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August 7, 2006

Victory in Connecticut: Court Bars Family Institute of Connecticut as Party to Marriage Case

In a decision pertaining to GLAD’s marriage equality lawsuit Kerrigan and Mock v. Department of Public Health, the Connecticut Supreme Court barred the anti-gay Family Institute of Connecticut from the case. The Family Institute sought intervener status in order to present their point of view …

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March 21, 2006

New Hampshire Rejects Anti-Marriage Equality Amendment

The New Hampshire House voted overwhelmingly to defeat a proposed constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage. GLAD worked closely with New Hampshire Freedom to Marry to mobilize and educate citizens and legislators about the potential harms of such an amendment.  Lawmakers voted 207-125 …

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February 8, 2006

GLAD Settles Case of Transgender Woman’s Firing

On behalf of Sarah Blanchette, a transgender woman, GLAD has settled a lawsuit against St. Anselm College of Manchester, New Hampshire on mutually satisfactory terms. The college fired Ms. Blanchette, a computer programmer, in April 2004, after learning that she would be transitioning from male …

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April 23, 2004

Landmark Ruling Prohibits Transgender Discrimination

After a precedent-setting ruling by the Vermont Attorney General that Vermont law prohibits discrimination against transgender people in employment, public accommodations, housing, and other areas, the Town of Hardwick yesterday settled a discrimination claim brought by former police officer …

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