GLBTQ Legal Advocates and Defenders (GLAD)

Filed Under: Legal, LGBTQ+, Physical and Mental Health
18 Tremont Street
Suite 950
Boston, ma 02108
Phone: 617-426-1350
Phone (GLAD Answers): 800-455-GLAD (4523)
Fax: 617-426-3594
Who to Contact
Public Information Manager

GLAD maintains GLAD Answers which provides legal information, referrals on issues related to sexual orientation, HIV status, and gender identity and expression. These issues include employment and housing discrimination, harassment, HIV testing rights and privacy, access to health care, family law, insurance, immigration, youth and student rights, and many others. You can call, email, or chat online to get more information.

GLAD may also make referrals to attorneys who are knowledgeable about and sympathetic to issues facing LGBT individuals and those living with HIV.

Service hours

M - F: 1:30pm - 4:30pm for GLAD Answers (Call and chat)

Requirements & Restrictions

Target population: gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and people with HIV.


GLAD Answers is in English. Additional languages available through interpreter service.


While every effort is made to provide current and accurate information for the agency descriptions and hours of operation, it is recommended to call the agency to verify the information before visiting.

Last updated February 1, 2019