|Bringing Science into the Courts: Understanding the Impact of Amicus Briefs|
Wed, 05 Feb 2014
On January 28, 2014, GLMA joined a friend-of-the-court brief in a pair of important US Supreme Court cases. The cases involve a for-profit company’s ability to use religious-based beliefs to deny health insurance coverage to employees for certain health services the company finds objectionable.
|GLMA Statement: 40th Anniversary of the Removal of “Homosexuality” from the DSM|
Mon, 16 Dec 2013
In a move that would forever change the landscape for LGBT people, nearly 40 years ago to today, the board of the American Psychiatric Association (APA) voted to declassify “homosexuality” as a mental disorder.
|GLMA Files Amicus Brief in NV & HI Marriage Equality Cases|
Thu, 31 Oct 2013
GLMA Files Amicus Brief in NV & HI Marriage Equality Cases
|Support Policies on Change of Birth Certificates for Transgender Individuals|
Mon, 17 Jun 2013
Act now to support policies by the AMA on change of birth certificate for transgender individuals.
|New LGBT-inclusive CLAS Standards Released|
Fri, 26 Apr 2013
The Office of Minority Health (OMH) announced the release of revised cultural competency standards for healthcare that are LGBT inclusive for the first time.
|HRC & GLMA Partner to Provide Meningitis Information|
Wed, 17 Apr 2013
The death of a gay man in Los Angeles on April 13 from bacterial meningitis has prompted GLMA and HRC to partner to provide information about the disease.
|Notes from Inside the Supreme Court|
Thu, 11 Apr 2013
GLMA's Executive Director shares his experience in the courtroom for the Supreme Court oral argument on March 27, 2013, for Hollingsworth v. Perry (the Prop 8 case)
|GLMA Praises Student Action at Hopkins SOM|
Thu, 11 Apr 2013
GLMA Executive Director issues statement regarding Ben Carson, MD, withdrawing from speaking at the 2013 Johns Hopkins SOM Commencement
|GLMA Supports WPATH Standards of Care in Amicus Brief|
Tue, 05 Mar 2013
GLMA joined a friend-of-the-court brief to the First Circuit Court of Appeals in support of a transgender woman denied gender reassignment surgery contrary to the established and widely accepted Standards of Care published by WPATH.
|GLMA Files Amicus Briefs in Marriage Equality Cases|
Fri, 01 Mar 2013
On February 26, 2013, GLMA submitted friend-of-the-court briefs to the US Supreme Court, providing our expertise as health professionals to the Court and proudly joining a chorus of organizations and individuals in support of marriage equality.