Posts by Dani Heffernan, Senior Media Strategist at GLAAD

New York City's LGBT Community Center Hosts Transgender Day of Remembrance Event

In observance of the 13th annual Transgender Day of Remembrance, New York City's LGBT Community Center will hold an event on November 18 coordinated by the Gender Identity Project (GIP) at the Center and it is being co-sponsored by GLAAD.

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GLAAD Highlights the 13th Annual Transgender Day of Remembrance

This coming Sunday, November 20, marks the 13th annual Transgender Day of Remembrance, a time to honor the memory of those whose lives were lost due to anti-transgender violence.

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Two Recent Polls Find Growing Support for LGBT Community

Two recent polls, one from the Pew Research Center and the other from the Public Religion Research Institute, show growing support for marriage equality and transgender equality respectively.

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New Hampshire Republican Chairman Against Repeal of Marriage Equality

JP Marzullo, Area 3 vice chairman of the New Hampshire Republican Party, wrote a powerful op-ed for the Concord Monitor in which he speaks lovingly of his son, who is gay, and asks fellow Republicans not to repeal marriage equality.

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California State Assemblywoman Cathleen Galgiani Comes Out as a Lesbian

During an interview on Tuesday, California State Assemblywoman Cathleen Galgiani came out as a lesbian. She is now one of eight openly gay California state lawmakers.

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New Memoir of Couple Alan Shayne & Norman Sunshine: More Than 50 Years Together

Alan Shayne and Norman Sunshine tell their story, from a time when their relationship was kept private to their current lives as a married couple with fifty years of memories behind them, in their new co-written memoir.

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GLAAD Mourns the Loss of "The Advocate" Co-Founder, Aristide J. Laurent

Aristide J. "AJ" Laurent, the openly gay co-founder of "The Advocate" newspaper, died on October 26, 2011 at his home in Los Angeles. GLAAD joins those mourning the loss of Laurent and appreciates his work to elevate LGBT issues and advocate for equality.

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