Posts by Dani Heffernan, Senior Media Strategist at GLAAD

Anti-Violence Project Addressing Recent Reports of Attacks on NYC Gay Men

A recent series of alleged attacks targeting gay men in New York City have raised alarm among local advocates. Warning: Graphic Image Below.

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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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Smith College to form committee addressing discrimination against trans women applicants following advocacy

Students at Smith College delivered more than 4,000 signatures from a Change.org petition to school administrators, calling for Smith to treat trans women applicants equally in the admissions process.

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Students To Deliver Thousands of Signatures Telling Smith College To Treat Trans Women Applicants Equally

On Thursday, May 2, members of the student group Smith Q&A will deliver more than 4,000 signatures from their Change.org petition to the Smith College Office of Admissions, calling on the school to change its policies and treat trans women applicants equally.

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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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Tell School Administrators That Trans Women Belong at Smith College

As support for the equal treatment of trans women in Smith College's admissions policy grows, the school's administration has yet to make a firm commitment toward changing its policy. It is more important than ever for trans advocates and allies to speak out and let the college know that trans women belong at Smith.

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McDonald's Restaurant In Washington Upholds Trans-Inclusive Restroom Policy

A McDonald's restaurant in Washington is upholding the state's non-discrimination policies with a letter, originally written in 2006, reminding customers and employees that they are free to use the restroom that corresponds with their gender identity.

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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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