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Contact us for free & confidential information, assistance and referrals. Our highly trained volunteers are available 1:30 - 4:30 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. Monday - Friday at 800-455-GLAD. Translation is available in over 200 languages.

Available by phone Monday - Friday 1:30–4:30 p.m. EST at 800-455-GLAD.

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What do people contact us about? Questions like

How do I change the gender on my identification documents?

Can I keep my HIV status private?

Am I eligible for Social Security survivor benefits?

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Transgender ID Project

Transgender people in New England seeking to update their legal name and gender on federal and state documents can receive free legal representation this program.

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GLAD Answers

Your LGBTQ and HIV Legal Rights Resource!

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