students who described themselves as gay, lesbian, or bisexual are students at risk.  They were significantly more likely than their heterosexual peers to report attacks, suicide attempts, and drug and alcohol use. 

Read More →

August 7, 2014 2:54 pm

Rhode Island: Celebrating a Year of Marriage Equality & Sustaining the Movement for Equal Justice

Happy one year anniversary of marriage Rhode Island! As the 10th state in the country and the first of 7 states last year to end marriage discrimination, Rhode Island was the tipping point. Thanks to your efforts, the marriage equality front is advancing across the country at lightning speed

And since last August, GLAD has secured victory after victory to move us closer to full equality

But equality is not the finish line.

GLAD's mission - our mission – has always been not equality under law, but equal justice under law.

Read More →

August 5, 2014 2:07 pm

Gains for LGBT Families in New Hampshire

GLAD worked with the New Hampshire legislature in the 2013-2014 session to pass two laws to provide significant gains in family law protections for LGBT families.

Read More →