Posts by Dani Heffernan, Senior Media Strategist at GLAAD

Snapshots of our Work

Wonder what we’re up to at GLAAD?

Be sure to check out GLAAD Blog each week for updates about our latest work to build support for LGBT equality through news, entertainment and online media.

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Reporting on Los Angeles attack should avoid assumptions

A brutal attack on a 22-year-old person of color in the Hollywood area of Los Angeles on Thursday night left the victim severly injured and requiring hospitalization to recover from multiple injuries. The victim's sisters suggest that their sibling was dressed in women's clothes at the time of the attack, and say the police are investigating the incident as a possible hate crime. Read More

Blogging for #LGBTFamilies: Marsha Aizumi

Marsha Aizumi is an author, speaker, educational consultant and advocate for the LGBT community. Her book, Two Spirits, One Heart, which will be released in September 2012, chronicles her amazing journey with her transgender son, moving through guilt, sadness, and fear to a place of love and acceptance.

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Anti-LGBT activists claim cartoon show 'SheZow' will confuse children about gender

The upcoming cartoon show, SheZow, is drawing attention from anti-LGBT activists who claim that the main character, a 12-year-old superhero, will confuse children about gender.

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Snapshots of our Work

Wonder what we’re up to at GLAAD? Be sure to check out GLAAD Blog each week for updates about our latest work to build support for LGBT equality through news, entertainment and online media.

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Reports of more anti-LGBT attacks in New York after thousands march for violence victims

After thousands of local advocates, including GLAAD, marched through New York City's West Village in response to the recent series of alleged anti-LGBT attacks, and to mourn the murder of Mark Carson, and openly gay man of color, more attacks have been reported.

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GLAAD Observes International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia

Today is the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHOT), when advocates across the globe take a stand against anti-LGBT violence and discrimination.

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Snapshots of our Work

Wonder what we’re up to at GLAAD? Be sure to check out GLAAD Blog each week for updates about our latest work to build support for LGBT equality through news, entertainment and online media.

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