Posts by Dani Heffernan, Senior Media Strategist at GLAAD

Ellen DeGeneres Kicks Off 10th Season with Gay Student and Auto Shop Owner Who Fixed His Vandalized Car

The Ellen DeGeneres Show's 10th season premier featured a gay Virginia student and the auto shop owner who fixed his vandalized car.Read More

Advocates Mourn Loss Of Transgender Woman Murdered in Philadelphia

Police are investigating the murder of Kyra Kruz, a 27-year-old transgender woman and advocate in Philadelphia.

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Camp For Transgender Youth Paving Way For Inclusion

Camp Aranu'tiq in Connecticut and California fosters safe space for transgender youth.

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Local California Boy Scouts Troop 'Open To All Boys And Families'

A California Cub Scouts troop opposes Boy Scouts of America's discriminatory ban on gay scouts and LGBT leaders, saying it will ignore the anti-gay messages sent by the national organization.

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Are Anti-Gay Messages Bad For Your Health?

A study suggests anti-gay language negatively impacts LGBT people's health.

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Ten Trans New Hampshire Residents Featured in New Book

A new book shares ten stories from New Hampshire's transgender community showing both the richness of their experiences and the hardships they face just for being who they are.

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Equality NC Responds to Anti-Gay Amendment One With New Action Campaign

The Equality North Carolina Action Fund launches campaign to support pro-equality political candidates.Read More

GLAAD Media Award-recipient Josh Elliott remembers openly gay dad In Piers Morgan interview

GLAAD Media Award winner Josh Elliott spoke to Piers Morgan about the impact of his openly gay father. Read More
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