Posts by Dani Heffernan, Senior Media Strategist at GLAAD

Transgender Community Targeted By Phoenix Nondiscrimination Opponents

The Phoenix City Council is considering changes to a local ordinance that would ban discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

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UFC's Liz Carmouche defeated, but makes history

On Saturday, out lesbian mixed martial artist Liz Carmouche competed for the UFC bantamweight title in a historic, first-ever women's fight against Ronda Rousey.

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Costs of Anti-Trans Discrimination: Trans People Speak To CNN Money

Today, is featuring the voices of transgender people facing inordinate financial burdens through unemployment, healthcare costs and homelessness, just because of who they are.

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Polls Show Majority Against DOMA, Support Marriage Equality

As the Supreme Court prepares to weigh in on the so-called "Defense of Marriage" Act (DOMA) and the anti-gay Proposition 8, polls continue to show the widespread support for marriage equality in the United States.

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American Soccer Player Robbie Rogers Comes Out As Gay

Former (and maybe future?) U.S. Men's National Team soccer player Robbie Rogers has come out as gay.

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On Valentine's Day, TV's Ten LGBT Couples To Root For

As people across the nation celebrate love and relationships this Valentine's Day, they can also appreciate the gowing number of LGBT couples appearing on their favorite TV shows. Read More

"It Took Us Our Whole Lives To Get Here" - A Valentine's Day Guest Post

"This year, Scout and I are celebrating our first Valentine’s Day together as a legally married couple. It took us our whole lives to get here."

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Transgender Model And Designer Isis King Debuts Fashion Collection

On Monday, February 11, transgender fashion designer, actress and former America's Next Top Model star Isis King debuted her much-anticipated collection titled, "The Goldest winter Ever," in New York.

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