Posts by Dani Heffernan, Senior Media Strategist at GLAAD


Fox News' Laura Ingraham calls transition-related healthcare for transgender youth "child abuse"

Laura Ingraham, a host for Fox News, took to her radio show on Wednesday to say that providing medically necessary transition-related care to youth is "child abuse," as reported by Media Matters.

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Phoenix trans activist Monica Jones appeals "manifestation" conviction, with support from Laverne Cox

Monica Jones, a trans woman of color activist and Arizona State University student in Phoenix, filed an appeal on Tuesday of her conviction for "manifesting an intent to prostitute," a city ordinance that sanctions behaviors like flagging down passing cars and asking whether someone is a police officer.

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GLAAD Link - your daily round-up of LGBT news, August 6, 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 5, 2014

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

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Petition launched to #FreeMarichuy, a trans immigration detainee raped in custody

Activists and advocates are calling for the release of a transgender woman of color after she was raped by her cell mate at an immigration detention center in Arizona.

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GLAAD Link - your daily round-up of LGBT news, August 4, 2014

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

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Transgender teenage girl stabbed on Washington, D.C. Metro

Yesterday, a 15-year-old transgender girl was stabbed on the Green Line Metro in Washington, D.C., around 4:30 p.m.

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