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Gay and Andlesbian Advocates and Defenders (GLAD)

Program areas | Form 990s | Financials | Vendors | Personnel | Peers

GLAD is a lgbt rights organization based in Boston, MA that was founded in 1978. As of 2020 they had $4.1 million in revenue and $4.4 million in assets.

Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders works in New England and nationally to create a just society free of discrimination based on gender identity and expression, HIV status, and sexual orientation.

Previous legal names or variations of their name include: Glbtq Legal Advocates And Defenders; and Park Square Advocates.

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Program areas at GLAD

In the past year, the civil rights project (crp):-provided strategic support and filed amicus briefs in three u.s. supreme court cases seeking to establish that sexual orientation discrimination and gender identity discrimination constitute sex discrimination under title vii, the federal employment non-discrimination statute.-continued to work in coalition with our litigation and legislative partners around cases where religion and non-discrimination intersect (e.g. The masterpiece cakeshop case at the u.s. supreme court) and proposed legislation (e.g. The federal equality act and state-based non-discrimination bills).-advanced passage of the uniform parentage act (upa) in rhode island, Massachusetts, and Connecticut, to ensure that all lgbtq families are recognized and protected, regardless of marital status or genetic relationship. -helped secure a decision from the Massachusetts supreme judicial court ruling that the state probate and family court clearly has jurisdiction to establish the parentage of a child born through gestational surrogacy in Massachusetts to an intended parent ...

In the past year, the public affairs and education department (pa&e) achieved the following:-provided communications expertise and leadership as part of ongoing efforts to update parentage laws in rhode island, Connecticut and massachusetts.-led a focused project to increase support for transgender military service and understanding of transgender individuals by elevating the story of a transgender man in rural Ohio who is barred from enlistment and challenging the ban in one of Glad's cases against it. This included producing a video about his story (available at httpsnotransmilitarybanorgamerica... as well as a digital ad campaign and ongoing pitching of media stories and opeds.-participated in standing coalitions including the ma transgender health coalition, the ma public safety coalition, ma immigrant and refugee advocacy coalition (mira), metrowest lgbtq youth services coalition, among others, and regularly attended events of the ma high risk youth networking breakfasts.-continued to lead rhode island-specific quarterly convenings of lgbtq and ...

In the past year, the transgender rights project (trp) has: -won the first waiver granted to a transgender service member under the transgender military ban, which went into effect in april 2019, and will continue to fight the ban in court until it is successfully overturned for good. -helped secure a ruling from the Connecticut commission on human rights and opportunities prohibiting all state governmental employers and insurers from denying coverage for transgender people's health care needs relating to gender transition.-continued our extremely successful transgender i.d. Clinic - now with two law firms - to provide Legal representation to transgender people in new england to change their names and identity documents. -successfully advocated for the removal of an outdated and discriminatory exclusion of transition-related care from Maine's medicaid regulations and the addition of vital standards of care that reflect current medical practices recognizing the healthcare needs of transgender individuals-continued the ...

Form 990s for GLAD

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2020-03Oct 22, 2020990View PDF
2019-03Oct 7, 2019990View PDF
2018-03Oct 16, 2018990View PDF
2017-03Oct 27, 2017990View PDF
2016-03Jul 28, 2016990View PDF
...and seven more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for GLAD

Total grants, contributions, etc.$4,044,853
Program services$31,378
Investment income and dividends$62,679
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$-3,609
Net income from fundraising events$-2,360
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$4,132,941

Vendors for GLAD

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
Alexander Aronson Finning and Co PCTax accounting2020-08-12
█ █ █████████ ████████Media Services Consultant$111,6252020-03-01
█████████ ████████Development Planning and Strategy$17,4662020-03-01
██████████Marketing software2019-09-23
█████████Content management system software2019-09-23
█████████ ████████Software2019-09-23

Personnel at GLAD

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Eva BoyceChief Financial Officer$129,796March 31, 2020
Janson WuExecutive Director$156,500March 31, 2020
██████ █████Director of Development$109,438March 31, 2020
████ ██████Legal Director$122,418March 31, 2019
█████ ████████President$0Oct. 22, 2020
███ ███████Clerk / Board Member$0March 31, 2020
██████ ███████Vice President / Board Member$0March 31, 2020
███████ ██ ███████Treasurer / Board Member$0March 31, 2020
█████ █████ ███████Clerk$0March 31, 2019
███ ██████Past Executive Director Through April$66,274March 31, 2015
...and two more key personnel

Peer lgbt rights organizations

1National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR)501(c)(3)$5.9 millionSan Francisco, CA
2Lambda Legal501(c)(3)$17 millionNew York, NY
3Matthew Shepard Foundation501(c)(3)$1.2 millionCasper, WY
4The Equal Rights Center (ERC)501(c)(3)$1.7 millionWashington, DC
5The International Institute on Race Equality and Human Rights501(c)(3)$1.6 millionWashington, DC
6Boston Alliance of Gay and Lesbian Youth (BAGLY)501(c)(3)$1.8 millionBoston, MA
7Immigration Equality501(c)(3)$1.4 millionNew York, NY
8American Civil Liberties Union of Kentucky Foundation501(c)(3)$1.1 millionLouisville, KY
9Keshet501(c)(3)$2.2 millionBoston, MA
10Sexual Minority Youth Assistance League (SMYAL)501(c)(3)$1.9 millionWashington, DC
11Equality Federation Institute501(c)(3)$1.5 millionPortland, OR
12Equality California Institute (EQCA)501(c)(3)$1.7 millionLos Angeles, CA
13Basic Rights Education Fund501(c)(3)$1.0 millionPortland, OR
14True Colors Fund501(c)(3)$2.0 millionNew York, NY
15Gay-Straight Alliance Network501(c)(3)$4.4 millionOakland, CA
16The Trevor Project501(c)(3)$12 millionWest Hollywood, CA
17Equality Florida Institute501(c)(3)$3.4 millionSt Petersburg, FL
18Equality Foundation of Ga501(c)(3)$1.2 millionAtlanta, GA
19The Hetrick-Martin Institute (HMI)501(c)(3)$8.1 millionNew York, NY
20Sacramento LGBT Community Center501(c)(3)$1.9 millionSacramento, CA
21Services and Advocacy for Gay Lesbian Bisexual and Transgender Elders501(c)(3)$13 millionNew York, NY
22Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD)501(c)(3)$13 millionNew York, NY
23Our Family Coalition501(c)(3)$1.5 millionSan Francisco, CA
24Southerners on New Ground (SONG)501(c)(3)$4.5 millionAtlanta, GA
25Pflag501(c)(3)$3.7 millionWashington, DC