Posts by Dani Heffernan, Senior Media Strategist at GLAAD

Transgender Awareness Week Starts Today! Help Spread The Word With Fenway Health's Graphic

Today is the first day of Transgender Awareness Week! You can help spread the word by sharing a graphic from Fenway Health.

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First Openly Transgender State Lawmaker Elected In New Hampshire

Voters in New Hampshire elected the state's first openly transgender lawmaker, Stacie Laughton. She will serve Ward 4 in the New Hampshire House of Representatives.

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San Francisco Public Healthcare Removes Exclusions To Transgender Care

San Francisco's health access program, Healthy SF, will remove exclusions that deny medically necessary transition-related care to transgender people.

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Watch: Google Employees Join Tech Giants Apple and Microsoft in Speaking Out for Marriage Equality

Google employees speak out in support of marriage equality in a new video by TheFour.com.Read More

Director Lana Wachowski Gives Moving Acceptance Speech For Visibility Award

Film director Lana Wachowski gave a moving acceptance speech upon receiving the Human Rights Campaign's Visibility Award. Read More

Hudson School GSA Supports LGBT Youth, Was Purple For #SpiritDay!

The Hudson School GSA joined the many students and millions of Americans who went purple for Spirit Day!

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LGBT and Community Media Go Purple For #SpiritDay!

LGBT-focused blogs, news websites, and media outlets, as well as community media outlets, are going purple for #SpiritDay! Check out their purple below!

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#SpiritDay: A Mother Supports Her Transgender Son In A New Memoir, Goes Purple For LGBT Youth!

Marsha Aizumi, author of Two Spirits, One Heart, writes about supporting her transgender son, Aiden, and all LGBT youth for Spirit Day!

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