Shown in figures six, seven and eight is a ladder formation similar in nature to the bottleneck, in which red plays directly in between both blue counters D4 , ultimately forcing the defender to create a ladder. However, this is not done until an escape piece is first played beyond the origin of the ladder; in this case, it is placed in the fourth row. As shown in figure seven, a counter is played in D7, which blue is tricked into defending by placing a counter in F8. The ladder is ultimately formed and red is able to gain control of the edge as a result of the ladder escape, and ultimately win as shown in figure eight. Keep in mind that ladders will rarely form more than four rows away from an…. He was greatly affected by the things he experienced in the war, and related these acts to a survival situation.
Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders (GLAD)
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The organization works to end discrimination based on sexual orientation , HIV status, and gender identity and expression. The organization primarily achieves this goal through litigation, advocacy, and education work in all areas of LGBT lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender rights and the rights of people living with HIV. It was founded by John Ward in ,  in response to a sting operation conducted by Boston police that resulted in the arrest of more than a hundred men in the men's rooms of the main building of the Boston Public Library. McNiff , that same year and eventually all those arrested were either found not guilty or had the charges against them dismissed. Vermont on behalf of three Vermont couples seeking the right to marry. On December 20, , The Vermont Supreme Court ruled that same-sex couples must be granted the same legal benefits, protections, and obligations as marriage under Vermont law. In , GLAD received national attention for its work in winning marriage rights for same-sex couples in Massachusetts.
Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders
This was an opportunity for nearly 3, US-based lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender LGBT activists attending the conference to get a first-hand perspective of the challenges LGBT people face around the world. At the end of the plenary, attendees were invited to promote human rights for everyone, everywhere with an e-mail action alert. Nisha Ayub , Val Kalende , and Joel Simpson , human rights defenders from Malaysia, Uganda and Guyana, headlined the discussion, sharing their stories of the violence and discrimination they and other LGBT people experience in each of their countries. Today, over 70 nations around the globe criminalize consensual same-sex intimacy and discriminate against individuals based on their sexual orientation, gender identity, expression and behavior.
A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog. Skip to main content. The collection primarily consists of correspondence, topical files, reports, meeting minutes, legal research, litigation and amicus files, publications, volunteer and training manuals, and news clippings created or maintained by GLAD.