Posts by Dani Heffernan, Senior Media Strategist at GLAAD

Supreme Court Will Review DOMA And Proposition 8

The U.S. Supreme Court announced that it will review Edith Windsor's case challenging the so-called federal "Defense of Marriage" Act (DOMA), and an appeal to a lower court ruling on Proposition 8.

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More Stories and Photos From Marriage Equality Day in Washington (#MEDayWA)

Check out more stories and photos from the first day of marriage equality in Washington state! #MEDayWARead More

USA TODAY Profiles Trans Woman College Athlete

USA TODAY Sports profiled Mission College athlete Gabrielle Ludwig, who is transgender and plays on her school's women's basketball team in California.

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Ali Forney Center Raising Funds For Homeless LGBT Youth During The Holidays

The Ali Forney Center, which provides housing and other services to homeless LGBT youth in New York City, has released a new video for its annual fundraising series, Homeless for the Holidays.Read More

The APA Removes "Gender Identity Disorder" From Updated Mental Health Guide

On Saturday, the APA approved changes to the DSM-V that removed the term "Gender Identity Disorder" (GID), which has been used previously to diagnose transgender individuals.

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Fenway Health Releases "I AM: Trans People Speak" Video for Transgender Awareness Week #TAW12

Fenway Health and MTPC have released a new video for the "I AM: Trans People Speak" campaign during Transgender Awareness Week. Read More

Local New Mexico Media Reports On Anti-Transgender Discrimination Case During Transgender Awareness Week #TAW12

A transgender woman in New Mexico has filed a lawsuit against her employer for allegedly forcing her out of her job through anti-transgender harassment and bullying.

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GLAAD And MTPC Release New Videos For "I AM: Trans People Speak" During Transgender Awareness Week #TAW12

GLAAD and MTPC have released four new videos for the "I AM: Trans People Speak" campaign during Transgender Awareness Week.Read More
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