Family Week Pride!
I have to admit, I went to our first Family Week kind of a skeptic. I wondered why our family, who lives a very “out”
New Law Backs Transgender Residents
In many states, transgender rights are slow to come by. While differences in sexual orientation may be protected from discrimination, gender identity is often left
2010 Transgender Equality Lobby Day
The Family Equality Council is joining the Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition for its 2010 Transgender Equality Lobby Day at the Massachusetts State House to lobby
Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition receives state honors
Today the House of Representatives in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts honored the Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition for their commitment to fighting for justice, equality, and
Save the Date: Cambridge Pride Brunch, June 13th!
Pride season is just around the corner. The Family Equality Council is excited to table at this year’s Boston Pride. We’re also pleased to invite
Jennifer Chrisler Reflects on 5 Years of Marriage in MA
Yesterday — May 17th — was the 5-year anniversary of marriage equality in Massachusetts. Jennifer Chrisler, executive director of Family Equality Council and longtime Bay
Transgender Equality Lobby Day
Last Tuesday, April 7, the entire Boston staff of Family Equality Council lobbied at the Massachusetts Statehouse in support of House No. 1728, a bill
Ending Gender Identity/Expression Discrimination in Massachusetts…Soon!
Great news coming out of Massachusetts this week. Reps. Sciortino and Rushing and Sen. Downing re-introduced “An Act Relative to Gender-Based Discrimination and Hate Crimes,”
Tired of Being Attacked by the Right?
It’s not always good for morale, but it is good for resolve. Each and every day I receive about 4-5 emails from right wing organizations
Help End Gender-Based Discrimination in MA
In 2009 Bay Staters have an opportunity to ensure equality for all people in Massachusetts. To date, Massachusetts still lacks protections against gender identity/expression discrimination.
Massachusetts children in foster care have a friend at “The Home”
Since 1799, children and families in Massachusetts have found help from various children’s agencies that now form The Home for Little Wanderers, also known as
Apology from Massachusetts man to our families
About six months ago a lawyer sued the state of Massachusetts because he failed the bar exam for refusing to answer a legal question about