Posts by Dani Heffernan, Senior Media Strategist at GLAAD

Detroit local media misgenders, stereotypes three transgender victims of violence

According to local news outlets in Detroit, police are investigating three recent shootings in the Palmer Park area as possible hate crimes.

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Uprising of Love benefit concert features Sting and Patti LuPone to raise funds for global equality

As world leaders come together in New York City for the United Nations General Assembly and the Clinton Global Initiative in mid-September, Executive Producers Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Godspell, Pippin) and Bruce Cohen (American Beauty, Milk, Silver Linings Playbook) will present Uprising of Love: A Benefit Concert for Global Equality.

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Anonymous transphobic Wikipedia edits linked to an IP address in US Congress

According to reports from the Twitter account congress-edits, which tracks when anonymous Wikipedia edits are made from IP addresses associated with Congressional office buildings, someone in a US House building has been making transphobic edits to the page about Netflix series Orange is the New Black.

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Trans model and activist Geena Rocero shares her story and passion for advocacy in Glamour Magazine

Glamour Magazine's September issue features transgender model and activist Geena Rocero sharing her personal story of finding herself and taking action for her community.

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NYC: Trans Women of Color Collective's call to action and a demonstration for Islan Nettles

The Trans Women of Color Collective of Greater New York is leading a Call to Action on August 18, marking one year since the brutal assault of Islan Nettles.

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New documentary highlights trans woman's relationship with her LDS Church upbringing

A new short documentary film, TRANSMORMON, follows the life of Eri Hayward, a 25-year-old transgender woman who grew up in the Mormon LDS church in Utah.

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GLAAD Link - your daily round-up of LGBT news, August 11, 2014

Today's top LGBT news headlines. For more news updated throughout the day, visit www.glaad.org.

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GLAAD Link - your daily round-up of LGBT news, August 8, 2014

Today's top LGBT news headlines. For more news updated throughout the day, visit www.glaad.org.

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