Blogs by Dani Heffernan, Media Strategist at GLAAD
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This Thursday, October 17, The Trevor Project will join millions of Americans by going purple for Spirit Day to stand against bullying and show support for LGBT youth.
Many Voices, a non-profit organization working to build a national movement for LGBTQ justice from within the Black Church, has launched a new web campaign on National Coming Out Day.
Bloggers Kid Fury and Crissle, who discuss hip hop and pop culture's most trying stars on their weekly podcast, The Read, are joining millions of Americans by going purple for Spirit Day to stand against bullying and show support for LGBT youth.
New Jersey is moving forward with a September 27th court ruling that will allow same-sex couples to marry, after the New Jersey Superior Court today denied the State's motion to stay the ruling.
As health insurance expansion begins under the Affordable Care Act, the collaborative effort Out2Enroll seeks to educate LGBT people about their options. However, as Scout, the Director of the Network for LGBT Health Equity, points out, transgender people may not be receiving the resources they need to navigate the healthcare system effectively.
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder has filed a lawsuit on behalf of the United States government against a Texas recreational vehicle park for alleged discrimination against Roxanne Joganik, a transgender woman who was evicted from the park.
California Governor Jerry Brown has signed a bill into law that will allow transgender people in the state easier access to changing the name and gender marker on their legal identification.
A new report building on data from the National Transgender Discrimination Survey suggests that undocumented trans immigrants in the United States face high levels of discrimination and violence in employment, housing, healthcare, and within the immigration system.