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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Advocates Urge Smith College To Stop Discriminating Against Trans Women

GLAAD is joining advocates to call for an end to Smith College's discrimination against trans women applicants.

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GLAAD President Herndon Graddick focuses on trans issues at the #glaadawards

At the 24th annual GLAAD Media Awards in New York this past weekend, GLAAD President Herndon Graddick spoke about the evolving mission of the organization, and the importance of the transgender community in his vision for the future of equality. Read More

A Year Later, #girlslikeus Have Much More To Say

#girlslikeus, the hashtag created by trans activist and writer Janet Mock, has reached its one-year anniversary!

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GLAAD: LGBT Employees of the New York Post Should be Ashamed

After being denied a press pass to the 24th annual GLAAD Media Awards in New York, the New York Post pretended it was there, publishing a photograph of Madonna sharing a congratulatory kiss with Anderson Cooper.

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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.Read More

Jennifer Tyrrell Tells CNN That Boy Scouts Already Know Gay Scouts and Leaders Should Be Included

As the Boy Scouts of America surveys pack leaders about gay scouts, CNN welcomed Ohio mom Jennifer Tyrrell to speak about this latest development and what it means for a possible end to the ban on gay scouts and leaders.Read More

NY Post Denied Press Pass to GLAAD Media Awards for History of Anti-Trans Coverage #glaadawards

Today, GLAAD has denied a request for a press pass to the GLAAD Media Awards from The New York Post, due to the newspaper’s refusal to address its history of anti-transgender coverage. Read More
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